New Delhi. Chennai Super Kings have won the title of IPL 2021. He defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final played in Dubai. Where Chennai performed strongly in the title match. At the same time, Kolkata’s team repeatedly made such mistakes, which kept them away from the title. Especially his 5 ‘Big Brother’ ie senior players disappointed. Among the 5 senior players of KKR, only Sunil Narine could play well. It was the poor performance of senior players that deprived KKR of their third IPL title. Five reasons for the defeat of Kolkata Knight Riders.
Captain Morgan failed miserably
KKR captain Eoin Morgan could score only 4 runs in the final as well. Openers Venkatesh Iyer (50) and Shubman Gill (51) gave KKR a good start. But the middle order was badly shattered. KKR came to bat after the fall of the third wicket and went on to make 4 runs in 8 balls. Morgan’s bat remained silent throughout the series. He could only score 134 runs in the entire tournament.
Shakib Al Hasan’s poor game
Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh is counted among the best all-rounders in the world. But his performance for KKR was average. In the final, he failed miserably. He conceded 33 runs in the first three overs without taking a wicket. Then when it came to batting, he took the path of the pavilion without opening the account.
DK’s poor form
Dinesh Karthik also could not show the game for which he is known in the final against Chennai Super Kings. Well-mannered Karthik first made mistakes in wicketkeeping and missed an important stumping opportunity. In batting, he raised hope by hitting a six, but he could not play any other big shot. Karthik could score 9 runs in 7 balls.
Ferguson missed the last chance
Lockie Ferguson was the leader of the pace attack of Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR had high hopes from this New Zealand pacer, but they could not live up to the expectation in the final match. Ferguson conceded 56 runs in the spell of 4 overs against Chennai Super Kings. It is said that bitter gourd, that too has neem. Ferguson could not take a single wicket after conceding so many runs.
middle order failed miserably
Talking about the overall match, both the KKR openers together scored 101 runs. While the rest of the team’s batsmen could only score 55 runs. Of these, 38 runs were scored by lower-order batsmen Shivam Mavi (20) and Ferguson (18). If we talk about the middle order, then 6 batsmen together scored only 17 runs. Nitish Rana and Shakib could not open the account. Rahul Tripathi (injured) and Sunil Narine got out after scoring two runs each. 4 runs came off the bat of Eoin Morgan and 9 runs came off the bat of Dinesh Karthik.