IPL 2024 Final: Kolkata Defeats Hyderabad to Win their Third IPL title

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IPL 2024 Final: Kolkata Defeats Hyderabad to Win their Third IPL title
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In the world’s biggest cricket league Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrises Hyderabad in the IPL 2024 Final by 8 wickets at Chennai.

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In the IPL 2024 Final, Kolkata’s blowing attack was excellent as they dismissed the whole Hyderabad team on 113 runs. This total was marked as the lowest total in the final of any IPL. The Australian pacer Mitchell Starc was brilliant on the big day, he clinched 2 wickets on 14 runs.

Mitchell Starc ended IPL 2024 with his incredible performance, he took 3 wickets in the first Qualifier against the same team.


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After a partnership of 91 runs, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, who scored 39, and Venkatesh Iyer, who was undefeated at 52, led Kolkata’s batsmen home with 9.3 overs remaining despite the early retirement of Sunil Narine.

Iyer, a left-handed hitter, scored the winning runs and got his 50 in just 24 balls, setting up celebrations for Kolkata.

On six, captain Shreyas Iyer continued to be unbeaten. After their first title win in 2012, it was Kolkata’s second at the venue.

Furthermore, Pat Cummins the Captain of Hyderabad on winning the toss decided to bat first, Cummins was confident in the team for scoring a good total on the board, after making IPL history by making 277 and 287 runs in this short cricket format.

Mitchell Starc made the IPL final day worthwhile for KKR fans by dismissing Abhishek Sharma in the first over.

Following suit, quick bowler Vaibhav Arora caught Travis Head behind for his second duck in three games.

After striking again, Starc reduced the opposition top-order to 47-4 in just seven overs.

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Aiden Markram was bowled out by Andre Russell for twenty, and more wickets dropped as fellow South African Heinrich Klaasen was removed for sixteen.

Pat Cummins, who was dropped on 10 runs by Starc, guided the team to make 100 runs after being out on 24 scores by Russell, who finished his over on 19 runs and having 3 wickets for the team in IPL 2024 FInal.

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