KKR vs SRH: Sunil Narine on the verge of becoming the first cricketer in IPL history to achieve this milestone

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KKR all-rounder Sunil Narine is on the brink of a massive record as Kolkata Knight Riders will play their fourth IPL final on Sunday against SRH and Narine will have a key role to play in the big game with bat and ball.

KKR defeated SRH in Qualifier 1 and will be facing the same team in the final also. In 28 matches between the two teams, KKR won 18 matches while SRH won nine. However, the pressure of this grand final is completely different.

Sunil Narine is the highest run-getter for KKR this season. He has been absolutely fantastic this entire season. punctuation runs and takes wickets for KKR. He He is on 482 runs for the season and has picked 16 wickets until now. He needs 18 more runs to become the first player. ever in the IPL to score 500 runs and get more than 15 wickets.

Sunil Narine in IPL 2024 so far: 482 runs, 16 wickets

Previously andré KKR’s Russell scored 510 runs and took 11 wickets in IPL 2019 and won the MVP award that year. Sunil Narine is leading the race for the award this year and is very Chances are you’ll be the winner of that award, too. He previously won the MVP award in 2017 and 2018.

Sunil Narine scored his first IPL ton this year against Rajasthan Royals and became the third KKR batsman to score a century in the franchise history. He formed an excellent opening partnership with Phil Salt (432 runs in 12 matches) throughout the league stage.

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Now with Salt not available, will open with Rahmanullah Gurbaz WHO He is an attacking batsman. the same and will open the batting in the final against SRH. The two batsmen gave KKR a good start in Qualifier 1 against the same opponent also.

For the first time in their history, KKR topped the table at the end of the league stage. They finished with 20 points and two of their games were suspended due to rain. KKR bowlers have taken a total of more than 60 wickets so far in the tournament. Varun Chakrvarthy is the third highest wicket-taker with 20 wickets. He will have a chance to increase his tally in the final, as will Narine.

Mitchell Starc, after a slow start to the season, has taken 15 wickets, Harshit Rana 17 wickets and Vaibhav Arora 10 wickets so far. The three pacers will also get a chance to add to their tally.

Meanwhile, this is the third time both teams have met this season. This is also the first time that KKR and SRH have faced each other in an IPL final. Both teams are looking for the third time. KKR have defeated SRH twice this season so far.

In the captain’s press conference before the final, Pat Cummins was very cheeky with his answers to the questions posed. to him. Shreyas Iyer, on the other hand, was very direct with his answers.

“To be honest, I feel whatever nature is going to provide you at that particular moment… yeah [dew] It has to happen, it will happen. You have no control over it. The only thing you have control over is your skills and your abilities and how strong your mindset will be tomorrow. I think you should basically focus on that and not the dew factor,” Iyer said when she was asked about the dew factor.

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