IPL 2024: 5 heroes who took KKR to the final, Starc paid the price, Shreyas' captaincy innings

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi. Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in the first qualifier of IPL. KKR dominated from the first over of the match till the last run. In this match which lasted 33.1 overs, nowhere did it seem that Sunrisers Hyderabad could win. When there is such a one-sided victory, every player should contribute. Still, if we have to choose 5 heroes of victory, they would be these players.

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1. Mitchell Starc's havoc
KKR's Mitchell Starc proved to be the most powerful player of IPL Qualifier-1. The most expensive player of IPL dismissed SRH opener Travis Head in his very first over. After this, he also dismissed Nitish Reddy and Shahbaz Ahmed in his third and fifth overs of the innings. Starc was named player of the match for this performance.

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2. Varun Chakraborty's secret
The second hero of Kolkata's victory was mystery spinner Varun Chakraborty. He took two wickets for just 26 runs in his 4 over spell. Varun took the wickets of SRH's dangerous batsman Heinrich Klaasen and Bhuvneshwar. Klaasen played an innings of 32 runs in 21 balls before getting out.

3. Sunil's all-round game
All-rounder Sunil Narine once again performed brilliantly with both ball and bat. He took one wicket for 40 runs in a spell of 4 overs. Narine dismissed impact player Sanveer Singh. After this Sunil Narine played an inning of 21 runs in 16 balls. He made a partnership of 44 runs with fellow opener Rahmatullah Gurbaz (23) and 23 runs with Venkatesh Iyer.

4. Venkatesh Iyer's Fifty
Venkatesh Iyer, who came to bat at number three, performed brilliantly. He took the responsibility after the dismissal of Rahmatullah Gurbaz and scored runs quickly. Venkatesh Iyer played an unbeaten inning of 51 runs in 28 balls.

5. Shreyas' captaincy innings
Shreyas Iyer also played a strong inning of 58 runs in 24 balls. He was the top scorer not only of his team, but of the entire match. Shreyas Iyer made a partnership of 97 runs with Venkatesh Iyer during his captaincy innings. Both the players came out of the field only after the team won. In reply to SRH's 159 runs, KKR achieved the target by losing 2 wickets in 13.4 overs.

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