The Kolkata Knight Riders beat the Kings XI Punjab in the final Indian Premier League match on Sunday, June 1–but the close match left many memories in the minds of cricket fans, as well as many highlights.
KKR won by three wickets, after previously beating KXIP in the Qualifier 1 by 28 runs.
See the video highlights below, as well as quotes from some of the players via the IPL website.
Chawla: “I’m not usually very emotional, but this was so big. I was waiting for the short ball from Johnson, so I knew it would come eventually. Shakib has been too good.”
Shakib: “Two wins in three years is great. When we lost two quick wickets, we were under a bit of pressure, but we did it.”
Uthappa: “This is surreal. I don’t think we’re going to stop celebrating for days!”
Morkel: “It’s amazing. I was feeling very nervous waiting to bat, but we’ve done it.”
Akram: “I am shattered! 9 games on the trot is an incredible performance. The best thing about this team is that they’ve supported each other all the way through.”
Manish: “I got the opportunity to get runs in the Final, and it’s a great feeling to get this win.”