CSK vs KKR Live – IPL 2021 Final: Kolkata Knight Riders stormed into the final after 3 wickets win over Delhi Capitals in the Qualifier 2 on Wednesday to enter IPL final after 7 long years. KKR reached the IPL 2021 final after seven long years since becoming the Champions in IPL 2014 season. Here at InsideSport.in, we will look at KKR’s IPL final records and see if Eoin Morgan led outfit can defy all the odds against Chennai Super Kings to become champions or not. For more IPL 2021 Live Updates, follow us at InsideSport.in
CSK vs KKR Live – IPL 2021 Final: With a hundred percent record, can KKR end a 7-year-long title drought?
KKR IPL Final Record: Kolkata Knight Riders have featured in two IPL finals since its inception in 2008. The Knight Riders first reached the IPL final in 2012 under Gautam Gambhir’s captaincy and went on to become champions by registering 5 wickets win over MS DHoni’s Chennai Super Kings.
Under Gambhir’s captaincy, the Knight Riders once again reached the IPL final in the 2014 edition and thrashed registered 3 wickets win over Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) to become champions for the second time.
2012 – KKR vs CSK – KKR won by 5 wickets
Under Gautam Gambhir’s captaincy, KKR reached their first IPL final and thrashed CSK by 5 wickets to win their first-ever IPL title.
2014 – KKR vs KXIP – KKR won by 3 wickets
The second title for KKR under Gautam Gambhir’s captaincy as they thrashed Kings XI Punjab in the final by 3 wickets.
KKR have never lost an IPL final yet 😌 pic.twitter.com/mn4x2FIarR
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) October 13, 2021
KKR in the IPL so far: Barring the two occasions in 2012 and 2014, KKR has never managed to reach the IPL final and thus have a 100% percent record.
Championship wins: 2 (2012, 2014)
Playoff years: 2011, 2016, 2017, 2018
DNQ: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2019, 2020
CSK vs KKR head-to-head:
Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders have met on 27 occasions in total with MS Dhoni-led outfit having an upper hand, winning 17 of those encounters. Kolkata Knight Riders have won nine games with one game ending in no result.
Total – 27
CSK – 17
KKR – 09
No result – 01
Can they maintain their 100% record against MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings in Dubai tomorrow?