Kolkata Knight Riders will battle against Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021 final. The epic clash will take place tonight (October 15) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. During the playoffs, KKR outclassed Royal Challengers Bangalore in Eliminator and then defeated Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 to book a berth in the final.
KKR had a miserable show in the first leg. However, they won back-to-back matches in the UAE leg to finish on the 4th spot in the points table. Out of 14 matches during the group stage, the team won 7 games and lost 7. Many players have performed over the top for KKR in IPL 2021. However, there are few players who will not be part of the final. Here we take a glance at 3 KKR superstars who might warm the bench in the final.
IPL 2021 Final: CSK vs KKR- 3 KKR Superstars Who Might Warm The Bench In The Final
3. Andre Russell
Andre Russell is the first player in this list. Andre Russell holds a lot of value in the KKR squad. During both legs, he executed an exceptional performance for the team. However, just before the playoffs, Russell suffered a hamstring injury due to which he had to skip some games.
He was expected to return but his injury did not allow him to play. In 9 innings, Russell scored 183 runs at an average of 26.14 and 1 half-century. With the ball, he scalped 11 wickets in 8 games.
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