Kavya Maran Can't Hold Back Tears After SRH's Heavy IPL Final Defeat Against KKR – Watch

Kavya Maran during the IPL 2024 final between KKR and SRH© X (formerly Twitter)

Kolkata Knight Riders ended their impressive IPL 2024 campaign on a perfect note as Shreyas Iyer-led team comfortably beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final to clinch the title. This was the third IPL title for Kolkata Knight Riders after 2012 and 2014. Andrew Russell took three wickets while Harshit Rana and Mitchell Starc took two each as KKR bundled out SRH for just 113. In response, Rahmanullah Gurbaz And Venkatesh Iyer looked in great form to guide his team to a convincing eight-wicket victory. After the match, SRH owner Kavya Maran couldn't hold back her tears as she greeted the crowd and the video of her reaction after the match went viral on social media.

On the other hand, celebrations erupted in the KKR camp as they secured a well-deserved victory.

“Really happy, credit goes to Abhishek Nayar, all credit in the world, the way he worked for the franchise. Some contributions go unnoticed, I want to make sure of that. He is the one who built this Indian core. We waited 10 years, it’s the credit of the management and coaching staff,” Venkatesh Iyer said after the match.

This was KKR's first IPL title in a decade and he was under the mentorship of Gautam Gambhir. Incidentally, they won their last two titles with Gambhir as captain.

“When GG Bhai was made a mentor, I sent him a message and told him that I was very happy that he was coming back to KKR, but he said he would be happy if we were on that podium lifting the trophy. Today is that day and I will never forget this message. Nitish Rana said when asked about Gambhir's impact.

Rinku Singh also echoed similar sentiments as KKR players celebrated the victory.

“Great feeling right now. Dream has come true – I have been here for 7 years and we are so happy. Thanks to GG sir. I will finally lift the IPL trophy. It was God's plan,” he -he declares.

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