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Ahead of the opening game of the 15th season of the Indian Premier League, we take a look at some of the overseas players who could prove real handy for their franchises this season.
IPL 2021: Coach Brendon McCullum credits Venkatesh Iyer for turnaround in fortunes of KKR in UAE leg
Venkatesh Iyer amassed 370 runs from 10 games this season to help KKR reach the IPL 2021 final.
IPL 2021: Outplayed by very good CSK side, says KKR coach McCullum; explains why Russell missed final
McCullum also lavished praise on the in-form Venkatesh Iyer, who played a key role in KKR making it to the summit clash.
IPL 2021: KKR captain Eoin Morgan 'extremely proud' of fight his team showed in second half of season
KKR were impressive during the second leg of the IPL in the UAE, winning five league matches out of seven as they sneaked into the play-offs
Chennai Super Kings' performance in the final presents a reliable picture on how they became the best team of the 2021 season.
"It's about the belief in the squad from management, owners. After last season, I was really disappointed. We owed it to the franchise, the fans to come up with a better performance," Bravo said after the match.
IPL 2021 final: 'Great turnaround', Cricket Twitter celebrates CSK's fourth IPL title after 27-run win over KKR
Chennai Super Kings restricted Kolkata Knight Riders to 165/9 after posting a challenging 192/3 on the board to lift the IPL trophy for a fourth time under MS Dhoni's leadership.
Dhoni, the most loved and revered Indian captain of all time, led Chennai Super Kings, a team of old warhorses with oodles of experience, to another IPL title.
Chasing an imposing target of 193, KKR could manage 165 for 9 in their 20 overs with Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer hitting 51 and 50 respectively.
The 40-year-old former India captain, playing his 10th IPL final (ninth for CSK as captain), has led the 'Yellow Brigade' in 214 games across 12 editions that they have taken part out of the 14 IPL seasons.
IPL 2021 Points Table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap Latest Table Today: Ruturaj Gaikwad finishes with Orange Cap
Check out the updated IPL 2021 points table, Orange Cap leader and Purple Cap leader.
CSK will be playing their ninth IPL final in 12 appearances in what could be MS Dhoni's final season in charge, while KKR will draw inspiration from their 100 percent record in summit clashes.
IPL 2021: KKR's positive intent on and off field reason behind team's turnaround, says Venkatesh Iyer
Chasing a modest target of 136, Iyer smashed a 41-ball 55 and, alongside Shubman Gill (46), set up KKR's win over DC.
The 30-year-old Hazlewood was the pick of the CSK bowlers in their four-wicket win over Delhi Capitals in the IPL Qualifier 1 on Sunday
Swashbuckling all-rounder Russell had suffered a grade 2 hamstring injury and after having missed a few games, he might be back for Friday's final against CSK.
IPL 2021: We were outplayed, but would love to have most players back next season, says DC coach Ricky Ponting
Ponting singled out the lack of enough runs as the biggest factor in the team's defeat, saying the power-play was the difference.
The exact nature of the breach was not specified by the IPL but Karthik was seen dislodging a stump out of frustration after he was dismissed during the high-voltage game on Wednesday.
Rahul Tripathi's penultimate ball six helped KKR reach their first final since 2014 after losing six wickets for seven runs in a space of 23 balls in death overs.
Kolkata Knight Riders almost committed harakiri in what seemed like an easy run chase against Delhi Capitals in the IPL Qualifier 2 on Wednesday
Kolkata Knight Riders held their nerve after a late collapse with Rahul Tripathi sealing a three-wicket win with a six off Ravichandran Ashwin to enter the IPL final for a third time.