Narine (1/46) was not exactly at his best in the summit clash but ended up as the tournament's second highest wicket-taker -- 21 scalps.
Here are all the scenes of celebration as KKR beat Kings XI to win their second IPL title in three years.
With his 660 runs at an average of 44 and a strike-rate of 137.78, Uthappa went past the more talked about Glenn Maxwell and Dwayne Smith to end up with the Orange Cap.
The final was a match where the big stars failed, and the role players all came to the party; a match where surprise was the new normal.
India got her 29th state in Telangana today; but it looks like Kolkata's IPL victory is what was on everyone's mind. While the Twitterati's could not ignore a day as significant as the birth of Telangana, it trended only on number four while the IPL finals gained popularity at number one.
Pandey said the IPL trophy was the major domestic title that was missing from his cabinet.
The explosive trio of Miller-Maxwell-Bailey managed to collectively score just two runs while the in-form Robin Uthappa also failed — scoring just five runs.
Unlike Kolkata, who have won the title once before, Punjab have never been a part of the finals.
In Glenn Maxwell, David Miller and Virender Sehwag, Kings XI Punjab have the three of the biggest and baddest hitters in this IPL, but it won't phase Narine.
Gambhir said the star spinner has taken a right decision as no player wishes to quit before the final.
The "Windies First Policy" of the WICB required the 26-year-old spinner to join the training camp by Sunday, also the day when his Twenty20 team plays the final.
"I had the belief in my bowling that they will let them score more than 200 runs. But we need to give them (Punjab) credit, they batted well," Dhoni said.
"My son called me up and told me his friends were teasing him that his papa isn't scoring runs. I told him just wait, I will click in one match," Sehwag said post his innings.
It was the third time that Punjab scored more than 200 runs against CSK, and Dhoni himself was being sarcastic post-match.
Raina belted 6 sixes and 12 fours in a knock of 87 in 25 balls before he was run out brilliantly by rival captain George Bailey off the first ball post powerplay, which yielded 100 runs.
Uthappa who has so far scored 655 runs from 15 outings, has now the highest aggregate by an Indian in an IPL season overcoming Virat Kohli's 634 in 2012.
Mumbai Indians are to play two home games at Wankhede on 23 and 25 May while Qualifier 2 on 30 May is also scheduled there.
Without naming Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri, Savant also hinted that these players would support MCA's bid to get the final back.
The Bollywood superstar was banned for five years from entering MCA premises, including the Wankhede Stadium.