Narine has been an integral part of the success of KKR for the past decade and the short-film by the franchise depicts the spinner's incredible journey as a cricketer overcoming all odds
After struggling in the first leg of the tournament in India, KKR made a remarkable turnaround when the event was moved to the UAE, reaching the finals to play eventual champions Chennai Super Kings.
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.
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.
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 knocked Delhi Capitals out with a three-wicket win in Qualifier 2, setting up a repeat of the 2012 final with Eoin Morgan's men now facing Chennai Super Kings in the final.
Two-time champions KKR will face three-time winners Chennai Super Kings in the summit clash in Dubai on Friday.
Highlights, IPL 2021, KKR vs DC Qualifier 2, Full Cricket Score: Tripathi's six off penultimate ball wins it for KKR
IPL 2021, Qualifier 2 Live Updates: Rahul Tripathi’s on strike for the hat-trick ball, and once again goes for the slog like Narine before him, only this time he connects from the middle of his bat, clearing the long off fence in style as KKR knock DC out and keep their fairytale campaign going with a thrilling three-wicket win!