Updated May 28th, 2024 at 01:46 IST

'Final Match, You Perform. What Happening?': Andre Russell, Sunil Narine answer viral BPL question

Post-match, the camaraderie and light-heartedness between Sunil Narine and Andre Russell highlighted the joyous atmosphere in the KKR camp.

Andre Russell | Image:X/KKR
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Following the Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) dominant eight-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) to clinch their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title, West Indian all-rounders Sunil Narine and Andre Russell faced a much-anticipated question that left them in stitches.

Andre Russell and Sunil Narine answer viral BPL question

Post-match, the camaraderie and light-heartedness between Sunil Narine and Andre Russell highlighted the joyous atmosphere in the KKR camp. Reflecting on their journey and the viral BPL moment, Narine and Russell shared a hearty laugh.

The duo burst into laughter when asked, “Final match. You perform. What happening?” This question is famously from a viral moment during the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), where a reporter, not well-versed in the English language, tried to interview Andre Russell, leading to a hilariously awkward yet memorable interaction.

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In the IPL 2024 final, KKR's bowlers set the stage for victory. Mitchell Starc spearheaded the attack with figures of 2-14, dismantling Sunrisers Hyderabad’s top order. The collective effort of all six KKR bowlers ensured SRH's batting collapse to a mere 113 runs, marking the lowest total in IPL final history.

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Chasing a modest target, Venkatesh Iyer's explosive 26-ball unbeaten 52, coupled with Rahmanullah Gurbaz's steady 39 off 32 balls, propelled KKR to a swift victory, reaching 114-2 in just 10.3 overs. This remarkable performance underscored KKR's dominance throughout the season.

Kolkata Knight Riders had previously lifted the IPL trophy in 2012 and 2014. This season, they topped the league stage with nine wins from 14 games, showcasing consistent excellence.

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Published May 28th, 2024 at 01:46 IST