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IPL 2024: Shreyas Iyer Reveals His Message To Harshit Rana Before Final Over, ‘This Is Your Moment…’

Harshit Rana's Heroics Seal Thrilling Victory for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2024 Opener

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In a heart-halting experience at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata Knight Riders secured a nail-biting triumph against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL 2024 opener. The game was down to the last ball. Harshit Rana bowled the last over and defended 13 runs in the final over after conceding a six in the first ball.

KKR captain Shreyas Iyer revealed during the post-match presentation what he said to Harshit Rana before bowling the final over.

 

Shreyas Iyer Motivational Words

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Harsha Bhogle asked Shreyas Iyer what he said to Harshit Rana before he bowled the final over. Shreyas Iyer revealed he said,

“Right from the 17th over, had butterflies in my stomach. Felt anything could happen in the last over. They needed 13 runs, and we didn’t have the most experienced bowler. But I had the belief in him, and I told him to back himself, and it doesn’t matter what happens. He was a bit nervous coming in, and I just looked him in the eye and told him ‘this is your moment, buddy.’ I told him to back himself, and it doesn’t matter what happens in the game.”

 

A Thrilling Finish

The match saw a thrilling and exciting moment as Heinrich Klaasen and Shahbaz Ahmed closely pulled off an astounding comeback for Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH). Harshit Rana denied SRH a victory even with their two set batters on the crease.

Kavya Maran, SRH owner was happy when her team needed just 7 runs of 5 balls. However, Harshit Rana turned the table for KKR and snatched the victory from KKR, leaving Kavya disappointed.

 

Embracing The IPL

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The electrifying environment at the Eden Gardens filled in as a sign of the unmatched energy that the IPL brings to cricket devotees around the world. Kolkata Knight Riders setting the stage with a thrilling triumph. On Sunday, there is a double header with Rajasthan Royals taking on Lucknow Super Giants, followed by Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Titans.

Which are the teams you think will qualify for the playoffs? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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