IPL 2014 Final: Of Unexpected Heroes and a Special Kolkata Knight Riders Triumph

Kolkata Knight Riders became the second team after Chennai Super Kings to register two IPL titles. On Sunday night, KKR denied Kings XI Punjab their maiden crown. The final belonged to unfancied young men who turned up on a big day.

updated: June 02, 2014 13:37 IST
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Kolkata Knight Riders' second Indian Premier League title in three years was quite a special one. Not only did they win an edge-of-the-seat thriller, the three-wicket victory came with a flurry of records that underlined how the team peaked at the right time. The final also threw up unexpected heroes and Kolkata produced more than one in a humdinger of a contest. (Celebration pics)

Kolkata denied Kings XI Punjab their first IPL title but George Bailey's team were the moral victors after entertaining fans both in UAE and India. If the big boys were expected to dominate the mouth-watering clash between Kolkata and Punjab, the script did not unfold as expected. (Highlights)

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