Kolkata Knight Riders Star Manish Pandey Says He Loves to Bat in Crunch Situations

Kolkata Knight Riders found an unsung hero in Manish Pandey, who played a brilliant knock (94 off 50) to help Kolkata Knight Riders win their second Indian Premier League trophy in 3 years. He scored 401 runs from 16 matches this season.

updated: June 02, 2014 15:23 IST
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Bangalore: Manish Pandey, who scripted a memorable three-wicket win for Kolkata Knight Riders against Kings XI Punjab Sunday in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final, said he always enjoys batting in crunch situations. (Celebration pics)

"I'm very optimistic, and I love to play the crunch game. We got ten runs in the first over, and that was the time I thought, if we kept doing that, we'll get 200," said Man of the Match Pandey, who struck a brilliant 50-ball 94 as Knight Riders chased down the target of 200 with three balls to spare. (Highlights)

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