KKR had won two games in the IPL 2021 during the first half but the side came back with strong performances in the UAE leg to qualify for the playoffs.
Franchise hasn’t reinvented the wheel but tweaks in the batting department has allowed them to stay ahead of the game
Morgan's Kolkata resumed the tournament seventh out of the eight teams, but went on to win five out of seven games to reach the playoffs.
Delhi Capitals' campaign in IPL 2021 ended on Oct 13 after the team lost to Kolkata Knight Riders in a thrilling match that saw Delhi giving chills to KKR before they managed to reach their target.
While captain Eoin Morgan's form remains a concern for the team on fire, KKR, MS Dhoni's finish against the Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 1 has given CSK a boost ahead of the final.
Delhi Capitals' IPL 2021 campaign ended with a hurtful defeat as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) got over the line courtesy Rahul Tripathi's six-off Ashwin in the final over.
Coming into the IPL second leg in UAE with just two wins in seven games, KKR won five out of the seven games and has set up a blockbuster final showdown with Chennai Super Kings in Dubai on Oct 15.
CSK has three titles with five final defeats while KKR has won both their finals under the mercurial Gautam Gambhir.
Bowlers nearly pulled it back, unfortunate it didn't go our way: DC captain Pant after losing Qualifier 2
DC captain Rishabh Pant was left stunned by the turn of events after his team managed to take the game to the last over only to fall short in the end.
KKR struggled to finish the game after solid chase led by openers Venkatesh Iyer (55), Shubman Gill (46)
KKR conceded 36 runs in the last three overs to allow DC score a fighting total.
Virat Kohli’s last game as RCB skipper emblematic of a history of dodgy decisions in big moments
The 34-year-old Warner said being stripped off captaincy was "a tough pill to swallow" but he would want to move on.
Kohli had said before the start of the UAE leg of the IPL that he would be stepping down as RCB captain at the end of the season.
After the match, Morgan said KKR will take a decision on Russell's availability on how the all-rounder presents himself on Tuesday.