New Delhi.Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 runs in the 47th match of IPL 2023. Captain Nitish Rana contributed 42 and Rinku Singh contributed 46 runs in KKR’s victory. While Vaibhav Arora and Shardul Thakur got 2-2 success, but the real hero of KKR’s victory was Varun Chakraborty who took 1 wicket. He was also the player of the match.
What did Chakraborty do so that he overpowered Rana and Rinku for this award. In fact, Chakraborty is the only player who snatched the victory from the mouth of Hyderabad. Hyderabad lost on his 18 balls. Chakraborty gave 20 runs in 4 overs and took one wicket. Abdul Samad became his victim. Chakraborty dominated with his 18 balls. He became a hero once again.
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people started hating
There was a time when people were asking for his death and it has not been long since. It is about 2021, when he got a doctor’s call during IPL. The doctor told him that he is corona positive. After this, he got a lot of emails and messages. Where people told him that he should have died. In 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders shared a video on World Mental Health Day. Where Varun talked about the hatred spread on social media.
Varun was hit by Corona
At that time Varun himself had revealed what kind of things people are talking about him. Actually Varun and his fellow player Sandeep Warrier were hit by Corona in the first half of IPL 2021, after which the tournament was suspended and then the tournament was completed in UAE. People were blaming Varun for this reason. Varun went through a very difficult time and on the basis of his hard work, he was able to shine once again.
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Talking about the match played between Kolkata and Hyderabad, in response to the target of 172 runs, Hyderabad scored 134 runs for 5 wickets in 15 overs. He needed only 38 runs in 30 balls to win, but Varun gave only 4 runs in the next over, after which Hyderabad needed 34 runs in 24 balls. When Varun came back on the attack in the 18th over, at that time Hyderabad needed 26 runs in the 18th over.
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last over story
The match still seemed to be going in the hands of Hyderabad. Varun gave 5 runs in this over. In the last 2 overs, Hyderabad needed 21 runs to win, but in the 19th over, Vaibhav Arora gave away 12 runs along with taking 1 wicket and now the last over became the most important. Hyderabad needed 9 runs in 6 balls. One wrong move could have snatched the match from the hands of Kolkata. In the last over, Varun took a wicket and gave away 3 runs to give victory to Kolkata.