Dada, Sourav Ganguly, described Kolkata Knight Riders as “deserving winners” of the Indian Premier League Season 5. Ganguly also praised Manvinder Bisla for his cracker of an innings that set the stage for the team’s triumph in the final match against Chennai Super Kings. Dada said-“Post the first six overs in the KKR innings, I thought 191 was gettable. I thought KKR was destined to win. Bisla batted superbly. It was purely clean hitting. He played out of his skin. Bisla never allowed the pressure to choke him.

 Sourav Ganguly

“Bisla and Kallis never allowed the required run rate to creep up out of control,” Ganguly told media. “Kolkata Knight Riders are deserving winners. Chennai Super Kings never seemed as consistently good as the Knights,” he said.