IPL chairman Brijesh Patel watches the match with the IPL trophy not far from him, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2021, Abu Dhabi, September 20, 2021

IPL chairman Brijesh Patel watches the match with the IPL trophy not far from him, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2021, Abu Dhabi, September 20, 2021 © BCCI

Venkatesh Iyer looked fluent and stayed unbeaten on IPL debut, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2021, Abu Dhabi, September 20, 2021

Venkatesh Iyer looked fluent and stayed unbeaten on IPL debut, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2021, Abu Dhabi, September 20, 2021 © BCCI

Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill tap gloves during their opening stand, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2021, Abu Dhabi, September 20, 2021

Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill tap gloves during their opening stand, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2021, Abu Dhabi, September 20, 2021 © BCCI