WATCH: SRH CEO Kaviya Maran reacts after Jagadeesha Suchith hits a six off Kagiso Rabada in the last over
Kaviya Maran is the daughter of Sun Group's founder Kalanithi Maran. She is also the Chief Executive Officer of the IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. Her father by the name of Kalanithi Maran is also the owner of the Indian Premier League Team Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Kalanithi Maran is a popular Indian media baron. He is the chairman and founder of the Sun Group and owns television channels, newspapers, weeklies, FM Radio stations, DTH services, a Sports team and a movie production house. Kalanithi Maran also held a major share in the Indian airline Spice Jet from 2010 to 2015.
Her mother by the name of 'Kavery Maran' is the highest paid businesswoman in India. Coming to the point, Kaviya Maran is a massive fan of cricket and has been seen along with her parents during IPL games. The 29-year-old often comes to the stadium to watch her team play in the cash-rich Indian Premier League.
Kaviya Maran gives a sweet reaction in IPL 2021
Kaviya Maran was spotted cheering for her team during the match against Delhi Capitals at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The match indeed kept the audience at the edge of their seats as both teams gave absolutely everything. Delhi Capitals could score 159/4 in 20 overs.
Prithvi Shaw top-scored with 53 off 39 balls including 7 fours and a six. In reply, Kane Williamson was the one who anchored the run-chase with a brilliant half-century. When 16 runs were required off the last over, Pant brought Rabada into the attack.
Rabada bowled a wide in the first ball and after which, he conceded a boundary as Kane Williamson hit a brilliant shot. The pressure was on Rabada straightaway. After that, he conceded 1 run (byes) as Jagadeesha Suchith reached the striker's end. When 10 runs were required off the last 4 balls, the left-handed batsman launched a six off Rabada's bowling. Thus, the equation was reduced to 4 runs off 3 balls. Meanwhile, Kaviya Maran gave a lovely reaction after a sensational six.
SRH CEO’s reaction after Suchith’s SIX is the best reaction of IPL 2021 ❣️ pic.twitter.com/nqNIfP4YYX— ribas (@ribas30704098) April 25, 2021
Although it was an achievable target, in the end, the Sunrisers made things complicated and managed to play out a draw. SRH batsmen - Kane Williamson and David Warner combined together and scored 8 runs in the super over off Axar Patel's bowling. Delhi Capitals batsmen Rishabh Pant and Shikhar Dhawan chased the target and won the super over.