For special events, Google is known for coming up with creative and interactive doodles. Recently, Google celebrated the grand finale of the 2024 Indian Premier League season. The colorful and vibrant artwork appeared as KKR or Kolkata Knight Riders take on SRH or Sunrisers Hyderabad in the championship match at in Chennai at MA Chidambaram Stadium.

The doodle features the iconic Google logo surrounded by illustrations of SRH and KKR fans. These fans are eagerly waiting for the thrilling finale. Additionally, the doodle includes a cricket pitch along with a giant ball, bat, and stumps.
Google explained its doodle and said that this doodle celebrates the final match of the 2024 Indian Premier League season, also known as IPL17 or TATA IPL 2024, taking place in Chennai. This year’s tournament has been brimming with excitement, and many are eager to see which team will be crowned champion.
The tournament started with ten teams from all over India split into two different groups. Every team played a total of 14 games–seven home and seven away. After the group stage, the top four teams advanced to the high-stakes Qualifier and Eliminator stages. With perseverance and teamwork, both teams have come out on top to face off in the IPL17 finals.
SRH defeated Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the IPL Eliminator. The Pat Cummins-led side followed it up with a overarching complete victory over Rajasthan Roayls in IPL Qualifier 2.
Kolkata Knight Riders topped the league stages with 19 points. They then defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in Qualifier 1 to comfortably book their spot in the IPL 2024 final. Meanwhile, it has been a tough road for SRH who finished third in the points table despite showing a good run of form.
The search engine uses a thematic motif known as a Google Doodle on its homepage to mark special occasions.