IPL 2024: Kolkata Knight Riders’ IPL Records and Stats against Rajasthan Royals

Kolkata Knight Riders' IPL Records and Stats against Rajasthan Royals.

By Vibhakar T S

Published – 15 Apr 2024, 18:07 IST | Updated – 15 Apr 2024, 18:21 IST

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Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are set to face each other in the 31st match of the IPL 2024. Both teams have been involved in some of the most thrilling games in the past. In the ongoing season, they have dominated the league so far with their brilliant performances. Both KKR and RR are placed in the top two spots in the points table. While RR is placed in the top spot, KKR is not too far and is in the second position in the table.

The match between the two sides is set to take place at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on the 16th of April 2024 at 7:30 PM (IST). It will be the third match of the season at the venue. The last time these two sides faced each other at the venue, Yashasvi Jaiswal smashed the fastest fifty in the history of the IPL. The home side would be looking forward to changing things this time around. Given their team in the IPL 2024, there is a good chance of them topping the table after the match.

KKR has arguably the best batting lineup. In the top order, they have two overseas openers, Phil Salt and Sunil Narine, both of whom are aggressive and can go bonkers at the top. To follow them are the Indian batters like Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Ramandeep Singh, and Rinku Singh. KKR has the All-Round prowess of Andre Russell. Their bowling unit has some good names like Mitchell Starc, Varun Chakravarthy, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, and so on. 

Also check: IPL Points Table 2024 | IPL Standings & Team Rankings 

Let’s look at the KKR IPL Stats and Records against RR in IPL history:

KKR vs RR Head-to-Head Record:

KKR vs RR have faced each other in the league in 28 instances and the 2-time champions have a slight upper hand with 14 wins to their name. On the other hand, RR have 13 wins to their name, just one less than KKR. One of their games ended without a result. The home side has a good chance of bettering their record against the visiting side. 

Total Matches Played 28
Matches won by Rajasthan Royals 13
Matches won by Kolkata Knight Riders 14
Matches Tied or No Result 01

Top Run Scorers for KKR against RR

Dinesh Karthik has registered the most runs for KKR against RR in the IPL. The right-handed batter scored 272 runs in 8 innings at a batting average of 68.00 and a strike rate of 150.28, including two fifties. Among the current batters in KKR, Nitish Rana has 224 runs in 11 innings at a batting average of 24.89.

Top Wicket-Takers for KKR against RR

Shivam Mavi has the most wickets for KKR against RR. In 8 matches, the right-arm pacer claimed 13 wickets. Among the current bowlers in KKR, Sunil Narine has the most wickets against RR as the star spinner has claimed 12 wickets in 18 innings at an economy rate of 7.11. 

KKR’s Highest Team Totals against RR

In 2022, KKR registered 210 runs at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, which is their highest score against RR in the league. KKR ended up losing the thriller by 7 runs. Shreyas Iyer and Aaron Finch scored fifties each for KKR. 

KKR’s Lowest Team Totals against RR

In 2013, KKR was dismissed to just 125 by RR at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. To date, it remains their lowest total against the 2008 champions. KKR lost the match by 19 runs, failing to chase a target of 145 runs.

Also Check: IPL 2024: Match 31, KKR vs RR Records & Stats at Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata – CricTracker

KKR IPL Records and Milestones against RR:

  1. KKR and RR played the first-ever Super Over of the IPL in 2009. RR won it.
  2. KKR and RR also played a Super Over in the 2014 edition. In a thrilling turn of events, the Super Over between the two sides ended in a tie, the first such instance in the league. RR were announced winners based on the boundary count.
  3. Dinesh Karthik’s 97* in 2019, is the third-highest individual score by a KKR batter in the IPL. 9 sixes hit by Karthik in the innings are the second most in an innings against RR, and the joint third most for KKR.
  4. On two different occasions, Dinesh Karthik inflicted 4 keeping dismissals in a match for KKR against RR, in 2018 and 2020 respectively. It is the joint most both for KKR and against RR in the league.
  5. The unbeaten partnership of 152 between Gautam Gambhir and Jacques Kallis in 2011 is the highest for the second wicket against RR and the second-highest for the second wicket for KKR. For any wicket, it is the third-highest for KKR and fourth-highest against RR.
  6. The unbeaten partnership of 111 between Saurav Ganguly and Cheteshwar Pujara in 2010, is the second-highest for the third wicket for KKR and the fifth-highest for the third wicket against RR. 

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