IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders - Statistical Highlights

All the key stats and facts you all need to know about 2012 and 2014 IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders.

Kolkata Knight Riders have won the IPL two times - 2012 and 2014;  under Gautam Gambhir

The world's biggest and best T20 league, the Indian Premier League is around the corner. The 2018 season will be the 11th season of IPL and will be held from 7 April to 27 May 2018.

Kolkata Knight Riders has been one of the most competitive team in IPL and are the 3rd most successful team of IPL history after Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in terms of wins.

Here is a look at Kolkata Knight Riders's history:

Champions - 2 Times (2012 & 2014)

Semifinalists - 3 Times (2011, 2016 & 2017)

Team Records

1. Result summary:

 Opposition  Span  Mat  Won  Lost  NR  %W
 Mumbai Indians  2008-17  21  5  16  0  23.8
 Chennai Super Kings  2008-15  16  6  10  0  37.5
 Delhi Daredevils  2008-17  19  12  7  0  63.1
 Rajasthan Royals   2008-15  15  6  9  0  40
 Royal Challengers Bangalore  2008-17  20  11  9  0  55
 Kings Xi Punjab  2008-17  21  14  7  0  66.67
 Sunrisers Hyderabad   2013-17  12  8  4  0  66.67
 Pune Warriors  2011-13  5  4  1  0  80
 Kochi Tuskers Kerala  2011-11  2  0  2  0  0
 Gujarat Lions  2016-17  4  1  3  0  25
 Rising Pune Supergiant  2016-17  4  3  1  0  75
 Deccan Chargers  2008-12  9  7  2  0  77.78
 Total  2008-17  148  77  71  0  52.02

 

2. Performance summary in IPL:

 Year  Mat  Won  Lost  NR  Position  Summary
 2008  14  6  7  1  6th  League-stage
 2009  14  3  10  1  8th  League-stage
 2010  14  7  7  0  6th  League-stage
 2011  15  8  7  0  4th   Playoffs
 2012  18  12  5  1  1st  Champions
 2013  16  6  10  0  7th  League -stage
 2014  16  11  5  0  1st  Champions
 2015  14  7  6  1  5th  League-stage
 2016  15  8  7  0  4th  Playoffs
 2017  16  9  7  0  3rd  Playoffs

 

3. Highest Team Total:

 Score  Opposition  Venue  Year
 222/3  Royal Challengers Bangalore  Bangalore  2008
 204/4  Deccan Chargers  Hyderabad  2008
 200/3  Kings Xi Punjab  Kolkata  2010

 

4. Lowest Team Total:

 Score  Opposition  Venue  Year
 67  Mumbai Indians  Mumbai  2008
 95  Mumbai Indians  Port Elizabeth  2009
 101  Deccan Chargers  Cape Town  2009

 

Batting Records

1. Most Runs:

 Player  Span  Mat  Runs  Avg  SR  Best  50+
 G Gambhir  2011-17  108  3035  31.94  124.28  93  27
 Y Pathan  2011-17  106  1893  31.55  138.27  72  7
 R Uthappa  2014-17  58  1806  32.83  141.09  87  14

 

2. Highest Individual scores:

  1. B McCullum - 158* vs RCB at Bangalore (2008)
  2. M Pandey - 94 vs KXIP at Bangalore (2014)
  3. C Lynn - 93* vs GL at Rajkot (2017)

3. Most runs in a season:

 Player  Mat  Runs  Avg  HS  50+  Year
 R Uthappa  16  660  44  83*  5  2014
 G Gambhir  17  590  36.87  93  6  2012
 G Gambhir  15  501  38.53  90*  5  2016

 

4. Highest batting average (Min 25 innings played ):

  1. Robin Uthappa (2014-17)    - 32.83
  2. Gautam Gambhir (2011-17) - 31.94
  3. Manish Pandey (2014-17)    - 31.75
  4. Yusuf Pathan (2011-17)        - 31.55

5. Highest strike rate (Min 250 balls faced):

  1. Andre Russell (2014-16)   - 177.31
  2. Chris Gayle (2008-2010)   - 141.59
  3. Robin Uthappa (2014-17)  - 141.09
  4. Yusuf Pathan (2011-17)     - 138.27

 

Bowling Records

1. Most wickets:

 Player  Span  Mat  Wkts  Avg  Eco  BBi  4-fers
 S Narine  2012-17  82  95  21.37  6.32  5/19  7
 U Yadav  2014-17  47  48  29.02  8.62  4/33  1
 S Al Hasan  2011-17  43  43  25.60  7.17  3/17  0

 

2. Best bowling figures in an innings:

  1. Sunil Narine -    5/19 vs KXIP at Kolkata (2012)
  2. Sohaib Akthar - 4/11 vs DD at Kolkata (2008)
  3. Suni Narine -     4/13 vs DD at Kolkata (2013)

3. Most wickets in a season:

 Player  Mat  Wkts  Avg  Eco  BBi  Year
 S Narine  15  24  13.50  5.47  5/19  2012
 S Narine  16  22  15.90  5.46  4/13  2013
 S Narine  16  21  19.38  6.35  4/20  2014

 

4. Best bowling average (Min 25 Wickets) -

  1. Sunil Narine (2012-17) -      21.37
  2. Andre Russell (2014-16) -    22.23
  3. Iqbal Abdullah (2008-13) -    24.07
  4. Piyush Chawala (2014-17) -  24.38

5. Best economy rate (Min 20 Wickets) -

  1. Sunil Narine (2012-17) -       6.32
  2. Iqbal Abdullah (2008-13) -    6.61
  3. Ashok Dinda (2008-10) -       7.02
  4. Shakib al Hasan (2011-17) -  7.17

By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 01 Apr, 2018

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