IPL 2018 : Match 49, KKR vs RR - Statistical Preview

All the awaiting stats and milestones between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals.

Kolkata Knight Riders will face off Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata in their thirteenth match of IPL 2018 campaign on Tuesday night.

Both Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have 6 wins from 12 games each and are at the fourth and fifth position in the points table respectively. And both the teams need to win their remaining matches to qualify for the playoffs so it's going to be a thrilling contest.

KKR is coming up with a 31 runs win over KXIP in Indore and on the other hand, RR is on a winning streak of 3 matches. In the first meeting of this IPL season, KKR beat RR by 7 wickets in Jaipur.

All the awaiting stats and milestones between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals in Kolkata :

Teams Head to Head in the IPL -

 Venue  Match   Won by KKR   Won by RR 
 Kolkata  5  4  1
 Jaipur   5  2  3
 Neutral  6  1  5
 Overall  16  7  9

1 - Ben Laughlin needs 1 more wicket to complete 150 wickets in T20 cricket. He has taken 149 wickets at an average of 21.62 in 119 T20 matches.

4 - Kolkata Knight Riders have four wins from five games against Rajasthan Royals in Kolkata and haven't lost any IPL game at this venue against Royals since 2008.

5 - Jos Buttler has scored 5 consecutive fifties in this IPL, his last 5 scores read 94* vs MI, 95* vs CSK, 82 vs KXIP, 51 vs KXIP and 67 vs DD.

33.83 - Sunil Narine's bowling average against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, he has taken 6 wickets in 7 matches against RR.

191.53 - Andre Russell's batting strike rate in IPL 2018 - the highest by any player (Min 7 innings played).

371 - Runs scored by KKR captain Dinesh Karthik at an average of 46.37 in IPL 2018 - the most by any KKR player.

985 - Robin Uthappa has scored 985 runs at an average of 35.18 in 31 innings with 7 fifties at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata and needs 15 more runs to complete 1000 runs at this venue.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 14 May, 2018

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