IPL 2018 : Eliminator, KKR vs RR - Statistical Preview

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

KKR have not lost a match against RR in Kolkata since IPL 2008. (photo source - IANS)

Kolkata Knight Riders will face off Rajasthan Royals in the Eliminator of IPL 2018 at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Winner of this match will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad at the same venue on Friday night while loser of this game will be eliminated from the tournament. Kolkata Knight Riders finished the league stage at the third position with eight wins from fourteen games and on the other hand, Rajasthan Royals with seven wins finished at the fourth place in the points table. Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals in both the games of league stage.

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   6  5  1
 Jaipur   5  2  3
 Neutral  6  1  5
 Overall  17  8  9


2 - Ajinkya Rahane (2371 runs) needs 2 more runs to become the leading run scorer for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL by going past Shane Watson's tally of 2372 runs.

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

33.14 - Sunil Narine's bowling average against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, he has taken 7 wickets in 8 matches against RR.

39 - Sanju Samson needs 39 more runs to complete 3000 T20 runs, he has scored 2961 runs at an average of 26.67 in 129 T20 matches with 1 hundred and 19 fifties.

206 - Dinesh Karthik's batting average in successful run chases in IPL 2018. His scores read 26*, 41*, 45*, 23, 42*, 35*.

989 - Robin Uthappa has scored 989 runs at an average of 34.10 in 32 innings with 7 fifties at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata and needs 11 more runs to complete 1000 runs at this venue.

4964 - Runs scored by Dinesh Karthik in T20 cricket and needs 36 more runs to achieve 5000 runs milestone.

By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 22 May, 2018

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