KKR lost their 4th game in a row in the ongoing IPL season. Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen had a poor show against Rajasthan Royals and could post only 133 runs on the board. Chris Morris was star of the match and he picked key wickets of Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell and Pat Cummins. Rajasthan while chasing a 134 run target won it convincingly by 6 wickets and registered their 2nd win of this IPL season.
Let us have look at some of the numbers from this game:
3 – Jaydev Unadkat continued his impressive record against Sunil Narine in IPL and picked his wicket for the 3rd time out of 5 innings.
Unadkat vs Narine in IPL
Inns : 5
Runs : 19
Balls : 22
S.R : 86.36
Outs : 3*
4 – Chris Morris’s 4/23 vs KKR is his joint-best bowling figure in IPL. Also Chris Morris has dismissed Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik for the 4th time in IPL.
Chris Morris best bowling figures in IPL
4/23 vs KKR, 2021*
4/23 vs KKR, 2015
4/26 vs SRH, 2017
4/26 vs RR, 2020
3/22 vs SRH, 2019
10 – KKR have lost 10th match in Wankhade Stadium, Mumbai. They have played 11 matches there and have managed to win only 1 game there which is a success percentage of 9.09 and that is least for any IPL team at a venue [Minimum 10 matches played].
12 – Dinesh Karthik became 12th player to score 1000 runs for KKR in IPL.
18 – Chris Morris has bowled 18 dot balls in this innings.
Most dot balls by a medium/fast bowler in IPL innings vs KKR
Deepak Chahar – 20 balls in 2019
Munaf Patel – 19 balls in 2009
Dwayne Smith – 18 balls in 2016
Chris Morris – 18 balls in 2021*