KKR in a do-or-die situation will be facing a stronger side like RR in match number 47 of IPL 2022 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Kolkata Knight Riders have been struggling to find a right combination in their Playing XI while Rajasthan have a strong core team to put strong performances in this IPL season.
RR despite losing their previous encounter to MI will be very high on confidence to face KKR and make a mark in the tournament. Last time when these two sides (KKR & RR) faced against each other, Jos Buttler smashed a century while Yuzvendra Chahal took a hat-trick with RR winning a high scoring thriller by a margin of Just 7 runs in the end.
Numbers and stats before start of KKR vs RR game:
Among current players in IPL
Most runs for KKR vs RR: Andre Russell (170)
Most wickets for KKR vs RR: Sunil Narine / Shivam Mavi (12)
Mots runs for RR vs KKR: Sanju Samson (286)
Most wickets for RR vs KKR: Yuzvendra Chahal (5)
2 – Yuzvendra Chahal needs 2 more wickets to surpass Shreyas Gopal and pick most wickets for RR in an IPL season.
Most wickets for RR by a spinner in an IPL season:
Shreyas Gopal – 20 (2019)
Shane Warne – 19 (2008)
Yuzvendra Chahal – 19 (2022)
5 – Shreyas Iyer needs 5 more sixes to smash 100 sixes in IPL.
5 – Nitish Rana has been dismissed by Yuzvendra Chahal 5 times in IPL.
Batsman to be dismissed most times by Yuzvendra Chahal in IPL:
Quinton de Kock – 6 times
Nitish Rana – 5 times
Sanju Samson – 5 times
Nitish Rana vs Yuzvendra Chahal in IPL:
Inns – 11
Runs – 72
Balls – 59
Outs – 5
19 – Sunil Narine needs 19 more runs to smash 1000 runs in IPL.
24 – Both Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 24 wickets against KKR in IPL. These two bowlers can play a key role in today’s match as well.
Most wickets vs KKR in IPL:
Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 29
Yuzvendra Chahal / Ravichandran Ashwin – 24
Dwayne Bravo – 21
34 – Jos Buttler needs 34 more runs to become the first RR batter to smash 600 runs in an IPL season. Currently, Jos Buttler (566) holds the record for smashing most runs in an IPL season.
73 – Andre Russell needs 73 more runs to smash 2000 runs in IPL.