Kolkata Knight Riders will play against Gujarat Titans in match 39 of IPL 2023 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The last time both sides met, KKR went on to clinch a thrilling game as Rinku Singh smashed five sixes in the final over bowled by Yash Dayal, and unfortunately, skipper Rashid Khan's hat-trick ended in vain. KKR has won three out of seven games in this IPL season so far, while GT has been pretty consistent by winning five out of seven games, but Kolkata would look to surprise this Gujarat side once again.
Numbers and Stats from KKR vs GT game:
2 - Mohit Sharma needs two more wickets to complete the milestone of picking 100 wickets in the IPL.
3 - In IPL 2023, all three games at Eden Gardens have been won by the team batting first.
5 - Andre Russell needs five more sixes to complete 600 sixes in T20 cricket.
Most sixes in T20 cricket:
Chris Gayle - 1056
Kieron Pollard - 812
Andre Russell - 595
17 - Rashid Khan has taken 17 wickets against KKR in the IPL overall at a bowling avg of 21.58 in 14 innings at an economy of 6.80.
In this IPL edition, Rashid Khan has been a strong contender for the purple cap. He has joint-most wickets (14) with Arshdeep Singh, Tushar Deshpande, and Mohammed Siraj so far in IPL 2023.
27 - Nitish Rana needs 27 more runs to complete 2000 runs for KKR in the IPL.
Most runs for KKR in the IPL:
Gautam Gambhir - 3035
Robin Uthappa - 2439
Andre Russell - 2085
Nitish Rana - 1973
61 - Hardik Pandya averages 61 with the bat against KKR in the IPL.
Highest batting average vs KKR in the IPL (Min 10 innings):
JP Duminy - 61.5
Hardik Pandya - 61
Mahela Jayawardene - 56.37
Hardik Pandya has scored 366 runs against KKR from 11 innings at a strike rate of 173.46.
100 - Both, Nitish Rana and Rashid Khan will be playing their 100th match in the IPL.