IPL 2021, Match 21: Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders (PBKS vs KKR) – Stats Preview
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IPL 2021, Match 21: Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders (PBKS vs KKR) – Stats Preview

IPL 2021, Punjab Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, PBKS vs KKR, Stats Preview

In the 21st match of the IPL 2021, Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face each other at Narendra Modi Stadium (Motera, Ahmedabad) this Monday (26th April) night.

PBKS and KKR, both have already played five matches in this IPL 2021. While PBKS have won twice and lost thrice in this IPL 2021, KKR have won only once and lost four consecutive times.

IPL 2021, Match 21: Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders (PBKS vs KKR) – Stats Preview

Venue Stats (Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad)

Overall

Team Played Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
PBKS 1 1 0 0 (0/0) 0
KKR 2 0 2 0 (0/0) 0

In IPL 2021

Team Played Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
PBKS
KKR

Players’ stats

(Punjab Kings)

  • Mohammed Shami – 2nd most wicket-taker for PBKS

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Mohammed Shami (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) The right-arm pacer Mohammed Shami has taken 45 T20 wickets for PBKS. With four more wickets, he will become the second most wicket-taker as a pacer for PBKS after surpassing Irfan Pathan (47 T20 wickets) and Parvinder Awana (48 T20 wickets). Former PBKS cricketer Sandeep Sharma is leading this list with 71 T20 wickets for this team.

  • KL Rahul – 2nd most dismissals as a wicket-keeper for PBKS

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KL Rahul. (Credits: Twitter)

i) KL Rahul, who has managed 29 dismissals (28 catches and only one stumping) as a wicket-keeper for the Punjab Kings, is one dismissal away to surpass former Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist (29 dismissals) and become the second most successful wicket-keeper for PBKS in terms of most dismissals. Wriddhiman Saha is leading this list with 54 T20 dismissals for this team.

(Kolkata Knight Riders)

  • Eoin Morgan – 7000 T20 runs

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Eoin Morgan (Photo- BCCI/IPL)

i) Eoin Morgan has already scored 6957 T20 runs. The left-handed batsman needs to score 43 more runs to complete 7000 runs in his T20 career.

  • Sunil Narine – 150 T20 wickets for this team

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Sunil Narine (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Caribbean cricketer Sunil Narine has taken 146 T20 wickets for KKR. He is four wickets away to complete his 150 T20 wickets for this team and become the first KKR bowler to achieve this feat.

  • Andre Russell – 2nd most T20 wicket-taker for this team

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Andre Russell (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Caribbean cricketer Andre Russell has picked up 69 T20 wickets for KKR. With three more wickets, he will surpass former KKR leg-spinner Piyush Chawla (71 T20 wickets for KKR) and become the second most T20 wicket-taker for this team.