Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Head To Head Records, IPL 2022, Match 47, KKR vs RR
KKR vs RR Head to Head Records.

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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Head To Head Records, IPL 2022, Match 47, KKR vs RR. The 47th match of IPL 2022 will be played between 8th placed Kolkata Knight Riders and 2nd placed Rajasthan Royals. The match is scheduled for 2nd May, Monday at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai at 7:30 pm. Both the teams will play their 10th match of the season against each other.

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Kolkata Knight Riders were defeated for the sixth time in the Indian Premier League 2022. The Delhi Capitals were the team that defeated them. The franchise has lost five matches in a row. In their last match against Delhi Capitals, they lost the match by 4 wickets. If KKR losses one more match then the team will be out of the Playoffs race. It is important for the franchise to win all 5 matches.

Rajasthan Royals (Image Credits: IPL)
Rajasthan Royals (Image Credits: IPL)

The Kolkata Knight Riders, led by Shreyas Iyer, would do all in their power to avoid that situation, and a win over RR might help them regain that edge. Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, have twelve points and consider Gujarat Titans to be a shared adversary. As a result, Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals will be gunning for that two-point cushion as well.

Rajasthan Royals (RR) batter Jos Buttler and spinner Yuzvendra Chahal. Photo- Twitter
Rajasthan Royals (RR) batter Jos Buttler and spinner Yuzvendra Chahal. Photo- Twitter

Jos Buttler’s second century of the season followed by Yuzvendra Chahal’s five-wicket haul, including a game-changing hat-trick ensured a 7-run victory for Rajasthan Royals in the previous IPL 2022 match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Brabourne Stadium.

Aaron Finch, and Shreyas Iyer’s half-centuries and Umesh Yadav’s late blitz gave Kolkata Knight Riders a chance before they fell short in a big chase of 218. KKR could manage 210, falling short by 7 runs. Rajasthan Royals defended 217 by the skin of their teeth in an instant IPL classic with debutant Obed McCoy rearranging Umesh Yadav’s stumps to see out a nerve-jangling win.

Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer. (Photo: IPL)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) got off to a flying start in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, winning three of their opening four matches. But they lost the momentum soon after and then, endured five defeats on the trot. The recent one came against Delhi Capitals (DC) on Thursday at Wankhede Stadium. They only managed to post 146/9 after batting first, which DC saw off with an over and three wickets to spare.

Shreyas Iyer scored 42 against DC but took 37 balls to get there before he was dismissed by Kuldeep Yadav. Nitish Rana batted well, scoring 57 off 34 balls, but received little support. Coming at No. 8, Rinku Singh scored 23 off 16 balls, which helped them to reach a respectable total.

Kuldeep Sen
Kuldeep Sen (Credits: Twitter)

Rajasthan Royals played their last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore where they won the game by 29 runs. Riyan Parag smashed 56 runs while Kuldeep Sen picked up 4 wickets for Rajasthan Royals in that game. Rajasthan Royals will play against Mumbai Indians on 30th April at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai before taking on the Kolkata Knight Riders on 2nd May.

In the previous IPL 2022 match against Delhi, KKR fielded debutant keeper Baba Indrajith and pacer Harshit Rana in place of out-of-form keeper Sheldon Jackson and spinner Varun Chakravarthy. In their next match against Rajasthan, KKR may field Mohammed Nabi, Abhijeet Tomar, or Anukul Roy as they have been warming the bench.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Head To Head Records, IPL 2022, Match 47, KKR vs RR

KKR are just ahead of the two sides when it comes to their record against each other. Among 26 matches in which these teams have met in IPL, 13 have been won by Kolkata Knight Riders, while Rajasthan Royals have won 12 games including the two super over victories. 1 match was abandoned.

Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane. Image-Twitter

Ajinkya Rahane has scored the most runs (338) in matches between these sides in the IPL. Ajinkya Rahane is followed by Shane Watson (304) and Yusuf Pathan (292). In terms of wickets, Shivam Mavi and Sunil Narine lead the pack with 12 wickets apiece while Shakib Al Hasan has taken ten wickets.

Shivam Mavi
Shivam Mavi (Image Credit: Twitter)

The best bowling figure was achieved in the last match between the two sides in IPL 2022. Rajasthan Royals spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took a hat-trick and claimed 5/40 while opener Jos Buttler scored 103. Shane Watson’s unbeaten 104 still remains the highest individual score.