KKR vs RR Head to Head Records- IPL 2024, Match 31

Updated - 16 Apr 2024, 06:05 PM

Sanju Samson, Shreyas Iyer, IPL 2024, KKR, RR
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In match 31 of IPL 2024, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals will clash with each other. The KKR vs RR match is scheduled to be played on Tuesday, April 16. KKR enjoys the home advantage as the encounter takes place at Eden Gardens Stadium. 

Led by Shreyas Iyer, KKR has shown a brilliant form in IPL 2024. They won their first three consecutive games to emerge as a strong side. However, they faced a huge defeat vs CSK in their fourth match. 

Sanju Samson is the skipper of RR in IPL 2024. So far, they are the strongest side in the tournament, winning 5 matches and losing only 1 out of 6. With 10 points, they stay at the top of the points table. Ahead of KKR vs RR clash, below are the head-to-head stats between both sides. 

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KKR vs RR Head-to-Head Records- IPL 2024, Match 31 

Stats Matches KKR Won RR Won No Result
Overall 28 14 13 1
At Eden Gardens, Kolkata 10 6 3 1
In the last 5 matches 5 2 3 0
In IPL 2023 1 0 1 0

KKR vs RR Head-to-Head Records: Key Statistics

If we look at KKR vs RR head-to-head records in IPL, both teams have played 28 matches. Kolkata has won 14 games while Rajasthan has won 13 matches. One match ended with no result. KKR has an edge at home Eden Gardens Stadium, winning 6 games and losing 3 out of 10. 

KKR vs RR Head-to-Head Records: Recent 5 Encounters

If we look at the recent 5 encounters between both sides, Rajasthan Royals have an edge over KKR. RR has won 3 games while KKR has won 2 games. Last season, both teams faced each other once, with RR clinching the victory. 

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KKR vs RR Head-to-Head Records: Key moments and stand-out performances

According to KKR vs RR head-to-head records in IPL history, Nitish Rana is the active member with most 224 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders. Dinesh Karthik holds the top knock of an unbeaten 97 runs. Among active members, Shreyas Iyer slammed an 85-run knock once. No other current KKR player has scored a half-century vs RR. 

Among bowlers, Shivam Mavi has clinched the most 13 wickets, followed by Sunil Narine with 12 scalps. Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi, and Pat Cummins are some KKR names who registered four-wicket hauls against Rajasthan. 

Talking about Rajasthan Royals, Sanju Samson is their leading run-getter against KKR with 388 runs. Shane Watson and Jos Buttler have slammed centuries. Yashasvi Jaiswal, Steve Smith, and Ajinkya Rahane have scored half-centuries. 

Yuzvendra Chahal has got the most 9 wickets for the team. He also took 5/40 in a clash including a hat-trick. Chris Morris and Yuzvendra Chahal also grabbed 4-wicket hauls against KKR once. 

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Kolkata and Rajasthan have been almost equal in head-to-head clashes with each other. Out of their 14 wins, KKR has won 4 games batting first and 10 batting second. Rajasthan has won 9 encounters batting first and 4 games while chasing. At Eden Gardens, KKR has been more successful. 

Conclusion

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have been part of IPL since the debut edition in 2008. Both have faced each other in numerous games and interestingly, they are almost equal in head-to-head clashes. KKR and RR have also looked stronger in IPL 2024 and a thrilling match is expected between them. 

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