IPL 2021 Match 18: RR vs KKR – Head-to-Head Record, Top Point Shooters, Top Wicket Shooters

Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champion Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face inaugural season winner Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Saturday in IPL 2021 Game 18 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

HEAD TO HEAD: (23 MATCHS – RR 10 | KKR 12 | NR 1)

Kolkata has faced Rajasthan 23 times in the IPL since 2008, holding a 12-10 win-loss advantage in the process, while one game was eliminated. RR was not part of the tournament in 2016 and 2017.

RECENT SHAPE:

In the last five meetings between the two teams, the Knight Riders have dominated the Royals, winning four times. KKR won both games against RR last season.

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In IPL 2020 Game 12 in Dubai, crucial contributions from Shubman Gill (47 of 34), Eoin Morgan (34 * of 23), Shivam Mavi (2/20) and Varun Chakravarthy (2/25) dominated 2/18 by Jofra Archer. and Tom Curran undefeated with 36 balls 54 while Kolkata (174/6) beat Rajasthan (137/9) by 37 points.

In the reverse game at the same stadium, Eoin Morgan’s unbeaten shot of 68 of 35 balls helped KKR post 191/7 in their 20 overs allowed. Pat Cummins’ 4/34 tricks and the economic spells of fellow Kolkata players guided the team to a massive 60-point victory. A 3/25 game and a 27-ball 31 by Rahul Tewatia were unsuccessful for RR.

BEST PERFORMANCE IN THIS FIXTURE (2008-15, 2018-20)

Rank Best drummers Team Points scored
1. Ajinkya Rahane RR: 2011-15 and 2018-19 338
2. Shane watson RR: 2008-15 304
3. Gautam Gambhir KKR: 2011-17 255
Rank Best bowlers Team Counters taken
1. Sunil Narine KKR: 2012-present ten
2. Siddharth trivedi RR: 2008-13 9
3. Shakib Al Hasan KKR: 2011-17, 2021-present 9

STARS OF THE LAST SEASON (IPL 2020)

Rank Best drummers Team Points scored
1. Shubman gill KKR 440
2. Eoin Morgan KKR 418
3. Sanju Samson RR 375
Rank Best bowlers Team Counters taken
1. Jofra archer RR 20
2. Varun Chakravarthy KKR 17
3. Pat cummins KKR 12

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