IPL 2019, Match 17: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Stats Preview | Sportzwiki
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IPL 2019, Match 17: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Stats Preview

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On Friday (5th April) night, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will meet at M Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru). RCB will play their fifth game, and KKR will play their fourth match in this season.

Meanwhile, it will be the second home match for RCB and second away match for KKR in IPL 2019.

RCB hasn’t won a match this season yet as they have lost their all four matches in this season. On the other hand, KKR won their first two matches in this season before losing their last game in the one-over eliminator.

Teams’ forms in IPL 2019

Recent results

RCB (oldest to latest) – Lost, Lost, Lost and Lost

KKR (oldest to latest) – Won, Won and Lost (in the one-over eliminator)

Teams’ performances in different stages of a match

Different stages of a match (Overs) RCB KKR
Run-rate Average wicket (s) fall in a match   Run-rate Average wicket (s) fall in a match  
Powerplay (1-6) 7.13 1.50 7.56 1.67
Middle overs (7-15) 5.97 3.50 9.00 2.00
Death overs (16-20) 8.00 2.25 14.11 1.67

 

Men-in-form

Stats RCB KKR
Top run-scorer Parthiv Patel (138 runs) Andre Russell (159 runs)
Top wicket-taker Yuzvendra Chahal (8 wickets) Andre Russell (5 wickets)

 

 

Head-to-head records between RCB and KKR

Stats Matches RCB won KKR won Tied/No Result
Overall 23 9 14 0/0
In IPL 22 9 13 0/0
At M Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru) 10 4 6 0/0
In the last 10 matches 10 3 7 0/0

 

  • RCB has suffered defeats in their all last five matches. Previously, they have once faced six straight defeats.
  • KKR has won their all last four matches against RCB. Last time, RCB beat KKR on 16th May 2016 at Eden Gardens (Kolkata).
  • Since May 2015, RCB has never won against KKR at M Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru). RCB suffered defeats in their last three encounters against KKR at this venue. Last time, RCB beat KKR at this venue was on 2nd May 2015.

 

 

Important stats between RCB and KKR

(Team stats)

Stats RCB (vs KKR) KKR (vs RCB)
Highest total 186/1 (18.4 overs) at Kolkata on  16th May 2016 222/3 (20 overs) at Bengaluru on 18th April 2008
Lowest completed total 49 (9.4 overs) at Kolkata on 23rd  April 2017 131 (19.3 overs) at Kolkata on 23rd  April 2017
Largest victory (by runs) 140 runs at Bengaluru on 18th April 2008
Largest victory (by wickets) 9 wickets for twice 9 wickets at Bengaluru on 29th September 2011

 

(Player stats)

Stats RCB (vs KKR) KKR (vs RCB)
Highest individual score 102* by Chris Gayle at Kolkata on 22nd April 2011 158* by Brendon McCullum at Bengaluru on 18th April 2008
Best bowling figures 3/16 by Varun Aaron and Yuzvendra Chahal (once each) 4/18 by Lakshmipathy Balaji at Bengaluru on 10th April 2012
Most runs scored 557 runs by Chris Gayle 530 runs by Gautam Gambhir
Most wickets 13 wickets by Vinay Kumar 14 wickets by Sunil Narine

 

 

Other important stats

RCB

  • Virat Kohli (7,983 runs) is 17 runs away to become the second Indian cricketer to complete 8,000 T20 runs. Suresh Raina was the first Indian batsman to achieve this feat. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli will also be the third Asian cricketer and seventh overall batsman to complete 8,000 T20 runs.
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Virat Kohli (Image Credit: BCCI)
  • AB de Villiers (3,406 runs) is 15 runs away to become the second most T20 run-scorer for RCB. Their former cricketer Chris Gayle (3,420 runs) is currently the second most T20 run-scorer for this franchise. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli is leading the table who has scored 5,450 T20 runs for this franchise.
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AB de Villiers (Image Credit: BCCI)

 

KKR

  • Robin Uthappa (2,480 runs) is 20 runs away to complete his 2,500 T20 runs for KKR. He will be the second cricketer to score 2,500 or more T20 runs for this franchise. Their former cricketer Gautam Gambhir (3,345 runs) was the first batsman to achieve this feat.
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Robin Uthappa (Image Credit: Getty Images)
  • Chris Lynn (906 runs) needs to score 94 more runs to complete his 1,000 T20 runs for KKR. He will be the ninth batsman to score 1,000 or more T20 runs for this franchise.
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Chris Lynn (Image Credit: Google)

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