IPL 2020, Match 46: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) - Stats Preview
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IPL 2020, Match 46: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) – Stats Preview

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On Monday (26th October) evening, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will play against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (Sharjah). It will be their second meeting this season.

It will be 12th match for both these teams in the ongoing IPL 2020. While Kolkata Knight Riders are in the 4th position in the IPL 2020 points table with 12 points (6 wins and 5 loses), Kings XI Punjab are in the next spot (5th position) in the same points table with 10 points (5 wins and 6 loses).

They met for the first time in this season during the 24th match of the IPL 2020 (at Abu Dhabi on 10th October 2020). Kolkata Knight Riders won that match by 2 runs.

Also Read: IPL 2020, Match 46: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) – Head To Head Records

IPL 2020, Match 46: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab (KKR vs KXIP) – Stats Preview

Teams’ forms in IPL 2020

Recent results (in last 5 matches)

KKR (oldest to latest) – Lost, Lost, Won (Super Over), Lost and Won

KXIP (oldest to latest) – Lost, Won, Won (Super Over), Won and Won

Men-in-form

Stats KKR KXIP
Top run-scorers Shubman Gill (321 runs) KL Rahul (567 runs)
Eoin Morgan (295 runs) Mayank Agarwal (398 runs)
Nitish Rana (265 runs) Nicholas Pooran (327 runs)
Top wicket-takers Varun Chakravarthy (12 wickets) Mohammed Shami (17 wickets)
Shivam Mavi (7 wickets) Ravi Bishnoi (10 wickets)
Andre Russell (6 wickets) Arshdeep Singh (9 wickets)

 

Records of KKR and KXIP in UAE

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
KKR 15 6 7 2 (1/1) 0
KXIP 16 9 5 2 (1/1) 0

 

Records of KKR and KXIP at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (Sharjah)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
KKR 3 1 2 0 (0/0) 0
KXIP 4 3 1 0 (0/0) 0

 

Crucial personal stats

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Dinesh Karthik

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Dinesh Karthik (Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

i) It will be 300th T20 match for Dinesh Karthik. He will be fourth Indian to play 300 T20 matches. Rohit Sharma (337 T20s), MS Dhoni (329 T20s) and Suresh Raina (319 T20s) are the other three Indians who have appeared in 300+ T20 matches.

Sunil Narine

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Sunil Narine (Image Credit: IPL)

i) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine is currently the joint second most wicket-taker in T20 cricket history along with the Sri Lankan right-arm pacer Lasith Malinga as both have picked up 390 T20 wickets. With one more wicket, Narine will surpass Malinga and become the sole second most wicket-taker in T20 cricket history. Only Caribbean pacer Dwayne Bravo is ahead of them in this list with 512 T20 wickets.

Kuldeep Yadav

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Kuldeep Yadav (Image Credit: IPL)

i) The left-arm chinaman Kuldeep Yadav, who has managed to pick up 46 T20 wickets for KKR, is four wickets away to become the fourth bowler to take 50 T20 wickets for this team.

Andre Russell

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Andre Russell (Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

i) Caribbean all-rounder Andre Russell has already scored 1499 T20 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders. The right-handed batsman is only one run away to complete his 1500 T20 runs for this team. He will be the second overseas cricketer (Jacques Kallis scored 1603 T20 runs) and fifth overall cricketer to score 1500 T20 runs for this team.

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

KL Rahul

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KL Rahul (Image Credit: IPL)

i) KL Rahul (1819 runs) is 32 runs away to surpass David Miller (1850 runs) and become the second most IPL run-scorer for KXIP. Shaun Marsh is leading this table with 2477 IPL runs for this team.

Chris Gayle

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Chris Gayle (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Caribbean star Chris Gayle (984 runs) needs to score 16 more runs to become the fifth overseas batsman to score 1000 T20 runs for KXIP.

Mandeep Singh

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Mandeep Singh (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Mandeep Singh has scored 978 runs for KXIP. Adding 22 more runs, Mandeep will become the fourth Indian batsman to score 1000 T20 runs for this team.

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