Eden Gardens IPL records: Check out Eden Gardens IPL T20 records ahead of KKR vs RR Match

Published on: May 11, 2023 3:33 pm IST|Updated on: May 10, 2023 10:10 pm IST

Eden Gardens IPL T20 records ahead of KKR vs RR Match no 56

The Kolkata Knight Riders are hanging on a cliff and are still alive in the playoffs race. They will next face Rajasthan Royals at their home, i.e., Eden Gardens in match no 56 of Tata IPL 2023. What is in store for the two teams at Eden Gardens? Let’s discuss.

KKR vs RR Match: Eden Gardens IPL records

Ahead of the highly anticipated KKR vs RR IPL 2023 Match No. 56, the spotlight falls on the iconic Eden Gardens, known for its remarkable IPL records. Spin bowlers have relished bowling on this pitch, boasting an average of 27.3, while pacers have recorded an average of 31.7. Moreover, spinners have maintained an economy rate of 7.5, outperforming the pacers’ economy rate of 8.1.

The ground has witnessed an interesting trend, with 49 out of 83 matches being won by teams chasing, indicating a preference for batting second. Consequently, teams winning the toss often opt to field first at this venue. Check the venue stats below,

Eden Gardens Stats
Matches Played 84
Wins Batting First 34
Wins Batting Second 49
Average First Innings Score in 2023 222
Average Powerplay Score in 2023 52.3
Average Death Overs Score in 2023 58.1

As the clash between KKR and RR approaches, cricket enthusiasts can anticipate a thrilling contest. Notably, all the matches played in 2023 have been won by the team batting first. Considering that this will be a day game, winning the toss may lead teams to choose to bat first and set a target for their opponents. The stage is set for an enthralling encounter at the iconic Eden Gardens.

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Highest team totals at Eden Gardens in IPL

This season, the highest ever total at this venue was achieved by the Chennai Super Kings, who unleashed a blistering onslaught and amassed a staggering 235 runs against the home team, KKR.

Team Total Opposition Year
Chennai Super Kings 235 Kolkata Knight Riders 2023
Kolkata Knight Riders 232 Mumbai Indians 2019
Sunrisers Hyderabad 228 Kolkata Knight Riders 2023
Kolkata Knight Riders 218 Kings XI Punjab 2019
Royal Challengers Bangalore 213 Kolkata Knight Riders 2019

Highest run getters at Eden Gardens

Former KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir holds the record for the most runs at the Eden Gardens in IPL. The left hander has scored 1407 runs in 47 innings at this venue followed by Robing Uthappa who has 1159 runs from 40 innings to his name.

Batsman Total Runs
Gautam Gambhir 1407 in 47 innings
Robbie Uthappa 1159 in 40 innings
Yusuf Pathan 861 in 41 innings
Andre Russell 787 in 29 innings
Dinesh Karthik 630 in 26 innings

Highest Wicket Takers at Eden Gardens

The pitch at Eden Gardens is known to be favorable for spin bowling, as indicated by the top 5 list of leading wicket-takers, where four out of five spots are occupied by spinners. Leading the pack is KKR’s Sunil Narine, who has claimed an impressive 58 wickets from 49 matches.

Bowler Total Wickets
Sunil Narine 59 from 50 matches
Piyush Chawla 41 from 35 matches
Andre Russell 31 from 34 matches
Shakib Al Hasan 21 from 22 matches
Kuldeep Yadav 21 from 22 matches

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