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| On Mar 26, 2022 4:24 PM IST

KKR IPL 2022: Batting, Bowling, Player Stats, Fantasy Cricket Dream11 Prediction Tips for Today’s IPL Match

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KKR IPL 2022: The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will start off their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 campaign against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 26 March (Saturday). This year, the Kolkata-based IPL franchise will be led by a brand new captain in Shreyas Iyer who was bought in the mega auction for a whopping amount of INR 12.25 Crore.

IPL 2021 Performance

Kolkata Knight Riders finished as the runners-up during the previous edition of the IPL having suffered a disappointing loss at the hands of Chennai Super Kings in the grand finale. KKR ended the group stage of the Indian Premier League 2021 season at the fourth spot in the team standings with as many as 7 wins and the same number of losses.

KKR in IPL 2021

Team Matches Won Lost
Kolkata Knight Riders 17 9 8

 

Most Runs in IPL 2021

Player Matches Runs Strike-Rate Average
Shubman Gill 17 478 118.90 28.12

 

Most Wickets in IPL 2021

Player Matches Wickets Economy Average
Varun Chakravarthy 17 18 6.59 24.89

 

Best Performance in IPL

The Kolkata Knight Riders had their breakthrough seasons in the Indian Premier League when they won the tournament in 2012 and 2014. Incidentally, KKR won both of their IPL titles under the leadership of Gautam Gambhir. They have qualified for the playoffs a total of 7 times so far and played as many as 3 finals in 2012, 2014 and 2021.

Winners – 2012, 2014

Runners-up – 2021

Playoffs – 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021

CSK vs KKR 2022

Kolkata Knight Riders have not enjoyed the best of fortunes against Chennai Super Kings over the years in the Indian Premier League so far. In the 27 matches played between these two sides, KKR have managed to win just 8 games and suffered a total of 18 defeats. Also, during the previous edition of the IPL, the Kolkata-based team ended up losing all the three matches against CSK.

CSK vs KKR Head-to-Head Stats Matches CSK Won KKR Won No Result
Overall 27 18 8 1
At Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 1 1
IPL 2021 3 3

 

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Kuljyot Singh

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