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| On Updated : Oct 12, 2020 10:38 AM IST

RCB vs KKR IPL 2020 Stats Preview: Head to Head, Batting records, Bowling records, History, Schedule, Fixture, IPL 2019

RCB vs KKR IPL 2020 Stats: The first half of the IPL 2020 would be done and dusted with the game between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday. The Royal Challengers are enjoying a good season so far and managed to win 4 games while losing 2 out of 6 they have played so far. The Knight Riders, on the other hand, have come back from a clutch in the last two games hence they also have now managed 4 wins and 2 losses in respective 6 matches.

RCB vs KKR IPL 2020 Stats Preview
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Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL

Over the course of 12 editions, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders have faced each other 24 times. The Knight Riders have managed to hold an upper hand in this rivalry with 14 wins. The Royal Challengers, meanwhile, have succeeded on 10 other occasions.

RCB vs KKR Overall –

Total Games Played – 24
RCB Won – 10
KKR Won- 14

IPL 2019 Meetings –

Both teams managed to win their respective away game in the IPL 2019. In the first game, KKR defeated RCB by 5 wickets at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. In the reverse fixture, RCB returned the favour by winning the game by 10 runs at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Batting Records –

For Kolkata Knight Riders, the West Indies duo of Andre Russell and Sunil Narine is the leading run-getter among active players against Royal Challengers Bangalore. While Andre Russell has scored 292 runs, Sunil Narine has mustered 194 runs for KKR against the Red Army.

TOP 2 BATSMEN (among current players)

Kolkata Knight Riders
No. Player Innings Not out Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
1 AD Russell 8 3 292 58.40 229.92 0 1
2 SP Narine 7 1 194 32.33 200.00 0 2

For Royal Challengers Bangalore, the usual suspects in Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers lead the batting charts among active players against the Kolkata-based franchise. Virat Kohli has scored 674 runs and AB de Villiers has scored 315 runs for RCB against the Purple Army.

TOP 2 BATSMEN (among current players

Royal Challengers Bangalore
No. Player Innings Not out Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
1 V Kohli 21 3 674 37.44 131.64 1 4
2 AB de Villiers 15 3 315 26.25 145.83 0 2

Bowling Records –

Sunil Narine and Andre Russell also lead the bowling charts for KKR vs RCB among the active players. Narine has managed to clinch 16 wickets against the Royal Challengers from Bangalore, while Andre Russell has also accounted for 6 wickets.

TOP 2 BOWLERS (among current players)

Kolkata Knight Riders
No. Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
1 SP Narine 13 16 0 2
2 AD Russell 8 6 0 0

The leggie Yuzvendra Chahal is the leading active wicket-taker for Royal Challengers Bangalore against the Knight Riders from Kolkata. He has accounted for 11 wickets against KKR. Dale Steyn follows him with 6 wickets in his kitty for RCB vs KKR.

TOP 2 BOWLERS (among current players)

Royal Challengers Bangalore
No. Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
1 YS Chahal 12 11 0 0
2 DW Steyn 4 6 0 0

RCB vs KKR Key Battles –

Andre Russell has scored 61 runs off 30 deliveries bowled by Yuzvendra Chahal while getting dismissed once.

Virat Kohli has scored 99 runs off 94 deliveries of Sunil Narine. He has got out twice facing the mystery spinner.

Sunil Narine has dismissed AB de Villiers 3 times in 34 deliveries he has bowled to the batsman.

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Batting Stats, Bowling Stats and Player Battles

RCB vs KKR IPL 2020 Schedule

RCB vs KKR– 12th October 2020 – Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

KKR vs RCB– 21st October 2020 – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

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