KKR vs KXIP

Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab have a huge fanbase owing to their Bollywood connections. This fixture has turned into one of the most one-sided affairs in the competition with Kolkata Knight Riders stamping their authority over the Punjab-based franchise. The new-look side of Punjab would be eager to get back a game or two over KKR this season.

KXIP vs KKR Head to Head

It has been one-way traffic between KKR and KXIP so far. The two sides have met 25 times in the IPL during 12 editions of the competition. KKR have won 17 games while KXIP have managed only 8 wins. At home, KKR have won 8 games and lost only 3. The Kings XI have struggled at home also, with 3 wins and 4 losses. At the neutral venues, KKR have again dominated with a scoreline of 5 wins and 2 losses against the Kings from Punjab.

KKR vs KXIP Overall
Played KKR KXIP No Result
2517 80
    AT HOME
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  • Kolkata Knight Riders
    11
    8
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  • Kings XI Punjab
    7
    3
    0
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  • Kolkata Knight Riders
    7
    4
    0
  • Kings XI Punjab
    11
    3
    0
  • AT NEUTRAL
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    KKR (Wins)
    KXIP (Wins)
    No Result
  • 7
    5
    2
    0

Last 5 Meetings

The numbers look better for KXIP in the last 5 meetings. KXIP have won 2 games, and KKR have won 3 in the previous 5 games. However, KKR are on a 3-game winning streak against KXIP after winning the last 3 games against them.

IPL 2019 meetings

The first game between the two sides in IPL 2019 was played at the iconic Eden Gardens. The visitors won the toss and decided to bowl first in KKR vs KXIP 2019. Their decision soon proved to be a fruitful one as they sent both openers back to the hut early in the innings. However, from here, Nitish Rana (63 runs off 34 deliveries) and Robin Uthappa (67 runs off 50 deliveries) stitched a partnership of 110 runs in 11 overs before departing. The stage was set for a big finish, and Andre Russell didn’t disappoint. He finishes off in style by muscling 48 runs off 17 deliveries to take KKR to a formidable total of 218/4 in 20 overs in KKR vs KXIP live score.

KXIP had a poor start to the chase as they also lost their openers early. Mayank Agarwal (58 runs off 34 deliveries) and David Miller (59 runs unbeaten off 40 deliveries) stabilized the innings only for Mandeep Singh to play a quickfire knock of 33 runs towards the end. However, their efforts could only take KXIP to 190/4 in 20 overs on KKR vs KXIP score, and they lost the game by 28 runs. Russell was also the star with the ball for KKR as he finished off with 2 wickets for 21 runs in 3 overs.

The reverse leg was played at KXIP home, IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali. The visitors won the toss this time and asked KXIP to bat first during KKR vs KXIP live. The home side had a poor start, and both openers departed early in the innings. Mayank Agarwal (36 runs) and Nicholas Pooran (48 runs) added 69 runs together for the 3rd wicket to provide KXIP with a base. All-rounder Sam Curran took advantage of it and scored 55 runs unbeaten off 24 deliveries to take KXIP to 183/6 on KXIP vs KKR score.

Shubman Gill and Chris Lynn provided a brisk start to KKR as the pair added 62 runs for the first wicket in 6 overs. While Lynn departed for 46 runs, Gill remained unbeaten for 65 runs. Both Uthappa and Russell contributed 22 runs and 24 runs respectively before Dinesh Karthik finished the game alongside Gill. Karthik scored 21 runs off 9 deliveries to end the game with two overs remaining. KKR registered a 7 wickets win over KXIP to complete a season double over them.

LAST 5 ENCOUNTERS
Played KKR KXIP No Result
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Top Batsmen for Kolkata Knight Riders

Andre Russell has been dominating the batting charts for KKR against KXIP among the active players with 246 runs in 7 innings at a strike rate of 206.72. Sunil Narine is 2nd in the list with 164 runs in 9 innings at a strike rate of over 178. Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik follow him with 117 and 115 runs respectively.

Top Batsmen for Kings XI Punjab

Dynamic Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has scored 252 runs in 10 innings against KKR for KXIP at a strike rate of 146.51. Mandeep Singh comes next with 168 runs against his name in 7 innings at an average of 28. Stylish KL Rahul has scored 129 runs in 4 innings at a strike rate of just below 190 against the Kolkata-based franchise. Chris Gayle has amassed a total of 117 runs in 4 innings against his former team at a strike rate of 142.68.

TOP 4 BATSMEN (among current players)
Kolkata Knight Riders
No. Player Innings Not out Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
Kings XI Punjab
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Top Bowlers for Kolkata Knight Riders

Sunil Narine has managed to clinch 26 wickets against KXIP in 17 innings, and he is followed by fellow West Indian Andre Russell who has picked 13 wickets in 8 innings against KXIP for KKR. The next bowler in the list is Kuldeep Yadav who has managed to pick 3 wickets in 4 innings and then followed by Prasidh Krishna who has bagged 2 wickets in 2 innings.

Top Bowlers for Kings XI Punjab

Among active players, Mohammad Shami has picked up 2 wickets in 2 innings for KXIP against KKR. Glenn Maxwell, Mujeeb ur Rahman, and Hardus Viljoen have picked up one wicket each against the Kolkata-based team. .

TOP 4 BOWLERS (among current players)
Kolkata Knight Riders
No. Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
Kings XI Punjab
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    AT HOME
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  • Kings XI Punjab
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