IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Factbox, the riders who misplaced their means
IPL titles: 2
Kolkata Knight Riders have gained the league twice, in 2012 and 2014. They’re third in probably the most titles class with Mumbai Indians main with 4 adopted by Chennai Tremendous Kings with three. KKR have made it to the playoffs six instances in 13 seasons together with profitable two championships. They’ve had a start-stop document within the league lately and have not managed to achieve the ultimate since 2014.
This is how they’ve fared 12 months on 12 months
How did they fare within the earlier season: KKR could not make it to the playoffs and missed out by a whisker in a three-way tie. SRH (0.608) AND RCB (-0.172) had a greater Internet Run Price in comparison with KKR (-0.214) as all of them completed on 14 factors. Kolkata completed fifth within the desk.
Win share: 52.08
KKR have the fourth-best win share of 52.08 having gained 98 of the 182 matches performed. They’ve misplaced 90 matches
Highest run-getter: Gautam Gambhir
Gambhir has been KKR’s all-time highest run-getter with 3035 runs from 108 innings at 31.61. He amassed 27 fifties and possessed a strike charge of 124.28.
From the present crop, Andre Russell is the best run-getter with 1459 runs from 57 innings at 31.04. He is hit eight fifties and possesses a staggering strike charge of 184.21.
Highest wicket-taker: Sunil Narine
Narine has scalped most wickets for KKR with 127 wickets from 119 innings at 24.77. He boasts a formidable economic system charge of 6.77 and a mean of 21.9. He has one five-wicket and 6 four-wicket hauls.
Highest particular person rating: Brendon McCullum 158 not out vs RCB on the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
McCullum set the ball rolling within the very first match of the IPL with iconic innings of 158 from 73 balls together with 13 sixes and 10 fours. The document of the innings being the best rating in IPL remained for 5 years earlier than Chris Gayle surpassed it with 175 not out on the identical venue in opposition to Pune Warriors in 2013. It nonetheless stays the second-highest particular person rating within the league.
Highest group rating: 245/6 vs KXIP in Indore:
Powered by half-centuries from Sunil Narine the opener (75 off 36 balls) and captain Dinesh Karthik (50 off 23 balls), KKR posted 245/6 batting first in opposition to KXIP on the Holkar Stadium in 2018. KKR gained the match as KXIP fell brief by 31 runs.
Favorite opponent: Kings XI Punjab
KKR have had probably the most success in opposition to KXIP (For groups in opposition to whom KKR has performed 10 or extra matches). They’ve a 66.66 p.c win document in opposition to them having gained 18 of the 25 matches and misplaced 9.
Bogey opponent: Mumbai Indians
KKR have not had a good time in opposition to MI having misplaced 21 of the 27 matches and gained simply 6 with a win share of simply 22.22, their least in opposition to all groups (For groups in opposition to whom KKR has performed 10 or extra matches).
After they performed within the UAE: They did not have the perfect of begins to the league in 2014, profitable simply 2 out of 5 within the UAE leg. Nonetheless, they bounced again arduous within the Indian leg and went on to win the title that 12 months. After they returned in 2020, they could not make it to the playoff and ended fifth.
Lesser identified details:
- KKR additionally maintain the document for many consecutive wins in a season and total. They gained 9 matches on a trot in 2014 and prolonged it to 10 at first of the 2015 season.
- Gautam Gambhir scored 1343 runs at a mean of 34.44 from 44 innings at Eden Gardens, Kolkata – probably the most by any KKR participant at a single venue in IPL.
- Sunil Narine has taken 56 wickets from 45 matches at a SR of 18.29 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in IPL – probably the most by any KKR participant at a single venue.
IPL 2020 auctions gamers purchased: Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Slicing, Venkatesh Iyer, Pawan Negi
IPL 2020 gamers traded in: None
IPL 2020 retained gamers: Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Seifert.
IPL 2020 launched gamers: Chris Inexperienced, Harry Gurney, M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Siddhesh Lad, Tom Banton.
IPL 2020 full squad: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Tim Seifert (wk), Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Eoin Morgan (c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun CV, Kuldeep Yadav, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Slicing, Venkatesh Iyer, Pawan Negi.
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