In the 49th game of IPL 2018, the hosts Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Eden Gardens (Kolkata) on Tuesday night. In the latest points table (updated till May 14), KKR is at the third position with 12 points while RR is at the fourth position with the same points.
Both teams have played 12 games in this season and both have won six games out of those. The Tuesday’s game will be the seventh home game for KKR and the seventh away game for RR in this season.
Earlier in this season, they met once at Jaipur on April 18 when KKR beat RR by 7 wickets with 7 balls to spare.
Before the beginning of the game, we are looking at some important stats of KKR and RR, which are related to the upcoming match.
Form in the IPL 2018
KKR (in last five matches) – Won, Won, Lost, Lost and Won
RR (in last five matches) – Lost, Lost, Won, Won and Won
Early meeting in this season: KKR won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls to spare) at Jaipur on April 18
(Teams’ run-rate in the different phases)
(Notes: *excluded the over-reduction innings. For RR: excluded their away game against Delhi Daredevils.)
(Total wickets taken with different bowling style)
Head-to-head IPL records between KKR and RR
Important IPL stats at Eden Gardens (Kolkata)
Important IPL stats between KKR and RR