Facts about KKR (Kolkata Knight Rider)

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Facts about KKR (Kolkata Knight Rider):

Achieve 2 IPL title:

There are many teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL) that have not won the Indian Premier League (IPL) even once. On that front, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are in quite a good position with two titles to their name, both under the leadership of the same person and coming within three years (2012 and 2014), making them their most successful team. The most successful team in the world’s biggest T20 league is Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings – who have five titles each.

Win Percentage:

KKR have won 119 of their 237 matches in IPL history for a win percentage of 50.21. Four of their matches have finished in ties and then decided in Super Overs: winning one and losing three. Among the teams that have featured in a minimum of 50 matches, they have the third highest win percentage (behind CSK and MI).

Highest rungetter: Gautam Gambhir (3,035)

Highest wicket-taker: Sunil Narine (163)

Highest individual score: Brendon McCullum 158 not out vs RCB at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Highest team score: 245/6 vs KXIP in Indore

Favorite opponent: Royal Challenges Bengaluru

Bogey opponent: (Mumbai Indians)

If there is one team they really struggle against, it is Mumbai Indians, who have lost 23 times in 32 meetings with the five-time champions, with a loss percentage of 71.87.

Players retained ahead of IPL 2024 auction:

Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shreyas Iyer (captain), Jason Roy, Sunil Narine, Suyyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakraborty.

Players purchased for IPL 2024:

KS Bharat (Rs 50 lakh), Chetan Sakariya (Rs 50 lakh), Mitchell Starc (Rs 24.75 crore), Angkrish Raghuvanshi (Rs 20 lakh), Ramandeep Singh (Rs 20 lakh), Sherfane Rutherford (Rs 1.5 crore), Manish Pandey. (Rs 50 lakh), Mujeeb Rahman (Rs 2 crore), Gus Atkinson (Rs 1 crore) (discarded).

KKR 2024 full squad:

Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shreyas Iyer, Jason Roy, Sunil Narine, Suyyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakraborty, KS Bharat, Chetan Sakariya, Mitchell Starc, Angkrish Raghuvanshi. , Ramandeep Singh, Sherfane Rutherford, Manish Pandey, Mujeeb Rahman, Dushmantha Chameera.

Bowler taking most wickets:

Narine has taken the most wickets for KKR with 152 wickets in 147 innings at an average of 25.13. His economy rate is an impressive 6.63. He has the feat of taking five wickets once and four wickets seven times.

Highest individual score:

Brendon McCullum unbeaten 158 against RCB at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. McCullum created a stir in the very first match of IPL by playing an iconic inning of 158 runs in 73 balls including 13 sixes and 10 fours. The record for the highest score in an innings in the IPL stood for five years, before Chris Gayle surpassed it in 2013 when he scored an unbeaten 175 against Pune Warriors at the same venue. This still remains the second highest individual score in the league.

Highest team score:

KKR scored 273/7 while batting first against Delhi Capitals at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in 3 April 2024, thanks to half-centuries from opener Sunil Narine (85runs in 39 balls) and strongest giant Russell the Muscles (41 runs in 19 balls). KKR won the match as DC trailed by 106 runs. This is the Second highest score board in a IPL history.

Favorite Opponent: (Punjab Kings)

KKR has had the most success against Punjab Kings among the current teams, defeating them 21 times in 32 meetings with a win percentage of 65.62. They had a better win percentage against the now-defunct Deccan Chargers, winning seven out of nine encounters against a team they last featured in the 2012 edition with a win percentage of 77.77.

Short Known Facts:

KKR holds the record for most consecutive wins in a season and overall. They won 9 consecutive matches in 2014 and increased this to 10 at the start of the 2015 season.

Gautam Gambhir scored 1343 runs at an average of 34.44 in 44 innings at Eden Gardens, Kolkata – the most by any KKR player in the IPL.

Sunil Narine has taken 61 wickets in 52 matches at a SR of 19.05 in the IPL at Eden Gardens, Kolkata – the most by any KKR player at the same venue.

KKR holds the record for most consecutive wins in a season and overall. They won 9 consecutive matches in 2014 and increased this to 10 at the start of the 2015 season.

Highest run scorer: (Gautam Gambhir)

Gambhir is KKR’s all-time highest run-scorer with 3035 runs in 108 innings at an average of 31.61. He scored 27 half-centuries and his strike rate was 124.28. In the current team, Andre Russell is the leading run-scorer with 1977 runs in 78 innings at an average of 31.38. He has scored 10 half-centuries and his strike rate is 179.07.

Conclusion:

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