Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will play against each other in the 10th match of IPL 2021 on Sunday. The KKR vs RCB game will take place at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
RCB is currently leading the points table, having won both the games they have played so far in the tournament. They played against the defending champions Mumbai Indians, in which they won by a whisker, and against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
On the hand hand, KKR is at sixth position with one win and one loss EACH in the tournament. KKR also faced SRH to claim their first victory in their first game. However, they lost to the Mumbai Indians’ in their second match.
Here’s a look at the statistical preview of the KKR vs RCB match:
KKR vs RCB
- Head to Head
Kolkata Knight Riders have the better of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the head to head rivalry between the two sides. In 26 encounters, Kolkata Knight Riders have won on 14 occasions, while RCB have emerged victorious 12 times. However, if the recent results are anything to go by, RCB have come as the better side.
- Leading run-scorers
Against KKR, Virat Kohli has scored the most runs in IPL. He has 725 runs to his name in 23 innings at an average of 40.27. He has one century and 4 half-centuries to his name against KKR.
Dinesh Karthik has been the most successful batsman for KKR against RCB. He has racked up 419 runs against them at an average of 20.95.
- Leading wicket-takers
Yuzvendra Chahal has picked the most wickets for RCB against KKR. He has taken 14 wickets in 15 matches. For KKR, Sunil Narine has picked 16 wickets against RCB at an average of 21.93.
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