IPL 2018: Match 26, Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Statistical Preview

Key stats and numbers to be looked out ahead of the DD’s home fixture against KKR.

Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir of Delhi Daredevils. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Delhi Daredevils will take the field for the first time under their new captain Shreyas Iyer after Gautam Gambhir stepped down from the role taking the responsibility of their dismal performances. DD lost five of the six matches they played so far and will need a lot to do from here for making it to the final four for the first time in six seasons. KKR won four of the six matches they played including three in a row before they KXIP handed them a 9-wicket defeat in their previous game.

Key stats and numbers to be looked out ahead of the DD’s home fixture against KKR:

5-2Kolkata Knight Riders have a win-loss record of 5-2 against Delhi Daredevils in the seven IPL games they played in Delhi. KKR won in the seven of their last eight meetings with DD in the IPL. KKR lead the head to head record by 13-8.


19 – Piyush Chawla’s 19 wickets against DD in the IPL are the 3rd most for any player. He took those wickets in 18 matches at an average of 23.15. Sunil Narine also took 17 wickets in 12 IPL matches against Delhi Daredevils at an average of 16.64.

31.46 – Amit Mishra has a bowling average of 31.46 against KKR in the IPL. He took only 13 wickets in the 17 IPL matches he played against KKR.

47 – Number of wickets Piyush Chawla picked up in his IPL career for KKR. He needs three more wickets to become the 2nd player after Sunil Narine to bag 50 IPL wickets for KKR.

150.24Glenn Maxwell’s batting strike-rate of 150.24 against KKR in the IPL is the 2nd best for any player behind Chris Gayle’s 153.48. Maxwell scored 302 runs in 12 IPL innings against KKR at an average of 27.45.

586 – Robin Uthappa scored 586 runs against Delhi Daredevils in the IPL. He scored those runs in 20 innings at an average of 32.55 with four fifties. He scored 204 in seven IPL innings against DD in Delhi at an average of 34.

1968 – Runs Robin Uthappa scored in the IPL for the Knight Riders. He needs 32 more runs to become the 2nd player with 2000 IPL runs for the KKR team after Gautam Gambhir.

19977 – Runs Dinesh Karthik scored in his professional career so far. He needs 23 more runs to complete 20000 runs across all formats.