IPL 2019: Match 29, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings – Statistical Preview

IPL 2019: Match 29, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the reverse fixture between KKR and CSK.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings will face off for the second time in the space of one week this time at the Eden Gardens. The game played on Tuesday at Chepauk turned out to be a disaster for the KKR on a turning track. They would be hoping to avenge for the defeat at their home where they lost to Delhi Capitals on Friday. The CSK, on the other hand, won six of the seven matches in the tournament and are inching closer to sealing their playoff berth.

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the reverse fixture between KKR and CSK:

5 – The Chennai Super Kings lost their previous five IPL matches at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The Mumbai Indians have defeated CSK twice by defending a total while the Kolkata Knight Riders successfully chased down a target on the previous three meetings with CSK at home since losing the league fixture in 2013.


6.5 – Suresh Raina’s batting average in the IPL against Sunil Narine since 2018. Raina got out twice in three innings against Narine since 2018 scoring only 13 runs from 16 balls. Until 2017, Raina aggregated 84 runs against Narine across 58 balls without getting dismissed.


50.88MS Dhoni’s batting strike-rate in the IPL against Sunil Narine. Dhoni scored 29 runs from 57 deliveries against Narine including 29 dot balls. Narine hasn’t conceded even one boundary to Dhoni in the IPL and never dismissed him.


68.5 – Andre Russell has a batting average of 68.5 in the Twenty20 format against the Chennai Super Kings. He scored 274 runs from 8 T20 innings against CSK at an S/R of 172.32 with help of four fifties.


193 – Russell has scored 193 runs from his previous three innings in the IPL against the Chennai Super Kings. He scored fifties in each of the last three IPL innings CSK without being dismissed. Russell smashed 18 sixes and ten fours across those three innings.


760Suresh Raina has the 2nd most runs in the IPL against the Kolkata Knight Riders. Only David Warner (762) has more runs in the IPL against KKR than Raina. The CSK No.3 scored 760 runs against KKR from 21 innings at an average of 42.22 by scoring seven fifties.

However, Raina scored only 239 runs from nine innings against the Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens at an average of 26.55 with help of three fifties.

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