IPL 2019: Match 52, Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Statistical Preview
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the do-or-die game for the Kings XI Punjab against KKR.
Updated - May 3, 2019 12:14 am
The Kings XI Punjab will end their league stage with back to back match at home where they got good success in this season. The Ravichandran Ashwin-led team lost six of their seven away matches and their only win in that run was against RR in their opening game of the season. They will be up against the Kolkata Knight Riders who are also fighting for a playoffs spot. A defeat in this game will mean the end for KXIP as they will have only 12 points even if they defeat CSK in their last game.
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the do-or-die game for the Kings XI Punjab against KKR:
8-1 – Kings XI Punjab won eight of their last nine matches in the IPL at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. Their only loss in those nine games came against RCB earlier this year. KXIP won all the three they played in 2018 and four out of five in 2019 at this venue. They won only one of their seven matches away from home in this season.
26 – Number of wickets for Sunil Narine in the IPL against the Kings XI Punjab. Only Umesh Yadav (29) has taken more wickets against KXIP in this league. Narine has a bowling average of 16.34 against them in the 16 games he played.
19 – Ravichandran Ashwin’s 19 wickets in the IPL against Kolkata Knight Riders are the joint 2nd most for any player. Ashwin featured in 17 matches against the Knight Riders and has an average of 22.57 with the ball.
66.37 – Chris Gayle has a batting average of 66.37 in the Twenty20 format at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. The Caribbean star has aggregated 531 runs in ten innings at this venue by scoring a century and 4 fifties.
89 – KL Rahul has a batting average of 89 in the IPL while chasing since the start of 2018. Rahul scored 801 runs with ten half-centuries in the 13 innings while chasing for the Kings XI Punjab.
635 – Chris Gayle is one of the six players to score over 500 runs in the IPL against the Kolkata Knight Riders. Gayle has 635 runs across 16 innings against KKR at an average of 48.84. He has scored a century and four fifties against his maiden team in the IPL.
211.42 – Andre Russell’s batting strike-rate in the IPL against the Kings XI Punjab. He scored 222 runs in six innings against KXIP at an average of 37 with two fifties. Russell also bagged 13 wickets in the eight games against KXIP at a strike-rate of 11.9.