RR vs KKR Head to Head record in IPL history
KKR won the IPL trophy in 2012 and 2014 and would want to repeat that success in 2021.
Updated - Apr 23, 2021 1:38 pm
Kolkata Knight Riders had a miserable performance in IPL 2020 and 2019. Last year, they gave the captaincy reigns to Eoin Morgan mid-season, and this season the English skipper will be leading from the very first game. KKR won the IPL trophy in 2012 and 2014 and would want to repeat that success in 2021. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals have been on a downhill since their first title win in 2008.
Head to Head record:
There is not much difference between the two sides when it comes to their record against each other. Among 23 matches in which these teams have met in IPL, 12 have been won by Kolkata Knight Riders, while Rajasthan Royals have won the rest 10 games. These two sides met in IPL 2018 eliminator where KKR registered a 25-run victory.
|Played||Won by KKR||Won by RR||Tie||No Result|
Among the current players from both the squads, most have played for different teams over the years due to which they have low aggregates in head-to-head clashes. Among the batsmen, Sanju Samson with 205 runs is at the number 1 position, followed by Andre Russell (161) and Jos Buttler (156). Sunil Narine has picked up most wickets (10), followed by Kuldeep Yadav (7) and Andre Russell (6).
Last season results:
KKR defeated RR in both its clashes in the league stage of IPL 2020. In the first meet, KKR registered a 37-run victory by restricting RR for 137/9 after scoring 174/6 in 20 overs. Later in the second encounter, KKR set a target of 192 runs, and RR could only manage a score of 131/9 in the chase. Captain Eoin Morgan smashed 68 runs off 35 balls for the KKR side in this game.
|1-Nov-2020||Kolkata Knight Riders||60 Runs||Dubai|
|30-Apr-2019||Kolkata Knight Riders||37 Runs||Dubai|
|25-Apr-2019||Rajasthan Royals||3 Wickets||Kolkata|
|7-Apr-2019||Kolkata Knight Riders||8 Wickets||Jaipur|
|23-May-2018||Kolkata Knight Riders||25 Runs||Kolkata|
|15-May-2018||Kolkata Knight Riders||6 Wickets||Kolkata|
|18-Apr-2018||Kolkata Knight Riders||7 Wickets||Jaipur|
|16-May-2015||Rajasthan Royals||9 Runs||Mumbai (BS)|
|5-May-2014||Rajasthan Royals||10 Runs||Ahmedabad|
|29-Apr-2014||Rajasthan Royals||Super Over||Abu Dhabi|
|3-May-2013||Kolkata Knight Riders||8 Wickets||Kolkata|
|8-Apr-2013||Rajasthan Royals||19 Runs||Jaipur|
|13-Apr-2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||5 Wickets||Kolkata|
|8-Apr-2012||Rajasthan Royals||22 Runs||Jaipur|
|17-Apr-2011||Kolkata Knight Riders||8 Wickets||Kolkata|
|15-Apr-2011||Kolkata Knight Riders||9 Wickets||Jaipur|
|17-Apr-2010||Kolkata Knight Riders||8 Wickets||Kolkata|
|20-Mar-2010||Rajasthan Royals||34 Runs||Ahmedabad|
|20-May-2009||Kolkata Knight Riders||4 Wickets||Durban|
|23-Apr-2009||Rajasthan Royals||Super Over||Cape Town|
|20-May-2008||Rajasthan Royals||6 Wickets||Kolkata|
|1-May-2008||Rajasthan Royals||45 Runs||Jaipur|