Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champion Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will square off against the inaugural season’s winner Rajasthan Royals (RR) in match 18 of the 2021 IPL at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.
HEAD-TO-HEAD: (23 MATCHES – RR 10 | KKR 12 | NR 1)
Kolkata has faced off against Rajasthan 23 times in the IPL since 2008, holding a 12-10 win-loss advantage in the process, while one game was washed out. RR wasn’t part of the tournament in 2016 and 2017.
In the last five encounters between the two sides, the Knight Riders have dominated the Royals, winning four times. KKR won both the games against RR last season.
During match 12 of IPL 2020 in Dubai, crucial contributions from Shubman Gill (47 off 34), Eoin Morgan (34* off 23), Shivam Mavi (2/20) and Varun Chakravarthy (2/25)…