- KKR have a 13-11 head-to-head lead over Rajasthan Royals.
- This season, both sides have played five games each.
- Both Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have won three games and lost two.
The Rajasthan Royals (RR) will take on the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL 2022 Match 30 at the Brabourne Stadium. Both teams have had a strong start to the tournament, but their shortcomings have been highlighted in recent games. The Kolkata Knight Riders, in particular, have lost two matches in a row, and their opening woes have continued despite the dismissal of Ajinkya Rahane. Varun Chakaravarthy will be looking to bounce back from his off-day. Aaron Finch may have another shot at the top to prove his worth.
The absence of Trent Boult in the line-up, on the other hand, was felt by the Rajasthan Royals, with Kuldeep Sen going for plenty. Rassie van der Dussen was dismissed yet again and Yashasvi Jaiswal may be given another chance at the top of the order. Shimron Hetmyer has been a revelation in the middle overs for them, and they will be hoping to get back on track in the forthcoming match.
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RR Vs KKR Head To Head
KKR are KKR has a little advantage between the two sides when it comes to their record against each other. Kolkata Knight Riders have won 13 of the 25 IPL matches in which these two teams have come face to face, while Rajasthan Royals have won the other 11 games, including the two super over victory. These two teams played in an IPL 2018 eliminator, with KKR winning by 25 runs.
Having said this, let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings
RR Vs KKR Last 5 Encounters
7th October 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders won by 86 runs
24th April 2021: Rajasthan Royals won by 6 wickets
1st November 2020: Kolkata Knight Riders won by 60 runs
30th September 2020: Kolkata Knight Riders won by 37 runs
25th April 2019: Rajasthan Royals won by 3 wickets
Additional Stats Of RR and KKR
RR highest score against KKR: 191
KKR highest score against RR: 199
Most runs for RR: 2,700 (Sanju Samson)
Most runs for KKR: 1,886 (Andre Russell)
Most wickets for RR: 151 wickets (Yuzvendra Chahal)
Most wickets for KKR: 147 wickets (Sunil Narine)
Lowest total defended by RR against KKR: 144
Lowest total defended by KKR against RR: 169
When compared to Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals is a strong team overall. In the t20 format of cricket, they have the finest players. The batting order of this team is also good, and some well-known t20 batters are among the squad’s players.
Therefore, Rajasthan Royals’ chances of winning today’s match have increased.