- KKR have a 13-10 head-to-head lead over Rajasthan Royals.
- KKR has lost five consecutive games and is currently ranked eighth in the league with three victories from nine games.
- The Rajasthan Royals have had a decent IPL 2022 campaign so far, having lost only three of their nine matches.
- RR won the last match between KKR and RR by 7 runs.
The two-time winners Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face the strong Rajasthan Royals in a group stage match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 on May 2 at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium (Monday). Both sides have already met once in the IPL 2022, with the Royals emerging victorious by a small margin.
While RR is second in the points table with six victories in nine matches, KKR has only three wins in nine matches and is now ranked eighth in the points table. It should be noted that both KKR and RR have lost their previous matches and will be looking to make a strong comeback by winning the upcoming match.
KKR Vs RR Head To Head
RR had the upper hand in their first game this season defeating the two-time champion by seven runs. Speaking about the overall performance, Kolkata Knight Riders have won 13 of the 26 matches played between these two teams, while Rajasthan Royals have won 10.
Let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings
KKR Vs RR Last 5 Encounters
18th April 2022: Rajasthan Royals won by 7 runs
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
Additional Stats Of KKR and RR
KKR highest score against RR: 210
RR highest score against KKR: 217
Most runs for KKR: 4,021 (Ajinkya Rahane)
Most runs for RR: 3,312 (Sanju Samson)
Most wickets for KKR: 150 wickets (Sunil Narine)
Most wickets for RR: 158 wickets (Yuzvendra Chahal)
Lowest total defended by KKR against RR: 169
Lowest total defended by RR against KKR: 144
Although KKR will be confident of making a comeback, RR will have an advantage due to their recent form.
Therefore, the Rajasthan Royals appear to be the favourites to win this game against the Kolkata Knight Riders.