KKR vs RCB: Stats and Records of IPL 2023 at Eden Gardens

KKR is going to play their first match of IPL 2023 on the the ground of Eden Garden since 2019.

  • Cricket Winner | April 6, 2023 | 6:09 am

Two high-intense team of IPL 2023, Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore lock horns against each other in match number nine of Indian Premier League 2023 at the famous Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 06th April 2023.

Royal Challengers Bangalore, come into the contest after an emphatic-win over their Rivals Mumbai Indians on their opener of the IPL 2023. RCB have ticked all the boxes in the opening game, as the pace bowlers ran through the MIS’s top-order with lethal bowling-display inside the powerplay. Karn Sharma was their stand-out bowler as he broke the good going partnership by picking two important wickets. In the batting department, Skipper Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli toyed with potent MI bowlers and left them clueless. The duo also registered the highest opening partnership for RCB against MI. RCB would look to carry the winning momentum

Kolkata Knight Riders, have come home after a marginal defeat against Punjab Kings in their opener. Most of the batters had a start, but none was able to convert it to big one. Andre Russel was the stand-out performer with the bat, as he smashed 19-ball 35 that included 3 fours and two maximums. Tim Southee picked up two wickets, but he was way expensive as he leaked 54 runs in his four overs. Shakib Al Hasan has opted out of IPL 2023 due to national commitments and KKR has picked Jason Roy as his replacement in order to strengthen the top-order batting. KKR would look to bounce back the winning ways in their home game.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Head-to-Head:

Both teams have met in 30 matches in which KKR edge over RCB by 16 wins to 14 wins. In the last five games played, RCB edge over KKR with 3 wins to 2 wins.

Matches Played30
Royal Challengers Bangalore14
Kolkata Knight Riders16

IPL 2023 Stats and Records at Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Spin bowlers have thoroughly enjoyed bowling in this venue as they average 27.3 comparing to pacers who averages 31.6. Spinners have bowled at an economy of 7.5 and pacers have bowled at 8.0 economy. 47 out of 78 games have been won by teams chasing in this ground. Interestingly, KKR holds the record for highest (232) runs in this venue and RCB holds the records for lowest score (49) in this venue.  Teams winning toss have preferred batting second in this venue. A cracking of a contest is expected in the clash between them.

Eden GardensStats
Matches Played77
Number of wins batting first31
Number of wins batting second47
Average First Innings score161.1
Average powerplay Score46.6
Average death overs score48.6