Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of KKR's performance
Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have done reasonably well in the cash-rich T20 tournament. Over the 12 seasons up till 2019, KKR have reached the playoffs four times, besides winning the tourney in 2012 and 2014. The eastern giants have had some memorable moments. Here is the complete statistical analysis of KKR.
KKR have a win percentage of 51.68
KKR have featured in a total of 173 matches in the IPL. They have won 92, lost 83 and tied three matches. Meanwhile, four matches didn't have any result. KKR have a win percentage of 51.68. They failed to qualify for the playoffs in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015 and 2019. They made it to the playoffs in 2011, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Notable stats of KKR in the IPL
KKR's highest score in the IPL is 245/6 against Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 edition. Their lowest score in the tournament came against Mumbai Indians in 2008 (67). KKR's highest successful run chase (206/5) have come against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2019. The side has breached the 200-run mark on 11 occasions. They have scored below 100 on two occasions.
KKR: A look at the individual batting stats
Former skipper Gautam Gambhir has scored the most runs for KKR in IPL (3,035 in 108 innings). Brendon McCullum boasts of the highest individual score for KKR in the tournament (158*). Notably, McCullum is the only centurion for KKR. Robin Uthappa holds the record for most runs by a KKR batsman in a single edition (660). He achieved the same in IPL 2014.
Sunil Narine boasts of these bowling records
Sunil Narine holds the record for the most wickets taken in a single IPL edition for KKR (24). He scripted this feat in IPL 2012. Narine has also bagged the most wickets for the franchise in IPL (122). Narine's 5/19 in IPL 2012 is the best individual bowling figures held by a KKR bowler.
Other important records held by KKR players
Skipper Dinesh Karthik holds the record for the most dismissals as a wicket-keeper (18) in a single edition. Gambhir and Chris Lynn's 184*-run stand for the first wicket is the best partnership tally for KKR. Andre Russell has the best strike-rate (188.35).