KKR vs RR Head to Head in IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) are the 2 teams created back in IPL 2008 in its inaugural season. Both teams are IPL title-winning teams, and both teams have shown good quality cricket in IPL. RR team had shown trust in youngsters and gave them a platform to show their talent. KKR and RR have played 21 times against each other in IPL history. KKR and RR both teams are equally strong and have won 10 games each. 1 match was interrupted by rain, and we got no results. Dinesh Karthik is all set to handle the captaincy of KKR for one more time, and Steven Smith will be the captain of RR in IPL 2020.

KKR versus RR Head to Head in IPL 2008

Australian Cricketer Shane Warne was the captain of the Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2008, and Saurav Ganguly was the captain of KKR. RR and KKR had played 2 matches against each other in IPL 2008. The 1st league match between these two sides was held on May 1, 2008. RR had managed to win the game by 45 runs. RR had batted first and made 196 runs in their 20 overs.  S Asnodkar had played a beautiful inning of 60 runs in just 34 balls. RR bowlers had managed to defend the target and won the match by 45 runs. S Asnodkar had won the Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance.

The 2nd league match of IPL 2008 between KKR and RR was held on May 20. KKR had batted first and made 147 runs in 1st inning. Rajasthan had chased the target in only 16.3 overs. RR had won the game by 6 wickets. Yusuf Pathan had made brilliant 48 runs in 18 balls and won Player of the match.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 18 01-05-2008 Rajasthan Royals won by 45 runs Swapnil Asnodkar RR 196/7, KKR 151/10
Match 44 20-05-2008 Rajasthan Royals won by 6 wickets Yusuf Pathan KKR 147/8, RR 150/4

RR versus KKR Head to Head in IPL 2009

Kolkata Knight RidersKKR had changed its captain in IPL 2009 and gave the captaincy to wicket-keeper batsman Brendon McCullum. The 1st league match between KKR and RR of IPL 2009 was played on April 23. Both teams had made 150 runs, and the match was tied. Super over was played between both teams. Rajasthan Royals had won the game in super over and won the match also. Yusuf Pathan had won the Player of the match for RR.

The 2nd time they had played against each other was on May 20. RR had batted first and made only 101 runs. C Langeveldt had taken most 3 wickets for KKR. KKR batsmen had also struggled, but L Shukla had played a brilliant inning of not out 48 runs and helped KKR to win the game. KKR had won the match by 4 wickets.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 10 23-04-2009 Rajasthan Royals won the Super Over Yusuf Pathan RR 150/6, KKR 150/8
Match 53 20-05-2009 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 4 wickets Laxmi Ratan Shukla RR 101/9, KKR 102/6

KKR vs RR Head to Head in IPL 2010

Shane Warne had maintained his captaincy for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2010, and KKR had given captaincy back to Saurav Ganguly. Rajasthan Royals team had played 2 league matches against KKR. The 1st league match between KKR and RR of IPL 2010 was played on March 20. RR had made 168 runs in 1st inning. KKR could not chase the target and had made 134 runs in 2nd inning. RR had won the match by 34 runs.

The 2nd league match between these two sides was played on April 17. RR had batted first and made 132 runs in 1st inning. Jaydev Unadkat had bowled brilliantly and had taken 3 wickets for KKR. KKR had easily chased the target in 16.1 overs only. Captain Ganguly had made most not out 75 runs for KKR. KKR had defeated RR by 8 wickets, and Jaydev Unadkat had won Player of the match for his brilliant 3 wickets for KKR.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 13 20-03-2010 Rajasthan Royals won by 34 runs Abhishek Jhunjhunwala RR 168/7, KKR 134/5
Match 53 17-04-2010 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wickets Jaydev Unadkat RR 132/9, KKR 133/2

RR vs KKR Head to Head in IPL 2011

Gautam Gambhir was named as the new captain of the KKR team while Shane Warne had maintained his captaincy for RR. KKR and RR had clashed 2 times in IPL 2011, and both times KKR had won the match. The 1st match of IPL 2011 between KKR and RR was played on April 15. RR had batted first and made 159 runs in their 20 overs. Rahul Dravid and Ross Taylor had made 35 runs each for RR. KKR had easily chased the target in 18.3 overs. J Kallis and the new captain of KKR G Gambhir had made a brilliant partnership and finished the game for KKR. KKR had won the match by 9 wickets, and G Gambhir had won Player of the match for his brilliant inning 75 runs in 44 balls.

The 2nd league game was played on April 17. Rajasthan team had got all out in just 81 runs in 15.2 overs only. L Balaji had bowled brilliantly and had taken 3 wickets for KKR. KKR had easily finished the game in only 13.5 overs and won the match by 8 wickets. L Balaji had won the Player of the match for KKR.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 12 15-04-2011 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 9 wickets Gautam Gambhir RR 159/4, KKR 160/1
Match 17 17-04-2011 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wickets Lakshmipathy Balaji RR 81/10, KKR 85/2

Kolkata vs Rajasthan Head to Head in IPL 2012

G Gambhir had maintained his captaincy for KKR, and RR had changed its captain and had given the captaincy to Rahul Dravid. KKR and RR had clashed two times in IPL 2012, and both teams had won one game each. The 1st league match between KKR and RR was played on April 8. RR had batted first and made 164 runs in 1st inning. Brad Hodge had made brilliant 44 runs in just 29 balls. RR bowlers had managed to defend the target, and RR had won the game by 22 runs. Brad Hodge was selected as Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance.

The 2nd game between KKR and RR was played on April 13. RR had batted first and made only 131 runs in their 20 overs. Shakib Al Hassan had bowled brilliantly for KKR and had taken 3 wickets in his 4 overs by giving just 17 runs. Shakib had also made 16 runs with the bat for KKR. KKR had chased the target and won the game by 5 wickets and 4 balls to spare. Shakib Al Hassan won the Player of the match.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 7 08-04-2012 Rajasthan Royals won by 22 runs Brad Hodge RR 164/5, KKR 142/10
Match 15 13-04-2012 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 5 wickets Shakib Al Hasan RR 131/5, KKR 137/5

Rajasthan versus Kolkata Head to Head in IPL 2013

Rajasthan RoyalsRahul Dravid and G Gambhir had maintained their captaincy for the RR and KKR team in IPL 2013, respectively. KKR and RR had clashed 2 times against each other in 2013 during the league stage. The 1st time in IPL 2013, they had met on April 8. RR had batted first and made 144 runs in their 20 overs. Brad Hodge had made a brilliant inning of 46 runs in 31 balls for RR. KKR team got all out in 125 runs in 2nd inning. S Trivedi and K Cooper had taken 3 wickets each for RR. RR had won the game by 19 runs, and S Trivedi had won Player of the match for his brilliant match-winning bowling performance.  

The 2nd time in IPL 2013 they had played against each other was on May 3. RR had batted first and made 132 runs in their 20 overs. Sanju Samson had scored most 40 runs for RR. KKR had chased the target and won the game by 8 wickets, and they had easily finished the game in only 17.2 overs. Yusuf Pathan had scored not out 49 runs in 35 balls. He was also selected as the Player of the match for his batting performance for KKR.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 8 08-04-2013 Rajasthan Royals won by 19 runs Siddharth Trivedi RR 144/6, KKR 125/10
Match 47 03-05-2013 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wickets Yusuf Pathan RR 132/6, KKR 133/2

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Head to Head in IPL 2014

Rahul Dravid was not playing in IPL 2014; therefore, Shane Watson was appointed as the new captain of Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2014. KKR and RR had played 2 league matches against each other in IPL 2014, and RR had dominated in both games. The 1st league match was held on April 29. The match was very interesting as RR had made 152 runs in 1st inning. A Rahane had made most 72 runs for RR. KKR had also made 152 runs in 2nd inning, and the match was tied. Super over was played to find the result, and RR had won the game in super over. James Faulkner had won Player of the match for his brilliant bowling.

The 2nd league game between KKR and RR was played on May 5. RR had batted first and made 170 runs in 1st inning. RR bowlers had bowled brilliantly and managed to defend the target. RR had won the match by 10 runs, and Pravin Tambe was selected as Player of the match for KKR. He had taken 3 important wickets of KKR and had made it easy for RR to win the game.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 19 29-04-2014 Rajasthan Royals won the Super Over James Faulkner RR 152/5, KKR 152/8
Match 25 05-05-2014 Rajasthan Royals won by 10 runs Pravin Tambe RR 170/6, KKR 160/6

Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Head to Head in IPL 2015

Shane Watson had maintained his captaincy in IPL 2015 for RR. KKR and RR had clashed 2 times in IPL 2015 in league matches, but their 1 match was abandoned due to rain. The 1st match between KKR and RR in IPL 2015 was played on April 26. The match was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain.

The 2nd league match between RR and KKR was held on May 16. RR had batted first and made 199 runs in 1st inning. Shane Watson had played captain’s knock for RR. He had made not out 104 runs in just 59 balls for RR. KKR had also batted well in 2nd inning, but they were left 10 runs short to target. RR had won the match by 9 runs, and Shane Watson won the Player of the Match award for RR.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 25 26-04-2015 Match abandoned without a ball bowled NA  - 
Match 54 16-05-2015 Rajasthan Royals won by 9 runs Shane Watson RR 199/6, KKR 190/9

KKR vs Rajasthan Royals Head to Head in IPL 2018

Ajinkya Rahane was assigned as the new captain of the RR team, and Dinesh Karthik was appointed as the new captain of the KKR team. KKR and RR had played 3 matches against each other in IPL 2018. 2 times they had played against each other in the league stage and 1 time in a qualifiers match. The 1st game was played on April 18. Rajasthan Royals had batted first and made 160 runs in their 20 overs. Sunil Narine had given a good start to KKR in 2nd inning. KKR had won the match by 7 wickets in 18.5 overs. Nitish Rana of KKR had won Player of the match for his brilliant performance in the match. He had taken 2 wickets with the ball and also scored not out 35 runs for KKR. 

The 2nd match of the league stage was played on May 15. RR had batted first and made only 142 runs in their 20 overs. Kuldeep Yadav had taken 4 wickets for KKR. KKR had chased the target in 18 overs and won the match by 6 wickets. Kuldeep Yadav had won Player of the match for his 4/20 bowling figure.

The 3rd time they met in IPL 2018 was on May 23 in the Eliminator match. KKR had batted first made 169 runs. Captain Dinesh Karthik had made most 52 runs for KKR. RR could make only 144 runs in 2nd inning, and KKR had won the match by 25 runs. A Russell had won Player of the match for his hard-hitting of 49 runs in just 25 balls.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 15 18-04-2018 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 wickets Nitish Rana RR 160/8, KKR 163/3
Match 49 15-05-2018 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 6 wickets Kuldeep Yadav RR 142/10, KKR 145/4
Eliminator Match 23-05-2018 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 25 runs Andre Russell KKR 169/7, RR 144/4

RR vs Kolkata Knight Riders Head to Head in IPL 2019

Ajinkya Rahane and Steven Smith had handled the captaincy of the RR team in IPL 2019 while Dinesh Karthik had maintained captaincy for KKR. RR played 2 matches against KKR in the league stage. The 1st match was played on April 7. RR had batted first and139 runs in 1st inning. Steven Smith had made 73 runs in 59 balls for RR. KKR had easily chased the target in 13.5 overs only and won the match by 8 wickets. Harry Gurney of KKR was selected as Player of the match for his 2 wickets in the match.

The 2nd league game between KKR and RR was held on April 25. KKR had batted first and made 175 runs. Dinesh Karthik had played captain’s knock and made 97 runs in 50 balls for KKR. KKR bowlers could not defend the target, and RR had won the match by 3 wickets and 4 balls to spare. Jofra Archer had finished the game for RR and made not out 27 runs in 12 balls. Varun Aaron had won Player of the match for RR for his 2/20.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 21 07-04-2019 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wkts Harry Gurney RR 139/3, KKR 140/2
Match 43 25-04-2019 Rajasthan Royals won by 3 wkts Varun Aaron KKR 175/6, RR 177/7

KKR vs RR Head to Head in IPL 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals had played 2 league games against each other in IPL 2020. The 1st match was played on September 30 at Dubai International Stadium. KKR had batted first and made 174 runs in their 20 over. Shubman Gill had scored most 47 runs in 34 balls for KKR. RR team had failed to chase the target and made 137 runs in the 2nd inning. Shivam Mavi had bowled brilliantly for KKR and took 2 wickets. He was given the player of the match award. KKR had won the match by 37 runs. The 2nd match between KKR and RR was played on November 1 at Dubai International Stadium. KKR had batted first and made 191 runs. Eoin Morgan had scored most 68 runs for KKR. RR team had failed to chase the target and made 131 runs in their 20 over. Pat Cummins had taken most 4 wickets for KKR. KKR had won the game by 60 runs. Pat Cummins was selected as the player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance.

Head to Head Match Date Result/Scorecard Man of the Match Scores
Match 12 30-09-2020 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 37 runs Shivam Mavi KKR 174/6, RR 137/9
Match 54 01-11-2020 Kolkata Knight Riders won by 60 runs Pat Cummins KKR 191/7, RR 131/9

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Last Updated on: 13/02/2021

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