KKR vs PBKS Prediction

Team Form
Last 5 matches

14 Apr 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 28th Match - Kolkata Knight Riders V Lucknow Super Giants
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wkts
08 Apr 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 22nd Match - Kolkata Knight Riders V Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wkts
03 Apr 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 16th Match - Kolkata Knight Riders V Delhi Capitals
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 106 runs
29 Mar 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 10th Match - Kolkata Knight Riders V Royal Challengers Bangalore
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 wkts
23 Mar 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 3rd Match - Kolkata Knight Riders V Sunrisers Hyderabad
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 4 runs

13 Apr 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 27th Match - Punjab Kings V Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals won by 3 wkts
09 Apr 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 23rd Match - Punjab Kings V Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 2 runs
04 Apr 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 17th Match - Punjab Kings V Gujarat Titans
Punjab Kings won by 3 wkts
30 Mar 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 11th Match - Punjab Kings V Lucknow Super Giants
Lucknow Super Giants won by 21 runs
25 Mar 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 6th Match - Punjab Kings V Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bengaluru won by 4 wkts

Kolkata Knight Riders are one of the biggest franchises in the world and former two-time champions in the Indian Premier League and will likely be favourites in the KKR vs PBKS prediction.

On the other side, Punjab Kings are yet to taste championship success and have largely struggled to break out of the bottom half of the table.

In the 2022 and 2023 IPL seasons, matches between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) showcased thrilling performances, essential for PBKS vs KKR prediction analyses. 

In 2022, at Mumbai, Kolkata Knight Riders faced Punjab Kings in an exciting clash where KKR emerged victorious by 6 wickets, with 33 balls remaining, a match where Umesh Yadav's outstanding performance earned him the "Player of the Match" title. 

The following year, in Chandigarh, Punjab Kings won against Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 runs, according to the DLS method, thanks to Arshdeep Singh's remarkable bowling.

Another 2023 encounter in Kolkata saw KKR winning against PBKS by 5 wickets, with the match stretching to the final ball, highlighting Andre Russell's crucial role in the victory. 

KKR vs PBKS - Highest Victories by Runs

  • In 2010, KKR won by 39 runs at Chandigarh, with Manoj Tiwary scoring 75 runs as the best batsman from the winning side.
  • In 2014, KKR won by 28 runs at Kolkata, with Robin Uthappa scoring 42 runs as the best batsman from the winning side.
  • In 2018, KKR won by 31 runs at Indore, with Sunil Narine scoring 75 runs as the best batsman from the winning side.
  • In 2019, KKR won by 28 runs at Kolkata, with Robin Uthappa scoring 67 runs as the best batsman from the winning side.

These summaries highlight key victories and performances in the rivalry between KKR and PBKS. ​

KKR vs PBKS - Highest Victories by Wickets

  • In 2010, PBKS won by 8 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) at Kolkata, with Irfan Pathan taking 1 wicket as the best bowler from the winning side.
  • In 2011, KKR won by 8 wickets (with 16 balls remaining) at Kolkata, with Iqbal Abdulla taking 2 wickets as the best bowler from the winning side.
  • In 2014, KKR won by 9 wickets (with 12 balls remaining) at Cuttack, with Piyush Chawla taking 3 wickets as the best bowler from the winning side.
  • In 2018, PBKS won by 9 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) (D/L method) at Kolkata, with Barinder Sran taking 2 wickets as the best bowler from the winning side.


     

KKR vs PBKS - Last 5 Matches

In the recent encounters between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Punjab Kings (PBKS), the matches have showcased intense competition and strategic gameplay. 

In one notable match, KKR, after winning the toss and opting to bowl, secured a victory with 5 wickets in hand and 20 balls to spare, with Eoin Morgan being named the "Player of the Match" for his crucial performance. 

In a closely contested game, PBKS emerged victorious by 5 wickets with just 3 balls remaining, a match where KL Rahul's exceptional play earned him the "Player of the Match" title.
Umesh Yadav was instrumental in another KKR win, taking them over the line with 6 wickets and 33 balls remaining, following their decision to bowl first. 

Despite KKR's choice to bowl in another encounter, PBKS won by 7 runs under the DLS method, thanks to Arshdeep Singh's outstanding bowling, earning him the "Player of the Match." 

In the most recent clash, PBKS chose to bat first, but KKR clinched the win by 5 wickets on the final ball, with Andre Russell's explosive performance making him the "Player of the Match."

KKR vs PBKS Match Prediction

In the seasons between 2018 and 2023, the encounters between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) have been keenly contested, offering insightful data for KKR vs PBKS match prediction

Analyzing their head-to-head record during this period reveals that KKR has emerged victorious in approximately 64% of their matches against PBKS, who have won around 36% of the games. This historical performance suggests a competitive edge for KKR in matchups against PBKS.

Considering these statistics, the KKR vs PBKS who will win today match prediction leans towards KKR, given their higher win percentage and demonstrated ability to secure victories in recent seasons. 

However, cricket is unpredictable, and factors such as team composition, playing conditions, and day-to-day form can influence the outcome of a match. Nonetheless, if past performance is a reliable indicator, KKR appears to be the favorite in their next encounter against PBKS.

KKR vs PBKS match list (Last 5 seasons)

Here's the match list for KKR vs PBKS between the 2018 and 2023 seasons, detailing teams, venues, winners, results, and seasons:

 

Season

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

Result

2018

KKR

PBKS

Kolkata

PBKS

PBKS won by 9 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

2018

KKR

PBKS

Indore

KKR

KKR won by 31 runs

2019

KKR

PBKS

Kolkata

KKR

KKR won by 28 runs

2019

PBKS

KKR

Chandigarh

KKR

KKR won by 7 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

2020

KKR

PBKS

Abu Dhabi

KKR

KKR won by 2 runs

2020

KKR

PBKS

Sharjah

PBKS

PBKS won by 8 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

2021

PBKS

KKR

Ahmedabad

KKR

KKR won by 5 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)

2021

KKR

PBKS

Dubai

PBKS

PBKS won by 5 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)

2022

PBKS

KKR

Mumbai

KKR

KKR won by 6 wickets (with 33 balls remaining)

2023

PBKS

KKR

Chandigarh

PBKS

PBKS won by 7 runs (DLS method)

2023

PBKS

KKR

Kolkata

KKR

KKR won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)

Analyzing their win percentages from 2018 to 2023, KKR has a slight edge over PBKS in their head-to-head encounters. Based on these outcomes and considering the pattern of victories, the KKR vs PBKS match prediction and cricket odds leans towards KKR as the more likely victor in their next encounter. 

The analysis of past performances supports the notion that KKR, with their higher win rate, could have the upper hand, making them a strong contender in the KKR vs PBKS who will win today match prediction.

Frequently asked questions

KKR holds a stronger head-to-head record against PBKS with a win percentage of 65.63%, making them the better team in this matchup based on historical data.
 

KKR and PBKS have faced each other twice in the knockout stages, both of which were won by the Kolkata Knight Rider.

KKR is more likely to win the toss in a match against PBKS, as their toss win percentage is 50.21%, compared to PBKS's 42.67%.
 

Based on historical win percentages, KKR, with a win rate of 50.63%, is likely to perform better in the upcoming IPL compared to PBKS, which has a win rate of 46.12%.

PBKS vs KKR Head To Head

Here's a table summarizing the performance of KKR and PBKS in their head-to-head encounters:

 

Team

Matches Won

Matches Lost

No Result

Win %

KKR

21

11

0

65.625

PBKS

11

21

0

34.375

KKR has won 21 matches, while PBKS has won 11 matches when facing each other. There have been no matches with 'No Result' between these teams. 

This results in a win percentage of approximately 65.625% for KKR and 34.375% for PBKS. Based on these outcomes, KKR has historically had a stronger performance in matches against PBKS.

KKR Top Batters vs PBKS (Last 3 Seasons)

Here are the top 3 run scorers for KKR against PBKS in the last 3 seasons, along with the number of matches they played and their batting average:

  • Andre Russell scored 157 runs in 4 matches, averaging 39.25.
  • Venkatesh Iyer scored 115 runs in 4 matches, averaging 28.75.
  • Nitish Rana scored 106 runs in 5 matches, averaging 21.20.

     

KKR Top Bowlers vs PBKS (Last 3 Seasons)

Here are the top 3 wicket-takers for KKR against PBKS in the last 3 seasons, along with the number of matches they played, runs conceded, and their bowling economy rate:

  • Varun Chakravarthy took 7 wickets in 5 matches, conceding 114 runs with an economy rate of 5.70.
  • Sunil Narine took 5 wickets in 5 matches, conceding 148 runs with an economy rate of 7.40.
  • Umesh Yadav took 5 wickets in 2 matches, conceding 50 runs with an economy rate of 6.25.
     

PBKS Top Batters vs KKR (Last 3 Seasons)

Here are the top 3 run scorers for PBKS against KKR in the last 3 seasons, along with the number of matches they played and their batting average:

  • Shikhar Dhawan scored 113 runs in 3 matches, averaging 37.67.
  • KL Rahul scored 86 runs in 2 matches, averaging 43.00.
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 81 runs in 3 matches, averaging 27.00.
     

PBKS Top Bowlers vs KKR (Last 3 Seasons)

Here are the top 3 wicket-takers for PBKS against KKR in the last 3 seasons, along with the number of matches they played, runs conceded, and their bowling economy rate:

  • Arshdeep Singh took 7 wickets in 5 matches, conceding 149 runs with an economy rate of 8.94.
  • Rahul Chahar took 5 wickets in 3 matches, conceding 48 runs with an economy rate of 4.80.
  • Mohammed Shami took 2 wickets in 2 matches, conceding 48 runs with an economy rate of 6.00.
     

PBKS vs KKR Toss

 

H2H 

KKR

PBKS

Total Matches

32

32

Total Wins

21

11

Win %

65.63

34.38

Toss Wins

19

13

Toss Win (%)

59.38

40.63

Match Wins When Toss Won

12

4

Match Wins When Toss Won (%)

63.16

30.77

Match Wins When Toss Lost

9

7

Match Wins When Toss Lost (%)

69.23

36.84

Toss Advantage (%)

-6.07

-6.07

In the head-to-head (H2H) contests between KKR and PBKS across 32 matches, KKR dominates with a win percentage of 65.63% compared to PBKS's 34.38%. Interestingly, both teams have a lower win percentage when winning the toss, with KKR winning 63.16% of such matches and PBKS just 30.77%. 

However, KKR shows resilience by winning 69.23% of matches when losing the toss, suggesting a minimal toss advantage (-6.07%) for both teams, indicating that match outcomes are more influenced by performance than the toss result.

Team 

KKR

PBKS

Total Matches

237

232

Total Wins

120

107

Win %

50.63

46.12

Toss Wins

119

99

Toss Win (%)

50.21

42.67

Match Wins When Toss Won

65

41

Match Wins When Toss Won (%)

54.62

41.41

Match Wins When Toss Lost

55

66

Match Wins When Toss Lost (%)

46.61

49.62

Toss Advantage (%)

8.01

-8.21

KKR and PBKS have competed in 237 and 232 matches respectively, with KKR securing a slightly higher overall win rate of 50.63% against PBKS's 46.12%. Both teams have divergent experiences with the toss; KKR won 50.21% of their tosses and 54.62% of those matches, showing a positive toss advantage (+8.01%). 

In contrast, PBKS, with a lower toss win rate of 42.67%, won 41.41% of matches post-toss win, experiencing a negative toss advantage (-8.21%). Interestingly, PBKS shows a better performance when losing the toss (49.62%) compared to when winning it.

Frequently asked questions

KKR holds a stronger head-to-head record against PBKS with a win percentage of 65.63%, making them the better team in this matchup based on historical data.
 

KKR and PBKS have faced each other twice in the knockout stages, both of which were won by the Kolkata Knight Rider.

KKR is more likely to win the toss in a match against PBKS, as their toss win percentage is 50.21%, compared to PBKS's 42.67%.
 

Based on historical win percentages, KKR, with a win rate of 50.63%, is likely to perform better in the upcoming IPL compared to PBKS, which has a win rate of 46.12%.

KKR vs PBKS Betting Tips

For the upcoming IPL 2024 betting tips matchup, consider keeping an eye on Varun Chakravarthy as KKR's top bowler due to his spin prowess and strategic value. Alongside him, Shreyas Iyer could be crucial as KKR's top batter, known for his consistent scoring and ability to anchor innings. These players will be key to KKR's strategy against PBKS.

For the upcoming IPL 2024, keep an eye on Arshdeep Singh as PBKS's top bowler, known for his exceptional death bowling skills. Accompanying him, Shikhar Dhawan, as PBKS's top batter, offers reliability and experience at the top of the order. Both will be crucial for PBKS's strategy against KKR.

Frequently asked questions

KKR holds a stronger head-to-head record against PBKS with a win percentage of 65.63%, making them the better team in this matchup based on historical data.
 

KKR and PBKS have faced each other twice in the knockout stages, both of which were won by the Kolkata Knight Rider.

KKR is more likely to win the toss in a match against PBKS, as their toss win percentage is 50.21%, compared to PBKS's 42.67%.
 

Based on historical win percentages, KKR, with a win rate of 50.63%, is likely to perform better in the upcoming IPL compared to PBKS, which has a win rate of 46.12%.

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