RCB vs KKR Prediction

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Last 5 matches

22 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - Eliminator - Royal Challengers Bangalore V Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wkts
18 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 68th Match - Royal Challengers Bangalore V Chennai Super Kings
Royal Challengers Bengaluru won by 27 runs
12 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 62nd Match - Royal Challengers Bangalore V Delhi Capitals
Royal Challengers Bengaluru won by 47 runs
09 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 58th Match - Royal Challengers Bangalore V Punjab Kings
Royal Challengers Bengaluru won by 60 runs
04 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 52nd Match - Royal Challengers Bangalore V Gujarat Titans
Royal Challengers Bengaluru won by 4 wkts

26 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - Final - Kolkata Knight Riders V Sunrisers Hyderabad
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wkts
21 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - Qualifier 1 - Kolkata Knight Riders V Sunrisers Hyderabad
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wkts
11 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 60th Match - Kolkata Knight Riders V Mumbai Indians
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 18 runs - 16 overs game - due to rain
05 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 54th Match - Kolkata Knight Riders V Lucknow Super Giants
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 98 runs
03 May 2024 - Indian Premier League 2024 - 51st Match - Kolkata Knight Riders V Mumbai Indians
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 24 runs

In the recent encounters between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore during the 2022 and 2023 IPL seasons, notable performances and match results have drawn attention. For instance, in a gripping match held in Navi Mumbai, RCB clinched victory by 3 wickets with 4 balls remaining against KKR, with Wanindu Hasaranga being awarded the Man of the Match.

Another face-off in Kolkata saw KKR triumph over RCB with a significant margin of 81 runs, a match where Shardul Thakur's exceptional performance earned him the Man of the Match title.

Further, a contest in Bengaluru showcased KKR's prowess as they defeated RCB by 21 runs, with Varun Chakravarthy's outstanding bowling leading him to be named the Man of the Match. These matches underscore the competitive spirit and talent in both teams, making the KKR vs RCB prediction one of the most interesting watches in IPL.
 

RCB vs KKR - Highest Victories by Runs

The top 4 matches involving RCB and KKR are as follows:

  • In 2008 at Bengaluru, KKR won by 140 runs with Brendon McCullum being the top scorer from the winning side with 158.0 runs.
  • In 2017 at Kolkata, KKR won by 82 runs with Sunil Narine being the top scorer from the winning side with 34.0 runs.
  • In 2020 at Sharjah, RCB won by 82 runs with AB de Villiers being the top scorer from the winning side with 73.0 runs.
  • In 2023 at Kolkata, KKR won by 81 runs with Shardul Thakur being the top scorer from the winning side with 68.0 runs.
     

RCB vs KKR - Highest Victories by Wickets

Top 4 matches involving RCB and KKR, by the highest win margins by wickets are as follows:

  • In 2011 at Kolkata, RCB won by 9 wickets with 11 balls remaining, with Sreenath Aravind being the best bowler from the winning side, taking 2 wickets.
  • In 2016 at Kolkata, RCB won by 9 wickets with 8 balls remaining, with Sreenath Aravind again being the best bowler from the winning side, taking 2 wickets.
  • In 2020 at Abu Dhabi, RCB won by 8 wickets with 39 balls remaining, with Mohammed Siraj being the best bowler from the winning side, taking 3 wickets.
  • In 2021 at Abu Dhabi, KKR won by 9 wickets with 60 balls remaining, with Andre Russell being the best bowler from the winning side, taking 3 wickets.
     

RCB vs KKR - Last 5 Matches

In the most recent encounters between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders, matches have always gone down the wire. On April 26, 2023, RCB won the toss and elected to bowl, but KKR emerged victorious with a 21-run margin, thanks to Varun Chakravarthy's pivotal role, earning him the Man of the Match title.

Earlier, on April 6, 2023, a similar toss decision by RCB saw KKR winning by an impressive 81 runs, with Shardul Thakur's exceptional performance being recognized.

The trend of RCB opting to bowl first continued on March 30, 2022, which this time worked in their favor as they secured a win by 3 wickets, with only 4 balls to spare, thanks to Wanindu Hasaranga's contribution.

However, in two prior matches on October 11 and September 20, 2021, despite RCB's choice to bat first, KKR clinched victories by 4 wickets (with 2 balls remaining) and by a dominant 9 wickets (with 60 balls remaining), respectively. 

In these matches, Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy were instrumental, both receiving the Man of the Match awards for their critical roles in KKR's triumphs.

KKR vs RCB Match Prediction

In the RCB vs KKR match prediction for the period between 2018 and 2023, the historical match data reveals a competitive edge between the two teams. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have secured 7 victories against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who have won 5 times in their encounters. This translates to a win percentage of approximately 58.33% for KKR and 41.67% for RCB.

Considering the historical context and win percentages, KKR appears to have a slight upper hand in the matchups against RCB during this period. For the upcoming match, based on past performance and win rates, the RCB vs KKR who will win today match prediction leans towards KKR as the likely victor. 

RCB vs KKR match list (Last 5 seasons)

Season

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

Result

2018

RCB

KKR

Kolkata

KKR

KKR won by 4 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

2018

RCB

KKR

Bengaluru

KKR

KKR won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

2019

RCB

KKR

Bengaluru

KKR

KKR won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

2019

RCB

KKR

Kolkata

RCB

RCB won by 10 runs

2020

RCB

KKR

Sharjah

RCB

RCB won by 82 runs

2020

KKR

RCB

Abu Dhabi

RCB

RCB won by 8 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)

2021

RCB

KKR

Chennai

RCB

RCB won by 38 runs

2021

RCB

KKR

Abu Dhabi

KKR

KKR won by 9 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)

2021

RCB

KKR

Sharjah

KKR

KKR won by 4 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

2022

KKR

RCB

Navi Mumbai

RCB

RCB won by 3 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

2023

KKR

RCB

Kolkata

KKR

KKR won by 81 runs

2023

KKR

RCB

Bengaluru

KKR

KKR won by 21 runs

The historical data for RCB vs KKR matches from 2018 to 2023 highlights a competitive rivalry. With KKR winning approximately 58.33% of the matches against RCB's 41.67%, KKR emerges as the slightly more successful team in recent encounters. 

This analysis, reflecting on past performances and outcomes, suggests KKR holds a marginal edge over RCB. Considering these insights, the prediction for the next RCB vs KKR match leans towards KKR as the probable victor, underpinned by their superior win rate during the specified period. 

Frequently asked questions

Head-to-head, KKR has a better record against RCB, with KKR winning 56.25% of their matches against RCB, who has a win percentage of 43.75% in their encounters.

In knockout matches between RCB and KKR, KKR has the upper hand with 1 win. This indicates that when facing RCB in high-stakes knockout matches, KKR has historically prevailed. ​

Considering the overall toss win ratio from the data analyzed, RCB has a toss win ratio of approximately 47.3%, while KKR has a slightly higher toss win ratio of about 50.2%. Based on these statistics, KKR is marginally more likely to win the toss against RCB.

Based on historical win percentages, KKR, with a win rate of 56.25% against RCB's 43.75%, is statistically more likely to perform better in the upcoming IPL encounters between the two teams.

KKR vs RCB Head to Head

The table below summarizes the outcomes of matches involving RCB and KKR, indicating matches won, lost, no results, and the win percentage for each team

Team

Matches Won

Matches Lost

No Result

Win %

RCB

14

18

0

43.75

KKR

18

14

0

56.25

In the RCB vs KKR head to head record, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have demonstrated a stronger performance with a win percentage of 56.25% compared to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), which stands at 43.75%. 

This head-to-head comparison highlights KKR's relative dominance in recent encounters against RCB. The RCB vs KKR head to head data underscores the competitive edge KKR has established, showcasing their ability to secure wins more frequently in this matchup.

RCB Top Batters vs KKR (Last 3 Seasons)

The top 3 run scorers for RCB against KKR are:

  • Virat Kohli played 2 matches, scoring 75 runs with an average of 37.50.
  • Faf du Plessis played 2 matches, scoring 40 runs with an average of 20.00.
  • Mahipal Lomror played 1 match, scoring 34 runs with an average of 34.00.
     

RCB Top Bowlers vs KKR (Last 3 Seasons)

In the most recent season, the top 3 wicket takers for RCB against KKR are:

  • Karn Sharma played 1 match, took 2 wickets, conceded 26 runs with an economy rate of 8.67.
  • David Willey played 2 matches, took 2 wickets, conceded 47 runs with an economy rate of 6.71.
  • Vijaykumar Vyshak played 1 match, took 2 wickets, conceded 41 runs with an economy rate of 10.25.
     

KKR Top Batters vs RCB (Last 3 Seasons)

In the most recent season, the top 3 run scorers for KKR against RCB are:

  • Shardul Thakur, who played 1 match, scoring 68 runs at an average of 68.0.
  • Rinku Singh, with 64 runs from 2 matches, resulting in an average of 32.0.
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz, who scored 57 runs in 1 match, achieving an average of 57.0.

     

KKR Top Bowlers vs RCB (Last 3 Seasons)

In the most recent season, the top 3 wicket takers for KKR against RCB are:

  • Varun Chakravarthy, who played 2 matches, took 7 wickets, and conceded 42 runs with an economy rate of 5.48.
  • Suyash Sharma, with 5 wickets from 2 matches, conceding 60 runs at an economy rate of 7.50.
  • Sunil Narine, also playing 2 matches, took 2 wickets and conceded 57 runs with an economy rate of 7.12.
     

RCB vs KKR Toss

The summary table below presents the performance statistics of RCB and KKR in their head-to-head encounters:

 

Team Name

Total Matches

Toss Wins

% Toss Wins

Match Wins

% Match Wins

RCB

32

20

62.5%

14

43.75%

KKR

32

12

37.5%

18

56.25%

 

The table below presents the toss winner ratio for RCB and KKR across all IPL seasons:

 

Team Name

Total Matches Played

Total Tosses Won

Toss Win Ratio

RCB

241

114

0.473

KKR

237

119

0.502

RCB has played 241 matches, winning the toss in 114 of them, resulting in a toss win ratio of approximately 47.3%. KKR, on the other hand, has played 237 matches, winning the toss 119 times, which translates to a slightly higher toss win ratio of about 50.2%

Frequently asked questions

Head-to-head, KKR has a better record against RCB, with KKR winning 56.25% of their matches against RCB, who has a win percentage of 43.75% in their encounters.

In knockout matches between RCB and KKR, KKR has the upper hand with 1 win. This indicates that when facing RCB in high-stakes knockout matches, KKR has historically prevailed. ​

Considering the overall toss win ratio from the data analyzed, RCB has a toss win ratio of approximately 47.3%, while KKR has a slightly higher toss win ratio of about 50.2%. Based on these statistics, KKR is marginally more likely to win the toss against RCB.

Based on historical win percentages, KKR, with a win rate of 56.25% against RCB's 43.75%, is statistically more likely to perform better in the upcoming IPL encounters between the two teams.

KKR vs RCB Betting tips

In the upcoming IPL 2024 showdown between RCB and KKR, betting tips favor RCB's top bowler, Mohammad Siraj, who has demonstrated remarkable skill with a leading wicket tally in recent matches against KKR. 

On the batting front, Virat Kohli, RCB's top batter, showcases outstanding run-scoring capabilities, making them key players to watch in this high-stakes encounter.

For KKR in the IPL 2024 clash against RCB, the spotlight is on Sunil Narine as the top bowler, known for his economical spells and crucial wickets. Batting dynamo, Andre Russell, stands out as KKR's top batter, with his power-hitting prowess expected to make a significant impact on the game and betting odds.

Frequently asked questions

Head-to-head, KKR has a better record against RCB, with KKR winning 56.25% of their matches against RCB, who has a win percentage of 43.75% in their encounters.

In knockout matches between RCB and KKR, KKR has the upper hand with 1 win. This indicates that when facing RCB in high-stakes knockout matches, KKR has historically prevailed. ​

Considering the overall toss win ratio from the data analyzed, RCB has a toss win ratio of approximately 47.3%, while KKR has a slightly higher toss win ratio of about 50.2%. Based on these statistics, KKR is marginally more likely to win the toss against RCB.

Based on historical win percentages, KKR, with a win rate of 56.25% against RCB's 43.75%, is statistically more likely to perform better in the upcoming IPL encounters between the two teams.

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