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Know your IPL Team: Kolkata Knight Riders

Last updated on: March 23, 2019 12:52 IST

Rajneesh Gupta presents statistical summary of Kolkata Knight Riders and much more.

IMAGE: Kolkata Knight Riders players celebrate with the trophy after winning the seventh edition of the IPL. Photograph: BCCI

Captain and coach:  Dinesh Karthik and Jacques Kallis

Total players: 21

Number of overseas players: 8

Openers: Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa

Middle-order batsmen: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh

Wicketkeepers: Dinesh Karthik, Nikhil Naik

Allrounders: Andre Russell, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Carlos Brathwaite

Wrist spinners: Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav

Finger spinners: Sunil Narine, KC Cariappa

Fast bowlers: Prasidh Krishna, Prithvi Raj, Harry Gurney, Anrich Nortje, Lockie Ferguson, Sandeep Warrior

 

Note: Warrior and Cariappa replaced pace bowling duo of Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi, who have been ruled out of the tournament because of injury.

Result Summary In Each Edition

YearPlayedWonLostTiedNRWin%W/L RatioPosition
2008 14 6 7 0 1 46.15 0.85 6th
2009 14 3 9 1 1 23.07 0.33 8th
2010 14 7 7 0 0 50.00 1.00 6th
2011 15 8 7 0 0 53.33 1.14 4th
2012 18 12 5 0 1 70.58 2.40 1st
2013 16 6 10 0 0 37.50 0.60 7th
2014 16 11 4 1 0 68.75 2.75 1st
2015 14 7 6 0 1 53.84 1.16 5th
2016 15 8 7 0 0 53.33 1.14 4th
2017 16 9 7 0 0 56.25 1.28 3rd
2018 16 9 7 0 0 56.25 1.28 3rd

Result Summary vs Each Opponent

VsPlayedWonLostTiedNRWin%W/L Ratio
Chennai Super Kings 19 7 11 0 1 38.88 0.63
Deccan Chargers 10 7 2 0 1 77.77 3.50
Delhi Daredevils 22 13 8 0 1 61.90 1.62
Gujarat Lions 4 1 3 0 0 25.00 0.33
Kings XI Punjab 23 15 8 0 0 65.21 1.87
Kochi Tuskers Kerala 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.00
Mumbai Indians 23 5 18 0 0 21.73 0.27
Pune Warriors 5 4 1 0 0 80.00 4.00
Rajasthan Royals 19 9 7 2 1 50.00 1.28
Rising Pune Supergiant 4 3 1 0 0 75.00 3.00
Royal Challengers Bangalore 22 13 9 0 0 59.09 1.44
Sunrisers Hyderabad 15 9 6 0 0 60.00 1.50

Note: Kolkata Knight Riders’ matches vs Delhi Daredevils (in 2008), Chennai Super Kings (in 2009), Deccan Chargers (in 2012) and Rajasthan Royals (in 2015) were abandoned without a toss (included in the above tally for reference purpose).

In 2009 and 2014 Kolkata Knight Riders lost to Rajasthan Royals in Super Over after a tie

Highest Totals

ScoreOversVsVenueYearResult
245-6 20 Kings XI Punjab Indore 2018 Won
222-3 20 Royal Challengers Bangalore Bengaluru 2008 Won
204-4 20 Deccan Chargers Hyderabad 2008 Won
202-6 20 Chennai Super Kings Chennai 2018 Lost
200-3 20 Kings XI Punjab Kolkata 2010 Lost
200-7 19.3 Kings XI Punjab Bengaluru 2014 Won
200-9 20 Delhi Daredevils Kolkata 2018 Won
195-4 20 Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata 2014 Won
192-5 19.4 Chennai Super Kings Chennai 2012 Won
191-7 20 Kings XI Punjab Kolkata 2018 Lost

Lowest Totals

ScoreOversVsVenueYearResult
67 15.2 Mumbai Indians Mumbai WS 2008 Lost
95 15.2 Mumbai Indians Port Elizabeth 2009 Lost
101 19.4 Deccan Chargers Cape Town 2009 Lost
105 18.2 Mumbai Indians Mumbai WS 2013 Lost
107 18.5 Mumbai Indians Bengaluru 2017 Lost
108 18.1 Mumbai Indians Kolkata 2018 Lost
109 19.2 Chennai Super Kings Kolkata 2010 Lost
109 18.2 Kings XI Punjab Abu Dhabi 2014 Lost
119-9 20 Chennai Super Kings Kolkata 2013 Lost
123-8 20 Delhi Daredevils Johannesburg 2009 Lost

Highest Individual Innings

ScorePlayerVsVenueYear
158* BB McCullum Royal Challengers Bangalore Bengaluru 2008
94 MK Pandey Kings XI Punjab Bengaluru 2014
93* CA Lynn Gujarat Lions Rajkot 2017
93 G Gambhir Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata 2012
92 M Bisla Chennai Super Kings Chennai 2013
91 SC Ganguly Deccan Chargers Hyderabad 2008
90* G Gambhir Sunrisers Hyderabad Hyderabad 2016
89 M Bisla Chennai Super Kings Chennai 2012
88* AD Russell Chennai Super Kings Chennai 2018
88 SC Ganguly Deccan Chargers Kolkata 2010
88 CH Gayle Kings XI Punjab Kolkata 2010

Leading Batsmen

PlayerMtsRunsAvgSR10050
G Gambhir 108 3035 31.61 124.28 0 27
RV Uthappa 74 2157 30.38 139.61 0 15
YK Pathan 106 1893 31.55 138.27 0 7
JH Kallis 56 1295 26.42 106.76 0 7
MK Pandey 55 1270 31.75 125.12 0 6
SC Ganguly 40 1031 28.63 110.50 0 7
MK Tiwary 54 1002 29.47 111.70 0 4
BB McCullum 35 882 27.56 120.65 1 4
CA Lynn 27 869 36.20 142.22 0 6
AD Russell 43 832 28.68 180.08 0 4

Best Bowling

BowlingPlayerVsVenueYear
5-19 SP Narine Kings XI Punjab Kolkata 2012
4-11 Shoaib Akhtar Delhi Daredevils Kolkata 2008
4-13 SP Narine Delhi Daredevils Kolkata 2013
4-15 SP Narine Mumbai Indians Mumbai 2012
4-18 L Balaji Royal Challengers Bangalore Bengaluru 2012
4-19 AD Mathews Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata 2010
4-19 SP Narine Kings XI Punjab Kolkata 2015
4-20 SP Narine Mumbai Indians Abu Dhabi 2014
4-20 SP Narine Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata 2014
4-20 AD Russell Kings XI Punjab Kolkata 2016
4-20 K Yadav Rajasthan Royals Kolkata 2018

Leading Bowlers

PlayerMtsWktsAvgRPO4W
SP Narine 98 112 22.30 6.54 7
PP Chawla 57 56 25.64 8.02 1
UT Yadav 47 48 29.02 8.62 1
AD Russell 43 43 23.76 8.51 1
Shakib Al Hasan 43 43 25.60 7.17 0
JH Kallis 56 42 27.45 7.53 0
Kuldeep Yadav 31 35 24.51 8.22 1
L Balaji 35 33 27.87 7.38 1
M Morkel 29 32 27.18 7.8 0
R Bhatia 46 32 29.09 7.21 0

Captains

PlayerMtsWonLostTiedNRWin%
G Gambhir 108 61 46 1 0 56.94
SC Ganguly 27 13 14 0 0 48.14
KD Karthik 16 9 7 0 0 56.25
BB McCullum 13 3 9 1 0 26.92

Most Appearances

PlayerMts
G Gambhir 108
YK Pathan 106
SP Narine 98
RV Uthappa 74
PP Chawla 57
JH Kallis 56
MK Pandey 55
MK Tiwary 54
SA Yadav 54

Rajneesh Gupta
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