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Kolkata Knight Riders versus Royal Challengers Bangalore Betting Tips and Preview

IPL (2019-04-19) Kolkata (EG)

By FROG.AI

Highlights
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won 12 of the last 19 between these two sides.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders have won 5 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 2 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders are rated 29 points ahead of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Cricsq ratings.

  • The team batting second won the last 42 out the last 67 completed matches played at Kolkata (EG).

Betting Tips
  • Back Kolkata Knight Riders to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 1.83 on Betfair).

Pitch Analysis

67 T20 matches have been played at Kolkata (EG) since 2010. We will now examine some more details from the matches.

The average first innings score at Kolkata (EG) is 160 in matches where the full 20 overs were available. 200 has been breached 5 times at this venue in T20s since 2010. 161, 178 and 218 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

60% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This exceeds the global average of 55% of runs in T20s since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batters at Kolkata (EG) strike at 128.0 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 117.7 against spin.

The team batting second won the last 42 out the last 67 completed matches played at Kolkata (EG).

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Kolkata Knight Riders Overview

Kolkata Knight Riders have won 5 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Chennai Super Kings in their last match. They batted first and scored 161 for 8. Their bowlers then failed to defend this score.

Chris Lynn was the top run scorer with 82 off 51 balls. Nitish Rana scored 21 off 18 balls. The next highest score was 18 by Dinesh Karthik.

Sunil Narine was their best bowler. He took 2 for 19 off 4.0 overs. Prasidh Krishna also bowled well. He went for 7.5 an over. Harry Gurney took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 9.25.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore Overview

Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 2 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Mumbai Indians in their last match. They batted first and scored 171 for 7. Their bowlers then failed to defend this score.

AB de Villiers was the top run scorer with 75 off 51 balls. Moeen Ali scored 50 off 32 balls. The next highest score was 28 by Parthiv Patel.

Moeen Ali was the pick of the bowlers. He took 2 for 18 off 4.0 overs. Yuzvendra Chahal also bowled well. He went for 6.75 an over. Mohammed Siraj took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 10.5.

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The Verdict

Kolkata Knight Riders are rated 29 points ahead of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Cricsq ratings. They have 93 points whereas Royal Challengers Bangalore have 64.

At the time of writing Kolkata Knight Riders are favorites on Betfair at 1.83. Royal Challengers Bangalore are 2.18.

I suggest backing Kolkata Knight Riders to win this match. They are currently 1.83 on Betfair. At the prices Kolkata Knight Riders represent the value bet in this match.

Kolkata Knight Riders Season Players
Chris Lynn

Current Form:

Chris Lynn has played in 149 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4065 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 33.0. He has a strike rate of 142.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 159.0 and against spin it is 109.5.

Lynn has taken 3 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.82 runs per over.

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Sunil Narine

Current Form:

Sunil Narine has played in 287 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2098 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.7. He has a strike rate of 149.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 147.4 and against pace it is 136.3.

Narine has taken 300 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.17 runs per over.

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Robin Uthappa

Current Form:

Robin Uthappa has played in 214 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 5328 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 29.4. He has a strike rate of 131.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Uthappa has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 3.5 runs per over.

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Joe Denly

Current Form:

Joe Denly has played in 186 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4630 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.1. He has a strike rate of 122.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Denly has taken 31 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.76 runs per over.

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Nitish Rana

Current Form:

Nitish Rana has played in 40 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 942 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.7. He has a strike rate of 132.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 137.2 and against pace it is 123.5.

Rana has taken 6 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.44 runs per over.

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Nikhil Naik

Current Form:

Nikhil Naik has played in 3 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 30 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 10.0. He has a strike rate of 63.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 74.4 and against spin it is 9.1.

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Shubman Gill

Current Form:

Shubman Gill has played in 21 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 323 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 32.3. He has a strike rate of 135.7. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Dinesh Karthik

Current Form:

Dinesh Karthik has played in 219 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4181 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.7. He has a strike rate of 131.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Rinku Singh

Current Form:

Rinku Singh has played in 4 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 29 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 7.3. He has a strike rate of 93.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 91.7 and against spin it is 81.8.

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Andre Russell

Current Form:

Andre Russell has played in 268 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4496 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.8. He has a strike rate of 171.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 176.3 and against spin it is 134.9.

Russell has taken 253 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.32 runs per over.

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Carlos Brathwaite

Current Form:

Carlos Brathwaite has played in 131 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1328 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 17.5. He has a strike rate of 147.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 156.1 and against spin it is 111.1.

Brathwaite has taken 113 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.4 runs per over.

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Piyush Chawla

Current Form:

Piyush Chawla has played in 162 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 580 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.8. He has a strike rate of 112.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 118.7 and against spin it is 87.9.

Chawla has taken 152 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.66 runs per over.

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Shrikant Mundhe

Current Form:

Shrikant Mundhe has played in 1 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

Mundhe has taken 1 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.0 runs per over.

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Kuldeep Yadav

Current Form:

Kuldeep Yadav has played in 59 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 64 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 10.7. He has a strike rate of 86.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Yadav has taken 73 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.66 runs per over.

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KC Cariappa

Current Form:

KC Cariappa has played in 49 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 62 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.9. He has a strike rate of 119.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 125.0 and against pace it is 118.4.

Cariappa has taken 47 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.9 runs per over.

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Prasidh Krishna

Current Form:

Prasidh Krishna has played in 36 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 20 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 10.0. He has a strike rate of 74.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 91.7 and against pace it is 80.0.

Krishna has taken 34 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.91 runs per over.

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Lockie Ferguson

Current Form:

Lockie Ferguson has played in 31 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 7 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 3.5. He has a strike rate of 77.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 77.8 and against spin it is 0.

Ferguson has taken 35 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.48 runs per over.

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Harry Gurney

Current Form:

Harry Gurney has played in 128 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 21 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 3.5. He has a strike rate of 77.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 76.2 and against spin it is 0.0.

Gurney has taken 143 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.72 runs per over.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore Season Players
Parthiv Patel

Current Form:

Parthiv Patel has played in 137 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2730 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.4. He has a strike rate of 119.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 120.4 and against spin it is 103.8.

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Virat Kohli

Current Form:

Virat Kohli has played in 243 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 7489 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 41.1. He has a strike rate of 132.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Kohli has taken 8 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.55 runs per over.

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Devdutt Padikkal

Current Form:

Devdutt Padikkal has played in 11 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 223 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.9. He has a strike rate of 119.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 140.0 and against pace it is 102.8.

Padikkal has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.5 runs per over.

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AB de Villiers

Current Form:

AB de Villiers has played in 273 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 7207 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 36.6. He has a strike rate of 148.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 153.7 and against spin it is 131.8.

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Shimron Hetmyer

Current Form:

Shimron Hetmyer has played in 29 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 564 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.6. He has a strike rate of 134.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 143.1 and against spin it is 114.7.

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Marcus Stoinis

Current Form:

Marcus Stoinis has played in 98 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1616 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.4. He has a strike rate of 124.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Stoinis has taken 59 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.79 runs per over.

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Moeen Ali

Current Form:

Moeen Ali has played in 136 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2673 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.3. He has a strike rate of 135.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 158.4 and against pace it is 135.1.

Ali has taken 87 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.62 runs per over.

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Gurkeerat Singh Mann

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Gurkeerat Singh Mann has played in 30 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 342 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 16.3. He has a strike rate of 125.7. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Mann has taken 5 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.46 runs per over.

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Heinrich Klaasen

Current Form:

Heinrich Klaasen has played in 42 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 647 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 21.6. He has a strike rate of 136.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Klaasen has taken 1 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.0 runs per over.

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Colin de Grandhomme

Current Form:

Colin de Grandhomme has played in 85 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1171 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.5. He has a strike rate of 155.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Grandhomme has taken 28 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.38 runs per over.

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Akshdeep Nath

Current Form:

Akshdeep Nath has played in 11 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 50 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 7.1. He has a strike rate of 89.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 95.5 and against pace it is 85.3.

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Shivam Dube

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Shivam Dube has played in 3 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 16 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.0. He has a strike rate of 94.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 155.6 and against spin it is 25.0.

Dube has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 4.5 runs per over.

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Pawan Negi

Current Form:

Pawan Negi has played in 49 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 356 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 14.8. He has a strike rate of 127.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 132.8 and against pace it is 119.8.

Negi has taken 35 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.81 runs per over.

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Washington Sundar

Current Form:

Washington Sundar has played in 43 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 673 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 42.1. He has a strike rate of 132.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 135.3 and against spin it is 126.0.

Sundar has taken 48 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.54 runs per over.

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Prayas Ray Barman

Current Form:

Prayas Ray Barman has played in 1 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 19 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 19.0. He has a strike rate of 79.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 86.7 and against spin it is 60.0.

Barman has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 14.0 runs per over.

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Umesh Yadav

Current Form:

Umesh Yadav has played in 123 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 114 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.1. He has a strike rate of 91.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 97.3 and against spin it is 16.7.

Yadav has taken 122 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.4 runs per over.

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Tim Southee

Current Form:

Tim Southee has played in 138 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 526 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 12.8. He has a strike rate of 146.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 151.5 and against spin it is 80.0.

Southee has taken 142 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.51 runs per over.

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Dale Steyn

Current Form:

Dale Steyn has played in 173 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 228 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 7.4. He has a strike rate of 100.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 105.0 and against spin it is 64.3.

Steyn has taken 200 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.67 runs per over.

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Mohammed Siraj

Current Form:

Mohammed Siraj has played in 29 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 29 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.7. He has a strike rate of 80.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 82.9 and against spin it is 0.0.

Siraj has taken 31 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.56 runs per over.

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Kulwant Khejroliya

Current Form:

Kulwant Khejroliya has played in 3 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

Khejroliya has taken 2 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.88 runs per over.

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Yuzvendra Chahal

Current Form:

Yuzvendra Chahal has played in 111 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 25 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 4.2. He has a strike rate of 43.9. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Chahal has taken 141 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.78 runs per over.

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Navdeep Saini

Current Form:

Navdeep Saini has played in 7 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 2.0. He has a strike rate of 66.7.

Saini has taken 4 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.93 runs per over.

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