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Kolkata Knight Riders versus Rajasthan Royals Betting Tips and Preview

IPL (2019-04-25) Kolkata (EG)

By FROG.AI

Highlights
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won 9 of the last 15 between these two sides.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders have won 4 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

  • Rajasthan Royals have won 3 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders are rated 10 points ahead of Rajasthan Royals in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 42 out the last 68 completed matches played at Kolkata (EG) have been won by the team batting second.

Betting Tips
  • Back Rajasthan Royals to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.58 on Betfair).

Head to Head

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have played each other 15 times since 2010. Kolkata Knight Riders won 9 times and Rajasthan Royals 5 times.

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals in the first match of the current series. Kolkata Knight Riders won more matches between these two sides last T20 Blast winning 3-0.

Pitch Analysis

Kolkata (EG) has hosted 68 T20 matches since 2010. We will now examine some more details from the matches.

161 is the average first innings score at Kolkata (EG) in matches where the full 20 overs were available. 200 has been breached 6 times at this venue in T20s since 2010. 213, 161 and 178 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

60% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batters at Kolkata (EG) strike at 128.2 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 118.5 against spin.

42 out the last 68 completed matches played at Kolkata (EG) have been won by the team batting second.

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Kolkata Knight Riders Overview

Kolkata Knight Riders have won 4 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad in their last match. They batted first and scored 159 for 8. Their bowlers then failed to defend this score.

Chris Lynn was the top run scorer with 51 off 47 balls. Rinku Singh scored 30 off 25 balls. The next highest score was 25 by Sunil Narine.

Sunil Narine was the pick of the bowlers. He took 0 for 34 off 4.0 overs. Andre Russell also bowled well. He went for 8.0 an over. Harry Gurney took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 8.0.

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Rajasthan Royals Overview

Rajasthan Royals have won 3 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Delhi Daredevils in their last match. They batted first and scored 191 for 6. Their bowlers then failed to defend this score.

Ajinkya Rahane was the top run scorer with 105 off 63 balls. Steven Smith scored 50 off 32 balls. The next highest score was 19 by Stuart Binny.

Stuart Binny was their best bowler. He took 0 for 3 off 1.0 overs. Jofra Archer went for 7.75 an over. Riyan Parag took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 8.33.

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The Verdict

Kolkata Knight Riders are rated 10 points ahead of Rajasthan Royals in the Cricsq ratings. They have 88 points whereas Rajasthan Royals have 78.

At the time of writing Kolkata Knight Riders are favorites on Betfair at 1.62. Rajasthan Royals are 2.58.

Kolkata Knight Riders are rightfully favourites and are the most likely team to this match. But I suggest backing Rajasthan Royals to win this match. They are currently 2.58 on Betfair. At the prices Kolkata Knight Riders are too short to bet on and Rajasthan Royals represent the value.

Kolkata Knight Riders Season Players
Chris Lynn

Current Form:

Chris Lynn has played in 151 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4117 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 32.9. He has a strike rate of 141.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 157.8 and against spin it is 109.6.

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 289 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2141 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.7. He has a strike rate of 150.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 148.4 and against pace it is 136.8.

Narine has taken 301 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.19 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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Robin Uthappa

Current Form:

Robin Uthappa has played in 215 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 5337 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 29.3. He has a strike rate of 130.6. 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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Nitish Rana

Current Form:

Nitish Rana has played in 42 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1038 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 29.7. He has a strike rate of 135.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 139.3 and against pace it is 127.2.

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

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Shubman Gill

Current Form:

Shubman Gill has played in 23 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 335 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.9. He has a strike rate of 132.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 134.0 and against pace it is 127.4.

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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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Dinesh Karthik

Current Form:

Dinesh Karthik has played in 221 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4187 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.5. 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 5 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 59 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.8. He has a strike rate of 105.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 130.8 and against spin it is 75.8.

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Andre Russell

Current Form:

Andre Russell has played in 270 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4576 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.9. He has a strike rate of 172.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 176.4 and against spin it is 136.6.

Russell has taken 254 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.31 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 164 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 584 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.7. He has a strike rate of 111.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 118.7 and against spin it is 86.0.

Chawla has taken 152 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.69 runs per over.

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Prithvi Raj

Current Form:

Prithvi Raj 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.

Raj has taken 1 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.67 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 60 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 74 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.8 runs per over.

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KC Cariappa

Current Form:

KC Cariappa has played in 50 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 71 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 10.1. He has a strike rate of 129.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 160.0 and against pace it is 118.4.

Cariappa has taken 47 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.03 runs per over.

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Harry Gurney

Current Form:

Harry Gurney has played in 130 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 144 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.75 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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Prasidh Krishna

Current Form:

Prasidh Krishna has played in 37 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 8.07 runs per over.

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Rajasthan Royals Season Players
Ajinkya Rahane

Current Form:

Ajinkya Rahane has played in 161 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4120 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 31.5. He has a strike rate of 121.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Rahane has taken 1 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 5.0 runs per over.

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Jos Buttler

Current Form:

Jos Buttler has played in 240 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 5412 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.8. He has a strike rate of 144.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 149.2 and against spin it is 124.4.

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Sanju Samson

Current Form:

Sanju Samson has played in 92 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2125 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.2. He has a strike rate of 128.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 131.0 and against spin it is 120.2.

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Manan Vohra

Current Form:

Manan Vohra has played in 49 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1012 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.5. He has a strike rate of 131.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 131.2 and against spin it is 118.4.

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Steven Smith

Current Form:

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

He has scored 3302 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 31.4. He has a strike rate of 126.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 129.1 and against spin it is 114.2.

Smith has taken 32 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.16 runs per over.

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Liam Livingstone

Current Form:

Liam Livingstone has played in 62 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1385 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.6. He has a strike rate of 141.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 140.5 and against spin it is 131.5.

Livingstone has taken 10 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.0 runs per over.

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Rahul Tripathi

Current Form:

Rahul Tripathi has played in 34 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 758 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.1. He has a strike rate of 137.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 138.4 and against spin it is 130.3.

Tripathi has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 12.0 runs per over.

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Ben Stokes

Current Form:

Ben Stokes has played in 120 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2246 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.7. He has a strike rate of 135.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Stokes has taken 64 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.43 runs per over.

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Prashant Chopra

Current Form:

Prashant Chopra has played in 2 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 8 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.0. He has a strike rate of 133.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 133.3 and against spin it is 0.

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Ashton Turner

Current Form:

Ashton Turner has played in 68 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 993 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 21.6. He has a strike rate of 139.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Turner has taken 14 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.03 runs per over.

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Riyan Parag

Current Form:

Riyan Parag has played in 3 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 63 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 21.0. He has a strike rate of 137.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 145.5 and against pace it is 122.7.

Parag has taken 1 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.25 runs per over.

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Stuart Binny

Current Form:

Stuart Binny has played in 126 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1463 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.2. He has a strike rate of 130.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 132.8 and against spin it is 118.9.

Binny has taken 43 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.81 runs per over.

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Mahipal Lomror

Current Form:

Mahipal Lomror has played in 2 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 20 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 20.0. He has a strike rate of 95.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 94.1.

Lomror has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.0 runs per over.

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Krishnappa Gowtham

Current Form:

Krishnappa Gowtham has played in 46 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 436 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.0. He has a strike rate of 162.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 168.4 and against spin it is 130.4.

Gowtham has taken 40 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.3 runs per over.

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Jofra Archer

Current Form:

Jofra Archer has played in 93 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 391 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 16.3. He has a strike rate of 137.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 132.0 and against spin it is 114.6.

Archer has taken 116 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.87 runs per over.

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Shreyas Gopal

Current Form:

Shreyas Gopal has played in 51 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 365 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.9. He has a strike rate of 117.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 118.3 and against pace it is 111.4.

Gopal has taken 52 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.55 runs per over.

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Varun Aaron

Current Form:

Varun Aaron has played in 43 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 46 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.5. He has a strike rate of 83.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 85.1 and against spin it is 66.7.

Aaron has taken 38 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.72 runs per over.

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Jaydev Unadkat

Current Form:

Jaydev Unadkat has played in 81 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 55 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.2. He has a strike rate of 103.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 133.3 and against pace it is 88.6.

Unadkat has taken 87 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.71 runs per over.

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Sudhesan Midhun

Current Form:

Sudhesan Midhun 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.

Midhun has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 13.5 runs per over.

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Ish Sodhi

Current Form:

Ish Sodhi has played in 90 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 170 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.3. He has a strike rate of 111.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 114.6 and against spin it is 100.0.

Sodhi has taken 117 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.9 runs per over.

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Dhawal Kulkarni

Current Form:

Dhawal Kulkarni has played in 94 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 102 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.3. He has a strike rate of 95.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 112.9 and against pace it is 81.5.

Kulkarni has taken 89 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.23 runs per over.

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Oshane Thomas

Current Form:

Oshane Thomas has played in 21 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 10 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 5.0. He has a strike rate of 90.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 160.0 and against spin it is 33.3.

Thomas has taken 28 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.84 runs per over.

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