KKR - Squad, Player Prediction, Stats over the years

Author: Shreyas
04 Apr 2021 04:17:32
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IPL Performance over the years

2008 - 6th
2009 - 8th
2010 - 6th
2011 - Playoffs
2012 - Winner
2013 - 7th
2014 - Winner
2015 - 5th
2016 - Playoffs 
2017 - Playoffs
2018 - Playoffs
2019 - 5th
2020 - 5th


Winning Percentage - 52.08%
192m - 99w/93l

Winning Percentage against all teams over the years - 

CSK - 36.36%
DC - 58%
MI - 22.22%
PBKS - 66.66%
RR - 59.09%
RCB - 53.84%
SRH - 61.11%

Squad - Eoin Morgan(C), Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(Wk), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Rahul Tripathi, Tim Seifert(Wk), Shubman Gill, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer, Ben Cutting, Harbhajan Singh, Karun Nair, Vaibhav Arora, Sheldon Jackson, Shakib Al Hasan

KKR

1. Andre Russell - Undoubtedly one of the best T20 All rounder. Strikes the ball at more than 150, and bowls at a speed of more than 140kmph. He has been their match winner and can single-handedly turn the games into their favour from a tough position. His only concern will be his match fitness issue due to which he hasn't been able to give a 100% throughout the season, but he's the team's best player and the biggest threat to the oppositions. 

2. Eoin Morgan - The skipper of the side. He has looked off colors for England in the previous series against India, but ahead of the T20I World Cup 2021, he'd love to get going on these Indian wickets. He was one of the team's best performer in the previous season and handles the middle order and the finishing abilities really well. 

3. Shubhman Gill - He was the only player in the previous season who stayed as an opener throughout the season and saw 4 different opening partners as the season went by. He was the team's highest run scorer last season and was the best batsman for the team. He recently got capped for India in the Test format as well, and would look to continue his good form in the IPL for KKR. 

4. Nitish Rana - He started as a No.4 batsman for KKR last season, then came to No.3 and ended up as their opener, and ideally he would be opening this season as well alongside Gill. He scored 2 80+ scores in the 5 games that he opened in, but the other 3 games were all 0(1), so he has either gone big or gone on the first ball. He wasn't an opener for Delhi too, but he had a really good Syed Mushtaq Ali season with Delhi, and would look to give good support to Gill at the top. 

5. Venkatesh Iyer - His first ever draft in IPL, and a really talented Indian youngster to bat at No.3 batsman. He scored 227 runs in 5 innings, at an average of 75.67, in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy'2021. He had 2 80+ scores in the season, and would be looking forward to do really well in this format as well. 

6. Varun Chakravarthy - He was the team's highest wicket taker last season, and the only bowler to have registered a 5-wicket haul in the entire IPL 2020 edition. He was drafted twice for the Indian tour but had to miss out both times due to fitness issues, but now is back from the NCA and would be looking forward to an injury-free season with KKR as well as the further Indian tours ahead of the World Cup in October. He would be the pick of the bowlers from this team. 

7. Vaibhav Arora - He registered 10 wickets in 7 games of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy 2021 season, and 8 of them came against units who had a strong batting lineup, like Baroda, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. He's now the only player from Himachal Pradesh to feature in this season of IPL and that's because of his meritorious performance in the domestic circuit. He might not be in their starting XI but is likely enough to get a chance to play as the tournament goes on, so do keep an eye out on him.

Team Prediction 
Highest Run Scorer
Shubman Gill/Eoin Morgan

Highest Wicket Taker
Varun Chakravarthy/Pat Cummins

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 11:37:10
Pakistan have the hosting rights as it stands, but the BCCI has said their team will be unable to travel there
Sat, 04 Feb 2023 16:04:28
Sophie Devine, Harmanpreet Kaur, Meg Lanning and Heather Knight on how the players plan to deal with this "awkward" situation
Sat, 04 Feb 2023 02:12:51
Alex Carey said it will be down to each batter to find out the method and tempo which works best for them
Fri, 03 Feb 2023 09:02:29
"I will be exploring new opportunities in the world of cricket and the business side of it," former India medium pacer says
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:50:23
Calculative and magnificent 57 not out helps team chase down 110 on spin-friendly pitch
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 07:17:40
India's stand-in T20I captain is looking to "give my team and the other [batter] more calmness and the assurance that at least I'm there"
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 03:48:31
India's margin of victory was the biggest in a T20I involving two Full-Member teams
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 00:06:49
The middle-order batter is expected to join the India squad for the second Test in Delhi
Sat, 04 Feb 2023 18:40:56
Raunak Kapoor, Lydia Greenway, Marina Iqbal, Valkerie Baynes and Sambit Bal look at the possible impact of India's win
Wed, 01 Feb 2023 08:23:19
Jhulan Goswami, meanwhile, is set to join the Mumbai franchise as bowling coach and mentor
Tue, 31 Jan 2023 15:42:56
Shreyas Iyer, however, is yet to get a clearance from the NCA as he continues his recovery from a back issue
Tue, 31 Jan 2023 17:11:42
This will be Rahane's second stint in County Championship after 2019 when he represented Hampshire
Tue, 31 Jan 2023 13:31:16
Apart from a one-off T20I in 2012, the visitors have not won a bilateral series of any format in India
Tue, 31 Jan 2023 07:30:10
India captain Hardik Pandya had criticised the surface after chasing the target of 100 with only one ball to spare
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 17:57:12
They shared five out of the six wickets, before Jemimah Rodrigues and Harmanpreet Kaur controlled the chase
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 11:19:05
Former India opener will explore "new opportunities in the world of cricket and the business side of it"
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 10:10:28
Gambhir, Neesham also echo India captain's thoughts; Bracewell reckons it wasn't a bad advertisement for T20s
Sun, 29 Jan 2023 19:16:13
India's captain also revealed how the pain of Melbourne 2020 spurred her on in this tournament
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 17:33:06
Defending a mere 99, New Zealand's bowlers stretched the game to its penultimate ball
Sat, 28 Jan 2023 19:57:59
Only two overs were bowled before the heavens opened
Sun, 29 Jan 2023 12:34:04
The focus will be on India's top order with Prithvi Shaw waiting in the wings
Sat, 28 Jan 2023 15:14:51
The world's most prolific run-scorer in women's cricket joins the Ahmedabad-based franchise for the inaugural season of WPL
Sat, 28 Jan 2023 16:20:38
The two captains were surprised by the new ball offering more turn and how much it spun in the second innings
Sat, 28 Jan 2023 09:23:19
India spun out New Zealand, before England edged out Australia in a nail-biter
Sat, 28 Jan 2023 04:52:17
Spin was the way to go on the night, and the visitors got it right
Thu, 26 Jan 2023 16:26:48
He picked up seven wickets in the second innings - and bowled 41.1 overs in the match - in his comeback from knee surgery
Thu, 26 Jan 2023 12:57:11
Gill and Kishan are set to open for India, as Shaw bides his time and Gaikwad is ruled out of the series with a wrist injury
Thu, 26 Jan 2023 06:05:48
As the battle for the first junior women's T20 title heats up, here's a run-through of what each contender has going for them
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 18:33:42
The lowdown on Adani Sportsline and Capri Global, who own teams based out of Ahmedabad and Lucknow
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 13:27:09
WPL player auction expected to take place in first week of February
Thu, 26 Jan 2023 07:51:15
The Adani Group and Capri Global buy the other two WPL teams; Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad and Lucknow to be home venues
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 14:41:48
Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav are the other Indians to move up after their series sweep over New Zealand
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 06:22:25
The India captain also responds to rhetoric around his form after scoring his first ODI hundred in three years
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 00:54:46
The left hander believes that lbw is the biggest danger facing the offspinner
Tue, 24 Jan 2023 13:30:38
Smriti Mandhana, Beth Mooney, Sophie Ecclestone and Renuka Singh figure in both women's white-ball XIs for the year gone by
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 00:42:28
The auction will take place in Mumbai on Wednesday, and the winners will be determined through a closed-bid process
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 03:22:46
A three-wicket burst from Thakur proved crucial after the three openers scored tons in an Indore run-fest
Tue, 24 Jan 2023 04:40:35
West Indies now need to win both their remaining games to stay in contention for the final
Mon, 23 Jan 2023 18:24:59
The disagreement relates to Jay Shah's "unilateral" announcement of the ACC calendar for 2023 and 2024
Mon, 23 Jan 2023 13:53:15
The allrounder says he will "go slowly" with his bowling workload in his comeback for Saurashtra against Tamil Nadu
Mon, 23 Jan 2023 13:58:29
They have failed in both matches so far, but conditions in high-scoring Indore could cheer them up
Sat, 21 Jan 2023 13:53:59
NZ folded for 108 in under 35 overs in the second ODI before Rohit led the chase with a 50-ball 51
Fri, 20 Jan 2023 15:30:21
Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka have entered the quarter-finals with one round to go, while Bihar and Manipur will contest the Plate final
Fri, 20 Jan 2023 16:23:40
The visitors say Ish Sodhi is tracking well after ankle injury but haven't taken a call on his inclusion yet
Fri, 20 Jan 2023 13:48:31
"If he's actually able to travel and be around the team, then I want him sitting beside me in the dugout every day of the week"
Fri, 20 Jan 2023 10:04:49
The pair rescued India from 69 for 5 before Deepti picked up a three-for
Thu, 19 Jan 2023 06:38:32
The third umpire felt there was no conclusive evidence to rule that the bail had been dislodged by the wicketkeeper's glove
Wed, 18 Jan 2023 18:32:45
From 131 for 6, New Zealand mounted a stunning comeback to get close to a target of 350
Wed, 18 Jan 2023 08:16:26
Not being picked in the Test team despite his monster first-class numbers upset him, but he isn't about to give up
Tue, 17 Jan 2023 17:26:03
"If we are not in a good situation and if I play a rash shot, it will let the team down."
Wed, 18 Jan 2023 05:35:47
India captain backs Ashwin's suggestion to reduce the impact of dew on day-night ODIs
Wed, 18 Jan 2023 05:36:41
Three days after beating Sri Lanka 3-0, Rohit Sharma's men are up against their next opponent
Tue, 17 Jan 2023 10:37:49
Rajat Patidar named as replacement, but Suryakumar now likely to get a run in the ODI XI
Tue, 17 Jan 2023 08:57:54
"You feel proud when you realise that you have achieved something that not many are able to," Nadeem says after reaching the landmark of 500 first-class wickets
Mon, 16 Jan 2023 16:30:05
India wicketkeeper thanks Rajat Kumar and Nishu Kumar in first comments since his car crash
Tue, 17 Jan 2023 06:53:44
The deal is for five years - 2023 to 2027 - with the company committing INR 951 crore overall
Sun, 15 Jan 2023 18:40:48
The BCCI has adopted a closed bid auction method, and will announce the winners on Monday
Sun, 15 Jan 2023 09:31:14
The offspinner believes starting games at 11.30am rather than 1.30pm would lead to fairer contests
Sun, 15 Jan 2023 16:46:23
Defending 390, India bowled the visitors out for 73 to complete a 3-0 series whitewash
Mon, 16 Jan 2023 11:11:20
Jadeja is winding up his rehab and was named by the selectors in the 17-man Test squad for the first half of four-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy
Sat, 14 Jan 2023 14:08:42
Both teams will have tricky selection calls to make if Chahal and Nissanka are fit and available
Sat, 14 Jan 2023 11:43:36
He has torn three key ligaments in his knee, two of which were reconstructed recently while surgery on the third is expected after six weeks
Sat, 14 Jan 2023 07:03:15
Mukesh Kumar's match haul of seven wickets helped Bengal script a win despite conceding a first-innings lead
Sat, 14 Jan 2023 04:29:46
Prithvi Shaw is back in the T20I squad, while KS Bharat gets a maiden call-up to the ODI squad
Sat, 14 Jan 2023 08:04:00
Ravindra Jadeja, who has not played any cricket since August 2022, has been picked subject to fitness
Fri, 13 Jan 2023 16:25:29
He had been hospitalised after complaining of breathing trouble during a Ranji Trophy practice session in Vadodara
Fri, 13 Jan 2023 15:22:21
Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and defending champions Gujarat Titans will be among the bidders
Sat, 14 Jan 2023 08:31:15
The Stump Mic crew discuss the history of the 'mankad', the debate that it generates and the 'morals' that come into play
Fri, 13 Jan 2023 04:54:24
He says he was not used to playing spin straightaway, but has "thrived on performing in tough conditions and under pressure"
Fri, 13 Jan 2023 02:46:12
"I've changed some of my game because of what I've heard...and how he bowled to me"
Thu, 12 Jan 2023 14:46:29
The BCCI has also shortlisted a pool of 10 cities across India from where the teams will operate
Thu, 12 Jan 2023 15:56:51
India won the ODI series with a game to spare at Eden Gardens
Thu, 12 Jan 2023 07:56:34
Rohit Sharma, Josh Hazlewood also move up the charts following recent exploits
Wed, 11 Jan 2023 16:57:08
Sri Lanka need their bowlers to step up in their quest to level the three-match series
Wed, 11 Jan 2023 16:00:48
India batter says his mantra is playing every game fearlessly like it's his last
Wed, 11 Jan 2023 12:41:24
Mohammed Shami had broken the stumps with the Sri Lanka captain on 98
Tue, 10 Jan 2023 12:28:34
Mumbai opener finishes day one against Assam unbeaten on 240 off 283 balls
Tue, 10 Jan 2023 11:28:34
The trio, already well-respected on the women's circuit, became the first female umpires to officiate in the tournament
Tue, 10 Jan 2023 18:16:20
Dasun Shanaka hit a hundred of his own, but Sri Lanka were never really in the chase of 374
Wed, 11 Jan 2023 19:11:11
India captain also says Gill will be given "a chance to have a fair run" in the ODI side
Tue, 10 Jan 2023 07:16:03
Sri Lanka will be hoping to continue their upward trajectory in ODIs, having won six of their last 10 matches
Mon, 09 Jan 2023 18:07:09
The fast bowler had cleared a match simulation test at the NCA but experienced discomfort while building up to higher workloads
Sun, 08 Jan 2023 04:23:29
Hardik Pandya credits Gujarat Titans coach Ashish Nehra for adding "more value" to his abilities as a captain
Sun, 08 Jan 2023 10:23:14
Sri Lanka start quickly in steep chase before hosts trigger middle-order collapse
Sat, 07 Jan 2023 12:45:47
Salil Ankola, SS Das, Subroto Banerjee and S Sharath are the other members of the committee
Sat, 07 Jan 2023 11:45:37
Capped Indian players will have base prices ranging from INR 30 lakh to INR 50 lakh
Sat, 07 Jan 2023 10:52:03
Next course of treatment and rehabilitation will be discussed by Dr Dishaw Pardiwala, who conducted the procedure, and the BCCI's medical team
Fri, 06 Jan 2023 18:28:01
India's top order needs to step up on what could be a flat pitch in Rajkot
Fri, 06 Jan 2023 10:17:45
"I feel so assured of myself right now knowing someone like Belinda Clark has my back"
Fri, 06 Jan 2023 18:41:54
Says Asian Cricket Council board needs to ratify all decisions
Fri, 06 Jan 2023 06:44:32
"Therefore, these committees are not only doing disservice to the DDCA but also to the game of cricket," Rohan Jaitley wrote in an email to some of the officials
Fri, 06 Jan 2023 06:23:26
Head coach points out bowling at the end of the game was not easy because of dew, and also showers praise on Axar's improved batting
Fri, 06 Jan 2023 02:49:08
India were left to rue a top-order collapse and five no-balls from Arshdeep Singh
Thu, 05 Jan 2023 12:22:44
Wicketkeeper-batter hurt his knee while fielding in the first T20I on Tuesday
Sun, 08 Jan 2023 16:27:14
"It's going to help us to be ready for the big games whenever the opportunity comes," Hardik says
Wed, 04 Jan 2023 18:24:24
Sri Lanka will hope for an improved show at a venue they have had success in the past
Wed, 04 Jan 2023 14:58:04
The decision to move the India wicketkeeper was taken because one of his knee injuries needs immediate attention
Wed, 04 Jan 2023 08:34:41
The inaugural edition of the tournament is expected to take place in March this year
Tue, 03 Jan 2023 15:59:13
Irfan Pathan believes the back-up can be in the form of spin-bowling allrounder, given the 2023 World Cup will be in home conditions
Wed, 04 Jan 2023 03:44:02
Fast bowler takes four wickets after late blows from Hooda and Axar drag India to middling total
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