RCB vs KKR Head to Head: Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders are the demandable rivals they are part of the inaugural match of IPL in 2008 at Chinnaswamy stadium. It was a historical match of IPL.
In the first match between RCB and KKR, KKR beat RCB by 120 runs. In this match, Brendon McCullum of KKR scored 158* runs off 73 balls with a strike rate of 230.21 which is not broken by anyone till now. KKR gives a target of 223 which could not be chased by RCB. They scored only 82 runs and get all out.
If we see the head-to-head result between RCB and KKR then in this area both are the same. They played 31 matches and KKR won 17 matches while RCB won 14 matches. Let’s see their head-to-head, all match results, records, player stats, and many more.
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RCB vs KKR Head to Head
Comparing the head-to-head record of RCB vs KKR. Kolkata Knight Riders are winning on these stats against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Let’s see.
RCB vs KKR All Match Result
|6 April 2023||Kolkata Knight Riders||81 Runs||Kolkata|
|30 March 2022||Royal Challengers Bangalore||3 wickets||Mumbai|
|11 October 2021||Kolkata Knight Riders||4 wickets||Sharjah|
|20 September 2021||Kolkata Knight Riders||9 wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|18-Apr-2021||Royal Challengers Bangalore||38 runs||Chennai|
|21-Oct-2020||Royal Challengers Bangalore||8 Wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|12-Oct-2020||Royal Challengers Bangalore||82 Runs||Sharjah|
|19-Apr-2019||Royal Challengers Bangalore||10 runs||Kolkata|
|5-Apr-2019||Kolkata Knight Riders||5 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|29-Apr-2018||Kolkata Knight Riders||6 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|8-Apr-2018||Kolkata Knight Riders||4 Wickets||Kolkata|
|7-May-2017||Kolkata Knight Riders||6 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|23-Apr-2017||Kolkata Knight Riders||82 Runs||Kolkata|
|16-May-2016||Royal Challengers Bangalore||9 Wickets||Kolkata|
|2-May-2016||Kolkata Knight Riders||5 Wickets||Bangalore|
|2-May-2015||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7 Wickets||Bangalore|
|11-Apr-2015||Royal Challengers Bangalore||3 Wickets||Kolkata|
|22-May-2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||30 Runs||Kolkata|
|24-Apr-2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||2 Runs||Sharjah|
|12-May-2013||Kolkata Knight Riders||5 Wickets||Ranchi|
|11-Apr-2013||Royal Challengers Bangalore||8 Wickets||Bangalore|
|29-Sep-2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||9 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|28-Apr-2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||47 Runs||Kolkata|
|10-Apr-2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||42 Runs||Bangalore|
|14-May-2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore||4 Wickets||Bangalore|
|22-Apr-2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore||9 Wickets||Kolkata|
|10-Apr-2010||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7 Wickets||Bangalore|
|14-Mar-2010||Kolkata Knight Riders||7 Wickets||Kolkata|
|12-May-2009||Royal Challengers Bangalore||6 Wickets||Centurion|
|29-Apr-2009||Royal Challengers Bangalore||5 Wickets||Durban|
|8-May-2008||Kolkata Knight Riders||5 Runs||Kolkata|
|18-Apr-2008||Kolkata Knight Riders||140 Runs||Bangalore|
The first match between RCB and KKR was played on 18 April 2008. And in this match, KKR won by a high margin of 120 runs. It was a historical and inaugural match of IPL. In this match, Brendon McCullum of KKR played a tremendous inning of 158* runs off 73 balls which is still a record.
RCB vs KKR Top Performers
Here, is the list of top batsmen in the matches of RCB vs KKR:
|Virat Kohli (RCB)||786|
|Chris Gayle (RCB)||631|
|Gautam Gambhir (KKR)||530|
|Ab de Villiers (RCB)||475|
|Jacques Kallis (KKR)||420|
|Sunil Narine (KKR)||21|
|Yuzvendra Chahal (RCB)||19|
|Vinay Kumar (RCB & KKR)||17|
|Jacques Kallis (RCB & KKR)||13|
|Umesh Yadav (RCB & KKR)||11|
RCB vs KKR Key Players
- Virat Kohli: He is the key player of Royal Challengers Bangalore. He made 786 runs against KKR. KKR is one of the best teams for him to score runs.
- Sunil Narine: He is the key player of Kolkata Knight Riders. He took 21 wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is an all-rounder who can give runs also in batting. He is one of the successful players of KKR.
Looking at the head-to-head record, we can say that KKR has dominated RCB from 2008 to now. Let’s see this in TATA IPL 2023, who will win Between KKR and RCB? This year’s IPL will be much grand than last year’s IPL. RCB’s star player this year is Rajat Patidar and Mohammed Siraj and from the Kolkata Knight Riders side, the star player will be Indian all-rounder Sunil Narine.
Frequently Asked Question
Who wins RCB vs KKR?
Comparing the head-to-head record of RCB vs KKR. KKR is dominating RCB since 2008 to till now.
Who is more powerful RCB or KKR?
If you see the squad of both teams. Then both KKR and RCB are strong. Both teams have strong and star players with many youngsters also.
Who is the No. 1 player of RCB?
The No. 1 player of Royal Challengers Bangalore is Virat Kohli.
Who is better RCB or KKR?
If we see the head-to-head result between RCB and KKR then in this area KKR is dominant. They played 30 matches and KKR won 16 matches and RCB won 14 matches.