KKR vs GT Stats and Records Preview: Players Who Can Cross Milestones In IPL 2023 Match 39

Nitish Rana’s KKR will look to carry on their winning momentum after securing their third win of the season, while Hardik Pandya-led defending champions GT will look to continue their winning streak following their fifth win of the campaign.

Nitish Rana and Mohit Sharma among players who can cross milestones in KKR vs GT IPL 2023 Match 39

In the recent outings, KKR defended a total of 204 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bengaluru. But before that the Kolkata-based side had lost four matches on the trot against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings.

Earlier in the season, KKR, who lost to Punjab Kings in the campaign opener, bounced back with wins over their next opponents, Gujarat Titans away from home and RCB at home.

Reigning champions GT, on the other hand, defeated record champions Mumbai Indians by 55 runs at home after an impressive win over Lucknow Super Giants in a low-scoring thriller in Lucknow.

Before those two results, GT lost at home to Rajasthan Royals. Earlier in the season, they registered victories over CSK and DC before a defeat to KKR, but the holders bounced back with a victory over PBKS.

This will be the third meeting between the two sides in IPL. This will also be the first meeting between the two sides at the PCA Stadium, which hosts it’s fourth IPL 2023 match.

Now, we take a look at the stats and records preview of KKR and GT along with stats for previous franchises against team, interesting facts and players chasing milestones ahead of KKR vs GT in IPL 2023:

KKR vs GT Head-to-Head

In the two meetings between the sides in IPL, KKR and GT have one match each. In IPL 2022, GT rode Hardik Pandya’s 67 to set a target of 156 before Mohammed Shami and Rashid Khan did the damage with the ball to restrict KKR to 148.

In the reverse fixture in IPL 2023, GT were en route to victory after setting a challenging total of 204 and reducing KKR to 155/7 in 16.3 overs, but Rinku Singh last-over heroics of 5 sixes in the final over saw the Kolkata side home.

KKR vs GT stats

STAT For KKR vs GT For GT vs KKR
Highest Total 207 204
Lowest Total 148 156
Wins Batting 1st 0 1
Wins Chasing 1 0
Most Runs Venkatesh Iyer (100 runs) Hardik Pandya (67 runs)
Highest scorer Venkatesh Iyer (83) Hardik Pandya (67)
Most wickets Andre Russell (4) Rashid Khan (5)
Best Bowling Andre Russell (4/5) Rashid Khan (3/37)

GT players’ overall IPL record (previous teams included) vs KKR

Most Runs: Wriddhiman Saha – 499 runs in 19 matches for CSK, SRH, PBKS & GT

Highest Score: Wriddhiman Saha – 115*

Most Wickets: Rashid Khan – 17 wickets in 14 matches for SRH & DC

Most Sixes: Wriddhiman Saha – 22 sixes

Most Fours: Wriddhiman Saha – 44 fours

Best Bowling: Rashid Khan – 3 for 19

Players Who Can Cross Milestones in KKR vs GT 2023

▶ Nitish Rana (Kolkata Knight Riders) will be making his 100th appearance in IPL.

▶ Mohit Sharma (Gujarat Titans) is just 2 wickets away from 100 wickets in IPL.

▶ Hardik Pandya (Gujarat Titans) is 3 wickets away from completing 150 runs in T20 cricket (overall).

► Lockie Ferguson (Kolkata Knight Riders) is 3 scalps away from completing 150 wickets in T20 Cricket (overall).

► Andre Russell (Kolkata Knight Riders) is 2 fours away from completing 500 fours in T20 Cricket (overall). He is also 5 maximums away from 600 sixes in T20 Cricket (Overall). He is also 5 wickets away from 400 wickets in the shortest format.

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