Best Batting Average Against KKR in IPL

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Best Batting Average Against KKR

Cricket needs a lot of consistency and talking about consistency, one of the key parameters to measure it is the batting average. Here we look at the batsmen with the highest batting averages in the IPL against KKR.

Batsmen with Best Batting Average Against KKR

 

1) JP Duminy: Average- 61.50

JP Duminy

Best Batting Average Against KKR: Duminy played for Deccan Chargers, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians. In his IPL career during the years 2009 to 2018, he was one of the most reliable players any franchise could ever have. He was quite consistent when it came to batting and so was his batting average.

He had one of the highest averages in the IPL for Mumbai, more than Sachin Tendulkar and Sanath Jayasuriya. His Batting average is 61.50, so far one of the highest against Kolkata Knight Riders, with a strike rate of 123.61. He had played 11 matches against Kolkata Knight Riders.

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2) Mahela Jayawardene: Average- 56.37

Mahela Jayawardene

Highest Batting Averages against KKR: Sri Lankan’s legendary player Mahela Jayawardene has always been one of the most dedicated and consistent players of all time. His 2011 World Cup Centurian knock against India has been script off in history and will always be unforgettable. Jayawardene has played for Delhi Capitals (the Delhi Daredevils), Kochi Tuskers Kerela, and Kings XI Punjab.

He has always justified his position being in any team, However, is own favourite team to play against is KKR, as he has one of the best batting averages against the Riders. With an average of 56.37, the Sri Lankan batting legend is at the second position of the list,

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3) MS Dhoni: Average- 52.33  

MS Dhoni

Best Batting Average Against KKR: MS Dhoni’s batting form is one of the key talking points of the ongoing edition in any season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Dhoni thus far scored 649 runs in his IPL career 2011-2019 in just twenty innings at an average 52.33 against KKR, with a strike rate of 134.57 which is the best ever in the IPL.

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4) Chris Gayle: Average- 46.35

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Highest Batting Averages against KKR: In overall 125 matches played so far, he has scored 4,484 runs at an average of 41.13 and a strike rate of 151.02, which includes six centuries and 28 fifties, with the highest score of 175 runs not out which he scored in 2013 season. Chris Gayle also is known as the universe boss is always a level up.

Speaking of his highest ever T20 score of 649 in the span of 2011 – 2019, it was against KKR, His Batting average against the KKR was 46.35. With 17 innings played off matches, his score is 649 and strike rate 150.58 against KKR, with over 53 boundaries in 4s and 49 sixes.

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5) Rohit Sharma: Average- 45.77 

Rohit Sharma

Best Batting Average Against KKR: The Mumbai Indians skipper also averages around 45.77 against KKR which is his best average among active IPL teams. Rohit has managed to score 824 runs at a strike rate of 133.76.  He unquestionably enjoys batting against KKR while he has blasted  824 runs in 25 games against KKR so far at a staggering average of 45.77 which is one of the best.

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