Best Bowling Figures Against KKR
The Indian Premier League, which has had 12 seasons of the tournament so far, has seen some outstanding individual performances that has amazed everyone and has made people enjoy the game around the world with some huge scores and totals put up by batsmen.
But there are some performances with the ball that has changed the course of the match and caught the eye equally.
Best Bowling Figures Against KKR
Here we have a list of 5 top bowlers who have the Best Bowling Performances against KKR in IPL.
1) Dwayne Smith (4.0-0-4-8)
Best Bowling Figures Against KKR: Dwayne Smith was in a completely different zone as he used the green Kanpur pitch as his ally to return figures of 4 for 8, setting up Gujarat Lions‘ six-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders. Gujarat restricted Knight Riders to 124 and then achieved the target with 39 balls to spare. The win not only vaulted them to No. 2 on the points table but also lifted their net run-rate from -0.747 to -0.479, intensifying the race for the playoffs.
It was a short delivery that helped along to the third man by Shakib as Smith claimed his best T20 figures. Knight Riders were left reeling at 61 for 5 in the 12th over.
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2) Ravindra Jadeja (4.0-0-12-4)
Best Bowling Performances against KKR: A gem of a player Indian cricket has ever possessed, Ravindra Jadeja knows how to bat and ball both in the most excellent way possible. Ravindra Jadeja’s best batting figures include 4 wickets off 12 to down Kolkata Knight Riders with ease. The Jadeja-R Ashwin combination plucked three wickets in five balls and Knight Riders’ middle order was shattered completely within the first six overs. Uthappa waged his battle until he had become Jadeja’s fourth victim to hand the left-arm spinner the best figures of the season.
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3) Karn Sharma (4.0-0-16-4)
Best Bowling Figures Against KKR: It was leg spinner Karn Sharma and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah who had picked up their best T20 bowling figures on the same day, combining to take 7 for 23 in seven overs to lift Mumbai Indians into their fourth IPL final with a six-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders. Karn Sharma had scalped 4 wickets off 16 runs to wind up the KKR batting line up.
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4) Makhaya Ntini (4.0-0-21-4)
Best Bowling Performances against KKR: Chennai had always had the most powerful crew for any season observed. While this happened in 2008 edition, where they had their own man for the moment, as Makhaya Ntini took the third hat-trick of the IPL, dismissing legends like Sourav Ganguly in his third over, and then returning 11 overs later to bowl Debabrata Das – who had been involved in an 86-run stand with Butt – and David Hussey off successive balls. With a spell to remember, Ntini had posted a figure of (4.0-0-21-4).
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5) RP Singh (3.4-0-22-4)
Best Bowling Figures Against KKR: The name says it all. RP Singh was a time ago, India’s backbone when it had come to bowling. The speedster had his own ways to bag wickets, without compromising the quality and consistency every time he bowled. Kolkata had packed their batting with foreign players, but it wasn’t enough to prevent their downgraded batting performance.
Their formidable top order was sent back by Deccan Chargers‘ new-ball bowlers. Fidel Edwards was fast and consistently around the 140kph mark, he gave away only six runs, the lowest conceded in a completed IPL spell and RP Singh evicted the Kolkata openers early posting one of the best bowling figures of (3.4-0-22-4).
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