Most Wickets Against KKR In IPL History


Most Wickets Against KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders currently have one of the decent batting line ups so far and undeniably the better than the rest of the franchises. However, there are bowlers who have figured out an antidote to defend the KKR batsmen.

Below mentioned is the list of top 5 bowlers with Highest wickets against KKR, and the Kolkata based franchise might want to take an extra cautious step for the same.

Top 5 bowlers with Most Wickets against KKR:


1) Bhuvneshwar Kumar- 27 wickets

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Most Wickets against KKR: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who also plays for team India, is no ordinary when it comes to taking wickets. He has figured out what works best for him and what doesn’t. Despite shifting from various franchises the one team that seems to be troubled a lot by his bowling is KKR. Bhuvneshwar has managed to scalp 27 wickets in 20 matches that he has played against Kolkata Knight Riders. His best being 3/ 19 runs at an overall economy of 7.50. When it comes to the shorter format of the game, not giving too many runs is the key, while Bhuvneshwar looks already sorted in that front.

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2) SL Malinga- 20 wickets


Highest wickets against KKR: A player of utmost importance. Lasith Malinga is the second wicket-taker troubling KKR so far. The pacer knows the weaknesses of the team, and with his exceptionally scripted Yorkers, he makes sure the players are sent back to the dugout. The Mumbai Indian’s fortune player has taken 20 wickets with an economy of 7.59 in 18 innings he played against the purple and orange army. Malinga’s best includes 4 wickets off 23 runs.

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3) Ravichandran Ashwin- 20 wickets


Most Wickets against KKR: R Ashwin, or Ravichandran Ashwin as called, is a spinner, who is undoubtedly the best in the business. Ashwin has climbed off the success ladder with the quirkiest spins ever. He has the reputation of being the trickiest when on the field, and many have fallen into the trap as well. As with the numbers, he stands third on the list, with 20 wickets in 18 innings played against KKR with an economy rate of 7.49, while his best being 3 wickets off 16 runs.

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4) R Vinay Kumar- 19 wickets

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Highest wickets against KKR: At number four, we have another spinner, R Vinay Kumar. Having played for franchises like Kochi tuskers Kerala, Mumbai Indians, and Royal Challengers Bangalore, the franchises know the importance of his bowling, and how much of an impact he can bring into the team. One of the most affected teams of all, is KKR. Vinay has taken 19 wickets in just 12 innings against KKR, at an amazing economy of 7.00 with a day best of 3/23.

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5) Zaheer Khan- 19 wickets

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Most Wickets against KKR: Zaheer Khan is a living legend in the cricket fraternity. His pace has always been the talk of the town and being the match-winner several times, Zaheer was also a part of the 2011 world cup winning squad. His ability to take wickets has turned many heads out of awe, one of them includes Kolkata Knight Riders. Zaheer Khan has scalped 19 wickets in 15 matches, at an eco rate of 8.18 and best being 3 of 21 runs. Currently being at the operational side of the Mumbai Indians team, he would still want to trouble batsmen with the help of his bowling unit.

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