Two wins and five losses has been the story so far for both Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils. Both teams have lost some close encounters and that has pegged them back. As both teams look for their third win we take a look at some trivia involving the two teams.
1) 12 times Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils have met each other. Both teams have won six games.
2) Out of Delhi Daredevils’ six wins five have come while chasing the target.
3) Morne Van Wyk’s 74 in 2009 is the highest score by a Daredevils batsman against Kolkata Knight Riders.
4) Shoaib Akhtar’s 4-11 is the best bowling performance in an Innings by a KKR bowler vs. DD. He achieved this feat in inaugural season. Last time any bowler who came close to this act was Sunil Narine picking 4-13 in 2013.
5) 181-3 in 2010 remains Knight Riders highest team total vs. Daredevils.
6) 123/8 is Knight Riders’ lowest team total against Daredevils.
7) David Warner scored unbeaten 107 in 2010 for Daredevils which remains the highest score by a DD batsman against KKR.
8) Amit Mishra in 2009 season playing for Delhi Daredevils picked 3-14 which are the best bowing figures in an innings by a DD bowler against KKR.
9) 177-4 is Daredevils’ highest team total vs. Knight Riders.
10) 110- All Out is DD’s lowest team total against KKR.
Last time these two teams met in UAE leg Delhi Daredevils chased down target of 167 with four wickets in hand.