On Thursday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will play the Rajasthan Royals (RR). In the standings for the IPL 2023, which features ten teams, Kolkata is currently ranked sixth. Their most recent victories came against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Punjab Kings (PBKS), respectively.
Rajasthan, however, is ranked one position higher, at number five. Rajasthan has won six games and lost six, like Kolkata. In their last three games, Rajasthan has lost each one.
Let’s take a look at some players who can take the most wickets in the match as the two teams prepare to face off against each other for the first time in the IPL 2023.
Varun Chakravarthy: This season, the leg-spinner for the KKR has been on fire. He shares second place in IPL 2023 for most wickets taken. With an average of 19/23 and an economy rate of 7/84, he has taken 17 wickets in 11 games.
In his most recent match, he took three wickets for 26 runs against Punjab Kings (PBKS). He has played against RR in five games overall, taking seven wickets at an average of 17/28 and 6/72 with the ball.
Yuzvendra Chahal: The second-highest wicket-taker in the IPL 2023 is Yuzvendra Chahal, a star of the Royal Challengers Bangalore. This season, he has participated in 11 games and taken 11 wickets at an average of 19 and 41 and an 8 and 08 economy rate.
He took four wickets for 29 matches in his most recent match against SRH. He has taken 24 wickets so far in 20 matches, averaging 24.08 and 7.81 with the economy.
Trent Boult: The most successful pacer for his team in terms of wicket-taking is left-armer Trent Boult. He has taken 10 wickets at an average of 26 points per 20 balls and an economy rate of 8 points per 45 balls in his first eight IPL 2023 games.
He bowled three overs for 28 runs and no wickets in his most recent match against Gujarat Titans. The New Zealander has played eight games against the KKR and has chosen 10 games with an average rating of 25 points and an economy rating of 8 points.