KKR vs DC Head to Head

Last Modified Mar 13, 2024 16:31 IST


KKR vs DC head-to-head
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Out of 32 encounters so far, Kolkata Knight Riders have won 16 while Delhi Capitals have won 15 and one match was without any result.


KKR is one of the three IPL teams with the most titles won, and arguably one of the best-performing teams overall. In 2012 and 2014, KKR won the league title under the leadership of Gautam Gambhir. KKR also played in the 2021 final under the captaincy of Eoin Morgan, despite a bad start to their season in the beginning. However, they were defeated by the Chennai Super Kings and finished in second place. Except for the three finals, KKR has participated in the IPL playoffs on four occasions. The current captain of the Knights is Shreyas Iyer, and the must-watch player is Rinku Singh, who has recently gained a reputation as a T20 finisher.


Earlier known as the Delhi Daredevils (DD), the Capitals have managed to reach the knockout stages only four times in sixteen editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Delhi Capitals, led by David Warner, have an exciting squad for the upcoming 2024 Indian Premier League season. The 2020 Indian Premier League runners-up, Delhi Capitals, were defeated by Mumbai Indians in the final playoff game. DC has appeared only in one IPL final so far.


The Indian Premier League is all set to begin from the 22nd of March, 2024. Fans all over are excited for one of the most awaited cricket tournaments of the year. Let's take a look at the Head-to-Head statistics of KKR and DC.


KKR vs DC Head-to-Head Stats


PlayedWon by KKRWon by DCTieNo Result
32161501

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Head-to-Head


DateWinnerWon byVenue
20-Apr-2023Delhi Capitals4 WicketsDelhi
28-Apr-2022Delhi Capitals4 WicketsMumbai
10-Apr-2022Delhi Capitals44 RunsMumbai
13-Oct-2021Kolkata Knight Riders3 WicketsSharjah
28-Sept-2021Kolkata Knight Riders3 WicketsSharjah
29-Apr-2021Delhi Capitals7 WicketsAhmedabad
24-Oct-2020Kolkata Knight Riders59 RunsAbu Dhabi
3-Oct-2020Delhi Capitals18 RunsSharjah
12-Apr-2019Delhi Capitals7 WicketsKolkata
30-Mar-2019Delhi CapitalsOne-over eliminatorDelhi
27-Apr-2018Delhi Daredevils55 RunsDelhi
16-Apr-2018Kolkata Knight Riders71 RunsKolkata
28-Apr-2017Kolkata Knight Riders7 WicketsKolkata
17-Apr-2017Kolkata Knight Riders4 WicketsDelhi
29-Apr-2016Delhi Daredevils27 RunsDelhi
9-Apr-2016Kolkata Knight Riders9 WicketsKolkata
6-May-2015Kolkata Knight Riders13 RunsKolkata
19-Apr-2015Kolkata Knight Riders6 WicketsDelhi
6-May-2014Kolkata Knight Riders8 WicketsDelhi
18-Apr-2014Delhi Daredevils4 WicketsDubai
30-Apr-2013Delhi Daredevils7 WicketsRaipur
2-Apr-2013Kolkata Knight Riders6 WicketsKolkata
12-Oct-2012Delhi Daredevils*52 RunsCenturion
21-May-2012Kolkata Knight Riders18 RunsPune
6-May-2012Kolkata Knight Riders6 WicketsDelhi
4-Apr-2012Delhi Daredevils8 WicketsKolkata
27-Apr-2011Kolkata Knight Riders17 RunsDelhi
6-Apr-2010Kolkata Knight Riders14 RunsKolkata
28-Mar-2010Delhi Daredevils40 RunsDelhi
9-May-2009Delhi Daredevils7 WicketsJohannesburg
4-May-2009Delhi Daredevils9 WicketsDurban
21-May-2008AbandonedDelhi
12-May-2008Kolkata Knight Riders23 RunsKolkata

(*) - Champions League Twenty20


In IPL so far, Kolkata Knight Riders have faced the Delhi Capitals(formerly known as Delhi Daredevils) for a total of 32 times. Out of which, 16 games have been won by KKR while only 15 have been won by Delhi Capitals and only 1 have ended in no result.


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KKR vs DC head-to-head in KKR’s Home Ground, Eden Gardens in Kolkata

Out of the 8 head-to-head matches between KKR and DC till now, KKR have used their home ground advantage to seal 6 victories and dominate DC, who have managed to seal just 2 victories.



Matches PlayedMatches won by KKRMatches won by DCPrevious Meeting
862DC won by 7 wickets

KKR vs DC Head to Head in DC’s Home Ground, Arun Jaitley Stadium

11 matches have been played between KKR and DC so far on the home ground of DC, Arun Jaitley Stadium. Even on the home ground of DC, KKR has equally dominated DC. KKR and DC have won 5 matches each with one match yielding no results. In their last encounter at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on 20th April 2023, DC won by 4 wickets.


Matches PlayedMatches won by KKRMatches won by DCNo ResultPrevious Meeting
11551DC won by 4 wickets


KKR vs DC head-to-head in Neutral Venues

DC have dominated KKR in matches played at neutral venues across India as well as Overseas Stadiums. Out of the 13 matches played at neutral venues, DC have won 8 and KKR have managed to seal only 5 victories. In the IPL 2021 Qualifier 2 at Sharjah Cricket Ground, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Delhi Capitals (DC) by three wickets to advance into the finals against CSK.


Matches PlayedMatches won by KKRMatches won by DCPrevious Meeting
1358DC won by 4 wickets (Mumbai)

KKR vs DC head-to-head Interesting Facts


  • When it comes to the batting numbers between the two teams in the IPL, Gautam Gambhir has scored the most runs, with 569 runs to his name. He is followed by Shreyas Iyer with 552 runs and David Warner trailing behind with 456 runs. The interesting feature is that all of the above players have played for either of the teams and are now playing against their former franchise.


  • Umesh Yadav is tied with Sunil Narine in the bowling stats with 25 wickets each, followed by Kuldeep Yadav with 15 wickets. Kuldeep Yadav and Umesh Yadav have played for both the teams in their IPL career


  • David Warner is the only batsman to score a century in the head-to-head between KKR and DC. He smashed 107 not-out against KKR when he was playing for DC (Delhi Daredevils) in 2010. Prithvi Shaw missed his century by a single run in the thrilling super-over match between DC and KKR in 2019, where DC won the match.


  • Varun Chakravarthy has a fifer to his name in the KKR vs DC match, which is a rare feat in T20s.


FAQs on KKR vs DC head-to-head

A. In IPL so far, Kolkata Knight Riders have faced the Delhi Capitals(formerly known as Delhi Daredevils) for a total of 32 times. Out of which, 16 games have been won by KKR while only 15 have been won by Delhi Capitals and only 1 have ended in no result.

A. Gautam Gambhir, the former KKR skipper has scored the most runs in KKR vs DC encounters to date.

A. David Warner is the only centurion in the DC vs KKR head-to-head till now.

A. KKR beat DC in the IPL Qualifier 2 in 2021 to face CSK in the finals.

A. The two teams have met 32 times so far, with KKR leading the head-to-head record against the DC by 16-15. 

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