KKR vs PBKS Head to Head

Last Modified Mar 13, 2024 10:58 IST

Kolkata Knight Riders have successfully won the coveted IPL trophy twice. At the same time, the Punjab Kings have only reached the final once, denied from going one step further by the eventual champions KKR themselves back in 2014.

Across the 16 IPL seasons, KKR has faced Punjab Kings 32 times, out of which KKR has emerged victorious 21 times, completely dominating PBKS. The Kings have been able to bag only 11 victories. In their first-ever encounter in the inaugural edition of the IPL, the Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) defeated the Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 runs, thanks to Irfan Pathan’s all-round show, comprising of 24* (26) with the bat and 2/18 with the ball. In their latest encounter in IPL 2023, the Punjab Kings were beaten by the might of Andre Russell, who scored a quickfire 42 off 23 balls and helped the Knight Riders emerge victorious.


KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head Stats

Out of the 32 encounters so far, Kolkata Knight Riders have won 21 while Punjab Kings have won 11.


Matches PlayedMatches won by KKRMatches won by PBKSNo Result
322111-


KKR vs PBKS Match Results

DateWinnerWon byVenue
08-May-2023Kolkata Knight Riders5 wicketsKolkata
01-Apr-2023Punjab Kings7 runsMohali
1-Apr-2022Kolkata Knight Riders6 WicketsMumbai
1-Oct-2021Punjab Kings5 WicketsDubai
26-Apr-2021Kolkata Knight Riders5 WicketsAhmedabad
26-Oct-2020Punjab Kings8 WicketsSharjah
10-Oct-2020Kolkata Knight Riders2 RunsAbu Dhabi
3-May-2019Kolkata Knight Riders7 WicketsMohali
27-Mar-2019Kolkata Knight Riders28 RunsKolkata
12-May-2018Kolkata Knight Riders31 RunsIndore
21-Apr-2018Punjab Kings9 WicketsKolkata
9-May-2017Punjab Kings14 RunsMohali
13-Apr-2017Kolkata Knight Riders8 WicketsKolkata
3-May-2016Kolkata Knight Riders7 RunsKolkata
18-Apr-2016Kolkata Knight Riders6 WicketsMohali
8-May-2015Kolkata Knight Riders1 WicketKolkata
17-Apr-2015Kolkata Knight Riders4 WicketsPune
31-May-2014Kolkata Knight Riders3 WicketsBangalore
29-May-2014Kolkata Knight Riders28 RunsKolkata
10-May-2014Kolkata Knight Riders9 WicketsCuttack
25-Apr-2014Punjab Kings23 RunsAbu Dhabi
25-Apr-2013Kolkata Knight Riders6 WicketsKolkata
15-Apr-2013Punjab Kings4 RunsMohali
17-Apr-2012Kolkata Knight Riders8 WicketsMohali
14-Apr-2012Punjab Kings2 RunsKolkata
29-Apr-2011Kolkata Knight Riders8 WicketsKolkata
3-Apr-2010Punjab Kings8 WicketsKolkata
26-Mar-2010Kolkata Knight Riders39 RunsMohali
2-May-2009Punjab Kings6 WicketsPort Elizabeth
20-Apr-2009Kolkata Knight Riders11 RunsDurban
24-May-2008Kolkata Knight Riders3 WicketsKolkata
2-May-2008Punjab Kings9 RunsMohali

Punjab Kings - Earlier Kings XI Punjab


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KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head in KKR’s home ground Eden Gardens

At KKR’s home ground Eden Gardens, the hosts have completely dominated the visitors, winning nine and just losing three matches.


Matches PlayedMatches won by KKRMatches won by PBKSPrevious Meeting
120903KKR won by 5 wickets


KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head in PBKS’s home ground PCA Stadium

In matches held at the Punjab Kings’ home ground PCA Stadium, both the teams have shared the spoils.


Matches PlayedMatches won by PBKSMatches won by KKRPrevious Meeting
080404PBKS won by 7 runs


KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head in Neutral Venues

Much akin to their home domination, the Knight Riders are on top against the Punjab Kings in neutral venues.


Matches PlayedMatches won by KKRMatches won by PBKSPrevious Meeting
120804KKR won by 6 wickets


KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head - Interesting Facts

  • In KKR vs PBKS games, Gautam Gambhir has scored the most number of runs, amassing 492 for the Kolkata Knight Riders.


BatterRuns
Gautam Gambhir492
Robin Uthappa438
Andre Russell408


  • In KKR vs PBKS games, Sunil Narine has been the highest wicket-taker with 33 wickets to his name.


BowlerWickets
Sunil Narine33
Piyush Chawla24
Umesh Yadav19


  • The highest total in a KKR vs PBKS fixture is 245 scored by KKR and the lowest total is 109 scored by KKR as well.


  • Mahela Jayawardene and Wriddhiman Saha are the two centurions in matches involving the two teams (both for PBKS), with Saha scoring his century in the IPL 2014 final.


  • KKR and PBKS have only met once in an IPL final, with KKR winning the match by 3 wickets, thanks to Manish Pandey’s 94 off 50 balls and KKR became the second team to win two IPL titles in the history of the tournament.


FAQs on KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head

Q. How many centuries have been scored in KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head?

A. Mahela Jayawardene and Wriddhiman Saha are the two centurions in matches involving the two teams, with Saha scoring his century in the IPL 2014 final.

Q. Who has scored the most number of runs in KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head?

A. In KKR vs PBKS games, Gautam Gambhir has scored the most number of runs, amassing 492 for the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Q. Who has taken the most number of wickets in KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head?

A. In KKR vs PBKS games, Sunil Narine has been the highest wicket-taker with 33 wickets to his name. 

Q. Which team is more successful in IPL, KKR vs PBKS?

A. KKR is the more successful team in IPL, having won two IPL titles while PBKS has failed to win a single trophy.

Q. How many times have KKR and PBKS met in an IPL final?

A. KKR and PBKS have only met once in an IPL final, with KKR winning the match by 3 wickets.

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