Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are geared up to take on Punjab Kings (PBKS) in Match 42 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the renowned Eden Gardens in Kolkata this Friday, April 26. Sitting comfortably in second place on the points table, KKR will aim to maintain their winning momentum against the struggling PBKS, currently positioned ninth.

Having contested seven matches this season, KKR boasts an impressive record of five victories. Their recent nail-biting encounter against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) saw them clinch victory by a mere one run in a high-scoring thriller. In contrast, PBKS has struggled, managing only two wins out of their eight matches.

In their previous outing against Gujarat Titans (GT), the Shashank Singh-Ashutosh Sharma duo faltered, resulting in a narrow three-wicket defeat for PBKS. With KKR having won 21 of their head-to-head encounters against PBKS, compared to PBKS’s 11 victories, the odds seem stacked in favor of Shreyas Iyer’s squad.

KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head Stats:

TeamMatches PlayedWinsLossesTiesNo Result

Recent Venue Records (Eden Gardens in Kolkata)

Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders (Kolkata)
Matches Played12
Wins for Kolkata Knight Riders9
Wins for Punjab Kings3
Punjab Kings Wins in Kolkata
Wins after Batting First2
Wins after Batting Second1
PBKS Records at Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata (IPL)
Highest Score204/2 (IPL 2010)
Lowest Score119/6 (IPL 2011)
Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata – IPL Stats and Records
Total Matches Played90
Wins for Home Team50
Wins for Visiting Team35
Matches Won after Teams Batted First37
Matches Won after Teams Batted Second53
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