Apart from CSK and MI, only the Kolkata Knight Riders are the only team to have won the Indian Premier League twice or more. KKR has won the IPL twice, in 2012 and 2014, under the leadership of Gautam Gambhir. They also played in the 2021 final but lost to CSK. Thus, they had many good memories in this league.
But there are some teams that have had a great record against KKR until now. That is what we will talk here in this article. This article will include the number of teams that have won the most number of matches against KKR in the history of the IPL.
Most Matches won Against Kolkata Knight Riders
|Chennai Super Kings||2008-2022||27||17||9||0||1|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||2008-2022||30||14||16||0||0|
|Lucknow Super Giants||2022-2022||2||2||0||0||0|
5. Rajasthan Royals (12 wins in 27 games)
The inaugural season winner Rajasthan Royals, have regularly played against KKR in the league. RR has quite a rivalry with KKR in the league. Overall, these two teams have played 27 games, and RR has won 12, lost 14, and one game ended with no result. In the 2022 season, both teams won one game each when they met in the group stage.
4. Delhi Capitals (14 wins in 31 games)
Delhi Capitals is one of the few IPL franchises that has yet to win the tournament despite making their debut in the inaugural season in 2008. They have played a number of games against each team. Against KKR, they have played 31 games and won 14, lost 16, and one game ended without a result. DC won all the last three games between the two teams.
3. Royal Challengers Bangalore (14 wins in 30 games)
Another team that hasn’t won the championship in 15 seasons is Royal Challengers Bangalore. Despite having some of the biggest names in their team, RCB has always fallen short. Just like that, their records against KKR are also almost identical. They have played 30 games, winning 14 and losing 16 of them. RCB lost the Eliminator of the 2021 edition against KKR, and Kolkata played the final.
2. Chennai Super Kings (17 wins in 27 games)
Chennai Super Kings is the team that enters every IPL edition as the favorite to win. Out of the 13 seasons they have played, they have qualified for the playoffs 11 times and played in the IPL nine times. CSK has faced KKR in 27 games and has beaten them in 17 games and nine matches, with one game ending with no result. CSK won the 2021 season, beating KKR in the final.
1. Mumbai Indians (22 wins in 31 games)
If there is one team that Kolkata has always found difficult to beat, it is the five-time champion Mumbai Indians. MI has always dominated the Men in Purple and Gold. Their record against KKR is just brilliant. MI has met KKR in 31 games and won 22 matches while losing only nine. In the last 10 outings between the two, MI has won 8 games in total.