The second double header of the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will begin with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) match. CSK are going to have high hopes from Suresh Raina in this match.
Raina hasn’t had a good season so far and he would like to get back in form with a good knock against KKR.
Let’s know how Raina’s performance has been against KKR.
Raina is the third highest run-scorer against KKR
Raina is the third highest run-scorer against KKR. He has so far scored 818 runs in 25 matches against this team at an average of 45.44. Raina’s strike-rate against KKR has been 136.33.
Against KKR, Raina has hit eight half-centuries so far with 84 being his highest score. He has hit 80 fours and 28 sixes against KKR so far.
This has been Raina’s performance against Naren and Russell
Raina has done well against KKR’s most experienced spinner Sunil Narine. Raina has scored 111 runs in 84 balls against Narine and has been his victim only twice.
Andre Russell has troubled Raina a lot so far. Against Russell in five innings, Raina has managed to score only 22 runs in 17 balls and twice Russell has shown him the way to the pavilion.
Raina’s performance against spin and fast bowlers
Raina has scored 2,110 runs against spin bowlers with a strike-rate of 130.24. Raina, who hit 82 sixes and 152 fours against spinners, has also lost his wicket 64 times.
Against the fast bowlers, Raina has scored 3,383 runs with a strike-rate of 141.42 which includes 352 fours and 120 sixes. Fast bowlers have also taken the wicket of Raina 94 times.