IPL 2024 – SRH to RCB: Top 5 highest scores in Indian Premier League history | IPL 2024 News

Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded the highest team total in the history of the Indian Premier League when Orange Army scored 277-3 against Mumbai Indians at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on March 27.

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Travis Head, playing his first IPL 2024 match, blasted a 24-ball 62, while Abhishek Sharma slammed 63 off 23 to lay the foundation. Abhishek edged Head to become the fastest half-century for Sunrisers Hyderabad. While Head took 19 balls to reach the milestone, Abhishek reached it in just 16 balls.

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Heinrich Klassen (80) and Aiden Markram (42) led the late charge to take the hosts past the 250-mark.

The previous highest total was 263 for five, achieved by RCB in 2013.

It was a nightmare for the MI bowlers as all of them, except Jasprit Bumrah (0/36), ended up losing more than 10 runs per over.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru 263/5 in 2013

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) hold the record for the highest team total in the history of the IPL. They scored 263/5 in 2013 against Pune Warriors India (PWI). This is the same match in which Gayle scored an unbeaten 175 at the MCA Stadium in Pune, which is also the highest individual score in the history of the league. RCB won this match by a huge margin of 130 runs.

Lucknow Super Giants 257/5 in 2023

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) are at the second position with a team total of 257/5 which they scored in the 2023 edition of the IPL against Punjab Kings. Playing at home at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in Mohali, the Kings managed to reach 200 runs but eventually lost the match by 56 runs.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru 248/3 in 2016

RCB are in the list again and this time thanks to AB de Villiers who scored an unbeaten 129 off 52 balls. He was also helped by a century from Virat Kohli (103) as the dup took the red and gold brigade to 248/3. in 20 overs. At the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, the Kohli-led team won the match by a huge margin of 144 runs.

Chennai Super Kings 246/5 ​​in 2010

MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings come in fourth as they failed to reach the target of 250. Murali Vijay was at his best in the match as he scored a century and took his team to 246/5 ​​at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. in Chennai.

In that same match, Naman Ojha scored 94 for the Royals and Shane Watson 6o as the blue men almost chased down the target reaching 223/5 and losing the match by just 23 runs.

Kolkata Knight Riders 245/6 in 2018

Kolkata Knight Riders with their total of 245/6 at the Holkar Stadium in Indore occupy the fifth position in the list of teams with the highest totals in the history of the IPL. Thanks to Sunil Narine’s 75 off just 36 balls and Dinesh Karthik’s 50 off 23 balls, KKR reached such a high total.

In response, Punjab had even then attempted to pursue the target. They managed to reach 214/8 and lost the match by 31 runs.

Top six highest team scores in IPL history
Team Score Opposition Date Result
Sunrisers Hyderabad 277-3 against Mumbai Indians 03/27/24 To be determined
Royal Challengers Bangalore 263/5 vs Pune Warriors India April 23, 2013 RCB won by 130 runs
Lucknow Super Giants 257/5 against the Kings of Punjab April 28, 2023 LSG won by 56 points
Royal Challengers Bangalore 248/3 against Guj Lions May 14, 2016 RCB won by 144 runs
Super Kings of Chennai 246/5 against the Royals April 3, 2010 CSK won by 23 runs
Horsemen Knights of Calcutta 245/6 against Kings XI May 12, 2018 KKR won by 31 points

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