IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad-Mumbai Indians clash creates history in T20 cricket with highest ever match total | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Hyderabad witnessed a historic day as Sunrisers Hyderabad scored a thrilling victory against Mumbai Indians by 31 points in a high-scoring matchup Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Wednesday.
Batting first, the Sunrisers went on a record-breaking spree, posting an incredible 277/3 in their allotted 20 overs. This remarkable total broke the initial loading record for highest ever team total, previously held by Royal Challengers Bangalore (263/5 against Pune Warriors India) in 2013.

In response, Mumbai Indians launched a valiant chase but failed, accumulating 246/5 ​​in their 20 overs. Nonetheless, their total became the highest second innings score in IPL history.

The combined total of 523 runs marked a new milestone in Cricket T20becoming the highest ever match total, surpassing the previous record set in a T20I between South Africa and West Indies.
This was the first time the match total crossed the 500-run mark in the history of the IPL.
The Sunrisers’ formidable batting line-up, led by Heinrich Klaasen (80* out of 34), Abhishek Sharma (63 from 23) and Travis Head (62 from 24), propelled them to their historic total. Aiden Markram’s contribution of 42 off 28 balls added to Mumbai Indians’ woes.

Despite a spirited effort from Mumbai’s Tilak Varma (64 off 34) and Tim David (42* off 22), the Sunrisers’ monumental total proved insurmountable. While the Mumbai batters showed resilience, the task ultimately proved too daunting as the Sunrisers emerged victorious in a match that will be remembered for its record-breaking exploits.
Highest match total in a men’s T20 match:
523 – SRH vs MI, Hyderabad, IPL 2024
517 – SA v WI, Centurion, 2023
515 – HQ vs MS, Rawalpindi, PSL 2023
506 – Surrey v Middlesex, The Oval, T20 Blast 2023
501 – Titans vs Knights, Potchefstroom, CSA T20 Challenge 2022

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