SRH’s 277/3 against MI is now the highest in IPL! A look at the top 5 totals in the league

SRH's 277/3 against MI is now the highest in IPL!  A look at the top 5 totals in the league

IPL 2024: Travis Head reacts after hitting half-century against MI.©AFP

Mumbai Indians were associated with an unforgettable record in IPL history on Wednesday. The five-time champions were bowled out for 277/3 runs in 20 overs by SunRisers Hyderabad – the highest ever total in the history of the IPL, since the league began in 2008. Before that, Royal Challengers Bengaluru had scored 263/5 against Pune. Warriors in 2013. On Wednesday, the onslaught of SRH batters helped break the 11-year-old record.

SunRisers Hyderabad’s batting went hammer and tongs from the word go as Mumbai Indians simply had no idea. Abhishek Sharma hitting fifty from 16 balls while Travis head hit a half-century in 18 balls. With their onslaught, SRH scored 148 in 10 overs – the highest in IPL history.

Highest team totals in the IPL
277/3 – SRH v MI, Hyderabad, 2024
263/5 – RCB v PWI, Bangalore, 2013
257/5 – LSG v PBKS, Mohali, 2023
248/3 – RCB v GL, Bangalore, 2016
246/5 ​​– CSK v RR, Chennai, 2010

Talking about the match, Sunrisers Hyderabad posted a mammoth 277 for three, the highest total in IPL history, against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. Sent in to bat, Travis Head, playing his first IPL match this season, blasted a 24-ball 62, while Abhishek Sharma slammed 63 off 23 to lay the foundations.

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.

MI could manage 246/5 ​​in 20 overs.

Brief scores: Sunrisers Hyderabad: 277 for 3 in 20 overs (Heinrich Klassen 80, Travis Head 62, Abhishek Sharma 63; Piyush Chawla 1/34); MI: 246/5 ​​in 20 overs.

With PTI inputs

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