Top 5 Highest Totals in IPL HistoryTop 5 Highest Totals in IPL History

Top 5 highest totals in IPL history:

In IPL history, 250 or more points have only been scored five times.

Without a doubt, the world’s most thrilling T20 franchise competition is the Indian Premier League (IPL). The IPL is guaranteed to create fireworks because it features the best players in the world, as it has for the previous 15 seasons.

Some of the highest totals in the history of the format have also been seen in the premier T20 league. In addition to setting numerous records along the way, some of the highest totals in the future also put players on the map who might not have had as much success gaining recognition quickly otherwise.

1. IPL 2024: Sunrisers Hyderabad – 287/3 vs. RCB

Highest Score in IPL History

Sunrisers Hyderabad shattered their own record in IPL 2024, just 19 days after setting the record for the highest IPL total ever. When SRH crushed 287/3 against RCB in an away game in Bengaluru on April 15, 2024, it became the highest total in IPL history.

Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head shared a 108-run partnership to start their innings. Later on, Head hit the fourth-fastest hundred in the history of the league in just 39 deliveries. Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, and Abdul Samad all made explosive cameos, helping SRH reach 287/3 in 20 overs.


2. IPL 2024: Sunrisers Hyderabad – 277/3, vs MI

Sunrisers Hyderabad hit the then-highest score in IPL history on March 27, 2024. The Orange Army scored a massive 277/3 thanks to fierce fifties from Travis Head (62 runs of 24 balls), Abhishek Sharma (63 runs of 23 balls), and Heinrich Klaasen (power-packed 80-run knock of just 34 deliveries, including seven 6s and four 4s at lightning strike-rate of 235.29).

3. IPL 2024: Kolkata Knight Riders – 272/7 vs. DC:

On 3rd April, 2024, Kolkata Knight Riders hammered 272/7 against Delhi Capitals and ended up registering their highest ever total in the IPL history. With contributions from Sunil Narine (85), Angkrish Raghuvanshi (54), Andre Russell (41) and Rinku Singh (26), KKR not only registered their highest total, but also the third highest ever total in the history of IPL.

4. IPL 2013: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. PWI, 263/5:

Pune Warriors didn’t have a worse outing than the one dished out by Chris Gayle’s fireworks during IPL 2013. The Jamaican’s 175, headlined by 17 towering sixes, stands as the highest T20 score ever as it catapulted RCB to a behemoth 263 in 20 overs. While the West Indies’ left-hander undeniably demolished the opposition, AB de Villiers didn’t hold anything back either and hammered 31 off eight balls.

The Warriors fell like a pack of cards in pursuit of accomplishing the target. Steve Smith top-scored with 41, but RCB’s bowlers reigned supreme to ram home a 130-run win.

5. IPL 2023: Lucknow Super Giants 257-5 vs. PBKS

The Lucknow Super Giants made a name for themselves in their inaugural season, placing in the playoffs despite losing to the Royal Challengers Bangalore. They amassed 257 in their second season, which is the fifth-highest total in IPL history.

In Mohali, Punjab Kings captain Shikhar Dhawan sent Lucknow into the bat, and they were off to a fast start. Ayush Badoni and Nicholas Pooran scored fast 40s, while Kyle Mayers and Marcus Stoinis produced fifties. The Kings were bowled out 56 runs short of the target after not getting off to the ideal start.


FAQ About IPL History:

1. What is the lowest IPL score?

The 49 all out that Royal Challengers Bengaluru scored against the Kolkata Knight Riders during the 2017 series is the lowest IPL total ever. The Rajasthan Royals are then destroyed by Bengaluru for a mere 58 runs.

2.Who is the No 1 batsman in IPL?

Virat Kohli of the Royal Challengers Bangalore is currently leading the all-time run total. the legendary captain of the RCB, who has scored an incredible 7263 runs in 237 games.

3.Who scored 5 centuries in IPL?

The highest number of centuries have been scored by Virat Kohli (8 centuries) followed by Jos Buttler with 7 centuries and Chris Gayle with 6 centuries.


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