Some of the best world records in the T20Is are made in IPL. IPL is known for its fast-paced gaming and high scores apart from all the grandeur. Many teams have recorded high scores that are unlikely for a T20 game. The mixture of extraordinary talent in each of the IPL teams might be the reason for the high scores. The fast-paced gaming is one of the reasons people tend to watch IPL every year.
IPL 2019 is about to start on 23rd March 2019 and once again cricket lovers are expecting some enthralling games. To give you a head start, we have collected the highest team scores in the history of IPL and made a list. Check it out.
Royal Challengers Bangalore- 263/5
In a match against Pune Warriors that was played on 23rd April, Royal Challengers hit a whopping 263 runs in which Gayle contributed a destructive 175. The match was a one-man show for Gayle and was one of the most popular matches in IPL history. RCB won by 130 runs against PW in the match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore- 248/3
Royal Challengers hold the second place too in the list for their gargantuan 248 runs against Gujarat Lions in 2016. Ab De Villiers along with Virat Kohli destroyed the GL Bowlers to make 109 runs and 129 runs respectively. Like the one before, this match has its own place in history for the highest partnership- a colossal 229 runs.
Chennai Super Kings- 246/5
Chennai Super Kings while playing against Rajasthan Royals in 2010 made 246 runs in a match in which Murali Vijay contributed a ton. The match was thrilling since Rajasthan Royals fell short by a meager 23 runs totaling up to 223 runs. Chennai managed to win the match with Murali Vijay winning the player of the match.
Kolkata Knight Riders- 245/6
Another such thrilling match took place in 2018 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab. KKR managed to score 245 runs with Sunil Narine scoring 75 runs and Dinesh Karthik a half century. KXIP did manage to score 214 runs but finally succumbed giving KKR a victory of 31 runs.
Chennai Super Kings- 240/5
Chennai Super Kings had again made its place into the list again with their score against Kings XI Punjab in the first edition of IPL. CSK scored 240 runs in their first match in IPL 2008. Michael Hussey made a century in this match in just 54 balls with 8 boundaries and 9 sixes. Needless to say, CSK won that match.
IPL 2019 is going to start in a week and there is a great chance that these records might be broken. Check out YuppTV to watch the IPL 2019 live streaming from Continental Europe, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, South East Asia, and South America.