Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket has become synonymous with exciting action, stunning performances and nail-biting encounters over its years of existence. Fans have witnessed breathtaking displays of batting prowess that resulted in huge match aggregates which have cemented themselves into cricket history – let’s take a look at five highest match aggregate in IPL that kept fans on their toes over history!
Highest Match Aggregate in IPL History
There have been countless matches throughout IPL history that are worthy of note, yet some standout as truly unforgettable experiences for their audience. Such games are known for team scoring highest runs in IPL match; imagine having two teams that both play fantastic innings by scoring plenty of runs at once! Such occasions have happened numerous times throughout IPL history – let us now look at top five most IPL match runs.
|M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
|CSK won by 23 runs
|03 April 2010
|Holkar Stadium, Indore
|KKR won by 31 runs
|12 May 2018
|Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium, Mohali
|LSG won by 56 runs
|28 April 2023
|Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India
|PBKS won by 7 runs
|11 May 2017
|Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
|RR won by 4 wickets
|27 September 2020
1. CSK vs RR – 469 runs (03-Apr-10)
On April 3rd 2010 at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, CSK and RR engaged in an epic run-fest scoring 469 runs in 40 overs. Ultimately, at the end Chennai Super Kings won the match against Rajasthan Royals by the defending the target and proved why they are the best team in IPL.
In CSK 246 scorecard, Murali Vijay of CSK delivered an exceptional performance in their innings with his phenomenal knock of 127 runs off just 56 balls at an extraordinary strike rate of 226.78. Murali Vijay highest score in IPL was reached with the help of 8 boundaries and 11 sixes, showing his dominance at the crease.
Matthew Hayden contributed 34 runs from 21 balls, featuring five boundaries and one six. Suresh Raina also made his mark, adding 13 runs at an excellent strike rate of 185.71. The CSK innings was highlighted by Albie Morkel’s stellar 62 runs in 34 balls including 3 fours and 5 sixes; unfortunately CSK captain MS Dhoni met an early exit, being dismissed for a golden duck but he made sure that this his team reaches the fourth highest score in IPL history by a team.
CSK highest score in IPL came in this match as finished their innings with an impressive 246/5 at an outstanding run rate of 12.30, setting up an intense chase by Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan Royals faced an huge challenge when it came to bowling; Shane Watson took two key wickets while Shrikant Wagh, Shane Warne, and Yusuf Pathan each took a wicket.
Rajasthan Royals provided wholehearted effort in their chase of Chennai Super Kings’ astonishing total, ultimately falling short but producing some notable individual performances. Michael Lumb set the tone with 37 runs off 26 balls with 6 boundaries and one six were hit. After his dismissal Naman Ojha made an unbeaten 94 runs from 55 balls, hitting 8 fours and sixes during an incredible innings.
Shane Watson made headlines for his extraordinary power-hitting, scoring 60 runs from 25 balls with 5 fours and 5 sixes – yet Rajasthan Royals finished their 20 overs only managing to score 223/5 runs, falling short by 23 runs.
Chennai Super Kings’ total of 246 runs and Rajasthan Royals score of 223 resulted in a match score of 469 runs – reflecting an exciting and high-scoring contest, and emphasizing the dynamic nature of T20 cricket. Fans witnessed two spectacular displays of batting prowess from both teams which resulted as the highest scoring IPL match till date. Here’s the Chennai Super Kings highest score in IPL scorecard.
2. KKR vs PBKS – 459 runs (12-May-18)
On May 12, 2018 at Indore’s Holkar Cricket Stadium, Kolkata Knight Riders took on Kings XI Punjab in a high-scoring contest that resulted in 459 runs being scored within 40 overs!
In an astonishing 20-over innings, KKR posted their best score in IPL of 245, batting first. Chris Lynn laid down an excellent foundation with 27 runs off 17 deliveries at 158.82 strike rate – including 2 fours and 2 sixes. Sunil Narine highest score in IPL came in this match as he well used the foundation and smashed 75 runs off 36 balls for an exceptional knock.
Narine’s innings featured 9 fours and 4 sixes, pushing up the strike rate to an astonishing 208.33. Robin Uthappa and Andre Russell added notable contributions of 24 (17) and 31 (14) runs respectively, showing their aggressive intent. Captain Dinesh Karthik delivered another impressive captain’s innings by smashing 50 off 23 balls – 5 fours and 3 sixes were among his sixes! KKR highest score in IPL of 245 runs was achieved with the late-order fireworks from Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill which helped them to end with an incredible run rate of 12.25!
Kings XI Punjab faced the threatening task of chasing down 246 runs. KL Rahul excelled for Kings XI Punjab by scoring 66 off 29 balls at a terrific strike rate of 227.58; Chris Gayle contributed 21 runs while Aaron Finch scored 34 off 20 deliveries – each an outstanding performance for their respective sides. Ravichandran Ashwin made an vital contribution, scoring 45 runs off 22 balls with 4 fours and 3 sixes to give Kings XI’s innings momentum. But KKR bowler Andre Russell showed remarkable precision, taking three wickets for 41 runs over four overs with perfect line and length; Prasidh Krishna and Sunil Narine also provided support for him by taking two wickets each.
Kings XI Punjab ultimately fell short of the gigantic target, scoring only 214/8 in their 20 overs. The high-scoring contest showcased both teams’ explosive batting abilities as well as Ashwin’s memorable innings; however KKR emerged victorious through a powerful blend of powerful batting and effective bowling. Here’s the KKR’s IPL highest score scorecard.
3. LSG vs PBKS – 458 (28-Apr-23)
Lucknow Super Giants put on an outstanding batting performance against Punjab Kings on April 28, 2023, scoring their highest IPL score of 257/5 in 20 overs. KL Rahul scored 12 runs and dismissed early. Kyle Mayers made 54 runs off 24 balls with 7 fours and 4 sixes. Ayush Badoni provided valuable runs by scoring 43 in 24 balls as Marcus Stoinis made key contributions by scoring 72 runs off 40 balls, featuring 6 fours and 5 sixes!
At the end, Nicholas Pooran, the Trinidadian cricketer also played a powerful knock to increase the score by making 45 runs off 19 balls. After his dismissal, the duo Deepak Hooda and Krunal Pandya made strong finishes and remained not out as they become the second IPL highest score team. Punjab Kings bowlers couldn’t control the run fest as they couldn’t take consistent wickets. Kagiso Rabada proved to be the most successful as he took 2 wickets for 52 runs.
Punjab Kings attempted to chase down a massive target of 258 runs but ultimately fell short, managing only 201 in 19.5 overs. Captain Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed early for only 1 run which left the team in bother. But Atharva Taide made up for his captain’s loss by scoring an astonishing 66 off 36 balls with 8 fours and 2 sixes! Sikandar Raza made 36 runs off 22 balls while Liam Livingstone scored 23 runs off 14 deliveries for Punjab Kings against Lucknow Super Giants’ bowling attack.
Unfortunately, their batting lineup collapsed because of the run rate pressure and lost out in this encounter. Lucknow bowler Yash Thakur shone as their star bowler, taking four wickets for 37 runs in just 3.5 overs. He was much supported by Naveen-ul-Haq, who bowled an impactful four overs by taking 3 wickets for 30 runs. Marcus Stoinis, Ravi Bishnoi, and Kyle Mayers each chipped up with a wicket too!
This match is the third highest score in IPL history as an aggregate which saw both teams score 458 runs total between them, making for an intense and high-scoring contest. Lucknow Super Giants eventually prevailed due to strong batting performance followed by effective bowling tactics to defend their total successfully and claim the win. Here’s LSG’s IPL highest score team scorecard.
4. PBKS vs MI – 453 runs (11-May-17)
Wankhede Stadium highest score in IPL came during the epic run-fest when Kings XI Punjab faced Mumbai Indians on May 11, 2017. Batsmen unleashed the highest run score in IPL of 453 runs over 40 overs; an amazing feat that demonstrated both teams’ batting prowess as well as the true spirit of T20 cricket.
Kings XI Punjab’s impressive performance started when they batted first and made an outstanding total of 230/3 in 20 overs, thanks to an outstanding effort from the opener Wriddhiman Saha who played as wicketkeeper-batsman by remaining unbeaten on 55 deliveries. He scored 93 runs with 11 boundaries and three sixes that effectively increased the Kings XI Punjab’s score effectively. He was well supported by another opener Martin Guptill who scored 36 runs off 18 balls with five boundaries and one six. However, Karn Sharma cut short his innings in the fifth over.
Apart from the openers, skipper Glenn Maxwell was also involved in leading his side to victory by smashing 47 runs off 21 balls to show his aggressive intent with 2 boundaries and 5 sixes. Shaun Marsh added 25 runs before being dismissed by Mitchell McClenaghan. At the death overs Axar Patel played an unbeaten cameo of 19 runs off 13 balls which helped the Kings XI Punjab’s team to score their second most score in IPL history of 230/3 in 20 overs.
Mumbai Indians’ bowlers were struggling for wickets against this tough opposition. None of the bowler were able to take 2 wickets as three bowlers took a wicket each, the lists are Jasprit Bumrah, Mitchell McClenaghan and Karn Sharma.
Mumbai Indians made a strong start chasing down 231 runs, led by Lendl Simmons who scored an explosive innings, scoring 59 off 32 balls with five boundaries and four sixes. Unfortunately wickets began falling regularly after the power play with Parthiv Patel providing 38 runs while Nitish Rana managed just 12. At the end, Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya tried their best as the former remained unbeaten with 50 off 24 balls with one boundary and five sixes and the later got dismissed after contributing 30 runs off 13 balls which made the fell short of their target.
Though Mumbai scored their second IPL history highest score of 223/6 in 20 overs; Kings XI Punjab bowlers made an outstanding effort in defending their total. Mohit Sharma stood out as the top bowler since he took two wickets irrespective of giving 57 runs. Sandeep Sharma, Axar Patel and Rahul Tewatia also contributed one wicket each to help secure Kings XI Punjab victory. In this fourth aggregated highest score in IPL match between Punjab and Mumbai, they both showcased incredible batting and bowling performances, but ultimately PBKS emerged victorious as winners in this thrilling encounter.
5. PBKS vs RR – 449 runs (27-Sep-20)
Sharjah Cricket Stadium was hosted an unforgettable matchup on September 27, as Kings XI Punjab faced Rajasthan Royals. Batsmen for both teams seemed unstoppable as they made 449 runs in just 39.3 overs. Sharjah’s shorter boundaries and flat pitch added to this fantastic display and created an unforgettable day for fans of both sides as their teams made one of the aggregated top score in IPL history.
Kings XI Punjab outscored Rajasthan Royals by posting an impressive total of 223/2 in 20 overs, led by KL Rahul with his captain’s knock of 69 runs off 54 balls, as well as Mayank Agarwal who scored an outstanding century (106 runs) off just 50 balls. Glenn Maxwell and Nicholas Pooran produced the finsishing touches as they scored 13 off 9 balls and 25 off 8 deliveries which helped the team to finish with an amazing run rate of 11.15.
Rajasthan Royals started the chased against the tough target of 224 runs against Kings XI Punjab. Their bowlers Sheldon Cottrell and Mohammed Shami provided early wicket by dismissing Jos Buttler for 4 runs which made the setback in the chase. But after that wicket, Steven Smith quickly responded with an impressive half-century from 27 balls with 4 fours and 7 sixes off four fours.
He got a great partnership by Sanju Samson who was the reason to go closer to the target as he scored 85 off 42 balls including 4 fours and seven sixes! After the dismissal of the skipper Steven Smith, Rahul Tewatia joined the party and scored quick fire half century (53 off 31 balls) which has 7 gigantic sixes.
But unfortunately for Kings XI Punjab their bowlers couldn’t control the run rate after the early breakthrough they provided Rajasthan Royals highest score in IPL in this match. Pick of the bowler was Mohammed Shami as he managed to pick three wickets. But he couldn’t control the run rate as he wasn’t economical and gave 53 runs allowing Rajasthan Royals to post their IPL top score of 226/6 in 19.3 overs, giving them an exciting victory!
This high scoring innings by both teams set as the fifth highest aggregate in IPL records highest score as they combinely scored 449 runs between them in the thrilling clash, highlighting both sides’ explosive batting. Mayank Agarwal’s century and Sanju Samson’s aggressive innings stood out among all-out boundaries and sixes; leaving fans on edge until the last over was bowled. Here’s RR’s highest score in IPL scorecard.
These matches where combined most score in IPL scored not only demonstrate the skills of batsmen but also exhibited how crucial the role of bowlers in T20 games in the competitive tournament like IPL. Each year there are run fest which makes the fans wait eagerly for each edition, knowing there will be record-setting encounters and exceptional totals that make this league one of the premier T20 leagues on a global level.