The Chronicles of IPL Highest Score Team

Unbelievable Journey of IPL Highest Score Team From 2008 to 2024

Since 2008, Indian Premier League (IPL), known for its thrilling cricket contests and exhilarating batting displays has produced some unforgettable match moments. Since 2008’s inception of its T20 cricket tournament format (known as IPL) there have been some remarkable batting displays at every IPL match; one notable feat being its highest scoring team scorer! Here we present you a comprehensive analysis of IPL highest score team has achieved!

IPL – A Platform for High-Scoring Encounters

IPL matches are known for providing thrilling and high-scoring matches that consistently thrill audiences, with teams often scoring over 200 runs on certain grounds; on some teams reaching even greater heights by amassing scores reminiscent of One Day Internationals (ODI). Eden Garden Stadium in Kolkata and M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore are particularly well known as batting paradises that present unique challenges for bowlers.

IPL History Highest Score

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) holds the IPL record for scoring highest score in IPL history with 263/5 against Pune Warriors India – proof of its explosive batting prowess! Chris Gayle led this historic run, hitting an amazing 175 off only 66 balls during their innings!

While RCB currently holds the record most score in IPL, other teams have come close. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) nearly came close of it when they scored 257/5 against Punjab Kings in 2023; additionally RCB achieved their third-highest team total when they recorded 248 against Gujarat Lions (losing only three wickets in that matchup) in 2016.

Top 10 IPL Highest Score Team

Here’s the list of most runs in IPL team during the IPL tournament from 2008 to 2024.

PositionTeamScoreOppositionVenueMatch Date
1Sunrisers Hyderabad277/3Mumbai IndiansHyderabadMarch 27, 2024
2Royal Challengers Bangalore263/5Pune WarriorsBengaluru23 April 2013
3Lucknow Super Giants257/5Punjab KingsMohali28 April 2023
4Royal Challengers Bangalore248/3Gujarat LionsBengaluru14 May 2016
5Chennai Super Kings246/5Rajasthan RoyalsChennai03 April 2010
6Kolkata Knight Riders245/6Kings XI PunjabIndore12 May 2018
7Chennai Super Kings240/5Kings XI PunjabMohali19 April 2008
8Chennai Super Kings235/4Kolkata Knight RidersEden Gardens23 April 2023
9Royal Challengers Bangalore235/1Mumbai IndiansWankhede10 May 2015
10Mumbai Indians235/9Sunrisers HyderabadAbu Dhabi08 October 2021

1. Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Quickfire (277/3 Against MI)

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) exhibited an incendiary batting expo, as they made to a breaking score of 277/3 against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. Choosing to bat first, Mayank Agarwal and Travis Head laid a furious foundation with Head’s combative knock standing out. Head’s onslaught propelled him to a quickfire fifty of 18 balls, backed up by significant contributions from Agarwal and later Abhishek Sharma who after Agarwal was dismissed continued the rampage. In addition, Heinrich Klaasen added some more runs with his quickfire knock for SRH just like Abhishek Sharma did with his aggressive batting.

As much as MI tried to arrest the scoring rate, there were still many gaps found by SRH batsmen that went over the boundary rope leading to such a huge total. The innings was characterized by constant attacking approach whereby SRH batsmen took full toll of any loose deliveries and showed awesome power hitting abilities. Thus, at last it was a magnificent performance from Sunrisers Hyderabad’s strong batting lineup which established a fresh IPL mark of the highest team total ever set thus making it hard for MI in their chase.

2. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Dominance (263/5 Against PWI)

Royal Challengers Bangalore took an outstanding start against Pune Warriors India with an astounding score of 263-5 at M Chinnaswamy Stadium on April 23, 2013 to top the highest runs in IPL match. Chris Gayle made history when his 175* (66 balls) will live long in memory as Dilshan and AB de Villiers also contributed significantly towards RCB 263 scorecard on that night!

3. LSG’s Mohali Carnage (257/5 against KXIP)

Lucknow Super Giants are at the second spot for most score in IPL against KXIP on April 28, 2023 at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali with an outstanding 257/5 score against them on that date, thanks to Marcus Stoinis astounding 72 off 40 balls alongside contributions by Nicolas Pooran 45 off 19 balls and Kyle Mayers 54 runs of 24 balls who demonstrated KXIP’s bowlers all around.

4. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Double Whammy (248/3 Against GL)

Royal Challengers Bengal secured third spot by scoring 248/3 against Gujarat Lions on May 14, 2016. Once again AB de Villiers (129* off 52 balls) and Virat Kohli (109 off 55 balls) showed T20 batsmanship to take their team past an intimidating total score.

5. CSK Reaches New Heights (246/5 Against RR)

Chennai Super Kings placed fourth in the highest score in IPL list history after making an outstanding team score of 246/5 on April 3, 2010 against Rajasthan Royals. Murali Vijay was the top of the batsman scoring 127 (56 balls) against KKR, while Albie Morkel and Matthew Hayden provided crucial contributions like 62 (34 balls) and 34 (21 Balls) that underlined CSK’s dominance in this matchup.

6. Kolkata Knight Riders’ Indore Spectacle (245/6 Against KXIP)

On May 12, 2018, Kolkata Knight Riders secured fifth spot by scoring an impressive total of 245/6 against Kings XI Punjab at Holkar Cricket Stadium, set up by Sunil Narine’s stunning knock of 75 (36 balls). Sunil Narine set the pace with his blistering performance which resulted in an exhilarating high-scoring match between both sides.

7. CSK’s Classic Display (240/5 vs KXIP)

CSK made its mark at sixth on April 19, 2008 against KXIP with an outstanding innings that included Michael Hussey’s unbeaten 116 (54 balls). Suresh Raina and S Badrinath both also contributed significantly in helping CSK reach this feat.

8. CSK’s Eden Gardens Delight (235/4 Against KKR)

Chennai Super Kings took seventh place with their Eden Gardens knock against Kolkata Knight Riders with an outstanding total of 235/4 against them on April 23, 2023. The knock was led by Ajinkya Rahane’s unbeaten half century of 71 runs off 29 balls and contribution from Devon Conway and Shivam Dube’s quick fire runs of both scoring half century as later scored in just 20 balls to boost the team score.

9. RCB’s Wankhede Carnival (235/1 Against MI)

On May 10, 2015 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Royal Challengers Bangalore won their match with Mumbai Indians by scoring an unbeaten score of 235/1 and secured seventh position thanks to AB de Villiers’s magnificent innings (59 balls for his 133*). Virat Kohli scored unbeaten 82 off 50 balls too and demonstrated their respective batsmanship skills by hitting from first ball.

10. MI’s Abu Dhabi Magic (232/2 against MI)

On October 08, 2021, at Abu Dhabi, Mumbai Indians made an impressionful ninth place performance against Sunrisers Hyderabad by scoring an outstanding total of 235/9. The top scorer for them was Indian sensational keeper Ishan Kishan scoring exceptional 84 runs with just 32 balls with 11 boundaries and 4 maximum. He was well partnership with Suryakumar Yadav as he contributed with 82 runs with ease to provide an exciting encounter between these teams.

Highest Runs In IPL Match Final

Gujarat Titans made history at IPL finals by scoring an unbeaten total of 214/4 – the highest total ever scored during an IPL final to date and no team had previously successfully chased such an highest total in the final of IPL history. On May 29, 2023, playing before the home crowd Gujarat Titans got the opportunity to bat first. They utilized the opportunity and made an gigantic total with the help of u19 hero Sai Sudharsan as he made 96 runs in just 49 balls which includes 8 boundaries and 6 sixes. He also got contributions from all other batsmen which gave him the freedom to play with aggression.

Teams with Most 200+ Scores

Setting the 200+ scores of an all matches is difficult but several teams have proven consistent. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) lead with 28 instances; followed by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on 24 occasions; then Mumbai Indians on 22; Punjab Kings (PBKS) with 21; and finally Kolkata Knight Riders with 19.

IPL 2023: The Year of Highest Score In IPL History

2023 IPL saw record scores being broken for fun. Lucknow Super Giants nearly broke RCB’s all-time highest runs in IPL match with their record score of 257/5 against Punjab Kings; CSK and Gujarat Titans also reached exceptional totals during that season to add further high-scoring matches that season. IPL 2023 season with a high scoring season as teams scored 200+ runs 37 times and once team came very close to highest ever team total. Here’s the list of 200+ runs scored by teams during IPL 2023.

PositionTeamScoreOversOppositionVenueMatch Date
1Lucknow Super Giants257/520Punjab KingsMohali28 April 2023
2Chennai Super Kings235/420Kolkata Knight RidersEden Gardens23 April 2023
3Gujarat Titans233/320Mumbai IndiansAhmedabad26 May 2023
4Sunrisers Hyderabad228/420Kolkata Knight RidersEden Gardens14 April 2023
5Gujarat Titans227/220Lucknow Super GiantsAhmedabad07 May 2023
6Chennai Super Kings226/620Royal Challengers BangaloreBengaluru17 April 2023
7Chennai Super Kings223/320Delhi CapitalsDelhi20 May 2023
8Royal Challengers Bangalore218/820Chennai Super KingsBengaluru17 April 2023
9Mumbai Indians218/520Gujarat TitansWankhede12 May 2023
10Chennai Super Kings217/720Lucknow Super GiantsChennai03 April 2023
11Sunrisers Hyderabad217/620Rajasthan RoyalsJaipur07 May 2023
12Mumbai Indians216/418.5Punjab KingsMohali03 May 2023
13Mumbai Indians214/419.3Rajasthan RoyalsWankhede30 April 2023
14Rajasthan Royals214/220Sunrisers HyderabadJaipur07 May 2023
15Punjab Kings214/820Mumbai IndiansWankhede22 April 2023
16Gujarat Titans214/420Chennai Super KingsAhmedabad28 May 2023
17Punjab Kings214/320Mumbai IndiansMohali03 May 2023
18Lucknow Super Giants213/920Royal Challengers BangaloreBengaluru10 April 2023
19Delhi Capitals213/220Punjab KingsDharamsala17 May 2023
20Royal Challengers Bangalore212/220Lucknow Super GiantsBengaluru10 April 2023
21Rajasthan Royals212/720Mumbai IndiansWankhede30 April 2023
22Kolkata Knight Riders207/720Gujarat TitansAhmedabad09 April 2023
23Gujarat Titans207/620Mumbai IndiansAhmedabad25 April 2023
24Lucknow Super Giants205/720Chennai Super KingsChennai03 April 2023
25Kolkata Knight Riders205/720Sunrisers HyderabadEden Gardens14 April 2023
26Kolkata Knight Riders204/720Royal Challengers BangaloreEden Gardens06 April 2023
27Gujarat Titans204/420Kolkata Knight RidersAhmedabad09 April 2023
28Rajasthan Royals203/520Sunrisers HyderabadHyderabad02 April 2023
29Rajasthan Royals202/520Chennai Super KingsJaipur27 April 2023
30Mumbai Indians201/218Sunrisers HyderabadWankhede21 May 2023
31Punjab Kings20119.5Lucknow Super GiantsMohali28 April 2023
32Punjab Kings201/620Chennai Super KingsChennai30 April 2023
33Mumbai Indians201/620Punjab KingsWankhede22 April 2023
34Mumbai Indians200/416.3Royal Challengers BangaloreWankhede09 May 2023
35Chennai Super Kings200/420Punjab KingsChennai30 April 2023
36Kolkata Knight Riders200/520Royal Challengers BangaloreBengaluru26 April 2023
37Sunrisers Hyderabad200/520Mumbai IndiansWankhede21 May 2023

Summing Up

IPL matches have long been marked by thrilling batting performances that showcase brilliant strategic planning, skilled execution and immense talent present within its ranks. Each edition brings new expectations of which team may set new records or surpass even those set previously by IPL history – something to which we look forward with great anticipation each year! As this tournament evolves further we look forward to see which side sets new benchmarks with every successive edition and hopefully surpass even IPL records themselves in scoring performances!

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