IPL is no doubt, a perfect cricket tournament for the fans, spectators, and players. As the players are also earning high profits and fame through these IPL seasons. Each year we witness some exhilarating matches throughout IPL. But do you know about the top 5 highest run chase in IPL?
Latest highest run chase in IPL
The latest highest run chase record is set by Lucknow Super Giants during IPL 2022. In this match, Chennai super kings have given a heavy target of 211 runs. However, LSG completed the target in 19.3 Overs.
Inaugural highest run chase in IPL
The inaugural highest run chase record was set by Rajasthan Royals when they won the toss and chose to bowl first. Deccan chargers were the opposing team. Although, Deccan had a shaky start by losing 2 wickets before 50 runs. However, Andrew Symonds and Rohit Sharma stabilized the team. Symonds executed an outstanding inning of 117 runs. They achieved to set a high score of 214 runs on board. In the 2nd inning, RR lost its 1st wicket quickly but then the team managed to achieve the target of 215 Runs.
Current highest chase record in IPL
After 12 years RR broke its record. RR set another record of chasing 224 Runs in the 9th match of IPL 2020 in Sharjah, against Kings Xi Panjab. It’s the highest run chase in IPL until now. In this match, KXiP gets a chance to bat first and their efforts lead them to set a high score of 224 runs. Although RR lost its wicket quickly in the game. But, Steven Smith and Sanju Samson had a great partnership of 81 runs. Meanwhile, Rahul Tewajia supported the team and added 53 more runs. After that, the game became smooth for RR and they reached 226 runs in 19.3 overs. They set 226 runs at 19.3 overs by 6 wickets and set the highest chasing record.
Other highest run-chasing records of IPL
Other Records of the highest run chase in IPL in the top 5 are set by Mumbai Indians and Kings Xi Panjab. MI chased the target of 219 runs in IPL 2021 against Chennai Super kings. While Kings Xi Panjab set the record by chasing 211 runs in IPL 2014 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. MI holds the 2nd highest runs chase record while KXiP stays in the same place as LSG. However, RR holds, 1st and 3rd place. That is still the highest run chase in IPL history.