Top 5 Teams With Highest Run Chase In IPL

Highest Run Chase In IPL

The IPL, India’s largest cricket festival, has always been thrilling and enjoyable for cricket fans worldwide. What sets it apart is the intense competition compared to other T20 leagues. It becomes even more exciting when a team has to chase a high score, particularly totals of 200 or more. Now, let’s explore the teams that have accomplished the highest run chases in the IPL.

5. Mumbai Indians

In the 2023 IPL season, Mumbai Indians astounded cricket enthusiasts with a jaw-dropping run chase against Punjab Kings at Mohali. Defying all odds, they hunted down Punjab’s 215-run target with just 1 ball to spare. Even without Pollard, Ishan Kishan, Surya Kumar Yadav, and Tilak Verma’s heroic sixes secured their victory.

TeamScoreTargetOppositionDate
MI216/4215Punjab Kings03-05-2023

4. Sunrises Hyderabad

On Sunday, Sunrisers Hyderabad continued their trend by successfully chasing down Rajasthan Royals’ score of 214 for two. They achieved this feat on the last ball of the innings, making it the joint-third highest successful run-chase. It is worth noting that this was the first time Sunrisers managed to chase down a target of 200-plus.

TeamScoreTargetOppositionDate
SRH217/6215Rajasthan Royals07-05-2023

3. Rajasthan Royals

In the inaugural IPL season of 2008, Rajasthan Royals showcased their fighting spirit by clinching the title. Against Deccan Chargers, they chased down 215 runs, led by Yusuf Pathan’s explosive 61 off 28 balls, supported by Mohammad Kaif. Captain Shane Warne sealed victory with an unbeaten 22 off 9 balls.

TeamScoreTargetOppositionDate
RR217/7215Deccan Charges24-04-2008

2. Mumbai Indians

In back-to-back matches during IPL 2023, Mumbai Indians successfully chased down scores of 213 and 215, making them the first team in the tournament to achieve consecutive victories with totals exceeding 200.

TeamScoreTargetOppositionDate
MI217/6215Rajasthan Royals07-05-2023

1. Rajasthan Royals

In the annals of the Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals etched their name in history with the highest run chase in IPL 2020 against Punjab Kings. In an unforgettable showdown at Sharjah Stadium, Rajasthan Royals conquered Punjab’s imposing 224-run target, led by a memorable innings including Rahul Tewatia’s five sixes against Sheldon Cottrell. This electrifying match showcased Mayank Agarwal’s century and KL Rahul’s 70 runs for Punjab, while Rajasthan’s response was fueled by captain Smith’s fifty and Sanju Samson’s brilliant 85, with Tewatia sealing the victory.

TeamScoreTargetOppositionDate
RR226/6224Punjab Kings27-09-2020

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