In recent years, the Indian Premier League (IPL), one of the most well-known and lucrative cricket competitions in the world, has experienced constant growth in popularity.
Scores over 200 runs in T20 cricket are uncommon, but IPL teams regularly do so. It is no secret for IPL fans that Royal Challengers Bangalore holds the record for the highest team score in IPL history.
Each year, teams from all over the country compete to be the best. From Royal Challengers Bangalore to Chennai Super Kings, teams have demonstrated their prowess at the plate and raised the bar for their competitors.
IPL teams with the highest combined team score will be analysed in this article. Let’s take a look at the list and see which teams are having the highest score.
IPL’s highest team score
|1||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Vs Pune Warriors India||263/5||RCB won by 130 runs|
|2||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Vs Gurajat Lions||248/3||RCB won by 144 runs|
|3||Chennai Super Kings||Vs Rajasthan Lions||246/5||CSK won by 23 runs|
|4||Kolkata Knight Riders||Vs Kings XI Punjab||245/6||KKR won by 31 runs|
|5||Chennai Super Kings||Vs Kings XI Punjab||240/5||CSK won by 33 runs|
Pune Warriors – 263/5 vs RCB
As the highest team score in IPL history, the Royal Challengers Bangalore team scored 263/5 against the Pune Warriors in 2013. In this inning, which featured 17 fours and 13 sixes, RCB set a record that has not been broken. Chris Gayle struck 175 not out off just 66 balls, fuelling a brilliant team effort.
Gujarat Lions – 248/3 against RCB
In this IPL 2016 matchup against the defunct Gujarat Lions, the RCB boasted a formidable batting line-up that included Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli, and AB de Villiers.
Kohli and de Villiers combined for a record-breaking 229-run stand for the second wicket after RCB pounded their way to 248/3 in 20 overs.
Rajasthan Royals – 246/5 vs CSK
In 2010, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) scored an astounding 246/5 against the Rajasthan Royals, fueled by Murali Vijay’s phenomenal performance, who smashed 127 off just 56 balls.
Punjab Kings – 245/6 vs KKR
In the IPL, Kings XI Punjab have often leaked runs during the crucial stages. It is well known that they have frequently gone for runs over the years. In May 2018, Punjab faced the powerful Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunil Narine. In their 20 overs, the KKR scored 245/6, including Narine’s 75 in 36 balls.
Punjab Kings – 240/5 vs CSK
Chennai Super Kings had a winning streak in the first season of the IPL. They have a great mix of players who can score runs at will and aggressive batsmen. Michael Hussey made 116 off just 54 balls with Suresh Raina and S. Badrinath. After 20 overs, CSK quickly reached 240/5, the fifth-highest team total in IPL history, leaving Punjab stunned.