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Highest Run Chase in IPL History

By Kaif - March 18, 2023 - Last updated on Mar 18, 2023 01:47 PM
Highest Run Chase in IPL History

Highest Run Chase in IPL History, Read about 5 Highest Run Chases

IPL 2008 champions Rajasthan Royals hold the record for chasing the highest total in the history of the league. The Royals had set the record in the first season itself, when Shane Warne-led Rajasthan chased 215 runs against Deccan Chargers, but in 2020 it was again Rajasthan Royals who chased the biggest run. Let us take a look at the five teams that have successfully run chases in IPL history.

Highest Run Chase in IPL History

TeamScoreOpposition teamTargetMatch Date
Rajasthan Royals226/6Punjab Kings22427-09-2020
Mumbai Indians219/6Chennai Super Kings21901-05-2021
Rajasthan Royals217/7Deccan Chargers21524-04-2008
Lucknow Super Giants211/4Chennai Super Kings21131-03-2022
Delhi Capitals214/3Gujarat Lions20904-05-2017

Highest Successfully Run Chases in IPL

1. Rajasthan Royals vs PBKS - IPL 2020

Rajasthan Royals

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In a spectacular match played in Sharjah in the 2020 season, Rajasthan broke its own 12-year-old record. Batting first, Punjab Kings put up 223 on the board with Mayank Agarwal scoring a brilliant century, KL Rahul's half-century and Nicholas Pooran's scintillating cameo. Rajasthan got off to a poor start while chasing a mammoth total. After this Sanju Samson took the lead.

He played a blistering inning of 85 runs in just 42 balls, but his wicket fell in the 17th over. Victory was looking difficult for Rajasthan, but Rahul Tewatia batted furiously. He scored 30 runs in the 18th over against Sheldon Cottrell. During this, hit 5 sixes. In the end, RR won the match.

Also Read: Most Man of the Match Awards in IPL History

2. Mumbai Indians vs CSK - IPL 2021


Image Source: Mumbai Indians Twitter

Batting first, Chennai Super Kings scored 208 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. Chasing this target for Mumbai Indians was considered difficult. But in the end Kieron Pollard played an incredible innings. MI needed 138 runs in 10 overs. Pollard scored 87 runs in 34 balls with the help of 6 fours and 8 sixes and MI won the match.

3. Rajasthan Royals vs Deccan Chargers - IPL 2008

Rajasthan Royals

Image Source: Rajasthan Royals Twitter

In the inaugural season of IPL 2008 itself, Deccan Chargers scored 214 against Rajasthan. Andrew Symonds scored an unbeaten 117 runs. In reply Graeme Smith's 71, Yusuf Pathan's flamboyant innings of 61 off 28 balls made the target short. RR won the match by scoring 217 runs.

4. Lucknow Super Giants vs Chennai Super Kings - IPL 2022

Lucknow Super Giants

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni's team Chennai Super Kings' name is once again present at number four in this list. On 31 March 2022, Chennai had set a target of 211 runs in front of Lucknow. That match was won by Lucknow Super Giants by 6 wickets.

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5. Delhi Capitals vs Gujarat Lions - IPL 2017

Delhi Capitals

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Batting first, Gujarat Lions scored 208 for the loss of 7 wickets with the help of captain Suresh Raina's 77 and Dinesh Karthik's 65 runs. In response, Delhi Capitals got off to a bad start. After this there was a 143-run partnership between Sanju Samson and Pant. Where Sanju got out after scoring 61 runs. At the same time, Pant scored 97 runs in the match with the help of 9 sixes and 6 fours. Delhi won the match with 15 balls to spare.

Also Read: List of Teams with Most Wins in Ipl History

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