Now only a few days are left for the 16th edition of IPL to start. Many records have been made and broken in the world's richest cricket league till date. One such record is the top-5 score of the teams, let's take a look.
In the year 2008, this was only the second match of MS Dhoni's team Chennai Superkings and Michael Hussey's bat went in such a way that records were made. Chennai made a big score of 240 runs for 5 wickets in this match against Kings XI Punjab. Hussey scored an unbeaten 116 off 54 balls, which included 10 sixes and 7 fours. The match was played on 19 April at the PCA Stadium in Mohali, hosted by Punjab.
Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed Kings XI Punjab badly last year and made a strong score of 245 for 6 wickets. Sunil Narine scored 75 runs in 36 balls (9 fours and 4 sixes), Chris Lynn scored 27 runs in 17 balls (2 fours and 2 sixes), Robin Uthappa for KKR in this match played on 12 May 2018 at Holkar Stadium, Indore. Scored 24 runs off 17 balls (2 fours and 1 six). Captain Dinesh Karthik then scored 50 off 23 balls (5 fours and 3 sixes) and Andre Russell made 30 runs off 14 balls (2 fours and 3 sixes), the fourth best score in IPL history.
In 2010, Chennai Super Kings batsman Murali Vijay scored a century against Rajasthan Royals. He scored 127 runs in just 56 balls. The hosts scored 246 for 5 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, which was then the top team score in IPL history.
In the year 2016, against Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore made a big score of 248 runs for 3 wickets while batting first. A big contribution was made by AB de Villiers who scored an unbeaten 129 runs. Apart from this, captain Virat Kohli played a century of 109 runs. This match was played on 14 May. The Lions team was all out for 104 runs, after which they had to face a 144-run defeat.
The Royal Challengers team has not been able to win the title even once but its batsmen wash the maximum number of bowlers in the IPL. Chris Gayle scored an unbeaten 175 against Pune Warriors in a match played on 23 April 2013. Gayle hit 17 sixes and 13 fours in his innings of 66 balls. Gayle scored a century in just 30 balls, which is the fastest century in T20 history. The Pune team could only manage 133 runs and RCB won by 130 runs.