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Lowest Score Defended in IPL, Top 5 Scores Defended in IPL History

By Arjit - March 29, 2023 - Last updated on Mar 29, 2023 05:58 PM
Lowest Score Defended in IPL, Top 5 Scores Defended in IPL History

Lowest Score Defended in IPL: Four-time champions Chennai Super Kings hold the record for defending the lowest total in the IPL. The MS Dhoni-led team had achieved the feat against KXIP in IPL 2009 in Durban. In this match, Yuvraj Singh's team could score only 92 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 8 wickets.

List of Top 5 Scores Defended in IPL

Team Total defended Opposition Date
Chennai Super Kings 116 Kings XI Punjab 20 May 2009
Sunrisers Hyderabad 118 Mumbai Indians 24 Apr 2018
Kings XI Punjab 119 Mumbai Indians 29 Apr 2009
Sunrisers Hyderabad 119 Pune Warriors India 17 Apr 2013
Mumbai Indians 120 Pune Warriors India 03 May 2012

Top 5 Scores Defended in IPL

Chennai Super Kings - 116

Chennai Super Kings hold the record for defending the lowest total in the IPL. The MS Dhoni-led team had achieved the feat against KXIP in IPL 2009 in Durban. In this match, Yuvraj Singh's team could score only 92 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 8 wickets.

Sunrisers Hyderabad - 118

The name of one-time champions Sunrisers Hyderabad comes in second place among the teams defending the lowest total in IPL. Hyderabad has done this feat twice, first in 2013 Hyderabad batting first under the captaincy of Cameron White gave a target of 119 runs to Pune Warriors and got Pune all out on a score of 108.For the second time in 2018, under the captaincy of Kane Williamson, he did this feat against Mumbai Indians.

Kings XI Punjab - 119

The name of Kings XI Punjab comes in third place among the teams with the lowest total defense in IPL. The Yuvraj Singh-led team achieved the feat against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2009 in Durban. In this match, Yuvraj Singh's team was able to score only 119 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 8 wickets and won the match by 3 runs.

Mumbai Indians - 120

The name of the five-time champion Mumbai Indians comes in fifth place among the teams defending the lowest total in the IPL. The Rohit Sharma-led team achieved this feat against Pune Warriors in IPL 2012 in Durban. In this match, Rohit Sharma's team could score only 120 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 9 wickets and Mumbai won the match by 1 run.

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