IPL 2023: From RCB To CSK, What Is The Highest Team Score In IPL History?

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Highest Team Score In IPL

Since its introduction in 2008, the Indian Premier League (IPL), one of the most well-known and lucrative cricket competitions in the world, has experienced constant growth in popularity. Over the years, the IPL has witnessed some remarkable team performances.

In T20 cricket, scoring more than 200 runs is uncommon, but IPL teams have routinely done it. It is not any secret for IPL fans and there is no surprise that Royal Challengers Bangalore holds the record for the highest team score in IPL history.

Players from all over the nation compete to be the best each year. From Royal Challengers Bangalore to the Chennai Super Kings, teams have demonstrated their prowess at the plate and raised the bar for their rivals. 

The top 5 IPL teams with the highest combined team score will be analysed in this article. So let’s look at the list and see which teams are having the highest score in IPL history.

Highest Team Score in IPL

RankTeamVs OpponentScoreResult
1Royal Challengers BangaloreVs Pune Warriors India263/5RCB won by 130 runs
2Royal Challengers BangaloreVs Gurajat Lions248/3RCB won by 144 runs
3Chennai Super KingsVs Rajasthan Lions246/5CSK won by 23 runs
4Kolkata Knight RidersVs Kings XI Punjab245/6KKR won by 31 runs
5Chennai Super KingsVs Kings XI Punjab240/5CSK won by 33 runs

RCB – 263/5 vs Pune Warriors India

The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team scored an astounding 263/5 against the Pune Warriors in 2013 to hold the record for the highest team score in IPL history. Brilliant innings from Chris Gayle, who hit 175 not out off just 66 balls, fuelled an outstanding team effort. This inning, which featured 17 fours and 13 sixes, helped RCB in setting a record that hasn’t been broken.

RCB – 248/3 vs Gujarat Lions

The fans favourite RCB possessed a formidable batting line-up with Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli, and AB de Villiers in the top order, the RCB appears to be the champion of high totals. This IPL 2016 matchup was against the defunct Gujarat Lions.

On this day, the wicket of Gayle lost early, but Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers chose to reward the Bangalore fans. After RCB pounded their way to 248/3 in 20 overs, the pair united for a record-breaking 229-run stand for the second wicket.

CSK – 246/5 vs Rajasthan Royals

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) also holds the record for the most runs scored by a side in IPL history. CSK scored an incredible total of 246/5 against the Rajasthan Royals in 2010. This was fueled by Murali Vijay’s magnificent performance for CSK, who smashed 127 off just 56 balls.

KKR – 245/6 vs Punjab Kings

Kings XI Punjab now Punjab Kings is known for leaking runs at the crucial stages of IPL. It is known for all that they have frequently gone for runs over the years. Punjab faced the power of Sunil Narine and the Kolkata Knight Riders in May 2018. When they batted first, the KKR scored 245/6 in their 20 overs, helped by Narine’s 36-ball 75.

CSK – 240/5 vs Punjab Kings

In the first season of the IPL, Chennai Super Kings had a winning streak going. They have a great mix of players who can score runs at will and aggressive batsmen. With the help of Suresh Raina and S. Badrinath, Michael Hussey smashed 116 off just 54 balls, including eight fours and nine sixes. CSK quickly reached 240/5 in their 20 overs, which is the fifth-highest team total in IPL history, and left Punjab in astonishment.

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