Highest Run Chases in the IPL

In the history of the IPL, the Rajasthan Royals have the record for the highest run chase. At the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on September 27, 2020, they defeated Punjab by chasing down 224 runs. 

Throughout the Indian T20 League’s 16-year existence, several amazing and memorable matches have driven cricket enthusiasts wild. Mumbai, the five-time champions, are a formidable batting team that has participated in the most successful run chases in Indian T20 League history. 

The 2023 Season’s Highest Run Chase in IPL

Hyderabad achieved the highest run chase in the 2023 IPL on May 7, 2023. Hyderabad scored 217 for 6 against Rajasthan in the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, chasing a target of 215 runs.

Team Total Score Target Against Location
Hyderabad 217/6 215 Rajasthan Jaipur
Mumbai 216/4 215 Punjab Mohali
Mumbai 214/4 213 Rajasthan Mumbai
Lucknow 213/9 213 Bangalore Bengaluru
Kolkata 207/7 205 Gujarat Ahmedabad

Peak Achievement in Highest Run Chases In IPL History ( 2008 to 2023)

The top ten most successful chases in IPL history are listed below:

Team Total Score Target Against Location Year
Rajasthan 226/6 224 Punjab Sharjah 2020
Mumbai 219/9 219 Chennai Delhi 2021
Rajasthan 217/7 215 Deccan Hyderabad 2008
Hyderabad 217/6 215 Rajasthan Jaipur 2023
Mumbai 216/4 215 Punjab Mohali 2023
Mumbai 214/4 213 Rajasthan Mumbai 2023
Lucknow 213/9 213 Bangalore Bengaluru 2023
Lucknow 211/4 211 Chennai Mumbai 2022
Delhi 214/3 209 Gujarat Delhi 2017
Punjab 211/4 206 Hyderabad Hyderabad 2014

Highest Run Chase in IPL by Each Team 

In the history of the league, all teams have at least once successfully pursued a target of 200 or more, except for the reigning champions Gujarat. The IPL teams’ most successful run chases are listed below for each team: 

Team Total Score Target Against Location Year
Bangalore 204/2 204 Punjab Bengaluru 2010
Chennai 208/5 206 Bangalore Chennai 2012
Delhi 214/3 209 Gujarat Delhi 2017
Gujarat 199/5 196 Hyderabad Mumbai (WS) 2022
Hyderabad 217/6 215 Rajasthan Jaipur 2023
Kolkata 207/7 205 Gujarat Ahmedabad 2023
Lucknow 213/9 213 Bangalore Bengaluru 2023
Mumbai 219/9 219 Chennai Delhi 2021
Punjab 211/4 206 Hyderabad Hyderabad 2014
Rajasthan 226/6 224 Punjab Sharjah 2020

Highest Run Chase in the IPL FAQs

1) In IPL history, what is the highest run chase?

In the history of the IPL, Rajasthan has the highest chase record. On September 27, 2020, in the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Rajasthan defeated Punjab by scoring 226/6 while chasing a target of 224 runs.

2) In the IPL, which team has made the most 200-run chases?

In the IPL, Punjab and Mumbai have successfully chased down 200 or more runs five times. Chennai and Kolkata are ranked second and third on the list at three apiece.

3) Has 200 ever been chased by Bangalore? 

Bangalore has only once successfully pursued 200 runs. On March 16, 2010, they defeated Punjab by chasing a goal of 204 runs at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

4) In an IPL final, what is the biggest successful chase?

The 2014 season’s 200/7 run chase by Kolkata against Punjab at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is the most successful in an IPL final. With his 94 runs off of 50 balls, Manish Pandey was named Player of the Match.

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