IPL RecordsMost Runs in IPL Power Play

Most Runs in IPL Power Play

Scoring big in Powerplay is crucial for any team’s opener because it determines a team’s early impact in a match. In t20 cricket, any opener must score big because it can determine the outcome of the game. Generally, a powerplay consists of 36 balls or 06 overs, but this varies depending on the format. A powerplay simply determines the dangerous team in the league. In the case of the IPL, many teams have scored the highest score in Powerplay, and in this article, we will look at the top ten teams with the most runs in IPL Power Play.

TeamRunsOpponentIPL Season
Kolkata Knight Riders105/0RCB2017
Chennai Super Kings100/2PBKS2014
Chennai Super Kings90/0MI2015
Kochi Tuskers Kerala87/2RR2011
Kings XI Punjab86/1SRH2014
Mumbai Indians84/0DC2018
Deccan Chargers84/1DC2009
Royal Challengers Banglore83/4SRH2015
Kings XI Punjab82/1MI2017
Sunrisers Hyderabad79/0KKR2017
Highest Score in IPL Powerplay

01. Kolkata Knight Riders 105/0 (2017)

The Kolkata Knight Riders have scored the most runs in IPL Power Play. Kolkata Knight Riders scored 105 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Since 2017, KKR has held this position on the table. Royal Challengers Bangalore, who batted first, scored 158/6 runs, setting a competitive target for KKR.

In response, Sunil Narine of KKR set the tone with a brilliant knock of 54 runs off 17 balls. He accomplished this with the assistance of his partner Chris Lynn, who scored 50 runs on 22 balls. As a result, KKR chased down this target in 15.1 overs, and Sunil Narine was named player of the match for his outstanding performance with both the bat and the ball.

This is the highest opening partnership in IPL without losing a wicket.

kkr scored most runs in ipl 2017 against rcb sunil narine scored 54 runs and chris lynn scored 49 runs in power play

02. Chennai Super Kings 100/2 (2014)

Kings XI Punjab set a mammoth target of 226 in 20 overs in one of the most exciting qualifiers in IPL history. In response, CSK scored 100 runs in six overs, breaking the record for most runs in IPL Power Play history.

CSK lost the first two wickets, but Suresh Raina and Brendon McCullum scored quickly to set a record of 100 runs in 36 balls. Although CSK lost the match at the end of the Innings, Suresh Raina recorded the highest individual score in IPL powerplay, 87 runs from 25 balls with 12 fours and 06 sixes.

Csk scored second highest runs in ipl power play against punjab kings raina scord 87 runs in powerplay.

03. Chennai Super Kings 90/0 (2015)

This is CSK’s second-highest score in a Powerplay of IPL. This time, Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum set the tone by scoring 90 runs in just six overs. The Mumbai Indians in 20 overs scored 186 runs to win. CSK chased down this target in 16.4 overs thanks to an outstanding start by McCullum and Smith. Suresh Raina made 43 runs in the chase. It is worth noting that Mumbai Indians’ bowling strength included players such as Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan Singh, and chasing such a large target was a significant achievement for CSK.

csk scored 90 runs in power play is 3rd most runs in powerplay dwayne smith scord 50 runs and mccullum scored 36 runs

04. Kochi Tuskers Kerala 87/2 (2011)

Kochi Tuskers Kerala only competed in one season of the IPL, but its name remains on the list of IPL teams with the highest Powerplay score. The Rajasthan Royals batted first and set a target of 97 runs for Kochi. In response, Kochi easily chased down the target in 7 overs with an aggressive batting from Mahela Jayawardena and Brendon McCullum.

kochi tuskers scored 90 runs in powerplay in ipl 2001 with 29 runs by mccullum and 25 by brad hodge.

05. Kings XI Punjab 86/1 (2014)

This was a sensational clash in IPL 2014 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab. While batting first, SRH set a massive target of 205 runs for KXIP. In response, Kings XI Punjab was hoping for a dream start, but SRH’s excellent bowling put them under pressure by taking the first wicket. The game was then taken away from Sunrisers Hyderabad by Manan Vohra and W Saha, who scored 91 runs off 41 balls. It remains one of the most successful chases in IPL history.

punjab king highest runs in ipl is 86/1 against sun riser hyderabad in ipl 2015 where saha scored 52 runs and manan vohra scored 29 runs in power play

06. Mumbai Indians 84/0 (2018)

This was a high-scoring match where Mumbai posted a total of 194/7 in 20 overs against Delhi Daredevils. Suryakumar Yadav and Ewin Lewis smashed 84 runs in Powerplay without losing a wicket. S Kumar Yadav scored 53 runs on 32 balls while E Lewis scored 48 runs on 28 balls. In response, the Delhi Daredevils easily chased down the target with the help of  Jason Roy’s 91-run innings on 53 balls.

mumbai indian highest total in ipl power play is 84 in ipl 2018 where suryakumar yadav score 41 and evin lewis  score 37 runs in power play

07. Deccan Chargers 84/1 (2009)

Deccan Chargers is the oldest team in this list of most runs in IPL Power Play. In 2009 Deccan Charger scored 84 runs in the first six overs against Delhi. Adam Gilchrist smashed 85 runs in the semi-finals of the IPL 2009 season in Centurion, South Africa, to help Deccan Charges post a big total in Powerplay. With the help of this innings, Deccan Charges chased down a big total of 154 against Delhi Daredevils in 17.4 overs. Adam Gilchrist received player of the match awards for his one of the best IPL innings. 

08. Royal Challengers Banglore 83/4 (2015)

Virat Kohli is struggling with the bat, but this has not been the case in the past, as he has always performed consistently. Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle one of the most dangerous batters in IPL put on a 79-run opening stand to help RCB win the match on their own. Kohli hit 44 runs off 19 balls, while Gayle hit 35 runs off 10 balls. Virat Kohli was announced as the player of the match for his brilliant performance with the bat. Overall, Virat Kohli holds the record for most runs by a captain in IPL.

rcb highest total in ipl power is 83 against srh in 2015 where virat kohli scored 44 and gayle scored 35 runs

09. Kings XI Punjab 82/1 (2017)

Hashim Amla is known as a defensive cricketer, but he demonstrated his attacking batting skills in the IPL 2017. He scored 104 runs on 60 balls for Kings XI Punjab, with 8 fours and 6 sixes. He and his partner Shaun Marsh scored the highest IPL Powerplay score for King XI Punjab, 82/1 in 6 overs. However, Kings XI Punjab was unlucky due to Jos Buttler’s 77-ball innings, which helped Mumbai Indians win the match.

punjab kings second most runs in ipl 2017 power play where buttler scored 40 and patel scord 37 runs

10. Sunrisers Hyderabad 79/0 (2017)

Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 79/0 in 36 balls. This was due to David Warner’s attacking innings, in which he scored his highest individual score in IPL history. He scored 126 runs on 59 balls with a strike rate of 213. SRH won the match by 48 runs as a result of this inning.

sun risers hyderabad most runs in ipl is 79 when warner scored 79 runs

Highest Individual Score in IPL Powerplay:

Suresh Raina87
Adam Gilchrist74
Jos Butler66
Ishan Kishan63
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