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Most Runs In Powerplay In IPL | IPL Most Runs In Powerplay

Introduction

While field restrictions that were akin to powerplay became mandatory since 1980 in ODI matches, the term was given an official status in 2005 by ICC. When it comes to T20 matches, the duration lasts for the initial 6 overs of any given innings.

Instances When Most Runs In Powerplay In IPL Were Scored

Team

Score

Match

Year

MI 82/1 MI Vs KXIP 2017
RCB 83/4 RCB Vs SRH 2015
DC 84/1 DC Vs DD 2009
MI 84/0 MI Vs DC 2018
KXIP 86/1 KXIP Vs SRH 2014
KTK 87/2 KTK Vs RR 2011
CSK 90/0 CSK Vs MI 2015
CSK 100/2 CSK Vs KXIP 2014
KKR 105/0 KKR Vs RCB 2017

Note: DC (Deccan Chargers) and KTK (Kochi Tuskers Kerala) are defunct franchises while DD (Delhi Daredevils) and KXIP (Kings XI Punjab) have changed their names to Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings respectively.

Now, let’s take a look at the run rate of these scored to get an idea about how well they batted. It should be noted that powerplay in IPL lasts for 6 overs.

Run Rate of Teams When They Scored Most Runs In IPL

Team

Score

Run Rate

MI 82/1 13.66
RCB 83/4 13.83
DC 84/1 14.00
MI 84/0 14.00
KXIP 86/1 14.33
KTK 87/2 14.50
CSK 90/0 15.00
CSK 100/2 16.67
KKR 105/0 17.50

As you can notice, most of them have their run rates in the range of about 14 or so with exception of the top three. The next natural question which one might have is that whether the team which scored so heavily won in the respective matches or not.

Result of Matches

Team

Match

Result

MI MI Vs KXIP Won
RCB RCB Vs SRH Won
DC DC Vs DD Won
MI MI Vs DC Lost
KXIP KXIP Vs SRH Won
KTK KTK Vs RR Won
CSK CSK Vs MI Won
CSK CSK Vs KXIP Lost
KKR KKR Vs RCB Won

As expected, most of these matches were won by the teams that we mentioned in our list. Hence, getting that strong start in powerplay makes a foundation above which you can build your victory.

Fun Fact

The highest score of 105 notches was made against RCB.

FAQs

What is the most runs made in a powerplay in IPL?

105 runs

What is CSK’s highest powerplay total?

100 runs

What is KKR’s highest powerplay total?

105 runs

 

 

 

 

 

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