Highest Powerplay Score in IPL by Team – Highest Runs Scored in the Powerplay in IPL History

Powerplay is an exciting portion of the IPL that has seen some remarkable performances over the years. Any team needs to score high in the power play to win any match during the IPL. We have seen IPL teams posting huge totals and even chasing down the mountain-like totals during the power play. It is a fact of life that openers in modern-day games are fearless and destructive.

All year long, cricket enthusiasts wait for the IPL season to begin. There is nothing quite like the excitement, the thrill, and the adrenaline rush that comes with each season. The Indians and cricket are closely associated and have a long history dating back to the days of the British Raj in the country.

IPL 2023 has 10 teams, with IPL played every year new records are made and one such record is the power play So, it’s easy to see why the most popular cricket betting sites in India are thriving to bet the highest powerplay score in the IPL?

Highest Powerplay Score in IPL – Highest Runs in the Powerplay in IPL History

# 1.) KKR- 105/0, KKR vs. RCB, IPL 2017 – Highest Powerplay score in IPL History

During the 46th IPL match in 2017 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders at Bengaluru, the Kolkata Knight Riders made history by scoring the highest powerplay score in IPL history.

Despite chasing 159, Knight Riders sprung a surprise by bringing Sunil Narine to the arena alongside Chris Lynn. After Lynn scored 14 runs in the first and 14 more in the second, Narine helped himself to 26 in the fourth over.

By the time the Powerplay ended, Narine had reached fifty points, while Lynn had reached 49 points. As a result, the Power Play score of 105 was the highest in the history of the IPL and the entire IPL competition.

It was also a match in which Narine had bragged that he had made his IPL half century in the quickest time ever (off 15 balls).

2.) CSK- 100/2, CSK vs. KXIP-2nd Highest Powerplay score in IPL

As a team, Chennai Super Kings have the second highest power play run average in IPL with 100 runs towards Kings XI Punjab in 2014 against them. Attempting to reduce the big total of 226 runs put up by KXIP in the 2nd qualifier of IPL2014 to a manageable amount of runs. At a staggering strike rate of 348, Suresh Raina scored 87 runs off just 25 balls, including 18 sixes to the fence, along with the two wickets he took in between.

3.) CSK- 90/0, CSK vs MI, IPL 2015- Power Play Highest Score in IPL

Wankhede Stadium was the scene of the most runs in IPL 2015 by the Chennai Super Kings.
It was a clever move by CSK to give leads to both openers at the start of the innings, Brendon McCullum and Dwayne Smith to give a breakthrough start of 90 runs in the first six overs.

Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan Singh put on 61 runs between the fourth and sixth overs, slamming three fours out of each of their overs, followed by J Suchith for another three fours.
After chasing 184, the chase was completed with just 20 balls remaining.

4.) KT- 87/2, KT vs RR, IPL 2011-4th Highest Powerplay score in IPL

Kochi Tuskers Kerala, a member of the IPL family, introduced to the league in 2011, comprehensively bested the Royals in one of the tournament’s most one-sided games.
When they had bundled them out for just 97, they were able to chase down the total in 7.2 overs, which gave them a slim chance of progressing from the league phase, but ultimately missed it.

5.) KXIP- 86/1, KXIP vs SRH, IPL 2014 – 5th Highest Powerplay score in IPL

Kings XI Punjab has the 5th best run in the powerplay in the IPL, with 86 runs scored in the powerplay. The final match between KXIP and Sunrisers Hyderabad was 86/1 at the end of the powerplay in 2014.

KXIP batsmen Manan Vohra and Wriddhiman Saha, who contributed a lot to the team’s success, ensured their team got off to a blazing start despite losing Virendra Sehwag early in the chase for 211 runs. The KXIP team won the match by six wickets.

6.) MI- 84/0, MI vs DC, IPL 2018

By thrashing Delhi Capitals (at the time Delhi Daredevils) 84/0 in their IPL 2018 thrashing, Mumbai Indians have smashed the highest powerplay score in IPL 2018.

105/0Kolkata Knight RidersRoyal Challengers Bangalore2017
100/2Chennai Super KingsKings XI Punjab2014
90/0Chennai Super KingsMumbai Indians2015
87/2Kochi Tuskers KeralaRajasthan Royals2011
86/1Kings XI PunjabSunrisers Hyderabad2014
84/0Mumbai IndiansDelhi Capitals2018

What is Power Play?

During the first six overs of the T20 format of cricket, only two fielders are permitted outside the 30-yard circle. The period of six overs during which this is mandatory is known as a powerplay.

What is the Highest Powerplay Score in IPL history?

During the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2017, Kolkata Knight Riders managed to score 105 for 0 against Royal Challengers Bangalore, holding the record for highest runs in power play in the history of IPL.

How many Overs are there in a Powerplay?

During the T20 format of cricket, the power play refers to the batting team’s first six overs.

What is the Lowest Powerplay Score in IPL history?

In the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders’ 17 for 4 became the team with the lowest Powerplay score so far this season in IPL 2020.

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