The Highest Run Scores in an IPL Final

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Highest Score in IPL Final by Team – There are many big and amazing records seen in the Indian Premier League seasons. But there are records which do not get much attention from fans. Still, in the 12 seasons as fans of the IPL, we didn’t know the highest scores from IPL finals.

highest score in ipl final by team

The IPL final is the most important game in the whole tournament of the Indian Premier League. The two teams that reach the final stage of the tournament give their everything to win the IPL trophy. This is the stage where all the teams dream to play.

Highest Score in IPL Final by Team

Today we shall show you the highest scores, scored in IPL finals. Here are the top 5 teams that have scored the most runs in IPL finals. One must most certainly be surprised to know the names of the 5 teams included in this list

Sunrisers Hyderabad – 208 runs

Sunrisers Hyderabad

The 2016 IPL final was played between RCB and SRH. The Sunrisers Hyderabad team batted first and scored 208/7 in 20 overs. The Skipper and opener of SRH team, David Warner scored 69 runs, while Ben Cutting scored 39 runs off 15 balls which took SRH to that score. In response, RCB came close, but fell short by 18 runs and eventually lost this final match. RCB managed to score 200/7 while chasing. Chris Gayle was the top scorer with 76 runs and Skipper Kohli scored 54 runs to his name.

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Chennai Super Kings – 205 runs

The IPL 2018 final gave Chennai Super Kings their 3rd Title.  But in the IPL 2011 final, Chennai Super Kings was strong and looked like the able winners of that IPL season. In the final match of 2011, CSK batted first against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The CSK team had a solid start to the final. Their openers were in sync as they piled the most of the runs scored by the yellow army. In the end, CSK scored 205 runs with the loss of 5 from their allotted 20 overs. The openers of the CSK team, Michael Hussey and Suresh Raina, played a vital role in this final match. Mr. Cricket scored 63 runs to his name while Hussey’s partner, Murali Vijay was the top scorer of that final match. But Vijay missed his well-deserved ton just by 5 runs. He was out after scoring 95 runs. In response, RCB’s team was never in this tough run chase. They just managed to score 147/8 and lost yet another final of the IPL.

Highest Score in IPL Final by Team

Mumbai Indians – 202 runs

Mumbai Indians

In the IPL 2015 final, Mumbai Indians batted first and scored 202/5 in their allotted 20 overs. This target was set up with the help of Lendl Simmons, who scored 68 runs. Skipper Rohit Sharma also scored 50 runs to his name. In response to this total, Chennai’s team only managed to score 161 runs and lost 8 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

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Kolkata Knight Riders – 200 runs

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It was the final match between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab in the 2014 season of the IPL. Kings XI Punjab batted first and scored 199 runs. They managed to reach this total only with the help of their wicketkeeper-batsman Saha’s ton. Saha scored 115 runs in this final. But the response from KKR was incredible. Manish Pandey scored 94 runs and helped his team in chasing down this total. KKR chased this target down after they lost 7 wickets. Kolkata scored 200 runs from 19.3 overs and won the final by just 3 wickets.

Highest Score in IPL Final by Team

Kolkata Knight Riders – 192 runs

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The 2012 IPL final was played between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. Chennai Super Kings scored 190 runs in that final of the 2012 season of the IPL.

In response, the Kolkata Knight Riders team won the match and title by scoring 192 runs in 19.4 overs. KKR lost just 5 wickets and chased this target with help of KKR’s opener Manvinder Bisla, who was the top scorer in that match. Bisla scored 89 runs and Jacques Kallis, the veteran South African, also contributed 69 runs in this title win for KKR.

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