Highest Score In IPL By Teams & Individual Players

Highest Score in IPL: Indian Premier League has given many unforgetable matches, and many records have been created and broken. This is the most loved and followed cricket league in the World which is hosted by India.

If you are an IPL fan then I am sure you can’t forget Brendon Mccullum’s 158* in the first season’s first match of the Indian Premier League, what an amazing inning that was. That day, history was created in the first match of IPL.

And then Chris Gayle from RCB broke this record by a smash of 175* in just 55 balls, yes this was scored by an individual batsman, not by a team. This was done in the 31st Match, April 23 2013 against Pune Warriors.

Many records have been made and broken in the Indian Premier League, if you are interested in knowing the highest score in the IPL then this article will be useful for you.

Because we will share the highest score in IPL by a team as well as by individual batsman.

Highest Score in IPL by a Team

RCB holds the record of the highest score in IPL by a team, this was the same match where Chris Gayle scored 175* in just 66 balls. On April 23, 2013, RCB made history and acquired the title of the highest total by a team, the opposition was Pune Warriors.

Royal Challengers Bangalore263/5201v Pune WarriorsBengaluru23 Apr 2013
Royal Challengers Bangalore248/3201v Gujarat LionsBengaluru14 May 2016
Chennai Super Kings246/5201v Rajasthan RoyalsChennai3 Apr 2010
Kolkata Knight Riders245/6201v Kings XI PunjabIndore12 May 2018
Chennai Super Kings240/5201v Kings XI PunjabMohali19 Apr 2008
Royal Challengers Bangalore235/1201v Mumbai IndiansWankhede10 May 2015
Mumbai Indians235/9201v Sunrisers HyderabadAbu Dhabi8 Oct 2021
Kings XI Punjab232/2201v Royal Challengers BangaloreDharamsala17 May 2011
Kolkata Knight Riders232/2201v Mumbai IndiansKolkata28 Apr 2019
Delhi Daredevils231/4201v Kings XI PunjabDelhi23 Apr 2011
Kings XI Punjab231/4201v Chennai Super KingsCuttack7 May 2014
Sunrisers Hyderabad231/2201v Royal Challengers BangaloreHyderabad (Deccan)31 Mar 2019
Kings XI Punjab230/3201v Mumbai IndiansWankhede11 May 2017
Delhi Capitals228/4201v Kolkata Knight RidersSharjah3 Oct 2020
Royal Challengers Bangalore227/4201v Sunrisers HyderabadBengaluru12 Apr 2016
Rajasthan Royals226/619.32v Kings XI PunjabSharjah27 Sep 2020
Kings XI Punjab226/6201v Chennai Super KingsWankhede30 May 2014
Royal Challengers Bangalore226/3201v Kings XI PunjabBengaluru6 May 2015
Rajasthan Royals223/5202v Chennai Super KingsChennai3 Apr 2010
Chennai Super Kings223/3201v Sunrisers HyderabadHyderabad (Deccan)8 May 2013
Mumbai Indians223/6202v Kings XI PunjabWankhede11 May 2017
Kings XI Punjab223/2201v Rajasthan RoyalsSharjah27 Sep 2020
Kolkata Knight Riders222/3201v Royal Challengers BangaloreBengaluru18 Apr 2008
Chennai Super Kings222/5201v Delhi DaredevilsChennai25 May 2012
Rajasthan Royals222/2201v Delhi CapitalsWankhede22 Apr 2022
Kings XI Punjab221/3201v Rajasthan RoyalsMohali28 May 2008
Punjab Kings221/6201v Rajasthan RoyalsWankhede12 Apr 2021
Chennai Super Kings220/3201v Kolkata Knight RidersWankhede21 Apr 2021
Rajasthan Royals220/3201v Sunrisers HyderabadDelhi2 May 2021
Delhi Daredevils219/4201v Kolkata Knight RidersDelhi27 Apr 2018
Sunrisers Hyderabad219/2201v Delhi CapitalsDubai (DSC)27 Oct 2020
Mumbai Indians219/6202v Chennai Super KingsDelhi1 May 2021
Mumbai Indians218/7201v Delhi DaredevilsDelhi17 Mar 2010
Royal Challengers Bangalore218/6201v Sunrisers HyderabadBengaluru17 May 2018
Kolkata Knight Riders218/4201v Kings XI PunjabKolkata27 Mar 2019
Chennai Super Kings218/4201v Mumbai IndiansDelhi1 May 2021
Rajasthan Royals217/719.52v Deccan ChargersHyderabad (Deccan)24 Apr 2008
Rajasthan Royals217/4201v Royal Challengers BangaloreBengaluru15 Apr 2018
Rajasthan Royals217/7202v Punjab KingsWankhede12 Apr 2021
Rajasthan Royals217/5201v Kolkata Knight RidersBrabourne18 Apr 2022
Rajasthan Royals216/7201v Chennai Super KingsSharjah22 Sep 2020
Chennai Super Kings216/4201v Royal Challengers BangaloreDY Patil12 Apr 2022
Royal Challengers Bangalore215/1201v Delhi DaredevilsDelhi17 May 2012
Delhi Capitals215/5201v Kolkata Knight RidersBrabourne10 Apr 2022
Delhi Daredevils214/317.32v Gujarat LionsDelhi4 May 2017
Deccan Chargers214/5201v Rajasthan RoyalsHyderabad (Deccan)24 Apr 2008
Kings XI Punjab214/8202v Kolkata Knight RidersIndore12 May 2018
Highest score in IPL by a team

#1 RCB 263/5 vs Pune Warriors in IPL 2013

No one can forget this match, this is the same match where Universal Boss Chris Gayle made the highest individual score in IPL by playing an inning of 175* runs in just 66 balls.

RCB vs PW, 31st match of IPL 2013 played on M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on April 23, 2013. With the help of this greatest smash, RCB set the highest total of IPL by a team, 263 runs on the board after losing 5 wickets.

Pune Warriors played 20 overs and were only able to reach 130 runs after losing 9 wickets. RCB won the match by 130 runs…

#2 RCB 248/3 vs Gujarat Lions in IPL 2016

44th match of IPL 2016, RCB vs Gujarat Lions match at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on May 14, 2016. Royal Challengers Bangalore made the total of 248 after losing 3 wickets against Gujarat Lions.

This time, it was not Chris Gayle who scored the most runs for RCB instead skipper Virat Kohli 109 in just 55 balls and AB de Villiers 129* in just 52 balls.

Another record was created in the same match, the highest partnership in IPL which was 229 runs for 2nd wicket by Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers. This is the highest partnership between two batsman in the history of the Indian Premier League.

GL was all out at the score of 104 in 18.4 overs, RCB won the match by 144 runs.

#3 CSK 246/5 vs Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2010

32nd match in IPL 2010 which was played on April 03, 2010, in M. A. Chidambaram Stadium between Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals.

CSK won the toss and elected to bat first, Murali Vijay played an unforgettable inning of 127 runs in just 56 balls that helped CSK to set the total of 246 runs on the board. In that match, Albie Morkel also scored 62 runs in just 34 balls which was a great inning for the CSK.

Rajasthan Royals lose the match after reaching very close to the target, from the other side, Naman Ojha played a smashing inning of 94 runs in 55 balls and Shane Watson 60 runs in just 25 balls but these innings couldn’t make the RR win. They lose the match by just 23 runs.

Also read: CSK Squad 2023: CSK Team Player List

Highest Score In IPL by Individuals

Gayle alone scored the 175* against Pune Warriors in IPL 2013, this is the average total score of teams playing T20 matches. This has made it in just 66 balls… On the same day, his team RCB reached the highest score in IPL by a team, the total score was 263/5.

Here is the table of the highest scorer batsman in a single inning in the history of the Indian Premier League:

CH Gayle175*661317265.15Royal Challengers Bangalorev Pune WarriorsBengaluru23 Apr 2013
BB McCullum158*731013216.43Kolkata Knight Ridersv Royal Challengers BangaloreBengaluru18 Apr 2008
Q de Kock140*701010200Lucknow Super Giantsv Kolkata Knight RidersDY Patil18 May 2022
AB de Villiers133*59194225.42Royal Challengers Bangalorev Mumbai IndiansWankhede10 May 2015
KL Rahul132*69147191.3Kings XI Punjabv Royal Challengers BangaloreDubai (DSC)24 Sep 2020
AB de Villiers129*521012248.07Royal Challengers Bangalorev Gujarat LionsBengaluru14 May 2016
CH Gayle128*62713206.45Royal Challengers Bangalorev Delhi DaredevilsDelhi17 May 2012
RR Pant128*63157203.17Delhi Daredevilsv Sunrisers HyderabadDelhi10 May 2018
M Vijay12756811226.78Chennai Super Kingsv Rajasthan RoyalsChennai3 Apr 2010
DA Warner12659108213.55Sunrisers Hyderabadv Kolkata Knight RidersHyderabad (Deccan)30 Apr 2017
JC Buttler12464118193.75Rajasthan Royalsv Sunrisers HyderabadDelhi2 May 2021
V Sehwag12258128210.34Kings XI Punjabv Chennai Super KingsWankhede30 May 2014
PC Valthaty120*63192190.47Kings XI Punjabv Chennai Super KingsMohali13 Apr 2011
V Sehwag11956136212.5Delhi Daredevilsv Deccan ChargersHyderabad (Deccan)5 May 2011
SV Samson11963127188.88Rajasthan Royalsv Punjab KingsWankhede12 Apr 2021
A Symonds117*53117220.75Deccan Chargersv Rajasthan RoyalsHyderabad (Deccan)24 Apr 2008
SR Watson117*57118205.26Chennai Super Kingsv Sunrisers HyderabadWankhede27 May 2018
CH Gayle11757712205.26Royal Challengers Bangalorev Kings XI PunjabBengaluru6 May 2015
MEK Hussey116*5489214.81Chennai Super Kingsv Kings XI PunjabMohali19 Apr 2008
JC Buttler1166599178.46Rajasthan Royalsv Delhi CapitalsWankhede22 Apr 2022
WP Saha115*55108209.09Kings XI Punjabv Kolkata Knight RidersBengaluru1 Jun 2014
SE Marsh11569117166.66Kings XI Punjabv Rajasthan RoyalsMohali28 May 2008
ST Jayasuriya114*48911237.5Mumbai Indiansv Chennai Super KingsWankhede14 May 2008
MK Pandey114*73104156.16Royal Challengers Bangalorev Deccan ChargersCenturion21 May 2009
JM Bairstow11456127203.57Sunrisers Hyderabadv Royal Challengers BangaloreHyderabad (Deccan)31 Mar 2019
M Vijay11358154194.82Chennai Super Kingsv Delhi DaredevilsChennai25 May 2012
V Kohli11350128226Royal Challengers Bangalorev Kings XI PunjabBengaluru18 May 2016
RM Patidar112*54127207.4Royal Challengers Bangalorev Lucknow Super GiantsKolkata25 May 2022
DPMD Jayawardene110*59143186.44Kings XI Punjabv Kolkata Knight RidersKolkata4 Apr 2010
AC Gilchrist109*47910231.91Deccan Chargersv Mumbai IndiansDY Patil27 Apr 2008
DA Warner109*54107201.85Delhi Daredevilsv Deccan ChargersHyderabad (Deccan)10 May 2012
RG Sharma109*60125181.66Mumbai Indiansv Kolkata Knight RidersKolkata12 May 2012
V Kohli1095558198.18Royal Challengers Bangalorev Gujarat LionsBengaluru14 May 2016
V Kohli108*5887186.2Royal Challengers Bangalorev Lucknow Super GiantsBengaluru7 May 2016
Q de Kock10851153211.76Delhi Daredevilsv Royal Challengers BangaloreBengaluru17 Apr 2016
DA Warner107*6995155.07Delhi Daredevilsv Kolkata Knight RidersDelhi29 Mar 2010
BA Stokes107*60143178.33Rajasthan Royalsv Mumbai IndiansAbu Dhabi25 Oct 2020
CH Gayle10749109218.36Royal Challengers Bangalorev Kings XI PunjabBengaluru6 May 2011
S Dhawan106*61123173.77Delhi Capitalsv Kings XI PunjabDubai (DSC)20 Oct 2020
JC Buttler106*60106176.66Rajasthan Royalsv Royal Challengers BangaloreAhmedabad27 May 2022
AC Gilchrist1065589192.72Kings XI Punjabv Royal Challengers BangaloreDharamsala17 May 2011
SR Watson1065796185.96Chennai Super Kingsv Rajasthan RoyalsPune20 Apr 2018
MA Agarwal10650107212Kings XI Punjabv Rajasthan RoyalsSharjah27 Sep 2020
AB de Villiers105*5456194.44Delhi Daredevilsv Chennai Super KingsDurban23 Apr 2009
AM Rahane105*63113166.66Rajasthan Royalsv Delhi CapitalsJaipur22 Apr 2019
SR Watson104*5995176.27Rajasthan Royalsv Kolkata Knight RidersBrabourne16 May 2015
HM Amla104*6086173.33Kings XI Punjabv Mumbai IndiansIndore20 Apr 2017
CH Gayle104*63111165.07Kings XI Punjabv Sunrisers HyderabadMohali19 Apr 2018
HM Amla1046085173.33Kings XI Punjabv Gujarat LionsMohali7 May 2017
Highest score in IPL by individual

#1 Chris Gayle’s 175* Against Pune Warriors

Chris Gayle highest score in IPL by a batsman
Highest score in IPL by a batsman (Image source: Twitter)

On April 23 2013, Chris Gayle made history at Bengaluru by playing a smash inning of 175* runs in just 66 balls. He broke the Brendon McCullum’s record of 158 runs, which was the highest score by a batsman in the Indian Premier League.

It was the 31st match of IPL 2013 which was played between the Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Pune Warriors in Bangalore. Pune Warriors won the toss and elected to bowl first, Chris Gayle came to open along with Tillakaratne Dilshan. Dilshan was caught against Wright at a score of 33 in 36 balls. But Gayle was continuously hitting the boundaries from the one side, he continued smashing the boundaries.

He hit a total of 30 boundaries, 13 hours and 17 sixes in that inning of 175* with a strike rate of 265.15. You can check the complete score of the same match from here…

#2 Brendon McCullum’s 158* In First-Ever Match of IPL

McCullum-158-highest score by a batsman

It was the IPL’s opening night, the first ever match of the Indian Premier League which was going to play between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

Brendom McCullum created history in that match by playing the greatest knock of 158* runs in 73 balls in the T20 format match ever. RCB won the toss and elected to bowl first, McCullum came to open along with the skipper Sourav Ganguly.

Ganguly went to the pavilion early at the individual score of 10 runs in 12 balls then Ricky Ponting came to make a partnership with the McCullum but he also failed and caught in Kallis over at the score of just 20 runs in 20 balls.

But McCullum was smashing runs from the one side for the team, with this great inning. KKR was able to set the 222 runs on the board by losing 3 wickets.

McCullum’s this knock was the greatest advertisement of the Indian Premier League that came in the very first match.

#3 Quinton De Kock’s 140* Against Kolkata Knight Riders

Q de Kock 140 highest score in IPL 2022

This is the greatest knock in the IPL 2022, Q de Kock from Lucknow Super Giants played an excellent inning of 140 runs not out in just 70 balls with 10 fours and 10 sixes at DY Patil Stadium.

Lucknow Super Giants won the toss and elected to bat first, Q de Kock came to open along with the captain KL Rahul, both made a partnership of 210 runs in 20 overs. LSG set the target of 211 for KKR without losing any wickets.

Q de Kock scored 140* runs in 70 balls and KL Rahul played an excellent inning of 68* runs in 51 balls.

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