Highest Individual Score in an IPL Innings

Highest Individual Score in an IPL Innings

Highest Individual Score in an IPL Innings

Brendon McCullum set an IPL individual score record on April 23rd 2013 when he scored an outstanding 158 runs off 73 balls for Kolkata Knight Riders against Pune Warriors India, featuring 10 fours and 13 sixes during an extraordinary innings that broke every record in sight.

KL Rahul scored an outstanding 132 runs off just 69 balls for Kings XI Punjab against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2020 – his career-best IPL performance with 14 fours and seven sixes against them! It was truly spectacular!

Chris Gayle 175 runs

Chris Gayle produced one of the most memorable innings in IPL history during 2013. For Royal Challengers Bangalore against now-defunct Pune Warriors India he scored 175 runs off just 66 balls for Royal Challengers Bangalore off left-handed lefty spin bowler, hitting 17 sixes and 13 boundaries at M Chinnaswamy stadium, Bengaluru. This astonishing innings is remembered fondly.

Gayle began his innings with two fours before an extended rain interruption interrupted play for over 30 minutes, giving Gayle ample time to unleash all his power with three sixes off Murtaza in 15th over as Bangalore batters began their onslaught on helpless Pune bowlers.

Gayle’s incredible performance helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeat Kolkata Knight Riders by an overwhelming 130 run margin, setting an individual score record for Twenty20 cricket that eclipsed Brendon McCullum’s 158 in 2008’s inaugural IPL season for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). For his splendid effort he was named Man of the Match.

Murali Vijay 127 runs

Murali Vijay unleashed an outstanding 56-ball innings for Chennai Super Kings against Rajasthan Royals at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 3, 2010. He hit 15 fours and 11 sixes as he helped CSK post an unprecedented 246 run total. Vijay was joined in the middle by Morkel who scored 34 balls of his own to contribute further with Vijay hammering away at their bowlers who couldn’t cope with such aggressive batting; none of Shaun Tait, Shane Watson or spinners like Abhinav Mukund had any chance against these batsmen as neither could make any dent in CSK’s 246 run total.

Brendon McCullum set the second highest Individual IPL Score against Bangalore during the inaugural edition of the IPL in 2008. His innings was one of the greatest performances ever witnessed in any short format T20 tournament.

AB de Villiers 133 runs

De Villiers of Deccan Chargers was one of the most powerful performers during a match against them and took his team to victory with ease. He became the inaugural batsman to score a century in this league and his innings was one of its most breathtaking displays of cricketing power. De Villiers is known as an all-round player known for hard hitting yet innovative stroke play on the field; during this innings against Deccan Chargers he took apart Dale Steyn and even hit one over cover for six!

In his next match against Mumbai Indians, he unleashed his fury upon their bowlers and helped his team secure victory. Coming in at an important stage in their run chase, he showcased his abilities by smashing four sixes and 19 fours during his innings.

Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard did score some quick runs late in the match, but RCB only reached such an enormous total thanks to an outstanding innings by AB de Villiers – who was later recognized with Man of the Match honours for his incredible innings in that game.

KL Rahul 132 runs

KL Rahul set several IPL records with his impressive 132 off 69 balls as Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dubai International Stadium. Rahul reached his first half-century off just 36 deliveries before racing through to his second within 26 deliveries; two reprieves came his way off Virat Kohli as the RCB skipper dropped him twice deep.

Karnataka batsman Dharmendra Vijay then displayed his considerable power with fours and sixes to accelerate towards his milestone ton. By breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s eight-year-old record for fastest to 2000 runs in the cash-rich league.

Rahul dispatched short and full deliveries from Dale Steyn and Shivam Dube with ease, collecting 14 fours and seven towering maximums – both drives and cuts were hit cleanly, as were sweeps and cuts – also showing no sign of fatigue despite Dubai’s energy-sapping conditions.

Pat Cummins 35 runs

The Indian Premier League is well known for its high-scoring matches, with some of cricket’s biggest stars representing franchise teams and representing themselves with some of the finest batting in cricket. But more than just scores are at play; IPL also showcases some of its greatest batsman.

Pat Cummins, an Australian test bowler retained by Kolkata Knight Riders as their overseas player, stunned everyone – himself included! – with one of the most remarkable batting performances seen in Indian Premier League history. In Pune against Mumbai Indians he scored 56 runs off 14 balls against them to equal the fastest fifty ever seen during an IPL match.

He hit three sixes and eight fours during an incredible innings for KKR against Tymal Mills, Jasprit Bumrah, and Daniel Sams (whose 16th over yielded 35 runs).

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