With the green signal about the cash-rich from the board brings excitement in fans around the world. The 13th edition of IPL will be held in UAE from September 19 to November 10 with the final. The matches will be played in biosecure venues with safety protocols.
Over the last 12 editions, we have witnessed the numerous records were made and broken. The more interesting facet of the IPL is scoring a century by the player or breaching the 200 run mark of rated the performance of the team quite high.
But there are teams who were at the losing end after scoring 200 in a match. The shortest format of the game allows the maximum from the word go and batsman have taken the full advantage of batting conditions to score runs and set new records.
The score of 260 plus which is difficult to make in 50 over format – teams in IPL making it so easily while stunned the audience with some jaw-dropping stroke plays with some balls going out of the park or deep into the stands.
Looking back before the birth T-20 cricket there were no thoughts about teams smashing 200 runs in 20 overs but with the idea of fast cricket, we have witnessed it finally the reality of modern science cricket. There were a total of 87 times when team have breached the mark of 200 runs in IPL season and as per stats, the 2018 season was a most successful season with most of 200 run milestone. Take a look back to relive the memory of teams with most 200 run mark in IPL so far.
IPL Team’s with 200+ Score – Royal challengers Bangalore
Unlucky or RCB there is definitely an alignment into this the team with every great batsman but still, they are untouched with IPL trophy.
Players like Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers defines their batting strength and frontline pacer like Mitchell Starc make this team combination most destructive but still, they are losing side in most of the match they have played.
From batting to fielding every record this team has and who can forget that feat of 263/5 against Pune warrior in 2013, when Chris Gayle went onto display one of the greatest T-20 knocks of all time, scoring 175 runs off 66 balls with 13 fours and 17 sixes.
RCB stands at the top with the most number of 200 run mark – 21 times RCB breach the magic of this milestone. Few games between CSK and RCB remains alive in fans memory as this rivalry pretty much like Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on a tennis court.
Chennai Super Kings
The yellow army is not just a team. It is emotions which can not describe the words. The most consistent team ever in the history of IPL. Led by captain cool Dhoni and most dependable player like Raina is batting strength of this team from the inception of IPL.
If you ever recognize it or not this team looks very similar to Ricky Ponting team of the mid 2000s on most of the things. Players like Mathew Hayden, Brendon McCullum, Raina, Dhoni, Micheal Hussey never disappointed the fans with a scarcity of runs in any season they have played.
Looking at the number of 200 plus CSK is second in the list with 19 times they have breached the 200 run mark. The first time they have gone far 200 run mark in the first season against Kings Eleven Punjab. The highest total set by CSK in IPL was 246/5 against Rajasthan Royals in 2010. The last time CSK posted 200 total was against Delhi Daredevils in 2018 when CSK posted 211/4.
Kings Eleven Punjab
With the current season going to be held in UAE, kings eleven Punjab looking to a good move. The previous season when Kings Eleven Punjab played there in UAE they have won every match in UAE.
It might shock you kings eleven Punjab never lift IPL trophy but still they are at 3rd spot with 13 times 200 plus score. The best season was 2014 when they reached final for the first time. It was the same season when they have breached the 200 run mark for 5 times in a single season.
Kings Eleven Punjab has been quite an underachiever from the inception of IPL. They have star players most of the times but their team balance put them on the losing side every time.
They have batting greats but they miss the frontline pacer who can single handily changed the equation of on his own way. Cricket is a team game you can’t win by just putting the highest total on the board. If you don’t have frontline seamers to get the breakthrough. Team will always be on the losing end. Kings Eleven Punjab has scored 13 times 200 run mark in IPL history.
IPL Team’s with most 200 plus Score
|Teams||No of Times|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||21|
|Chennai Super Kings||19|
|Kings Eleven Punjab||13|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||11|