IPL 2021 commences on April 9, 2021, with the first match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians at M Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. IPL 2021 matches will be hosted in six venues and no team will get the home advantage during the tournament. Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmadabad will host the playoffs and final.
Like every season, IPL 2021 will also witness big sixes and massive scores on the scoreboard. IPL tournaments have seen amazing innings by many batsmen who enthralled spectators with their big sixes and boundaries. IPL has also seen teams putting up a massive score on the scoreboard to script new records. Here we look at the 5 highest team totals in the history of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: 5 Highest Team Totals In The History Of The Tournament
5. Chennai Super Kings- 240/5
Chennai Super Kings has scored the 5th highest team total ever in the Indian Premier League. The MS Dhoni-led team scored 240/5 against Kings XI Punjab in the very first edition of IPL in 2008. The match was played at IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali on April 19, 2008.
It was the second game of the tournament and Chennai Super Kings put a massive total on the scoreboard. Michael Hussey smashed an unbeaten knock of 116 runs off 54 balls, which tool CSK to 240/5 at the end of 20 overs. In response, Punjab Kings scored 207/4 in 20 overs with half-centuries from Kumar Sangakkara and James Hopes. CSK won the match by 33 runs in the end.