The Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the greatest carnivals in the cricketing circuit. Splendid batting, stupendous bowling, breath-taking fielding, and a plethora of entertainment. You name it and the IPL has it. Here, records are set and broken in almost every game, and when the teams set their feet on the ground, we can expect nothing but battles on the cricketing turf.
On Sunday, the world witnessed another such historic battle wherein certain records were set and broken when Rajasthan Royals (RR) took on Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Matchday 9 of IPL 2020. Rajasthan Royals recorded the highest successful run-chase in the history of the tournament and today, we’ll take a look at the 5 highest successful run chases in the history of the tournament.
IPL: 5 Highest Successful Run Chases In The History Of The Tournament
5. Chennai Super Kings (208/5) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (205/8)- IPL 2012
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are the two southern giants in the Indian Premier League. The two teams met in the 2012 IPL wherein RCB won the toss and elected to bat first at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai. The visitors put a total of 205/8 in the first innings, thanks to half-centuries from Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli.
In response, CSK chased the target on the penultimate ball, courtesy a Faf du Plessis masterclass as the Proteas southpaw was awarded the Man of the Match award for his splendid effort to save and win the game in the end.