Highest Run Chases in IPL History: List of Top 10

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is popular for its explosive batting innings, with high run totals being common in the tournament. However, it is rare for teams to successfully chase down a big score in the IPL. Despite this, several teams have managed to achieve this feat. To learn more about the highest run chases in IPL history, read on.

The 17 editions of the Indian Premier League have witnessed numerous high-scoring run chases. The Punjab Kings broke the Rajasthan Royals’ record of the highest successful run-chase on April 26. Check out the highest run chases in IPL and T20 cricket history here.

Highest run chase in IPL

On Friday, Punjab Kings broke the world record for the highest successful chase in T20 history, chasing down a mammoth 262-run target against Kolkata Knight Riders on the back of Jonny Bairstow’s blistering hundred in only 18.4 overs. Shashank Singh, who backed PBKS late in the chase, smashed a quickfire half-century to help them overtake the highest T20 total at the Eden Gardens.

Brief scores:

  • (KKR) Kolkata Knight Riders: 261/6 in 20 overs (Phil Salt 75, Sunil Narine 71).
  • (PBKS) Punjab Kings: 262/2 in 18.4 overs (Jonny Bairstow 108, Prabhsimran Singh 54, Shashank Singh 68).
Jonny Bairstow After Scoring 100
Jonny Bairstow in Post Presentation

Previous Highest Run Chase Record in IPL

During the 2020 IPL season, the Rajasthan Royals set a record for the highest successful run-chase in IPL history by overhauling a target of 224 runs against the Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) in Sharjah. In the 2024 season, they equaled this record with a sensational chase against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens. RR successfully chased down 224 runs off the final delivery, thanks to an unbeaten hundred from Jos Buttler.

The Highest Run Chases in IPL History

Here is the list of top 10 highest run chases in IPL history.

1. Punjab Kings262262-218.4Kolkata Knight RidersApril 26, 2024Kolkata
2. Rajasthan Royals224226/619.3Kings XI PunjabSep 27, 2020Sharjah
3. Rajasthan Royals224224/820Kolkata Knight RidersApril 16, 2024Kolkata
4. Mumbai Indians219219/620Chennai Super KingsMay 1, 2021Delhi
5. Rajasthan Royals215217/719.5Deccan ChargersApril 24, 2008Hyderabad
6. Sunrisers Hyderabad215217/620Rajasthan RoyalsMay 7, 2023Jaipur
7. Mumbai Indians215216/418.5Punjab KingsMay 3, 2023Mohali
8. Mumbai Indians213214/419.3Rajasthan RoyalsApril 30, 2023Mumbai

Highest successful T20 run-chases: Overall

1. Punjab Kings262 262/2 18.4Kolkata Knight RidersApril 26, 2024Kolkata
2, South Africa259 259/418.5West IndiesMar 26, 2023Centurion
3. Middlesex253254/319.2SurreyJune 22, 2023The Oval
4. Australia244245/518.5New ZealandFeb 16, 2018Auckland
5. Bulgaria243246/419.4SerbiaJune 26, 2022Sofia
6. Multan Sultans243244/619.1Quetta GladiatorsMarch 10, 2023Rawalpindi

Most 200+ run chase in IPL by a tеam

The following table displays a list of the 200+ highest run chases in IPL, along with the number of successful chases, the highest target achieved, and the opposing team.

TeamNumber of times
Punjab Kings (PBKS)6
Mumbai Indians (MI)3
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)3
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)3
Rajasthan Royals (RR)2
Lucknow SuperGiants (LSG)2
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)2
Delhi Capitals (DC)1
Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB)1


Which run chase in IPL history has been the highest?

Punjab Kings surpassed Rajasthan Royals’ record of highest run chase in IPL on April 26 by chasing down a 262-run target against Kolkata Knight Riders with 8 balls to spare at Eden Garden Stadium in Kolkata.

Which IPL team has the highest team total?

SRH has the highest team total ever in the IPL with a score of 287 runs in 20 overs.

What is the highest successful run chase in the 2024 IPL?

In the IPL 2024, Punjab Kings has the most successful chase. Punjab defeats Gujarat on April 4, 2024, in Ahmedabad, chasing a target of 200 runs in 19.5 overs.

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