The biggest IPL victories | The biggest victories in the history of the IPL

There have been IPL matches where one team completely dominated the other, leaving no chance for a game.

Chris Gayle. (Photo source: IPL / BCCI)

Indian Premier League has acted as a source of joy and excitement for his fans over the years. There have been many biting matches where the thrill has reached a new level. However, there are also games where one of the teams completely dominates the other leaving no chance for a game. Sometimes these results are catalyzed by a particular player who gives an extraordinary performance. In this article, we will discuss 5 IPL matches where the highest margin of victory by points was recorded.

5. RCB vs PWI, 2013 – 130 races

This match is remembered for one of the best shots played in T20 history. Chris Gayle smashed 175 runs out of 66 runs with the help of 17 sixes and 13 fours which propelled RCB to a massive 263/5 in 20 overs. The Pune team had no response with their stick as they could only manage a 133/9 score losing the game by 130 points.

4. RCB vs KXIP, 2015 – 138 races

This game also included a “boss of the universe” Chris Gayle masterclass round. RCB scored 226/3 hitting the first in this game with the help of Gayle’s blistering 117-point shot that included 12 sixes and 7 fours. AB de Villiers also contributed with the bat, scoring 47 points on just 24 balls. In response to this goal, the Punjab team were decimated by just 88 points in 13.4 overs and lost the game by 138 points.

3. KKR vs RCB, 2008 – 140 races

Brendon McCullum set the scene on fire by crushing 158 runs on 73 balls in the inaugural IPL freshman game. KKR totaled 222/3 in their first innings, and RCB also had a miserable day with the bat, scoring just 82 points in the pursuit. With a victory by 140 points, KKR started its campaign in style in the first season.

2. RCB vs GL, 2016 – 144 races

It was the match where cricket fans loved to watch two greats, Virat kohli and AB de Villiers smashing four and six for fun. The two slammed hundreds with RCB scoring 248/3 in 20 overs. Virat scored 109 points on 55 balls, while de Villiers played an incredible 129 point shot on just 52 balls with the help of 12 sixes and 10 fours. Chasing the massive 249-point goal, the Gujarat team couldn’t compete at all as they were all on the sidelines for 104 points, losing the clash by 144 points.

1.MI vs DD, 2017 – 146 races

In this IPL game played in 2017, the Mumbai Indians posted a grand total of 212/3 hitting first. For them, Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard played some big shots, both scoring over 60 points at a good strike rate. In pursuit of that total, the Delhi squad were regrouped for just 66 points, losing the game by 146 points. It is the record for the greatest margin of victory by races in the history of the IPL. In the bowling attack, Harbhajan Singh and Karn Sharma picked up 3 wickets each to dismantle the Delhi batting line.

The biggest victories in IPL

Winner Target Opposition Margin Year
I 213 DD 146 tracks 2017
RCB 249 GL 144 tracks 2016
KKR 223 RCB 140 tracks 2008
RCB 227 KXIP 138 tracks 2015
RCB 264 THE PRICE 130 tracks 2013

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