Carnage at Chinnaswamy! Records galore as Sunrisers Hyderabad post highest IPL total ever again | Cricket News – Times of India

Carnage at Chinnaswamy! Records galore as Sunrisers Hyderabad post highest IPL total ever again | Cricket News - Times of India

New Delhi: Sunrisers Hyderabad seem to have made a habit of setting records as they posted 287 for the highest total in the Indian Premier League on Monday to better their own record of 277 in this edition of the tournament. /3 made.
SRH were invited to bat first by the hosts. Royal Challengers Bengalurusurpassing his previous score achieved last month courtesy of the opener. Travis HeadK’s sensational 102 off just 41 balls.
SRH, as per their habit of starting with a bang, started the game in a familiar fashion. After surveying the pitch in the first over, Head and Abhishek Sharma wasted no time in unleashing their aggression against the RCB bowlers.

Head emerged as the primary aggressor, displaying impeccable timing as the ball moved easily up his bat, often finding its way into the stands.
SRH reached 100 without losing a wicket in just 7.1 overs. Abhishek too quickly joined the attack before being dismissed for a solid 34 runs.
Still, Head showed no signs of slowing down, continuing his onslaught and eventually reaching a remarkable 102 before departing.

The attack continued like this. Heinrich Klassen Joined the fray, scoring a half-century off just 23 balls. His brilliant strokes kept the scoring rate high.
After his departure, Abdul Samad added to the damage when he scored 37 runs in a 10-ball cameo. Aiden Markram also did not sit back and helped his team cross the mark of 277, a record he had set just a few games ago.
Take a look at the records shattered during the SRH carnage:

  • SRH’s total of 287/3 is not only the highest in IPL history but also the highest in franchise cricket.
  • This is the second highest total ever in T20 cricket, second only to Nepal’s 314/3 against Mongolia during the Hangzhou Asian Games.
  • SRH hit 22 sixes, the most ever in an IPL innings, surpassing RCB’s previous record of 21 against Pune Warriors India in 2013.
  • Four RCB bowlers have given away 50+ runs – never before have more than two bowlers done so in an IPL innings. Rees Topley (1/68), Yash Dayal (0/51), Lockie Ferguson (2/52), Vijay Kumar Veshak (0/64)

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