Indian Premier League is the most entertaining league in the world. It is very competitive as both bowlers and batters try to perform their best, but in this article, we will see players who scored the highest individual scores in a single match.
1. Chris Gayle
The universal boss, Chris Gayle, tops the list with a monstrous 175 runs innings. In 2013 he smacked the entire game and scored the highest individual score in IPL history. In 2013 he played for RCB, and in a match against Pune Warriors, he scored 175 runs in 66 balls with 13 fours and 17 sixes. RCB scored 263 runs in 20 overs and restricted the Pune team to 133 runs.
2. Brendon Mccullum
Former Kolkata Knight Riders opener Brendon Mccullum played this knock in the inaugural match of IPL in 2008 and played a massive knock on the opening day. He scored 158 runs in 73 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He scored ten fours and 13 sixes and started the tournament with a bang.
3. Quinton De Kock
In the 2022 IPL, De Kock played for Lucknow Super Giants, and in a match against Kolkata Knight Riders, he scored a memorable knock of 140 in 70 balls. He smacked ten fours and ten sixes and went not out. LSG didn’t even lose a single wicket in that whole innings.
4. Ab De Villiers
Mr.360 holds the fourth position on the list. In 2015 while representing Royal Challengers Bangalore in a match against Mumbai Indians, he scored 133 runs in 59 balls. He was the first middle-order batter on the list. In this match, De Villiers and Virat made a record-breaking partnership of 215 runs.
5. KL Rahul
In IPL 2020, Kl Rahul played for Punjab Kings and was in tremendous form throughout the season. In a game against Royal Challengers Bangalore, he scored 132 runs in 69 balls with 14 fours and seven sixes in it. He holds the record for Highest Indian individual run scorer in IPL history.
6. Ab De Villiers
In this elite list, AB De Villiers has his second spot, as he scored 129 runs in IPL 2016. In a match against Gujarat Lions, he scored 129 runs in 52 balls. He helped RCB to set a massive target of 249 runs. In this match, both Kohli and ABD scored over 100 runs. He scored 12 sixes and ten fours.
7. Chris Gayle
In 2012 Chris Gayle scored 128 runs in 62 balls in a match against Delhi Daredevils. IPL 2012 belongs to Chris Gayle, as he scored 733 runs and won the orange cap that year. His best came against Delhi daredevils, and scored 128 runs. He helped RCB to score a total of 215.
8. Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant is a young and talented player. He scored his only century in a match against Sunrises Hyderabad. He scored 128 runs in 63 balls with 15 fours and seven sixes. Delhi team scored 187 runs, but unfortunately, they lost the game as Hyderabad chased the target quickly.
9. Murali Vijay
In 2011 Murali Vijay scored his first hundred against Rajasthan Royals and entered the list. Murali Vijay scored nine fours and 11 sixes in that innings. He scored 127 runs in 56 balls and helped CSK to set a target of 246. Rajasthan almost chased it with the help of Naman Ojha, but still, they lost the match by 23 runs.
10. David Warner
In 2017, David Warner played a monstrous knock of 126 runs in 59 balls in a match against Kolkata Knight Riders. Sunrises Hyderabad bought Warner in 2011, and he showed them his worth. Sunrises Hyderabad scored 209 runs in 20 overs. Warner scored ten fours and eight sixes. In reply, KKR scored only 161 runs and lost the match.