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Five Lowest Score in IPL history- Updated List

When the T20 format comes to our mind, the first thing that comes to mind is raining sixes or boundaries or big-hitting. Teams are easily scored over 200 runs and can chase it down too. We will determine players hitting skills based on their strike rate and not average. This is why T20 is different from other International Cricket formats.

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IPL is one of the toughest leagues in the world witnessed many high-scoring chases. However, in some case IPL team fail to cross 100 runs mark. That’s the beauty of T20 competition like IPL. The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League will kickstart from 9th April and the full IPL schedule is recently out.

Five Lowest Score in IPL history

Now we take a look at the five lowest score in the Indian Premier League history.

5th Lowest Score in the Indian Premier League history

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) who were bowled out for 67 runs against Mumbai Indians (MI) holds the record for the 5th lowest total ever in IPL history in the 2008 IPL season. Mumbai Indians captain Sachin Tendulkar won the toss and elected to bowl first in Wankhede Stadium. KKR was bowled out for 67 runs as Shaun Pollock took 3 wickets and Dwayne Bravo took 2 wickets.

Mumbai chase down the target in just 5.3 overs courtesy to Sanath Jayasuriya 48 runs off 17 balls. The first season of IPL for KKR was not good apart from 1st match where Brendon McCullum smashed 158 runs in just 73 balls.

4th Lowest Score in IPL history

Delhi Daredevils holds the record for the 4th lowest team score in IPL history as Daredevils bowled out for 67 runs in 2017 against Kings XI Punjab. KXIP captain won the toss and elected to bowl first on Mohali’s pitch. DD lost wickets at regular intervals on a seaming track. Sandeep Sharma who had an impressive figure of 4-20-4 was the chief architect of Daredevils slump. KXIP won the match by 10 wickets as Guptill scored 50 runs off 27 balls.

3rd Lowest Score in IPL history

Delhi Daredevils got out for 66 runs and registered the 3rd lowest total in IPL history against Mumbai Indians in 2017. DD holds the 4th and 3rd lowest team score and both came in 2017. This time it came while chasing the target set by Mumbai Indians. Mumbai set a huge target of 212 runs courtesy to Simmons (66), Pollard (63 off 35), and Hardik (29 off 14).

DD lost wickets at regular interval while chasing the target and bowled out for 66 runs. Karn Sharma and Harbhajan Singh picked 3 wickets each.

2nd Lowest Score in IPL history

Rajasthan Royals who were bowled out for 58 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2009 holds the record for the 2nd lowest total ever recorded by an IPL team in IPL History. Rajasthan Royals who were the defending champion was bowled out for 58 runs while chasing the target of 133 runs set by RCB. RCB posted a competitive total of 133 runs thanks to Rahul Dravid’s knock of 66 runs.

Rajasthan Royal recorded the lowest score in IPL 2009 and the record was with them until 2017. Anil Kumble took 5 wickets for just 5 runs. He was supported by Praveen Kumar.

Lowest Score in IPL history

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bowled for 49 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2017 is the lowest total ever recorded in IPL history. The match was played at Eden Gardens ground. KKR batted first and Narine scored quick-fire 34 runs from 17 balls. At one stage KKR was at 65/1 in the mid of sixth over and suddenly lost their path. Eventually, KKR bowled out for 131 runs. (source)

In reply, RCB was bowled out for 49 runs as Chris Woakes, de Grandhomme and Nathan Coulter-Nile picked three wickets each. RCB’s batsman failed to reach a double-digit run and bowled for just 49 runs. A Batting lineup comprising Virat Kohli, Chirs Gayle, and AB Devilliers had been shot out for the lowest total in IPL.

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