Highest Individual Score in Indian T20 League

Chris Gayle holds the record of the highest individual score in IPL history. He scored 175* runs off 66 balls against Pune at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, during the 2013 season. Gayle’s innings included a record 17 sixes and 13 fours.

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Batsman with Highest Score in IPL History 2008-2024

Chris Gayle (175* runs ), Brendon McCullum (158* runs), Quinton de Kock (140* runs), AB de Villiers (133* runs), and KL Rahul (132* runs) round off the top 5 positions on the list of highest IPL score by a batsman. Here's a look at some of the other highest individual scores in IPL history:

Chris Gayle (RCB) - 175* runs vs Pune Warriors (2013)

Chris Gayle's 175-run innings off just 66 balls is the highest individual score in the IPL history. His filled with 17 sixes and 13 boundaries and became a nightmare for the Pune bowlers on 23rd April 2013 in Bengaluru. The Bangalore team put up a mammoth total of 263 runs on the board, ultimately winning the match by a 130-run margin.

Brendon McCullum (KKR) - 158* runs vs RCB (2008)

McCullum took the Indian T20 League by storm when he smashed the Bangalore bowlers all around the stadium on his way to score 158 runs off 78 deliveries in the very first match of the Indian Premier League in 2008. This is the second-highest individual score in IPL and one of the two centuries by a Kolkata batter in the league. His innings took Kolkata to 222 runs and eventually won the match by 140 runs.

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Quinton de Kock (LSG) - 140* runs vs KKR (2022)

The South African left-handed holds the third-highest individual score in IPL. De Kock capitalized on a dropped chance in only the 3rd over and played a memorable knock of 140 not out off 70 balls in Lucknow’s match against Kolkata. The Kolkata bowlers struggled throughout, failing to take even a single wicket, and were given a target of 210 runs. Lucknow won the match by 2 runs in the end.

AB de Villiers (RCB) -  133* runs vs MI (2015)

AB de Villiers's brilliant innings of 133 runs came off just 59 balls against Mumbai in 2015 is the fourth-highest individual score in IPL. The 215-run partnership between him and Kohli helped the Bangalore team post a 235-run score and beat Mumbai by 39 runs. The history of the Indian Premier League and T20 cricket would be incomplete without the mention of AB de Villiers aka “Mr. 360.”

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KL Rahul (PBKS) - 132* runs vs RCB (2020)

KL Rahul scored an unbeaten 132 runs while playing for Punjab against Bangalore in the 2020 season. This is the fifth-highest individual score in IPL so far. He made his runs off just 69 balls, hitting a total of 14 fours and 7 sixes. Punjab scored 206 runs for the loss of 3 wickets and bowled out Bangalore for just 109 runs.

List of Top 20 Batters With Highest Individual Score in IPL History

1Chris Gayle175*RCBPune Warriors2013
2Brendon McCullum158*KKRRCB2008
3Quinton de Kock140*LSGKKR2022
4AB de Villiers133*RCBMI2015
5KL Rahul132*PBKSRCB2020
6AB de Villiers129*RCBGuj Lions2016
7Shubman Gill129GTMI2023
8Chris Gayle128*RCBDaredevils2012
9Rishabh Pant128*DDSRH2018
10Murali Vijay127CSKRR2010
11David Warner126SRHKKR2017
12Marcus Stoinis124*LSGCSK2024
13Jos Buttler124RRSRH2021
14Yashasvi Jaiswal124RRMI2023
15Virender Sehwag122Kings XICSK2014
16Paul Valthaty120Kings XICSK2011
17Virender Sehwag119DaredevilsChargers2011
18Sanju Samson119RRPBKS2021
19Andrew Symonds117*ChargersRR2008
20Shane Watson117*CSKSRH2018


Who has the highest individual score in IPL history?

Chris Gayle holds the record for the highest individual score in IPL history, having scored an impressive 175 runs during his innings for RCB against Pune Warriors in the 2013 season.

Who has the highest individual score in IPL 2024?

LSG's Marcus Stoinis has hit the individual score in IPL 2024 so far. He scored an unbeaten 124 runs against Chennai which included 13 fours and 6 sixes. It is also the highest individual score in a chase in IPL history. Here's a look at the top 5 highest individual scores in IPL 2024:

  1. Marcus Stoinis (LSG) vs CSK - 124* runs off 72 balls (13 fours, 6 sixes)
  2. Virat Kohli (RCB) vs RR - 113* runs off 72 balls (12 fours, 4 sixes)
  3. Sunil Narine (KKR) vs RR - 109 runs off 56 balls (13 fours, 6 sixes)
  4. Ruturaj Gaikwad (CSK) vs LSG - 108* runs off 72 balls (12 fours, 3 sixes)
  5. Jonny Bairstow (PBKS) vs KKR - 108* runs off 48 balls (8 fours, 9 sixes)

What is the highest individual score in IPL by an Indian player?

KL Rahul’s unbeaten 132 against Bangalore during the 2022 season is the highest individual score in the IPL by an Indian player.

What is Virat Kohli's highest individual score in IPL?

Virat Kohli's highest individual score in the IPL is 113 not out, against Rajasthan Royals on April 6th 2024.


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