Largest victory margin by runs in IPL (All Seasons)

Mohit Camma / 26 April 2015

IPL is one of those tournament where most of the teams are equally poised in terms of talent. Every team has got a good mix of senior players and youngsters which brings in a perfect mix of experience and energy. This is one of the reasons why IPL has had some tough competition and teams have to fight it out till the last ball to emerge ball. The one who play better the whole match is the one who comes out on top.

Amidst all these there have also been matches that have been one sided, where a team has completely dominated the opposition. In today’s stat we will take a look at teams that have completely dominated the opposition and won the match by a big margin of runs. This stat is about Largest victories by runs in IPL – All Seasons

Team

Opp

Won by Runs

Target

Venue

Date

KKR

RCB

140

223

Bangalore

18 Apr 2008

RCB

PWI

130

264

Bangalore

23 Apr 2013

KXIP

RCB

111

233

Dharamsala

17 May 2011

RR

DD

105

193

Mumbai

30 May 2008

MI

DD

98

219

Delhi

17 Mar 2010

CSK

KXIP

97

193

Chennai

25 Apr 2015

CSK

DD

93

177

Abu Dhabi

21 Apr 2014

CSK

RCB

92

180

Port Elizabeth

20 Apr 2009

MI

KKR

92

188

Port Elizabeth

27 Apr 2009

RR

MI

87

180

Jaipur

17 Apr 2013

*Stats updated till 25 April, 2015

When we look at teams who have had largest victories by runs in IPL, the first match ever played in the history of IPL is still on top. Brendon McCullum batting for KKR, played a blinder in this match by scoring 158, highest score in T20 game at that time and the team managed to score 222. Coming in to chase RCB were low on confidence and things got worse as they lost wickets continuously and in no time the team was dismissed for 82 and KKR registered the biggest ever win in IPL by runs, as they won by 140 runs.

Second on the list is another big match. McCullums’ record of 158 looked unbreakable but in 2013 Gayle had some other plans. Gayle scored a mammoth 175 runs and team scored 263 runs against Pune Warriors India. PWI did try to fight back but some lost wickets and were dismissed for 133, losing the match by 130 runs.

Other two matches that have seen a team win by 100 or more runs is KXIP vs RCB in 2011 and RR vs DD in 2008.

In the match between KXIP vs RCB, Gilchrist scored 106 in just 55 balls helped the team reach 232. In reply RCB tumbled down for just 121 runs and lost by 111 runs.

In the match between RR and DD, Watson and Yusuf Pathan played quick knocks and took the team total to 192 in the semi-final match in the first season. This added more pressure to DD batting line-up and Warne led bowlers of RR bowled extremely well to register a 105 run win.

The new entrant in this list is on number 6, Match was played on 25th April, 2015 between CSK and KXIP, CSK won the match by 97 runs and registered the 6 largest victory by runs in IPL. Also making it the biggest win in the 2015 season of IPL.

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