IPL 2022 stats: Highest Individual Score in IPL

In the IPL 2022 match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders, Quinton de Kock played a memorable knock of 140* off 70 balls

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In the T20 format, if a player scores a century for the team, then most of the time it becomes quite easy to win the match as well. The same is applicable in global T20 tournaments like IPL as well. Though it is not so common to see a player hitting a ton in the 20-over format, some cricketers have enjoyed big innings when it's their day.

In this article, we are going to list the 5 highest individual scores made by batters in the Indian Premier League. The list includes only one Indian player while the rest are foreigners. 

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IPL 2022 stats: Players with Highest Individual Score in IPL

The 'universe boss' Chris Gayle holds the record for scoring the most runs in an innings in the league. He smashed 175 runs off 66 balls against Pune Warriors while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2013 season. Gayle ran to the three-figure mark in only 30 balls during his explosive innings. His unbeaten knock included 13 fours and 17 sixes. Bangalore posted 263/5 with the help of Gayle's ton and restricted Pune to 133/9 thus winning the match by 130 runs.

Brendon McCullum set the stage on fire when he smacked 158 runs off 73 balls in the very first match of the inaugural season of IPL. He played this knock while being part of Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The former Kiwi captain smashed 10 fours and 13 sixes in his unbeaten inning. Kolkata won this match very comfortably by a big margin of 140 runs.

Quinton De Kock registered his name on this elite list:

In the IPL 2022 match played between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders, Quinton de Kock played a memorable knock of 140* off 70 balls. He shared an unbeaten 210-run partnership with KL Rahul who scored an unbeaten 68 off 51 deliveries. The South African southpaw smacked 10 fours and as many sixes in his innings as LSG didn't lose a single wicket in the entire innings.

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In the 2015 IPL match played between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore, AB de Villiers played a memorable knock of 133 runs off 59 balls. He shared a 215-run partnership with Virat Kohli who scored 82 runs off 50 balls. The stylish batters hit 19 fours and 4 sixes in his innings and helped the team to win the match by 39 runs. 

In IPL 2020 played in UAE, the Punjab skipper KL Rahul slammed 132 runs in an innings against the Bangalore team. This is the highest individual score by an Indian player in the cash-rich league. Rahul hit 14 fours and 7 sixes in his unbeaten 69-ball innings. Punjab scored 206/3 in the first innings and bowled out the opposition for just 109 runs to register a 97-run victory. 

IPL 2022 stats: Highest Individual Score in IPL

Players Runs Balls Opponents 6/4 Strike Rate
Chris Gayle 175* 66 PWI 17/13 265.15
Brendon McCullum 158* 73 RCB 13/10 216.43
Quinton de Kock 140* 70 KKR 10/10 200
AB De Villers 133* 59 MI 4/10 225.42
KL Rahul 132* 69 RCB 7/14 191.3
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N.B: Last Updated on 18/05/2022.

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