Lucknow Super Giants put up the Highest Total of IPL 2023

Lucknow Super Giants went on and put up a massive total of 257 runs against Punjab Kings in the 38th match of IPL 2023. This is the highest total scored by any team this season and the second-highest in the history of IPL.
Lucknow Super Giants scored the highest total of IPL 2023 • Image - BCCI
Lucknow Super Giants scored the highest total of IPL 2023 • Image - BCCI

Lucknow Super Giants batters went as fast as possible into the last 10 overs as they put up the second-highest score in Indian Premier League history with 257/5 against Punjab Kings. Marcus Stoinis scored his highest run in the league with 72 and he was supported by Kyle Mayers (54), Ayush Badoni (43), and Nicholas Pooran (45). This is also the highest total scored by a team in the IPL 2023.

LSG put up the highest total of the season

Shikhar Dhawan returned back from injury to lead the Punjab Kings as he won the toss and decided to field first against the Lucknow Super Giants in Mohali on Friday. Sikandar Raza replaced Matthew Short in the Punjab playing eleven and Gurnoor Brar made his IPL debut. LSG named an unchanged team. Mark Wood was in the LSG subs while Kagiso Rabada came back from an injury for PBKS.

Scoreboard
Image – BCCI

Kyle Mayers smashed a half-century in just 20 balls as he got Lucknow off to a blistering start and Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni and Nicholas Pooran continued their finishing work. Mayers was dismissed by Kagiso Rabada on 54 off 24 balls but the riot just began since then. Ayus Badoni and Marcus Stoinis put up a 50-run partnership that came up in just 26 balls.

Badoni eventually fell on 43 off 24 but then Nicholas Pooran came in and smashed three fours off the first three balls he faced. LSG raced past 200 in just 16 overs and it looked for a while that they might be able to surpass the highest-ever score by a team in the IPL. That effort, however, was dented somewhere when Marcus Stoinis fell on 72 off 40. Nicholas Pooran also fell in the last over for 45 off 19 and in the end, LSG reached a score of 257/5 in 20 overs.

Highest scores in the history of IPL:

TeamScoreOppositionGroundMatch Date
RCB263/5Pune WarriorsBengaluru23 Apr 2013
LSG257/5Punjab KingsMohali28 Apr 2023
RCB248/3Gujarat LionsBengaluru14 May 2016
CSK246/5Rajasthan RoyalsChennai3 Apr 2010
KKR245/6Kings XI PunjabIndore12 May 2018
CSK240/5Kings XI PunjabMohali19 Apr 2008
CSK235/4Kolkata Knight RidersEden Gardens23 Apr 2023
RCB235/1Mumbai IndiansWankhede10 May 2015
MI235/9Sunrisers HyderabadAbu Dhabi8 Oct 2021
KKR232/2Mumbai IndiansEden Gardens28 Apr 2019

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