IPL 2024: Fans couldn’t keep calm as KKR posts second-highest team total of tournament history during clash against DC

Apr 3, 2024

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The Indian Premier League (IPL) has always been a spectacle of cricketing excellence, but sometimes, a match comes along that redefines the very essence of the game. Such was the case in Match 16 of IPL 2024, where Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) put on a batting display for the ages, leaving fans awestruck and opponents reeling.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) had set the bar high earlier in the season, posting a staggering 277/3, breaking the previous record held by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who now found themselves relegated to the second spot with 263/5. However, little did the fans know that they will soon witness another team surpassing the 250-run mark in the ongoing season and relegate RCB further down the ranks in terms of IPL’s highest totals. But KKR achieved the seemingly impossible by posting 272/7 against Delhi Capitals (DC) on April 3, courtesy of a series of stellar performances..

Sunil Narine’s blitzkrieg leaves DC bowlers perplexed

The stage was set, and KKR’s batters came out with an intent that was palpable from the first ball. Sunil Narine, known more for his spin wizardry, turned into a batting maestro as he tore apart the Delhi Capitals bowling attack. His blistering knock of 85 runs off just 39 deliveries left the opposition stunned and the fans on the edge of their seats.

Angkrish Raghuvanshi’s stylish arrival

But the fireworks didn’t stop there. Angkrish Raghuvanshi, a young talent making his mark in the IPL, joined Narine in the assault on the DC bowlers. His quickfire fifty announced his arrival in the tournament in style, adding to the woes of the opposition.

Andre Russell and Rinku Singh duo add further fire

As if Narine and Raghuvanshi’s onslaught wasn’t enough, the duo of Andre Russell and Rinku Singh added insult to injury with their explosive batting display. Russell’s 41 off 19 deliveries and Singh’s 28 off just 8 balls were the finishing touches to KKR’s record-breaking innings.

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A record-breaking performance: KKR etches its name in history books

The match witnessed a total of 18 sixes being hit, sending the crowd into a frenzy with every boundary. Fans couldn’t contain their excitement as KKR stamped their authority on the game, leaving DC struggling to find answers.

Fans overwhelmed by KKR’s dominant batting

With these impressive performances, the record for the second highest team total in IPL history was shattered and KKR etched their name in the annals of cricketing greatness. But more than the numbers, it was the sheer dominance and entertainment value of their performance that will be remembered for years to come. Fans couldn’t control their emotions and flooded social media with diverse reactions.

Here’s how Twitter reacted:

KKR POSTED THE SECOND HIGHEST TEAM SCORE IN IPL HISTORY..!!!!

– 272/7 FROM 20 OVER vs DC. 🤯 pic.twitter.com/esfnIOpwgH

— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 3, 2024

SRH right now…..#IPL2024 #DCvKKR pic.twitter.com/P5Uh6czrpv

— Ridhima Pathak (@PathakRidhima) April 3, 2024

SRH when KKR got all our for 272 pic.twitter.com/90R3Pkb5vK

— SwatKat💃 (@swatic12) April 3, 2024

#KKR unleashed carnage 🔥🔥

Scored Second Highest #IPL score ever..

Monstrous hitting.. Never Seen KKR this consistent 👍👍

Hope will lift the trophy this season.#KKRvsDC

— Sumit Kadel (@SumitkadeI) April 3, 2024

KKR gave RCB their 49 and now took away their 263 too. What kind of generational hate is this? pic.twitter.com/41lybrCXWK

— Heisenberg ☢ (@internetumpire) April 3, 2024

March 27th – SRH posted the highest score in IPL history.

April 3rd – KKR posted the second highest team score in IPL history.

IPL 2024 MADNESS….!!! 🤯👌 pic.twitter.com/OYvUsAYXeS

— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 3, 2024

SRH, MI and now KKR 😭😭 pic.twitter.com/K6SSiSNluW

— Aman_Chain 🇮🇳 (@Amanprabhat9) April 3, 2024

Gautam Gambhir should be given the Nobel prize for discovering an opener in Sunil Narine.

— Sweet (@Lommy0Tatham) April 3, 2024

What was that?????? Some swag by Angkrish Raghuvanshi. pic.twitter.com/m5D8fZEQFa

— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) April 3, 2024

What a cameo by Rinku Singh. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/cq15qXxIwU

— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) April 3, 2024

#DCvKKR
Sunil Narine , Russell, Rinku Singh 🔥 pic.twitter.com/A1VFGrhnJS

— theboysthing_ (@Theboysthing) April 3, 2024

Just realised that our next two games are against SRH and KKR.pic.twitter.com/cZ6BVc42es

— Hustler (@HustlerCSK) April 3, 2024

This is just a teaser, Rinku Singh will show the whole film in the T20 World Cup. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/xwKpklwdTF

— Vishal. (@SPORTYVISHAL) April 3, 2024

Rinku Singh making everyone happy 🥹💜 pic.twitter.com/ijvfQvY13K

— sohom (@AwaaraHoon) April 3, 2024

Andre Russell in this IPL 2024:

– 64*(25).

– 41(19).

– This is Andre Russell Mania…!!!! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/qC6eE3nIsg

— CricketMAN2 (@ImTanujSingh) April 3, 2024

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