Top 7: Highest powerplay scores in the IPL feat Sunrisers Hyderabad

May 9, 2024

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Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) batting line-up put on a masterclass display of power hitting during the powerplay overs against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) on Wednesday. They amassed a staggering 107 runs in the first six overs, showcasing their aggressive intent at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium.

IPL 2024: Second highest score for SRH in the powerplay

This dominant powerplay showing is the second-highest for SRH in the ongoing IPL 2024 season. Earlier in the tournament, they had blazed their way to an even higher score of 125 against the Delhi Capitals.

Leading the charge was the in-form Travis Head, who emerged as the “aggressor-in-chief” for SRH. Head smashed a blistering 58 runs off just 18 deliveries during the powerplay, reaching his fifty in a mere 16 balls. This knock marks the joint-fastest fifty for SRH in the current IPL season, underlining his destructive potential at the crease.

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With such a strong start, SRH set the tone for a dominant victory, putting significant pressure on the LSG bowlers. The match report suggests a comfortable win for the Hyderabad-based franchise, with Head being named the Player of the Match for his blistering 89 not out off 30 balls.

Highest powerplay totals in the history of IPL

Powerplay Score
Team
Against
Venue
Year

125/0
Sunrisers Hyderabad
Delhi Capitals
Delhi
2024

107/0
Sunrisers Hyderabad
Lucknow Super Giants
Hyderabad
2024

105/0
Kolkata Knight Riders
Royal Challengers Bengaluru
Bengaluru
2017

100/2
Chennai Super Kings
Punjab Kings
Mumbai, WS
2014

93/1
Punjab Kings
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata
2024

92/0
Delhi Capitals
Mumbai Indians
Delhi
2024

92/1
Royal Challengers Bengaluru
Gujarat Titans
Bengaluru
2024

Also READ: IPL 2024 – Pics and videos of Kavya Maran’s celebration after SRH’s record win over LSG go viral

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