IPL is one of the biggest T-20 leagues in the world. Every year IPL entertains people all over the world with some great and magical performances. IPL 2021 has already started and has given some of the magical performances. However, we have also seen some poor batting performances in IPL. So we will be discussing the 10 lowest scores in IPL history.
Lowest Score in IPL History
10) Chennai Super Kings 79 VS Mumbai Indians
In IPL 2013 Mumbai Indians batting first had given the target of 140. Chasing the target of 140 Chennai Super Kings was all out at a very low score of 79 where Mitchell Johnson and Pragyan Ojha took 3 wickets. While in return, Chennai Super Kings Batting Lineup completely failed to chase 139 runs where no batsman became able to give a vital contribution to the team. Michael Hussey scored 22 while Ravindra Jadeja and Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 20 and 10 respectively. CSK 79 Vs MI is the 10th Lowest Score in IPL History.
9) Kochi Tuskers Kerala 74 VS Deccan Chargers
During IPL 2011 Kumar Sangakara Led Deccan Chargers batting first scored 129 in 20 overs whereas Kumar Sangakkara scored 65 runs in 47 deliveries. Vinay Kumar from Kochi Tuskers took 3 wickets to restrict Deccan Chargers under a low score of 129. Chasing the low target of 130 Kochi Tuskers batsmen failed so badly and were restricted at just 74. The Top 6 batsmen of Kochi Tuskers were unable to score runs in double-digit. Ravindra Jadeja scored 23 while Thisara Perera scored 22. While restricting Kochi Tuskers in 74, Ishant Sharma Took 5 wicket haul and was also the man of the match of the game. In this game, Kochi Tuskers seven batsmen became out without even scoring a single run. Kochi 74 is the 9th Lowest Score in IPL History.
8) Kings XI Punjab 73 vs Rising Pune Supergiant
During the 2017 IPL, Kings 11 Punjab batting first were restricted to a very low score of 73 by Rising Pune Supergiant. In the brilliant performance of Shardul Thakur taking 3 wickets and Jayadev Undakat Taking 2 wickets, Punjab could not manage to score big runs. Many big names such as Martin Guptil, Eoin Morgan, Glenn Maxwell failed in the match due to which Punjab was restricted at such a score. While Chasing 73, the Rising Pune supergiant comfortably chased the target in just 12 runs with Ajinkya Rahane scoring 34 runs and Rahul Tripathi scoring 28 runs. KXIP 73 is the 8th Lowest Score in IPL History.
7) Royal Challengers Bangalore 70 vs Rajasthan Royals
Royal Challengers Banglore is one of the most famous IPL teams and also the most loved team around the world. During 2014 IPL Royal Challengers Banglore were restricted at 70 against Rajasthan Royals. Royal Challengers Banglore batting first was looked like the favorites to win this match in presence of star players like Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, and AB Devilliers. Pravin Tambe was the man of the match in this game to restrict RCB at 70. Pravin Tambe took 4 wickets in his 4 overs just by giving 20 runs. Chasing the target of 71 Rajasthan Royals could not give a vital contribution. However, Rajasthan Royals managed to win the match by 6 wickets. RCB 70 is the 7th Lowest Score in IPL History.
6) Royal Challengers Bangalore 70 vs Chennai Super Kings
During the opening match of 2019, IPL Royal Challengers Bangalore started the season with very poor performance. Chennai Super Kings winning the toss had elected to field first. Royal Challengers batting first were restricted at a very low score of 70. Man of the match Harbhajan Singh took 3 crucial wickets of Virat Kohli, Moen Ali, Ab Devilliers. Chasing a target of 71, Chennai Super Kings completed the target of 71 runs at 17.4 overs and registered their first victory. RCB 70 is the 6th Lowest Score in IPL History.
5) Kolkata Knight Riders 67 vs Mumbai Indians
During the opening season of IPL in match No 38 Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bowl first. Shaun Pollock took three important wickets of Salman butt, Mohammed Hafeez, and David Hussey. Kolkata Knight Riders were restricted at a very low score of 67 where Dwayne Bravo, Rohan Raje, and Dominic Thornely took 2 wickets respectively. Mumbai Indians batting second chasing 68 won the match by 8 wickets. Sanath Jayasuriya scored 48 runs in just 17 balls. Shoaib Akhtar and Ishant Sharma took 1 wicket respectively for Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR 67 is the 5th Lowest Score in IPL History.
4) Delhi Daredevils 67 vs Kings 11 Punjab
During the Match No 36 of 2017 IPL Kings 11 Punjab won the toss and elected to field first. Delhi Daredevils batting first failed very badly and was restricted at a very low score of 67. From the Delhi Daredevils batting lineup only Karun Nair, Corey Anderson, and Kagiso Rabada became able to score runs in double-digit. To restrict Delhi Daredevils at 67, a man of the match Sandeep Sharma took 4 wickets, Axar Patel and Varun Aaron took 2 wickets respectively. Kings 11 Punjab comfortably chased the target in just 7.5 overs and won the match by 10 wickets. Martin Guptill scored 50 runs in 27 balls and Hasim Amla scored 16 runs in 20 balls. Delhi 67 is the 4th Lowest Score in IPL History.
3) Delhi Daredevils 66 vs Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils during the IPL 2017 was one of the interesting matches of the IPL 2017. Delhi Daredevils had won the toss and elected to field first. Mumbai Indians played full 20 overs and scored 212 runs with the loss of 3 wickets. Lendl Simmons scored 66 runs in 43 balls, Parthiv Patel scored 25 runs in 22 balls, Kieron Pollard scored 63 runs in 35 balls and Hardik Pandya scored 29 runs in 14 balls.
Chasing the high scoring target of 213 runs, Delhi batsman could not give any pressure on Mumbai Indians bowling Lineup. Delhi Daredevils were restricted at just 66 runs. Karn Sharma and Harbhajan Singh took 3 wickets respectively and Lasith Malinga took 2 wickets. Mumbai Indians won the game by a big margin of 146 runs. In this match, Lendl Simmons was the man of the match. Delhi 66 is the 3rd Lowest Score in IPL History.
2) Rajasthan Royals 58 vs Royal Challengers Banglore
During the 2nd match of the 2009 Indian Premier League, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat first. In Cape Town, Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Rahul Dravid scored 66 runs in 48 balls and Kevin Pietersen scored 32 runs in 30 balls. However, any other batsman could not give an important contribution to Royal Challengers Bangalore. In 20 overs Royal Challengers Bangalore made 133 runs losing 8 wickets. Chasing target of 134 runs Rajasthan Royals batting Lineup completely failed and were restricted at just 58. Yusuf Pathan, Ravindra Jadeja, Tyron Henderson scored 11 runs respectively. Anil Kumble took 5 wickets, Praveen Kumar and Jesse Ryder Took 2 wickets respectively. Rahul Dravid was the man of the match. RR 58 is the 2nd Lowest Score in IPL History.
1) Royal Challengers Bangalore 49 vs Kolkata Knight Riders
The lowest score of Indian Premier League history is Royal Challengers Bangalore 49 vs Kolkata Knight Riders during match No 27 in Indian Premier League 2017. Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bowl first. Kolkata Knight Riders batting first was restricted at just 131 runs in 19.3 overs. Sunil Narine scored 34 runs in 17 balls. Chris Woakes scored 18 runs in 21 balls. Suryakumar Yadav and Manish Pandey scored 15 runs respectively. Yuzvendra Chahal took 3 wickets, Pawan Negi and Tymal Mills scored 2 wickets respectively. Chasing the target of 132 runs, No batsman of Royal Challengers Bangalore became able to score runs in Double-digit. Chris Woakes, Nathan Coulter Nile, and Colin de Grandhomme took 3 wickets respectively. Nathan Coulter Nile was the man of the match. RCB 49 is the Lowest Score in IPL History.
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