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Wednesday, July 24th, 2024

IPL Highest score: KKR opener scored so many runs in 10 overs, 5 teams left behind

New Delhi. A shower of runs is being seen in the Indian Premier League 2024. So far this season, the record of the highest score in the history of the tournament has been broken twice. Sunrisers Hyderabad did this feat first against Mumbai and then against Bangalore. This time, Kolkata Knight Riders team is at second place in the list of scoring the highest score. In the match played against Punjab Kings on Friday, the team left 5 teams behind by scoring 137 runs without losing any wicket in the first 10 overs.

This time in the IPL, the Kolkata Knight Riders team is playing according to the plan of the new mentor Gautam Gambhir. Sunil Narine was given the responsibility of opening the team and he took great notice of the opposing bowlers. In the IPL match on 26 April, Punjab Kings won the toss and chose to bowl first against Kolkata. Sunil Narine and Phil Salt came and batted in such a way that proved the captain’s decision wrong.

Stormy start of Sunil Narine and Phil Salt
After losing the toss, Kolkata’s openers Sunil Narine and Phil Salt, who came to bat first, scored 138 runs in 10.2 overs for the first wicket. Narine was out after playing an innings of 71 runs with the help of 9 fours and 4 sixes on 32 balls. Before the first wicket fell, the team got such a fiery start which dashed Punjab’s hopes.

Record of highest score in 10 overs
If we talk about scoring the most runs in the first 10 overs in the history of IPL, then this record is in the name of Sunrisers Hyderabad who are making a splash this season. The team had scored 158 runs against Delhi Capitals. Mumbai team has the record of scoring 141 runs in the first 10 overs. Delhi team has made a record of 138 runs and now Kolkata has reached fourth place in the list with 137 runs.

tag: ipl 2024, Kolkata Knight Riders, punjab kings, Sunil Narayan

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