Top 10 Highest Ever Scores In Indian T20 Cricket Premier League
The biggest franchise cricket tournament in the world, the Indian T20 Cricket Premier League, has seen some of exceptional batting performances over the 12 years of its existence. Right from former New Zealand dazzler Brendon McCullum getting the league off to a thrilling start in the very first game back in 2008, to the many performances from the likes of Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers that kept fans around the world at the edge of their seats, there are many performances to cherish.
Which Players has the Highest Scores in all Indian T20 Premier League Seasons Ever?
In this article, we take you through the top 10 highest ever scores in Indian T20 Premier League. While some of these players are not part of the league anymore, the ones that are must surely be on your radar if you are looking to play Indian T20 Premier Fantasy League this time around.
1. Chris Gayle
The most predictable name on this list, Chris Gayle smashed all records in April 2013, when he smashed a hapless Pune Warrior India attack all over the park. He scored an astounding 175 not-out off just 66 balls. This knock, which included 13 fours and 17 huge sixes, still stands as a record in the league. With the â€œUniverse Bossâ€ still a part of the league, he should definitely be considered for any team to play Indian T20 Premier League fantasy league.
2. Brendon McCullum
Indian T20 Premier League was launched amidst huge expectations, but nobody saw this knock coming, let alone in the very first game. Brendon McCullum took the world by the storm, scoring 158 runs off just 73 balls against Bangalore, in a knock that included 13 sixes and 10 fours.
3. AB de Villiers
Mr. 360, as he is known for playing shots all over the ground, wrote his name in the record books in 2015, when he scored 133 not-out off only 59 deliveries against a strong Mumbai bowling. His knock featured 4 sixes and 19 fours.
4. AB de Villiers
It is hardly a surprise to see AB de Villiers have two consecutive entries on this list. He repeated his heroics again in 2016, scoring 129 not-out off just 52 balls, with the help of 10 fours and 12 sixes, this time against Gujarat Lions.
5. Chris Gayle
Another entry for the destructive West Indies batsman, this time for scoring an unbeaten 128 from 62 balls, including 7 fours and 13 sixes.
6. Rishabh Pant
The young Indian wicketkeeper got into illustrious company in May 2018, scoring a free-flowing 128 not-out, off 63 deliveries, hitting 15 fours and 7 sixes.
7. Murali Vijay
Known more for the longer format of the game, Murali Vijay surprised everyone by scoring a rapid 127 off just 56 balls against Rajasthan. His knock featured 11 sixes and 8 fours.
8. David Warner
One of the most destructive batsmen of this generation, David Warner came with a brilliant century against Kolkata to take his team home. He scored 126 runs from only 59 deliveries, with 10 fours and 8 sixes.
9. Virender Sehwag
The list of highest scores in Indian T20 Premier League would not have been complete without one of the most flamboyant batsmen in the history of cricket. An ageing Virender Sehwag turned back the clock as he scored 122 runs against Chennai off just 58 balls, with 12 fours and 8 sixes to his name.
10. Paul Valthaty
Probably an unknown name in Indian T20 Premier League history, Paul Valthaty made a strong statement in April 2011 as he scored 120 not-out off 63 balls, with 19 fours and 2 sixes.
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