New Delhi: IPL 2023 has just entered its second phase. After 35 matches in the first half of the 16th season, just 3 matches have been played in the second half. But in these total 38 matches, such a shocking record has been made, which has never been made before in IPL. So far this season, 200 or more runs have been scored 20 times, which is a record.
The 16th season of IPL has become the first such season, in which maximum 200 plus runs have been scored by the teams. Earlier this record was in the name of the last season of IPL i.e. IPL 2022. But, this time the season didn’t even end completely and that record has been broken.
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22 sixes, 45 fours, 200 runs and a great record
In IPL 2022, 18 times the teams had scored 200 or more runs. But, this time this figure has increased to 20 in half the journey of the season. Out of these 20, 13 times teams have scored 200 plus while batting first.
The total of 19th and 20th 200 plus runs of IPL 2023 was made in a single match. This was seen in the match played in Mohali against Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants. This was the 38th match of IPL 2023, in which the Lucknow team scored 257 runs while batting first. Whereas Punjab batted later and scored 201 runs.
In this way, a total of 39.5 overs was played in the match, in which both the teams together added 458 runs by hitting 22 sixes, 45 fours.
RCB holds the IPL record of scoring the fastest 200 runs
Now the matter is that in the 20 times that have happened so far in IPL 2023, which team has scored the fastest 200 plus score? So the answer is Lucknow Super Giants, who completed 200 runs in 15.5 overs in the same match against Punjab Kings. This is the fastest 200 runs in IPL 2023. And jointly, this is the second fastest 200 runs in IPL history. Similarly, in 2013, RCB also scored 200 runs in 15.5 overs. At the same time, its IPL record is also in the name of RCB. He did this charisma in the 15-over match played against Kings XI Punjab in the year 2016. Then RCB scored 200 runs in 14.1 overs.
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