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The craziest match in T20 history?

Last updated on 27 Mar 2024 | 04:55 PM
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The craziest match in T20 history?

Here's a list of all records that were shattered during tonight's clash between SRH and MI

At times in sport, you witness something so ridiculous that you’re lost for words. 

At 7:30 PM today, most people tuned into the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Mumbai Indians (MI) encounter hoping just to witness a ‘good game’.  But, as it turned out, the lucky ones that watched the match ended up witnessing history. 

There are games in which a handful of records get broken but this outrageous clash saw close to a dozen records get ABSOLUTELY SHATTERED! 

Words might not do justice to the batting monstrosity we witnessed in Hyderabad, but numbers just could. 

So, here’s a list of every single record that was broken during tonight’s clash between SRH and MI! 

Highest team total in IPL history

Tonight SRH (277/3) recorded the highest EVER total in IPL history. They went past the 263/5 scored by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2013 against Pune Warriors (PWI).

Third-highest team total in T20 history

SRH’s 277/3 was also the third-highest team total in T20 history. 

Highest team totals in T20 history

Nepal 314/3 vs Mongolia in 2023

Afghanistan 278/3 vs Ireland in 2019

Czech Republic 278/4 vs Turkey in 2019

Sunrisers Hyderabad 277/3 vs Mumbai Indians in 2024*

Most sixes in a T20 match EVER

We witnessed a world record tonight in Hyderabad. 38 sixes, the most hit in ANY T20 MATCH EVER!

Most sixes hit in a T20 match 

38 - Sunrisers vs MI in Hyderabad (2024)

37 - Balkh Legends vs Kabul Zwanan in Sharjah (2018)

37 - St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs Jamaica Tallawahs in Basseterre (2019)

36 - Titans vs Knights in Potchefstroom (2022)

Most runs in a T20 match EVER!

523 runs were scored in the contest - the most in a T20 match EVER!

Highest runs aggregate in a T20 match

523 - Sunrisers vs MI in Hyderabad (2024)

517 - South Africa vs West Indies in Centurion (2023)

515 - Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans in Rawalpindi (2023)

Most runs scored by a team in the IPL after 10 overs

At the end of the 10-over mark in their innings, SRH were flying high at 148/2. No team in IPL history has ever scored these many runs at the halfway point of the innings.

Highest score by a team after 10 overs in IPL history

SRH 148/2 vs MI in 2024*

MI 141/2 vs SRH in 2024*

PBKS 131/3 vs SRH in 2014

MI 131/3 vs SRH in 2021

A nightmare debut for Kwena Maphaka 

At 7:30 PM IST, 17-year-old Kwena Maphaka became the youngest ever debutant in Mumbai Indians’ history. But what was supposed to be a memorable night instead turned into a horrendous one for the youngster, as he ended up registering the worst ever figures by an IPL debutant.

Mumbai Indians hit a new bowling low under skipper Hardik

Prior to March 27 (Wednesday), MI had *never* conceded more than 235 in a single innings in the IPL. However, that record came crashing down against SRH in Hardik Pandya’s second ever match as skipper. The five-time champions ended up getting blasted for an eye-watering 277/3 off their 20 overs. 

Highest totals conceded by MI in IPL

277/3 vs SRH in 2024*

235/1 vs RCB in 2015

232/2 vs KKR in 2019

230/3 vs PBKS in 2017

The 18 sixes MI conceded tonight was also the most they’ve leaked in a single IPL match. 

Most sixes conceded by MI in an IPL match

18 vs SRH in Hyderabad ( 2024)*

16 vs CSK in Delhi (2021)

15 vs KKR in Kolkata (2019)

14 vs PBKS in Mumbai (2023)

Not just overall, MI also hit lows in terms of phases. The 81 they conceded in the powerplay tonight was the second most they’ve conceded in the 1-6 phase in the IPL.

Worst powerplays with the ball for MI

90/0 vs CSK in Mumbai (2015)

81/1 vs SRH in Hyderabad (2024)*

71/1 vs PBKS in Mumbai (2017)

MI also conceded 121 runs in the 7-15 phase - the most they’ve conceded in the middle-over phase in a single IPL game.

Most runs conceded in the 7-15 phase by MI in an IPL game

121 vs SRH in Hyderabad (2024)*

116 vs GT in Ahmedabad (2023)

108 vs RCB in Mumbai (2015)

107 vs KKR in Kolkata (2019)

SRH’s greatest night out with the bat

Right then. Enough of MI. It’s only fair we talk about SRH, because they’ve just had their greatest ever night out with the bat in hand. 

Here’s a list of all personal records they broke tonight

> SRH registered both their highest ever total and the highest ever team total in IPL history (277/3).

> SRH registered their highest ever score in the powerplay in the IPL (81/1).

> The 121 SRH hit in the 7-15 phase was the highest ever middle-overs tally for them in the IPL.

> Travis Head (18 balls) first scored the fastest ever fifty for SRH. Some 30 minutes later, Abhishek Sharma (16 balls) broke the record set by Head.

> The 18 sixes hit by SRH tonight was the most for them in a single IPL match.

> Abhishek Sharma’s 273.91 was the highest strike rate registered by an SRH player in an IPL innings (minimum 50 runs).

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