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IPL 2024: Key Records That Were Broken In RCB Vs SRH Match

IPL 2024: Key Records That Were Broken In RCB Vs SRH Match

The IPL 2024 encounter between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) transformed into a high-scoring spectacle, with both teams amassing over 250 runs in a T20 showdown. SRH eclipsed their own IPL record by posting an impressive 287 runs on the scoreboard, surpassing their previous best of 277. In response, RCB managed to reach 262 runs, courtesy of Dinesh Karthik’s explosive innings of 83 runs off 35 balls.

This run-laden contest witnessed a flurry of records being shattered as both sides showcased a remarkable display of batting prowess. Amidst the batting fireworks, the bowlers also endured a forgettable outing, facing the wrath of the relentless onslaught.

Here are the noteworthy milestones from the match:

1. SRH batsmen blazed their way to 22 sixes, establishing a new IPL record for the most sixes in an innings, eclipsing RCB’s previous mark of 21 sixes set against Pune Warriors in 2013.

2. Sunrisers Hyderabad etched their name in IPL history by setting the highest team total, surpassing their own record of 277/3 achieved against Mumbai Indians earlier in the season.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

3. The collective run tally between RCB and SRH reached a staggering 549 runs, setting a new benchmark for the highest aggregate score in T20 cricket, surpassing the previous record of 523 runs between Sunrisers and Mumbai Indians.

4. SRH and RCB batsmen collectively struck 81 boundaries, matching the record for the most boundaries in a T20 match, previously achieved during a clash between South Africa and West Indies in 2023.

5. The match witnessed a cumulative total of 38 sixes, equalling the record for the most sixes in any T20 match, matching the tally set during a match between Hyderabad and Mumbai earlier in the season.

6. SRH became the first team in IPL history to register two 250-plus totals in the league, a feat later emulated by RCB during the same match.

7. Notably, it marked the first instance in IPL history where four bowlers from the same team conceded over 50 runs in their overs, with RCB’s Reece Topley, Yash Dayal, Lockie Ferguson, and Vijaykumar Vyshak all enduring a tough outing against SRH.

8. RCB’s total of 262/7 stands as the highest score in a losing cause in T20 cricket, surpassing the previous best of West Indies’ 258/5 against South Africa in 2023.

9. The match witnessed an unprecedented occurrence of seven fifty-plus partnerships between the two teams, a feat never before seen in a T20 match.

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