KKR vs DC 2024: KKR Crushes DC with Second Highest IPL Total

Second Highest IPL Total

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) put on a record-breaking performance against the Delhi Capitals (DC) on April 3rd, 2024, clinching a massive victory and etching their names in the history books of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with the second-highest IPL total. This achievement comes after SRH’s record-setting 277/3 against Mumbai Indians a few days before on March 27th, 2024.

Team Score Against Venue Date
SRH 277/3 MI Hyderabad 27/03/24
KKR 272/7 DC Vizag 03/04/24
RCB 263/5 PWI Bengaluru 23/04/13
LSG 257/5 PBKS Mohali 28/04/23
RCB 248/3 GL Bengaluru 14/05/16
CSK 246/5 RR Chennai 03/04/10
MI 246/5 SRH Hyderabad 27/03/24
KKR 245/6 PBKS Indore 12/05/18

KKR’s batting lineup exploded, registering the second-highest total in IPL history with a staggering score of 272 runs. Leading the charge was the explosive Sunil Narine, who unleashed his batting prowess to score a career-best 85 runs in a T20 match including 7 fours and 7 sixes. His knock was a whirlwind of power and precision, leaving the DC bowlers with no answers.

Not to be outdone, youngster Angkrish Raghuvanshi announced himself on the big stage with a phenomenal fifty on debut. At just 18 years old, Raghuvanshi displayed remarkable composure and skill to become the youngest player to score a half-century in his first IPL innings. His knock of 54 off 27 including 5 fours and 3 sixes was a testament to the depth and talent KKR possesses in their batting order.

KKR’s bowling attack complemented the brilliance of their batsmen, restricting DC to a modest total and securing a comprehensive victory. The win marked KKR’s second-largest margin of victory in IPL history, further solidifying their dominance in the match.

This match was a night of records and milestones for KKR. They not only secured a historic 106 runs win but also rewrote the record books with their phenomenal batting performance. Sunil Narine’s career-best knock and Angkrish Raghuvanshi’s record-breaking debut knock will be etched in the memories of KKR fans for a long time to come.

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