IPL 2021: Can DC, SRH, MI, CSK, PBKS, KKR, and RR break RCB’s highest record of 263 runs: Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has always been one of the most potent batting sides. RCB holds the record of the highest total in IPL of 263 runs which they scored in the 2013 season against Pune Warriors India. The likes of skipper Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Glen Maxwell with others will once again look to demonstrate the powerhouse they have in their batting line-up in IPL 2021.
In the earlier editions as well, RCB has always entered the tournament with one of the most fierce batting line-ups. The other team bowlers used to have nightmares when the Universe Boss, Chris Gayle was at his peak while featuring for the RCB franchise. Chris Gayle holds the record of the highest individual score in IPL of 175* runs against the Pune Warriors India in 2013. In the same match, RCB also managed to post the highest ever total in the history of IPL of mammoth 263 runs. RCB managed to defeat the Pune Warriors India comprehensively by 130 runs.
But with the new generation of players showing the fearless brand of cricket, both Gayle’s individual total and RCB’s total will be a matter of time when it will be broken. Check out which all teams can breach the humungous total of RCB in IPL 2021.
Delhi Capitals (DC)
Delhi Capitals’ resurgence in the past couple of years has been worth noting. With the team boasting of some fearless young batting powerhouse especially- Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw to name a few, the team will be one of the strong contenders vying to track down RCB’s total of 263 runs.
Mumbai Indians (MI)
The most successful IPL franchise, Mumbai Indians has a formidable batting line-up. The likes of Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, and others have dominated the IPL 2021 show and will be looking to translate their previous season’s success into IPL 2021. The dynamite force of MI is one heavy team that can break RCB’s record.
Punjab Kings (PBKS)
The Universe Boss, Chris Gayle playing for his new franchise Punjab Kings will be looking to break his own record and his erstwhile franchise’s record of 263 runs. Chris Gayle will be supported by the no.1 and no.2 T20I batsmen, Dawid Malan, and KL Rahul in the pursuit of crossing RCB’s total.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Hyderabad has one of the most strong cores of the overseas player with David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, and Rashid Khan. Undoubtedly, Hyderabad can be a strong contender for holding the highest total in IPL history.