Best IPL Matches Ever

KKR vs RCB – Season 2008

KKR won by 140 Runs. a list that talks about the best IPL match cannot ever rule out the opening game of the IPL. On the night of April 18, 2008, the commentators mentioned how IPL would change cricket as we knew it. Little did people know that Sharukh Khan’s KKR were about to make that statement true. Brendon McCullum opened the innings and produced magic. He came out all guns blazing to score 158 runs in just 73 deliveries and remained unbeaten. In his spellbinding knock, he hit 13 maximums and 10 boundaries.

RR vs CSK – Season 2008

 RR win by 3 wickets .batting first ,CSK put up a par score of 163/5 with skipper MS Dhoni adding 17-ball 29. RR were 164 runs away from lifting the trophy. Yusuf Pathan’s marvellous 39-ball 56 got them an inch closer. The match went down to a final-over thriller which was bowled by Lakshmipathi Balaji. CSK lost the match off the final ball. The costly wide ball in that final over will always haunt CSK.

KXIP vs CSK – Season 2010

won by csk. To reach the Semi-finals of the 2010 edition of IPL, this was a must-win game for CSK. KXIP pilled up a mammoth score of 192/3 after their quota. In reply, CSK were struggling to recover from 27/2 after 4 overs. It didn’t seem to be going the way of the men in yellow. It all went down to the wire with 16 needed off the final over. Irfan Pathan was to bowl the last over. However, MSD needed just 4 deliveries to finish the game off, making this one of the IPL best matches.

MI vs KKR – Season 2011

won by MI. This started from their match against KKR played on 22nd May 2011. The equation was down to 40 runs in just 2.3 overs, with the MI fans exiting the stadium disappointedly. Although, with James Franklin on the crease, Mumbai Indians now needed a solid 21 in the final over. The ball was in the hand of L Balaji, who was smashed four consecutive boundaries by the Kiwi followed by a last ball six by Ambati Rayadu. The visitor emerged victorious at Eden Garden, claiming it to be one of the best ipl matches.

RCB vs PWI – Season 2013

.RCB won by 130 runs. the list of the best match in IPL history will certainly be incomplete without mentioning this encounter which took place on 23rd April 2013. Playing for RCB, southpaw Chris Gayle took the Pune Warriors’ bowlers’ to the cleaners by amassing a ginormous score of 175* in just 66 balls. He created records like the most sixes in an innings(17), the fastest century(30 balls), and the highest total by a team at 263 runs. He also took two wickets as RCB restricted PWI at 133-9 and won the match by 130 runs. This knock made this one of the best IPL match ever witnessed.

MI vs RR – Season 2014

MI won by 5 wickets. Regarded as one of the best match in IPL history, Rajasthan royals lost a match that was already theirs for the taking. MI was almost entirely out of the playoffs, with this match being the last ray of hope, and they took full advantage. RR scored 189/4 in their 20 overs with MI having to chase the total in and around 14 overs to qualify. For RR, Sanju Samson top-scored with his 47-ball 74.Mumbai responded astonishingly with Corey Anderson scoring 95 off just 45 deliveries in a historic run chase.

KXIP vs CSK – Season 2014

KXIP won by 24 runs. Another qualifier, another masterclass performance in the IPL. On the night of May 30, 2014, met KXIP and CSK at the Wankhede Stadium. Virendra Sehwag’s astonishing 58-ball 122 helped Punjab get to a massive total of 226/6. With no hopes of qualifying for the final, out walked the CSK openers with Faf du Plessis walking back on the second ball of the innings.Then walked in Suresh Raina, whose 25-ball 87 got CSK to 100 runs in just 6 overs.

RPS vs MI – Season 2017

t MI won by 1 run.he 2017 IPL final, which will always be remembered as one of the best IPL matches. MI were struggling at 79/7 when lower-order batters Mitchell Johnson & Krunal Pandya got the total to 129/8 by scoring some valuable runs. However, with a low total, the chances of winning were quite low.The match went to the final over with 11 to get. It started poorly with a first-ball four by Manoj Tiwary.MI won the finals by just 1 run and etched this match as one of the best match in IPL history.

CSK vs KKR – Season 2018

CSK won by 5 wickets. A nail-biter that was expected by none of the fans at M.A. Chidambaram stadium. As the top order collapsed, Andre Russel walked out and smashed 11 sixes to score a 36-ball 88. This helped KKR put up 202/6 in their 20 overs. Though the sensational knock was another record set, it was overshadowed by a magnificent run-chase by CSK. R Jadeja and DJ Bravo pilled up runs and smashed 17 runs off the final over to help CSK seal the game at 205/5 in 19.5 overs. However, Andre Rusell’s efforts didn’t go in vain as he bagged the player of the tournament award.

SRH vs MI – Season 2019

IMI won by 41 runs. It was a low-scoring effort by Mumbai Indians as they could only get to 137/7 in 20 overs. The commentators had already deemed it to be an SRH win but MI had other plans.Making his debut in the 4th over of the game, Alzarri sent David Warner packing. After 3.3 overs, his deceptive bowling skills earned him the figure 6/12 which dethroned the previous record of 6/14 by Sohail Tanvir, set back in 2008. His spell of 3.4-1-12-6 helped bundle out SRH for a mere 96 making it one of the best IPL match.

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