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List: Most Successful 200+ Run Chases by Teams in IPL – CricIndeed

Rodney P


In the modern game, chasing targets has been the preferred choice for teams in limited-overs formats, and this is more true in the T20s.

This is because both the batters and teams are more confident in knowing the target and then going ahead to chase it down. While there is still scoreboard pressure during the chase, the confidence of these modern batters to attack at a point in time negates any pressure.

The IPL is seen as a cornerstone for this phenomenon, and today, we see the teams that have chased 200+ targets the most number of times successfully. This is because 200 is a total that is seen as a benchmark for a huge score in T20 format.

Most Successful 200+ Run Chases in IPL

TeamsSuccessfully Chased 200+ TargetsHighest Target Chased
Punjab Kings (PBKS)5206
Mumbai Indians (MI)5219
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)3206
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)3205
Rajasthan Royals (RR)2224
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)2213
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)2215
Delhi Capitals (DC)1209
Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)1204

Also Read | List: Most 200+ Scores in IPL by Teams

Key Insights

9 of the 10 active teams have chased down 200+ targets at least once in the IPL, and the only team that hasn’t done so are the former champion Gujarat Titans. GT’s highest successful run-chase is 196, and they scored 199 in that game.

Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings are the only 2 teams to successfully gun down 200+ targets on 5 or more occasions.

Rajasthan Royals (226/6) hold the record for achieving the highest target in IPL history. They successfully chased down the 224 set by the Punjab Kings in the 2020 IPL game held in Sharjah. RR also holds the record for chasing the joint 3rd highest target in IPL, having successfully achieved the target (215) posted by the erstwhile Deccan Chargers back in 2008.

5: Number of times a target of 215 or more has been achieved by the teams actively playing the IPL, with Hyderabad doing it once and MI and RR breaching the target twice each.

KKR has lost the most number of games (6) while chasing a 200-plus score in the IPL and, at the same time, successfully went past it 3 times.

Read Next | Teams with Most “Below 100” Totals in the IPL



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