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SRH vs MI: 8 Records Shattered in Highest Scoring Match

SRH vs MI: 8 Records Shattered in Highest Scoring Match

The Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Mumbai Indians (MI) on March 27th, 2024, rewrote the record books for T20 cricket. This high-scoring encounter witnessed an unprecedented display of power-hitting, shattering multiple records and setting new benchmarks for the format.

Most Sixes in an IPL Match 

The IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians witnessed a record-breaking 38 sixes, setting a new mark for the most sixes hit in a T20 game. The previous highest records of sixes was 33 in an IPL game between CSK and RCB at Bengaluru.

Highest Aggregate Total in T20I 

This remarkable batting onslaught resulted in a total of 523 runs scored, surpassing the previous record of 517 runs set by South Africa and the West Indies. The match featured explosive performances from players like Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, and Heinrich Klaasen, with each team hitting 20 sixes.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Puts on Record Total 

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s aggressive batting led to a historic total of 277, the highest in IPL history, while Mumbai Indians put up a fierce fight but fell short by 31 runs. This match not only showcased exceptional hitting but also set new standards for T20 cricket with its unprecedented display of power-hitting and record-breaking sixes.

No Century Yet Big Runs on Board

One unique record that was feature of this remarkable match was that no batter from either team scored a century yet the aggregate of scored runs was highest in the history of T20 cricket. Usually for such a big score from both sides, often there is a big century ftom a batter but there was none in this match.

Fastest Century by a SRH Batter 

The fastest half-century by a Sunrisers Hyderabad batter was achieved by Abhishek Sharma during the IPL 2024 match against Mumbai Indians, where he scored 63 runs off 23 deliveries, breaking Travis Head’s record set just minutes before.

Mumbai Indians Hits Record but Falls Short

Mumbai Indians’ 246/5 is their highest score IPL history, however, it resulted in a loss, such was the magnitude of the game. Also, their 246 was the highest while chasing a target in the second innings.

Baptism of Fire for Debutant 

Kwena Maphaka had a challenging debut in the IPL, conceding 66 runs in four overs, marking the worst figures on debut in IPL history. Former South African great Dale Steyn rightly called it the baptism of fire for the 17 year old.

Raining Boundaries in Hyderabad 

The highest aggregate of boundaries in a T20 match was achieved during the Sunrisers Hyderabad vs. Mumbai Indians IPL game in 2024, where a total of 69 boundaries were hit, setting a new record for the most sixes and fours in a T20 game.

The SRH vs. MI match will be remembered for its sheer dominance of the batsmen. Not only did it produce the highest aggregate score in T20 history, but it also saw a record number of sixes and boundaries. This match showcased the ever-evolving nature of T20 cricket, where bowlers are constantly challenged by the aggressive batting techniques of modern-day batsmen.

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