SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) has etched their name in the annals of IPL history with a scintillating performance against Mumbai Indians, setting a new record for the highest-ever total in the tournament’s history. The match, which took place at the iconic Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, witnessed a breathtaking display of batting prowess from the SunRisers’ camp.

Batting first, SunRisers Hyderabad unleashed a batting onslaught that left the Mumbai Indians struggling to contain their formidable lineup. Led by Travis Head’s explosive innings, which saw him reach a fifty in just 18 balls, and followed closely by Abhishek Sharma’s lightning-fast half-century off 16 balls, the Hyderabad-based franchise left spectators in awe with their remarkable display of power-hitting.

The relentless onslaught from the SunRisers’ batsmen saw them amass a staggering total of 277 runs for the loss of only three wickets, eclipsing the previous record held by Royal Challengers Bangalore. This remarkable achievement solidifies SunRisers Hyderabad’s reputation as one of the most formidable batting units in the IPL.

The record-breaking innings was a testament to the depth and quality of SunRisers’ batting lineup, with contributions coming from multiple players. Alongside Head and Sharma, the likes of Abhimanyu Easwaran, Heinrich Klaasen, and Aiden Markram also made significant contributions, each scoring a fifty to propel their team to the historic total.

The previous record for the highest IPL total, set by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2013, stood at 263/5 against Pune Warriors. However, SunRisers Hyderabad’s dominant performance against Mumbai Indians saw them surpass this milestone with ease, showcasing their ability to rewrite the record books in the world’s premier T20 league.

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As the IPL continues to captivate cricket fans around the globe, SunRisers Hyderabad’s record-breaking innings serves as a reminder of the thrilling and unpredictable nature of the tournament. With their formidable batting lineup firing on all cylinders, SunRisers’ opponents will undoubtedly be wary of the threat posed by this formidable outfit as the tournament progresses.

HIGHEST IPL TOTALS :-

SRH: 277/3 vs Mumbai Indians in 2024

RCB: 263/5 vs Pune Warriors in 2013

LSG: 257/5 vs Punjab Kings in 2023

RCB: 248/3 vs Gujarat Lions in 2016

CSK: 248/5 vs Rajasthan Royals in 2010

By Ritik Sharma

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