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Top 5 highest powerplay scores for Mumbai Indians in IPL

Top 5 highest powerplay scores for Mumbai Indians in IPL: Mumbai Indians have been a force to reckon with in the Indian Premier League’s 17-year-old history. They were the first franchise to add five IPL trophies to their cabinet before the Chennai Super Kings joined the list.

Top 5 highest powerplay scores for Mumbai Indians in IPL
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Given their successful stint in the cash-rich league, the MI team has shown its batting prowess on multiple occasions. Among their many records, one that stands out is their explosive batting in the powerplays.

On multiple occasions, the MI openers and top-order batters have left the spectators in awe of their batting showcase. Their powerplay scores have often set the tone for their victories over the years.

In this article, we will take a look at the top five highest scores by MI in IPL powerplays. So let’s get started.

Top 5 highest powerplay scores for Mumbai Indians in IPL

84/0 vs Delhi Capitals, IPL 2018

Mumbai Indians showed valiant efforts with the bat scoring their highest-ever powerplay score in the IPL 2018 season facing off against the Delhi Capitals.

While batting first, they lost no wickets and smashed 11 fours and four sixes to put 84 on the board. Up to date, it remains Mumbai’s highest score in IPL playoffs. However, the DC won the encounter by seven wickets on the last ball.

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83/1 vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2021

Mumbai’s second-highest score in the IPL playoffs was recorded in the 2021 season. Although they lost a wicket but managed to compile 83 against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at Abu Dhabi.

In 36 balls, they scored 13 fours and two sixes which came at a run rate of 13.83 and a tempestuous strike rate of 227.77. The SRH emerged victorious by 31 runs in that high-scoring thriller.

82/1 vs Punjab Kings, IPL 2017

Locking horns with Punjab Kings at Indore in IPL 2017, Mumbai batters scored 82 runs without a loss of wicket. The hard-hitting batters smashed 10 fours and four sixes at a run rate of 13.66.

It is considered MI’s third-highest powerplay score in IPL. Notably, they amassed 82 runs at an average of 82 and a strike rate of 216.66. Chasing 199, MI won that match by eight wickets.

78/0 vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2008

The men in blue proved their worth in the very first season of the cash-rich league. In a match against Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede. Despite facing 17 dot balls, eight sixes and four boundaries helped them total 78 in 36 balls.

Without losing a wicket, they managed 78 runs at a strike rate of 194.44 and a run rate of 13 per over. Notably, MI won by a notable margin of nine wickets sparing 37 balls in a pursuit of 157-run target.

76/2 vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2024

In IPL 2024, Mumbai batters posted 76 on the board on the loss of two wickets. While chasing a hefty target of 278 runs, MI had an explosive start to their inning.

Although they did not win the match, a quick start left the spectators in awe of their performances. The batters smashed seven sixes and four fours at an SR of 197.22.

Read also this: Top 5 highest second innings totals in the IPL ft. SRH vs MI

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