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CSK's thrilling win, IPL's 2nd highest run-chase

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Published: Friday, April 13, 2012, 15:08 [IST]
 
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Highest run chases in IPL so far

The match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings in the fifth edition of IPL, was a thriller of a contest as the match went to the wire as MS Dhoni's men won the game off the last ball. This happens to be the second highest run-chase by any team in IPL.

Indian Premier League, since its inception has witnessed many totals beyond 200. Given its format, scoring 200 plus in 20 overs seem to be a herculean task. Moreover, teams that have chased such massive targets just add spice to the game entertaining the audience to the maximum extent.

A few 200 plus targets that have been chased by teams to emerge victorious in this domestic league. Here is the list of highest run-chases in IPL so far.

* Rajasthan Royals beat Deccan Chargers by 3 wickets (April 24, 2008 at Hyderabad)

  DC - 214/5 (20 overs); RR - 217/7 (19.5 overs)

* Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 wickets (April 12, 2012 at Chennai)

   RCB - 205/8 (20 overs); CSK - 208/5 (20 overs)

* Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 wickets against Kings XI Punjab (March 16, 2010 at Bangalore)

   KXIP - 203/3 (20 overs); RCB - 204/2 (18.5 overs)

* Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 8 wickets (April 4, 2010 at Kolkata) 

   KKR - 200/3 (20 overs); KXIP - 204/2 (18.2 overs)

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