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Highest successful IPL run chases

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Last Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 14:43 hrs
Maxwell stars as Punjab pull off huge chase


Kings XI Punjab chased a massive 206 to beat Chennai Super Kings in a thrilling IPL contest in Abu Dhabi, Australian Glenn Maxwell top scoring with 95 off 43 balls.

An explosive partnership of 115 between Glenn Maxwell and David Miller proved to be the difference as Punjab chased down a huge target of 206 with seven balls to spare to claim a brilliant six-wicket victory over Chennai Super Kings. 

In doing so, Punjab completed the third highest run chase in the history of IPL. Here's the list of highest successful run chases.

Highest run chases

1) 217/7 in 19.5 overs by Rajasthan, vs Deccan (214/5) at Hyderabad, 24 Apr 2008.

2) 208/5 in 20.0 overs by Chennai, vs Bangalore (205/8) at Chennai, 12 Apr 2012.

3) 206/4 in 18.5 overs by Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai (205/4) at Abu Dhabi, 18 Apr 2014. 

4) 204/2 in 18.5 overs by Bangalore, vs Punjab (203/3) at Bangalore, 16 Mar 2010.

5) 204/2 in 18.2 overs by Punjab, vs Kolkata (200/3) at Kolkata, 4 April 2010.

6) 197/5 in 19.4 overs by Rajasthan, vs Deccan (196/2) at Jaipur, 17 Apr 2012.

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