Lowest team totals in Indian Premier League

Lowest team totals in Indian Premier League

Cricket in sub-continent is known for its flat dead wickets with nothing much in it for the bowlers and often results into a run feast for batsmen. Similar has been the trend in the IPL where more often than not huge totals are posted on the board. But, this is not the case every time, there are a few occasions when either one spirited bowler or life in the wicket turns the tables and the bowlers get an upper hand. Batsmen success stories are main stream so we thought of getting you the matches where they suffered and the bowlers pinned them down and resulted in the Lowest team totals in Indian Premier League.

5. Delhi Daredevils:

As we begin the count down from the 5th position of the Lowest team totals in Indian Premier League it is Delhi Dare devils. Who in the match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2013 season playing at the home ground of SRH the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad were bundled for only 80 runs. Batting first this was all DD could get to, a good strong bowling performance and a batting collapse made this happen.(also read most catches in IPL)

Delhi Daredevils Team

4. Chennai Super Kings:

Chennai Super Kings the big guns in the Indian Premier League are known for being dependent on their batting to win them the matches. With the batsmen they have in their ranks the likes of Mike Hussey, Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni himself CSK 9 on 10 times are expected to chase down any total that is put ahead of them. But in the match against the MI at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai something unusual happened and chasing the total CSK were all out for mere 79 runs. This was one off game and among the worst batting failures for the Franchise and is at the 4th no. in the Lowest team totals in Indian Premier League.

Chennai Super Kings Team

3. Kochi Tuskers Kerala:

The Kochi Tuskers Kerala which is no longer a part of the Indian Premier League as their franchise was cancelled. Till the time they played they did make a record for themselves though not something to remember but the 3rd Lowest team totals in Indian Premier League is under their name. In the game against the Deccan Chargers on their home turf all that the KTK batsmen could make were 74 runs as DC is a real good bowling attack and KTK could not stand in front of them.

Kochi Tuskers Kerala Team

2. Kolkata Knight Riders:

Moving on to the two Lowest team totals in Indian Premier League at number two is the Kolkata Knight Riders a team which really struggled. Changed captains, coaches, staff, players nothing seemed to work for the KKR and in the initial few seasons they were a minnow team. In the 2008 IPL under Sourav Ganguly KKR were all done for 67 by the MI at Wankhade stadium in Mumbai.

Kolkata Knight Riders Team

1. Rajasthan Royals:

The Rajasthan Royals who are a good team all-round a well balanced side with no real big stars but performers who can win them matches. This does not quite suit them but RR is the team which has the Lowest team totals in Indian Premier League. The second season of the IPL was played in South Africa and the bowlers really enjoyed that particular year of playing in the league. Assistance on and off the wicket lateral moment and batsmen suffered real time. Rajasthan against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in Newlands Cricket Ground, Cope Town were cleaned up for a 58. Chasing the total posted by RCB, RR could do nothing but submit the game into the hands of the opposition bowlers.(also read IPL: Run Rate division )

Rajasthan Royals Team

These are the real interesting facts and moments that one comes across about the IPL when something unusual happens and the fans get to see something new and we get to write something as engrossing as this. As we try to find more such statistics for all our readers about the IPL which is in its 7th successful season now.