In this blog lets discuss about top 10 lowest team score in IPL History

The IPL is a competition primarily ruled by batters who score large runs. However, there have been a few cases where bowlers have completely controlled the game and forced batsmen to give up in their presence. This article will explore the top 10 lowest team scores in IPL history.

TeamScoreOversRRInnsOppositionGroundMatch DateScorecard
RCB499.45.062v KKRKolkata23 Apr 2017T20
Royals5815.13.822v RCBCape Town18 Apr 2009T20
Royals11210.3v RCBJaipur20 May 2023T20
Daredevils6613.44.822v MumbaiDelhi6 May 2017T20
Daredevils6717.13.91v Kings XIMohali30 Apr 2017T20
KKR6715.24.361v MumbaiWankhede16 May 2008T20
RCB6816.14.21v SunrisersBrabourne23 Apr 2022T20
RCB7017.14.071v Super KingsChennai23 Mar 2019T20
RCB70154.661v RoyalsAbu Dhabi26 Apr 2014T20
Kings XI7315.54.611v SupergiantPune14 May 2017T20

1. Royal Challengers Bangalore – 49 Runs – Lowest Team score in IPL

 Royal Challengers Bangalore - 49 Runs - Lowest Team score in IPL

Source:https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/ipl-2017-1078425/kolkata-knight-riders-vs-royal-challengers-bangalore-27th-match-1082617/match-photo  

The Royal Challengers Bangalore has scored the lowest runs in the history of the IPL tournament, hence holds the record of lowest team score in IPL.

In the IPL 2017 season, KKR scored a target of 131 runs in 20 overs, and RCB later failed to chase the target and got all out on 49 runs in 9.4 overs.

Not even a single batter scored double-digit runs in this match for RCB. 

RCB is the team that has scored both the lowest as well as the highest runs in IPL history.

2. Rajasthan Royals- 58 Runs – Second Lowest Team score in IPL 

Rajasthan Royals- 58 Runs - Second Lowest Team score in IPL

Source:https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/indian-premier-league-2009-374163/royal-challengers-bangalore-vs-rajasthan-royals-2nd-match-392182/match-photo 

Rajasthan Royals scored the second lowest run score in the history of the IPL tournament, hence holds the record of second lowest team score in IPL.

In the IPL season of 2009, RCB scored 133/8 in 20 overs, and in response to that, Rajasthan Royals only managed to score 58 runs in 15.1 overs and eventually lost the game by a significant margin of 75 runs.

In that match, Rahul Dravid scored 66 runs in 48 balls and became the player of the match.

Anil Kumble was the critical player for RCB in this match, and he took five wickets by giving just five runs in his spell.

3. Rajasthan Royals – 59 Runs – Third Lowest Team Score in IPL 

On May 20, 2023, Rajasthan Royals faced Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Royal Challengers Bangalore won the match by 112 runs.

Royal Challengers Bangalore batted first and scored 171-5 in their 20 overs.

Faf du Plessis top-scored for RCB with 55 runs, while Glenn Maxwell scored 54 runs. Rajasthan Royals were bowled out for 59 in just 10.3 overs.

Shimron Hetmyer top-scored for Rajasthan Royals with 35 runs, but no other batsman reached double figures.

4. Delhi Daredevils – 66 Runs – Fourth Lowest Team score in IPL 

Delhi Daredevils - 66 Runs - Third Lowest Team score in IPL 

Source:https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/ipl-2017-1078425/delhi-daredevils-vs-mumbai-indians-45th-match-1082635/match-photo 

Delhi Daredevils scored the fourth lowest run score in the history of the IPL tournament, hence holds the record of fourth lowest team score in IPL.

In the IPL 2017, Mumbai Indians scored 212/3 in 20 overs. In response, Delhi Daredevils only managed to score 66 runs and got all out in just 13.4 overs, resulting in Delhi Daredevils losing the game by a massive margin of 146 runs.

5. Delhi Daredevils – 67 Runs – Fifth Lowest Team score in IPL 

Delhi Daredevils - 67 Runs - Fourth Lowest Team score in IPL

Source:https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/ipl-2017-1078425/kings-xi-punjab-vs-delhi-daredevils-36th-match-1082626/match-photo 

Delhi Daredevils scored the fifth-lowest run score in the history of the IPL tournament, hence holds the  record fifth lowest team score in IPL.

In the match against Kings XI Punjab in IPL season 2017, Delhi Daredevils only scored 67 runs in 20 overs. In response, Kings XI Punjab scored 68 runs in just 7.5 overs and won the match by a huge margin of 10 wickets. 

Sandeep Sharma from Kings XI Punjab won the player of the match award for his excellent bowling 4/20.

6. Kolkata Knight Riders – 67 Runs – Sixth Lowest Team score in IPL 

Kolkata Knight Riders - 67 Runs - Fifth Lowest Team score in IPL 

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Kolkata Knight Riders scored the sixth-lowest run score in the history of the IPL tournament, hence holds the record of sixth lowest team score in IPL.

In the match against Mumbai Indians in IPL season 2008, Kolkata Knight Riders only scored 67 runs in 20 overs. In response, Mumbai Indians scored 67 runs in 15.2 overs and  won the match by a considerable margin of 10 wickets. 

7. Royal Challengers Bangalore – 68 Runs – Seventh Lowest Team score in IPL

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RCB scored the seventh-lowest team score in IPL. In the season 2022, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 68 runs in 20 overs against SR,  hence holding the record of seventh lowest team score in IPL.

In response, SunRisers Hyderabad quickly chased the target, scoring 72/1 in just eight overs and winning the match by a 9-wicket margin.

SRH Marco Jansen won the man of the match award for his excellent bowling spell of 3/25.

8. Royal Challengers Bangalore – 70 Runs – Eighth Lowest Team score in IPL

Source:https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/ipl-2019-1165643/chennai-super-kings-vs-royal-challengers-bangalore-1st-match-1175356/match-photo 

RCB scored the eighth-lowest team score in IPL. In season 2019, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 70 runs in 20 overs against CSK, hence holding the record of eighth lowest team score in IPL.

In response, Chennai Super Kings chased the target quickly, scored 71/3 in 17.4 overs, and won the match by a 7-wicket margin.

CSK Harbhajan Singh won the man of the match award for his excellent bowling spell of 3/20.

9. Royal Challengers Bangalore – 70 Runs – Ninth Lowest Team score in IPL 

Royal Challengers Bangalore - 70 Runs - Eighth Lowest Team score in IPL 

Source:https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/pepsi-indian-premier-league-2014-695871/rajasthan-royals-vs-royal-challengers-bangalore-14th-match-729305/match-photo 

RCB scored the ninth-lowest team score in IPL. In season 2014, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 70 runs in 20 overs against Rajasthan Royals, hence holding the record of ninth lowest team score in IPL.

In response, Rajasthan Royals chased the target quickly, scored 71/4 in 13 overs, and won the match by a 6-wicket margin.

Rajasthan Royals Pravin Tambe won the man of the match award for his excellent bowling spell of 4/20.

10. Kings XI Punjab – 73 Runs – Tenth Lowest Team score in IPL 

Kings XI Punjab - 73 Runs - Ninth Lowest Team score in IPL 

Source:https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/ipl-2017-1078425/rising-pune-supergiant-vs-kings-xi-punjab-55th-match-1082645/match-photo 

Kings XI Punjab scored the tenth-lowest team score in IPL. In season 2017, Kings XI Punjab scored 73 runs in 20 overs against Rising Pune Supergiant, hence holding the record of tenth lowest team score in IPL.

Rising Pune Supergiant quickly chased the target, scoring 78/1 in 12 overs and winning the match by a 9-wicket margin.

Jaydev Unadkat won the man of the match award for his excellent bowling spell of 2/12.

Also check out T20 team ranking – ICC Men’s 

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