Tales of the Low-scoring Matches in the IPL History

Day-by-day cricket is becoming a full-fledged batting conducive game. The supporters come to the field to see four and six’s tornado. The IPL has seen many over two hundred runs’ matches even in 20 overs games. Though the world’s most expensive tournament- the IPL, has created some low-scoring matches, due to which the game has so far been able to balance bat and ball competitiveness. Here we will talk about the five lowest score defended matches by a team in the IPL history.

1. Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings (2008)

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings (2008)
Source: BGR India

“Mr Dependable” Rahul Dravid’s 47 runs in 39 balls, and Praveen Kumar’s cameo innings of 21 runs from 11 balls, Bangalore scored just 126 runs as the target. Albie Morkel took 4 for 32 for Chennai. In returns, Stephen Fleming and Parthiv Patel added 60 runs in the first 9 overs. After that Anil Kumble started his magic. In the collapse of Chennai from 85/2 to 112/10, Kumble played a major role by taking 3 vital wickets for only 14 runs in his 4 overs and he awarded as the man of the match.

2. Mumbai Indians vs Pune Warriors (2012)

Tales of the Low-scoring Matches in the IPL History
Source: zeenews.india.com

Earlier, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2 for 9 in 3 overs) and Ashish Nehra (2 for 19 in 4 overs) destroyed Mumbai Indians batting line-up by packing them for 120 runs. Sachin scored 35 runs in 34 balls, which was the highest score for Mumbai. In reply, Pune had been playing well. In the middle order, Sourav Ganguly built a partnership of 47-runs with Mithun Manhas to give the team a chance to win. But in the 17th over, Ganguly stumbled in the match against Pune. In the end, Manhas was unbeaten on 42 runs (34 balls), but Pune Warriors, who lost by just one run in the last over, Harbhajan Singh and Lasith Malinga both snatched a couple of wickets to take a breathtaking win over Mumbai Indians.

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3. Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Pune Warriors (2013)

Tales of the Low-scoring Matches in the IPL History
Source: Urban Asian

in this time, Pune Warriors failed to get over 119 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad due to Amit Mishra’s all-round performance. Earlier, Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s poisonous bowling (3 for 28 runs in 4 overs) restricted Hyderabad for only 120 runs. Hyderabad lost their first 6 wickets for 44 runs. Amit Mishra (30 runs) and Biplob Samantha (37 runs) made a valuable eighth wicket partnership of 40-runs.

Pune Warriors deviated their way again in the 17th over. They lost their last 6 wickets in just 12 balls where they were 101/4. Match best Amit Mishra took 4 wickets for 19 runs. Thisara Perera helped him with three wickets for 20 runs

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4. Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians (2009)

Tales of the Low-scoring Matches in the IPL History
Source: ESPNcricinfo

The reason behind the two matches at number three is- that was also a 119 run defended match. That IPL was held in South Africa. Sachin-Jayasuriya’s mighty Mumbai Indians failed at the last moment against Punjab to take over a tiny total. In the beginning, Sangakkara scored 45 runs in 44 balls for Punjab which helped them to gather 119 runs in the scorecard for 8 wickets.

But this run was too big for Mumbai when they lost their first three wickets along with Sachin and Jayasuriya for only 12 runs in five overs. JP Duminy was playing as one man army till the very last over, but Yusuf Abdullah (2 wickets for 19 runs) and Yusuf Pathan (2 wickets for 20 runs) snatched the match from Mumbai Indians in the dramatic last over. Kumara Sangakkara was awarded as the Man of the Match for his valuable 45 runs.

5. Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians (2018)

Tales of the Low-scoring Matches in the IPL History
Source: Hindustan Times

Bangladeshi supporters are keeping their eyes on Sunrise Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians in this running IPL. Because Bangladesh’s two stars Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman are playing for these teams. Last week, they fought against each other. Shakib-Mustafiz both contributed well for their respective teams, but Mumbai lost in the low-scoring match due to the failure of their batsmen.

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Hyderabad innings ended on 118 runs. Mustafiz got 1 wicket for only 18 runs. In response, Mumbai surrendered in front of the dangerous bowling lineup of Hyderabad. Shakib picked up two important wickets. Mumbai destroyed by only 87 runs. Siddharth Kaul took 3 wickets for Hyderabad and judged as the Man of the Match.

6. Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab (2009)

Tales of the Low-scoring Matches in the IPL History
Source: YouTube

Scoring only 116 runs, Dhoni’s Chennai had beaten Punjab by 24 runs. Chennai opener Parthiv Patel’s 32 runs were the highest individual score for his team. In reply, Punjab got trapped by the Muralitharan-Ashwin-Raina spin troupe. Three of them have taken two wickets each. Punjab scored 92 runs for 8 wickets at the end of the twenty overs. Spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan took 2 wickets for only 8 runs in his four overs and elected as the Man of the Match.

Those low-scoring matches had shown the cricket’s glorious uncertainty. That’s why the fans hope to see their team to defend their low score after the first innings. And here is the beauty of cricket, which has increased its popularity day by day.

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