Top 10 Lowest Scores in IPL History


IPL has been one of the most exciting tournaments over the years because of the big hitting and the high scores. However, there have been times when the batting team lost the plot while chasing or simply failed to gain momentum and thus, we witnessed some shockers in IPL history. They either capitulated because of the opposition’s stellar bowling or simply did not do enough to withstand pressure. Let’s take a look at the list of lowest score in IPL history. 

Top 10 Lowest Scores in IPL Cricket

Team Score Opposition Ground Year
RCB 49 KKR Eden Gardens 23 April 2017
Rajasthan Royals 58 RCB Cape Town 12 Feb 2020
Delhi Daredevils 66 Mumbai Indians Delhi 6 May 2017
Delhi Daredevils 67 Kings XI Punjab Mohali 30 April 2017
KKR 67 Mumbai Indians Wankhede 16 May 2008
RCB 68 Sunrisers Hyderabad Brabourne 23 April 2022
RCB 70 Chennai Super Kings Chennai 23 March 2019
RCB 70 Rajasthan Royals Abu Dhabi 26 April 2014
Kings XI Punjab 73 Rising Pune Supergiant Pune 14 May 2017
Kochi Tuskers Kerala 74 Deccan Chargers Kochi 27 April 2011

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Chasing a small score of 131, the Royal Challengers team could not withstand the KKR bowling attack and were bowled out for 49 runs after playing just 9.4 overs at the Eden Gardens on 23rd April 2017. They scored runs at a rate of 6.71. 

Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals were bowled out for 58 runs when they set out to chase 133 runs posted by the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. They played 15.1 overs at Cape Town on 18th April 2009. They scored at a rate of 6.65 runs per over. 

Delhi Daredevils

Delhi Daredevils fell prey to the Mumbai Indians bowling attack after they posted a score of 212 runs. They were bowled out for 66 runs after playing 13.4 overs at a run rate of 4.82. The match took place at Firoz Shah Kotla in Delhi.

Delhi Daredevils

Against the Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Daredevils were able to post a score of 67 runs only after playing 17.1 overs at a scoring rate of 3.90. The match took place at Dharmasala on 30th April 2017 and the Punjab team won the match by 10 wickets.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Mumbai Indians have been a constant hurdle for KKR and they were able to bowl the KKR team out after bowling 15.2 overs where the KKR batsmen scored 67 runs. The match took place at Wankhede on 16th May 2008 and the Mumbai Indians won the match convincingly. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore

On April 23, 2022, the Royal Challengers team was bowled out for 68 runs against the Sunrisers team at the Brabourne stadium. They were able to score the runs in 16.1 overs scoring at a rate of 4.20 runs per over.  Sunrisers won the match by 9 wickets. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore

On 23 March 2019, RCB again fell prey to the CSK bowling lineup at Chepauk. They were bowled out for 70 runs after having played 17.1 overs at a run rate of 4.07. CSK came out to the field and won the match by 7 wickets. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore

At Abu Dhabi on 26 April 2014, Royal Challengers Bangalore lost the plot once again by getting bowled out for 70 runs against the Rajasthan Royals after playing 15 overs and scoring runs at a rate of 4.66. This features in the list of the lowest score in IPL history. Rajasthan Royals were able to win the match by 6 wickets.

Kings XI Punjab

Coming out to bat first against the Rising Pune Supergiants, the Punjab team was bowled out for 73 runs after playing for 15.5 overs at a run rate of 4.66. The match took place in Pune on 14th May 2017 and as such, remains on the list of lowest s in IPL.

Kochi Tuskers Kerala

In the list of lowest scores in IPL history, the obsolete Kochi franchise also makes the cut. Chasing a total of 129 runs marked by the Deccan Chargers, they were able to score only 74 runs in 16.3 overs at a run rate of 4.48. The match took place in Kochi on 27 April 2011.