Here is a Brief Insight into the Most Runs Scored by a Team in CPL 2021

The CPL or better known as the Caribbean Premier League is a variant of the Twenty20 international cricket series that was introduced way back in the year 2013. Since then, similar to the cricket Premier Leagues held across nations around the globe, CPL has always been about breaking and making records.

Hence, it is easy to state that the Caribbean Premier League 2021 will also be a showcase of power hits and new records in most if not all of its matches.

The Caribbean Premier League highest runs trend will be carried forward, as usual, this year as well thanks to the fact that veteran and formidable batsmen like – 

  • Colin Munro
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Chris Gayle
  • Kieron Pollard
  • Lendl Simmons and
  • Ewin Lewis will be playing from their respective teams and all of them are known to have a knack for hitting the balls across the boundaries.

As per records, the position of Caribbean Premier League most runs to date is being held by Chris Gayle as he has scored 2354 runs! Gayle has played seventy-six matches and has a strike rate of an amazing 133.44 as well as a hit record of four centuries.

Following closely to his legacy is Lendl Simmons who has scored a total of 2020 runs and Andre Fletcher – who has scored a total of 1870 runs.

Teams in the CPL have time and again crossed the 400 runs mark in matches and this has happened eight times in CPL’s history where four instances happened in the 2019 CPL season. 3 other instances came to light in a mere eight days into the 2018 season of the CPL!

In case one is wondering then for their kind information, back in the 2019 session of the CPL, an aggregate score of 493 runs was made in a match that took place between Jamaica Tallawahs (JT) and Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR). It is a record that is yet to be smashed!

TKR was successful in scoring 267 runs by batting first and that too at an astonishing loss of just two wickets! On the other hand, the Tallawahs scored a mere 226 runs by losing five wickets.

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Reference Resource:

  1. https://www.sportskeeda.com/go/cpl/most-runs
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