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The 42nd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 went into the history books, when Punjab Kings managed to chase down a 262-run target against Kolkata Knight Riders, the highest successful run chase in the T20 format. During the illustrious history of the shortest format of the game, the run chasing has become easier with each passing year, with the record for the highest run chase getting broken regularly.

Here are the five highest successful run chases in the history of T20 cricket.

5. Multan Sultans chasing 243 against Peshawar Zalmi in PSL 2023

multan sultans chasing 243 against peshawar zalmi in psl 2023 sportstiger

In the 2023 edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Peshawar Zalmi scored 242/6, on the back of impressive fifties from Babar Azam (73 off 39) and Saim Ayub (58 off 33), at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. But Multan Sultans overhauled the target with five balls to spare, to win by four wickets after Riley Rossouw scored 121 off 58, an innings which included 12 fours and eight maximums.