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The Indian Premier League (IPL) has given so many thrilling finishers in its history of 17 years. The franchises and the players have created new records as well as broken several great records throughout these years in IPL history. One of the records that is often broken is for the highest successful run chases in IPL.

Throughout the years, we have seen franchises shattering all the past records to chase a big total in the IPL.  In the following listicle, we will discuss the five highest successful run chases in IPL history. 

Highest run chases in IPL

5. 217/7 by Rajasthan Royals against Deccan Chargers in 2008

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The inaugural champions, Rajasthan Royals are fifth on the list for chasing a mammoth target of 215 runs against Deccan Chargers at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on April 24, 2008. Andrew Symonds smashed a fiery 117 runs off just 53 balls as the Chargers posted 214/5 on board. After that, Graeme Smith (71 off 45) and Yusuf Pathan (61 off 28) replied with quickfire half-centuries for RR while chasing a big total, followed by Mohammad Kaif’s cameo of 34(16). After that, skipper Shane Warne remained unbeaten on 22 off just nine balls as RR finished a thrilling run chase in 19.5 overs with three wickets in hand.