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Top 10 highest run chases in One-Day Cricket

Top 10 highest run chases in One-Day Cricket

Top 10 highest run chases in One-Day Cricket

1) Australia against South Africa – (438/9) – The City Of Gold – South Africa – 2006

In 2006, Australians amassed 434 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in their first inning, with the captain Ponting’s knock of 164 from 105 deliveries.

Top 10 highest run chases in One-Day Cricket: In 2006, Australians amassed 434 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in their first inning
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Having 1 wicket in hand and 1 delivery left, The South African team hunted down the target largely owing to Herschelle’s score of 175 from 11 deliveries coupled with his captain Smith’s knock of 90 runs from 55 deliveries.

2) Australia against South Africa – (372/6) – Durban – 2016

The 2nd highest run chase in ODI cricket had also been taken by the South African team against the very same rivals as the prior chase, the Australian team. It was the 3rd One-Day match between the two of them in 2016.

Miller’s score of 118 from 79 deliveries, Quinton’s smash of 70 from 49 deliveries, as well as Amla’s 45 runs from 30 deliveries, helped the South Africans achieve the goal with 4 deliveries to go.

3) England against Windies – (364/4) – Bridgetown – 2019

The West Indies scored 360 runs during the One-Day match against England during the 2019 series. They scored more than 300 runs owing to Gayle (135 runs), Hope (64 runs), and Bravo (40 runs).

The scores of centuries by Jason as well as Root catapulted the English team to a 6-wicket victory over the team of West Indies.

4) India against Australia – (362/1) – Jaipur – 2013

The Australian team plundered 359 runs and set a target for the Indian team. Team India scored 360 runs with 3 deliveries in hand remaining in the 2nd One-Day International. 

India completed the highest run chase in ODI owing to Rohit’s score of 141 runs off 123 deliveries as well as Virat’s knock of 100 runs off 52 deliveries.

5) India against Australia – (359/6) – Mohali – 2019

The Aussies reached the target score of 359 during the 4th One-Day match of their 2019 India tour.

Handscomb’s 100 runs, Usman’s knock of 91 runs, and Turner’s score of 84 runs led the Australian team to victory by 4 wickets and 13 deliveries.

6) England against Pakistan – (359/4) – Bristol – 2019

The Pakistani team had set a target of massive 358 runs on a firm surface in Bristol, due to the contribution of Imam’s knock of 151 off 131 deliveries combined with Asif’s score of 52 off 43 deliveries.

Notwithstanding, The English team’s Jason’s 76 runs off 55 balls, Bairstow’s 128 runs off 93 deliveries, and Root’s score of 43 runs off 36 balls coupled with Ali’s run score of 46 off 36 deliveries allowed them to achieve the highest run chase in ODI with a handful of 31 deliveries remaining.

7) India against England – (356/7) – Pune – 2016

The English team managed to score 350 runs in their 1st innings. Root gave a great performance with a score of 78, whereas Jason added 73 runs to the team’s total. Team India won the game by 3 wickets after Virat and Kedar made centuries.

Virat’s score of 122 runs off 105 deliveries featured 8 fours and 5 sixes, while Kedar’s knock of 120 runs of 76 deliveries had an astonishing strike rate of 157.89.

8) India against Australia – (351/4) – Nagpur – 2013

India overpowered 351 runs against Australia during the One-Day series with 3 balls to spare. Watson’s and Bailey’s hundreds turned out to be fruitless as the Indian squad’s top 3 played wonderfully. Kohli and Dhawan both made 100 runs each, whereas Rohit knocked an impressive score of 79.

9) New Zealand against Australia – (350/9) – Hamilton – 2007

The One-Day International match between Australia and New Zealand was a nail-biter, with New Zealand stealing a win on the last delivery. The Australian team scored 346 runs largely owing to a magnificent 181 runs made by Hayden as well as a 50 from Watson.

The New Zealand team chased down the highest run chase in ODI with 3 deliveries to spare, with Craig scoring 117 runs off 96 balls and McCullum’s 86 runs. Craig’s outstanding run score featured 13 boundaries and 5 sixes.

10) England against New Zealand – 350/3 – Nottingham (2015)

New Zealand scored and set a target of 349 runs in their 1st session. Kane’s score of 90 runs from 70 deliveries, combined with the fifties from Guptill and Eliott each, propelled the team to an aggregate of over 300 runs.

The English batting lineup burst opens their assault to take down the target. Root and Morgan both scored centuries, while Hales chipped in with 50 runs to help England to attain the highest run chase in ODI.

In one-day internationals, batsmen seem to have perfected the art of chasing their targets. They make their strategies as per the goals they have established for themselves. If the goal is massive, they play their strokes instantaneously.

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