Highest Run Chase in ODI

In this blog, we are going to discuss the top 10 highest run chase in ODI history of cricket.

TeamScoreOversRRResultOppositionGroundMatch DateScorecard
South Africa438/949.58.78wonv AustraliaJohannesburg12 Mar 2006ODI # 2349
Sri Lanka411/8508.22lostv IndiaRajkot15 Dec 2009ODI # 2932
West Indies389488.1lostv EnglandSt George’s2/27ODI # 4099
South Africa372/649.27.54wonv AustraliaDurban5 Oct 2016ODI # 3790
England366/8507.32lostv IndiaCuttack1/19ODI # 3821
England365/9467.93lostv New ZealandThe Oval12 Jun 2015ODI # 3655
England36548.57.47lostv ScotlandEdinburgh6/10ODI # 4008
England364/448.47.47wonv West IndiesBridgetown2/20ODI # 4096
India362/143.38.32wonv AustraliaJaipur10/16ODI # 3420
Pakistan361/7507.22lostv EnglandSouthampton5/11ODI # 4133

1. 438/9 Runs-South Africa Vs Australia-Highest Run Chase In ODI

South Africa Vs Australia-Highest Run Chase In ODI

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South Africa has the record for the highest run chase in ODI against Australia.

The South African team chased the target of 435 runs by scoring 439/9 in 49.5 overs and created a world record for the highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2006 5th ODI of Australia’s tour of South Africa, while batting first, the Australian team scored a massive score of 434/4 in 50 overs. Ricky Ponting scored the highest 164 runs in 105 balls with a strike rate of 156.19, hitting 13 fours and nine sixes for Australia.

The South African team also performed brilliantly in this match and achieved the target by scoring 483/9 runs in 50 overs. Herschelle Gibbs scored a brilliant knock of 175 runs in just 111 runs with a strike rate of 156.65 by smashing 21 fours and seven sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match. 

Graeme Smith also scored a vital knock of 90 runs that helped the Proteas to chase down the biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

Ricky Ponting won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

2.  372/6 Runs-South Africa Vs Australia-Second Highest Run Chase In ODI

372/6 Runs-South Africa Vs Australia-Second Highest Run Chase In ODI

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South Africa has the record for the second-highest run chase in ODI against Australia.

The South African team chased the target of 372 runs by scoring 372/6 in 49.2 overs and created a world record for the second-highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2016 3rd ODI of Australia’s tour of South Africa, while batting first, the Australian team made a huge run score of 371/6 in 50 overs. David Warner scored the highest 117 runs in 107 balls with a strike rate of 109.34, hitting 13 fours and two sixes for Australia.

The South African team also performed brilliantly in this match and achieved the target by scoring 372/6 runs in 49.2 overs. David Miller scored a brilliant knock of 118 runs in 79 runs with a strike rate of 149.36 by smashing 21 fours and seven sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match. 

Quinton de Kock also scored a vital knock of 70 runs that helped the Proteas to chase down the second-biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

David Miller won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

3. 364/4 Runs-England Vs West Indies-Third Highest Run Chase In ODI

England Vs West Indies-Third Highest Run Chase In ODI

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England has the record for the third-highest run chase in ODI against West Indies.

The England team chased the target of 361 runs by scoring 364/4 in 48.4 overs and created a world record for the highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2019 1st ODI of England’s tour of West Indies, while batting first, the West Indies team scored a massive score of 434/4 in 50 overs. Chris Gayle scored the highest 135 runs in 129 balls with a strike rate of 104.65 by hitting three fours and 12 sixes for the West Indies.

England team also performed brilliantly in this match and achieved the target by scoring 364/4 runs in 48.4 overs. Jason Roy scored a brilliant knock of 123 runs in just 85 runs with a strike rate of 144.70 by smashing 15 fours and three sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match for the English side. 

Joe Root also scored an essential knock of 102 runs that helped the English team to chase down the third-biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

Jason Roy won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

4. 362/1-India Vs Australia-Fourth Highest Run Chase In ODI

Virat Kohli smacks the ball en route to making India's fastest ODI century

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India has the record for the fourth-highest run chase in ODI against Australia.

The Indian team chased down the target of 360 runs by scoring 362/1 in 43.3 overs and created a world record for the fourth-highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2013 2nd ODI of Australia tour of India, while batting first, the Australian team made a huge run score of 359/5 in 50 overs. George Bailey scored the highest 92 runs in 50 balls with a strike rate of 184.00, hitting eight fours and five sixes for Australia.

The Indian team also performed brilliantly in this match and achieved the target by scoring 362/1 runs in 43.3 overs. Rohit Sharma scored a brilliant knock of 141 runs in just 123 runs with a strike rate of 114.63 by smashing 17 fours and four sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match. 

Virat Kohli also scored an essential knock of 100 runs that helped India to chase down the fourth biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

Rohit Sharma won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

5. 359/4-England Vs Pakistan-Fifth Highest Run Chase In ODI

 Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy added 145 for the first wicket

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England has the record for the fifth-highest run chase in ODI against Pakistan.

The English team chased down the run total of 358 by scoring 359/4 in 44.5 overs and created a world record for the fifth-highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2019 3rd ODI of Pakistan tour of England, while batting first, the Pakistani team made a huge run score of 358/9 in 50 overs. Imam-ul-Haq scored the highest 151 runs in 131 balls with a strike rate of 115.26, hitting 16 fours and one sixes for Pakistan.

The England team also performed brilliantly in this match and achieved the target by scoring 359/4 runs in 44.5 overs. Jonny Bairstow scored a brilliant knock of 128 runs in just 93 runs with a strike rate of 137.63 by smashing 15 fours and five sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match for the England side. 

Jason Roy also scored a vital knock of 76 runs that helped England to chase down the fifth biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

Jonny Bairstow won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

6. 359/6 Australia Vs India-Sixth Highest Run Chase In ODI

Ashton Turner connects with one over midwicket

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Australia has the record for the sixth-highest run chase in ODI against India.

The South African team chased the target by scoring 359/6 in 47.5 overs and creating a world record for the highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2019 4th ODI of Australia’s tour of India, while batting first, the Indian team made a huge run score of 358/9 in 50 overs. Shikhar Dhawan scored the highest 143 runs in 115 balls with a strike rate of 124.34, hitting 18 fours and three sixes for India.

The Australian team also performed brilliantly in this match and achieved the target by scoring 359/6 runs in 47.5 overs. Peter Handscomb scored a brilliant knock of 117 runs in just 105 runs with a strike rate of 111.42 by smashing eight fours and three sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match for Australia. 

Usman Khawaja also scored a vital knock of 91 runs that helped Australia to chase down the sixth biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

Ashton Turner won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

7. 356/7 India Vs England-Seventh Highest Run Chase In ODI

356/7 India Vs England-Seventh Highest Run Chase In ODI

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India has the record for the seventh-highest run chase in ODI against England.

The Indian team chased the target of 351 runs by scoring 356/7 in 48.1 overs and created a world record for the seventh-highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2017 1st ODI of England’s tour of India, while batting first, the English team made a huge run score of 350/7 in 50 overs. Joe Root scored the highest 78 runs in 95 balls with a strike rate of 82.10 by hitting four fours and one sixes for England.

The Indian team also performed brilliantly in this match and achieved the target by scoring 356/7 runs in 48.1 overs. Virat Kohli scored a brilliant knock of 122 runs in just 105 runs with a strike rate of 116.19 by smashing eight fours and five sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match. 

Kedar Jadhav also scored a vital knock of 120 runs that helped India to chase down the seventh biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

Kedar Jadhav won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

8. 351/4 India Vs Australia-Eighth Highest Run Chase In ODI

Virat Kohli drives inside out

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India has the record for the eighth-highest run chase in ODI against Australia.

The Indian team chased the target by scoring 351/4 in 49.3 overs and creating a world record for the highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2013 6th ODI of Australia’s tour of India, while batting first, the Australian team made a huge run score of 350/6 in 50 overs. George Bailey scored the highest 156 runs in 114 balls with a strike rate of 136.84, hitting 13 fours and six sixes for Australia.

The Indian team also performed brilliantly in this match and achieved the target by scoring 351/4 runs in 49.3 overs. Virat Kohli scored a brilliant knock of 115 runs in just 66 runs with a strike rate of 174.24 by smashing 81 fours and one sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match for India. 

Shikhar Dhawan also scored a vital knock of 100 runs that helped Indian to chase down the eighth-biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

Virat Kohli won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

9. 350/3-England Vs New Zealand-Ninth Highest Run Chase In ODI

 Joe Root's attractive innings was overshadowed by his captain

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England has the record for the ninth-highest run chase in an ODI against New Zealand.

The English team chased the target of 349 runs by scoring 350/3 in 44 overs and created a world record for the ninth-highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2015 4th ODI of the New Zealand tour of England, while batting first, the New Zealand team made a huge run score of 349/7 in 50 overs. Kane Williamson scored the highest 90 runs in 70 balls with a strike rate of 128.57, hitting 12 fours and one sixes for New Zealand.

England’s south team also performed brilliantly in this match and scored the target by scoring 350/3 runs in 44 overs. Eoin Morgan scored a brilliant knock of 113 runs in just 82 runs with a strike rate of 137.80 by smashing 12 fours and five sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match. 

Joe Root also scored a vital knock of 106 runs that helped England to chase down the ninth biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

Eoin Morgan won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

10. 350/9-New Zealand Vs Australia-Tenth Highest Run Chase In ODI

: Brendon McCullum pulls this one with disdain

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 New Zealand has the record for the highest run chase in ODI against Australia.

The New Zealand team chased the target by scoring 350/9 in 49.3 overs and created a world record for the tenth-highest run chase in ODI cricket history.

In the 2007 3rd ODI of Australia’s tour of New Zealand, while batting first, the Australian team made a huge run score of 346/5 in 50 overs. Matthew Hayden scored the highest 181 runs in 166 balls with a strike rate of 109.03, hitting 11 fours and ten sixes for Australia.

The New Zealand team also performed brilliantly in this match and achieved the target by scoring 350/9 runs in 49.3 overs. Craig McMillan scored a brilliant knock of 117 runs in just 96 balls with a strike rate of 121.87 by smashing 13 fours and five sixes and became the highest run scorer in this match for New Zealand. 

Brendon McCullum also scored a vital knock of 86 runs that helped Lewis to chase down the tenth-biggest target in the history of ODI cricket.

Matthew Hayden won the man of the match award for his excellent batting performance in this match. 

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