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Highest successful run chases in ODI history

Highest successful run chases in ODI history– The dramatic victory of South Africa over Australia in South Africa vs Australia in 3rd One Day International on 5th October, 2016 worths mentioning for a number of reasons. Apart from being one of the highest successful run chases in ODI history, there are so many things associated with this match that makes it interesting and captivating. Some of these are mentioned below:

Highest successful run chases in ODI history

Highest successful run chases in ODI history
Team
Score
Overs
Opposition
Ground
South Africa
438/9
49.5
Australia
Johannesburg
India
362/1
43.3
Australia
Jaipur
India
351/4
49.3
Australia
Nagpur
New Zealand
350/9
49.3
Australia
Hamilton
New Zealand
340/5
48.4
Australia
Auckland
Australia
334/8
49.2
England
Sydney
New Zealand
332/8
49.0
Australia
Christchurch
Australia
330/7
49.1
South Africa
Port Elizabeth
India
330/4
47.5
Pakistan
Dhaka
Ireland
329/7
49.1
England
Bangalore
Zimbabwe
329/9
49.5
New Zealand
Bulawayo

Second Highest Run Chase: It was the second-highest run chase in the history of One Day International, the highest being South Africa’s chase of 435 against Australia in the year 2006 at Johannesburg stadium.

Highest successful run chases in ODI history

Third Highest Second Innings Ever: In this One Day International, the third highest second innings total ever achieved. South Africa’s 438/9 is the world record chase, whereas 411 of Sri Lanka in a losing cause against India in the year 2009 is the second time any recognized team of the world has ever achieved more than 372 in the second innings of a One Day International ever.

Top Four Successful Chase against Australia: It is strange but true that the top five highest successful run chases in the history of One Day International, four have been against the team Australia.

Australia is the Loser Fifth Time: This has been the fifth time, the team of Australia has to face debacle in the first three One Day Internationals of a five match series. Three of these drubbings have come against England, while the other aside from this ongoing series came at the hands of New Zealand.

Maximum Number of Centuries: The match played on 5th October, 2016 is mentionable for one more reason: on that day maximum number of centuries was hit. There was only two occasions, namely 3 September, 2013 and 23 January, 2015 when five centuries were hit by the playing teams.

Seventh Fastest Century by a South-African Player: Miller’s 69-ball ton was the seventh fastest ton scored by any Proteas in One Day Internationals. There were six times when a quicker century than that of Miller was made, five belonging to AB de Villiers.

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