Highest Run Chase in ODI format

In cricket chasing down a target of 300+ in ODI cricket format has become a casual thing for many teams in the modern cricket era. Years back setting a target of more than 250 seems to be a good target for a win.

As time changes chasing 400+ runs in ODI format has become a thing that can be achieved. Statistics tell us that the team batting second has won more than the team batting first while chasing a highest run target in ODI cricket format.

First Team to Score 300+ runs in ODI Cricket

On 7 June 1975 England became the first team to score 300 plus total as they scored 334/4 against India at Lord’s, the coincidently same day New Zealand also scored 309/5 against East Africa in Birmingham. And soon Australia and Pakistan also scored their first 300 plus total.

And India was the last team to score their first 300 plus total (at that time among Test-playing nations). India’s first 300 plus total (305/5) came in 1996 against Pakistan in Sharjah.

And since then India has scored most 300 plus total and in December 2017 they became the first team to score 300 plus total more than 100 times in ODIs. And here are the teams with the most 300 plus totals.

Highest Run Chase in ODI Cricket format

The highest run chase in ODI cricket format takes place when a team sets a massive run target while batting at first which then later chased down by the opponent team.

Last Updated on April 2021

S. NoTeamRunsTargetOpponent
1South Africa438435Australia
2South Africa372372Australia
3England364361West Indies
4India362360Australia
5England359359Pakistan
6Australia359359India
7India356351England
8India351351Australia
9England350350New Zealand
10New Zealand350347Australia
11New Zealand348348India
12England341341Pakistan
13New Zealand340337Australia
14New Zealand339336England
15England337337India
16Australia334334England
17New Zealand332332Australia
18West Indies331328Ireland
19India331331Australia
20India330330Pakistan

 

Teams with most 300 plus totals in ODI cricket

The 300+ total of a team includes whether a team loses or wins the particular ODI match.

Team300+ totals
India120
Australia111
South Africa84
England82
Pakistan81
Sri Lanka74
New Zealand62
West Indies50
Zimbabwe28
Bangladesh19

 

Teams with most successful 300 plus run chases in ODI cricket

Team
Successful 300+ run chase
Australia94
India91
South Africa76
Pakistan66
Sri Lanka58
England58
New Zealand50

 

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