Top 5 Highest second innings totals in ODIs; New Zealand joins the list

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New Zealand scored 383 runs on the match against Australia in the match against ICC World Cup 2023 joining the list of highest second-innings totals in ODIs.

Top 5 Highest second innings totals in ODIs

SA vs AUS in 2006

South Africa set up a World record as they successfully chased 435 runs scored by Australia in 2006. This match concluded the series win where both sides have 2 wins in Australia’s tour of South Africa.

Ponting scored 164 runs off just 105 balls while fifties from Michael Hussey (81), Simon Katich (79), and Adam Gilchrist (55) helped Australia post a record total of 434/4 in their 50 overs.

On the Other hand, Herschelle Gibbs scored 175 while Graeme Smith scored 90 and Mark Bouch scored 50* to chase Australia’s highest total with one wicket and one ball to spare in their innings.

SL vs IND in 2009

Sri Lanka stands second in the list on scoring 411 runs in the match against India where they scored 414 runs during the Sri Lanka’s tour of India. Sehwag scored 102 runs while Sachin Tendulkar scored 69 and MS Dhoni scored 72 to set up a huge score of 414 losing 7 wickets in 50 overs.

Sri Lanka also gave their best as Tharanga scored 67 and Dilshan scored 167. With Sangakkara’s 90 runs, Sri Lanka put up a fight against India but lost the match with 3 runs.

WI vs ENG in 2019

West Indies score of 389 stands third on the list. During the fourth ODI of England’s tour of West Indies, the visitors rode on Jos Buttler to score 150, captain Eoin Morgan scored 103, Alex Hales scored 82, and Jonny Bairstow to score 56 to post 418/6 in their 50 overs.

In reply, Chris Gayle smashed 162 off just 97 balls while contributions from Darren Bravo scored 61 and Carlos Brathwaite scored 50 to put the fight against England but suffered defeat in the match.

NZ vs AUS in 2023

The World Cup clash between Australia and New Zealand records joining the list of highest second innings totals in ODIs. New Zealand lost the match to Australia on 5 runs difference. This score in the second innings joins and stands fourth in the list.

Winning the toss, New Zealand chose to bowl. Australia scored 388 runs in the last over. On the other hand, New Zealand scored 383 runs losing 9 wickets. Travis Head was named as the Player of the Match.

Team 1 Score Opponent Result year
South Africa 438/9 Australia Win 2006
Sri Lanka 411/8 India defeat 2009
West Indies 389/10 England defeat 2019
New Zealand 383/9 Australia defeat 2023
Netherlands 374/9 West Indies Tie 2023