The ODI format has gone through some immense transformation since its inception. Initially, if a team scored 250 runs, it was considered a huge total.

Now, the times have changed, and even 300 looks like a walk in the park. And many teams have scored above 350 many times, with some even going past the mark of 400 runs.

In this article, we’ll look at the highest team totals posted by each team in the ODI format.

Highest Team Total for Each Team in ODI

TeamsScoreInningsAgainstVenueDate
England498/41NetherlandsAmstelveen17 Jun 2022
Sri Lanka443/91NetherlandsAmstelveen4 Jul 2006
South Africa439/21West IndiesJohannesburg18 Jan 2015
Australia434/41South AfricaJohannesburg12 Mar 2006
India418/51West IndiesIndore8 Dec 2011
Zimbabwe408/61U.S.A.Harare26 Jun 2023
New Zealand402/21IrelandAberdeen1 Jul 2008
Pakistan399/11ZimbabweBulawayo20 Jul 2018
West Indies3892EnglandSt George’s27 Feb 2019
Namibia381/81P.N.G.Windhoek29 Mar 2023
Netherlands374/92West IndiesHarare26 Jun 2023
Scotland371/51EnglandEdinburgh10 Jun 2018
Ireland359/92New ZealandDublin (Malahide)15 Jul 2022
Bangladesh349/61IrelandSylhet20 Mar 2023
U.A.E.348/31NamibiaSharjah12 Mar 2022
Kenya347/31BangladeshNairobi (Gym)10 Oct 1997
Afghanistan339/62Sri LankaPallekele9 Feb 2024
P.N.G.3332NamibiaWindhoek29 Mar 2023
Hong Kong323/41P.N.G.ICCA Dubai8 Dec 2017
U.S.A.323/81OmanPearland8 Jun 2022
Oman318/92ZimbabweBulawayo29 Jun 2023
Canada312/42IrelandNairobi (Jaff)4 Feb 2007
Nepal310/81OmanKirtipur21 Apr 2023
Jersey291/41P.N.G.Windhoek1 Apr 2023
Bermuda275/81IrelandNairobi (Jaff)31 Jan 2007

Key Insights

498: This is the highest score by any team in ODIs, and England put this total on board against the Netherlands in 2022.

374: Talking of the Netherlands, the Dutch scored their highest ODI team total against the West Indies in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers. 

Batting first, the West Indies put up 374/6 on the scoreboard. In response, the Netherlands tied the game by scoring exactly 374/9 in 50 overs. This is the only game on this list that ended in a tie, though the Netherlands won the match in the Super Over.

Also Read | List of All Tied Matches in Cricket World Cup

434: Australia became the first team to cross the mark of 400 runs as they scored 434/4 runs. And this is Australia’s highest team total in ODIs, though this is also the highest team score in a losing cause

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Despite Australia posting a mammoth total on the board, South Africa thrashed the target with one ball to spare, making it the highest successful run chase in the 50-over format.

2007: Canada and Bermuda scored their respective highest ODI totals against Ireland during the 2007 ICC World Cricket League Division One. Canada posted 312/4, while Bermuda scored 275/8 at Jaffery Sports Club Ground in Nairobi.

400: South Africa, India, and England are the only 3 teams that have scored 400-plus runs in 5 or more ODI matches.

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