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Most Successful 300-plus Run Chases in ODIs by Teams

The first team to chase a 300-plus score in ODI is Sri Lanka when they successfully chased Zimbabwe’s total of 312 in the 1992 World Cup game.

Indian cricket team has got the maximum 300+ run chases in One Day International cricket. It is also India, which has the most 300+ totals in limited-overs cricket.

Australia, England, and Sri Lanka follow them, with very little difference between them.

Let us look into the teams who have completed 300+ ODI chases successfully and rank them in the order of the maximum number of victories while chasing the magical total on board.

TEAMSMOST 300+ RUN CHASE IN ODIS
INDIA20
ENGLAND13
AUSTRALIA12
PAKISTAN12
SRI LANKA12
NEW ZEALAND11
SOUTH AFRICA8
BANGLADESH6
ZIMBABWE5
IRELAND4
WEST INDIES4
SCOTLAND2
U.A.E.2
CANADA1

Stats Insights

  • India has so-far chased 300-plus in ODI, 19 times, which is the highest for any team.
  • Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe game in 1992 is also the first game where a team registers a 300+ total in an ODI chase.
  • South Africa are the first team to chase a 400+ total successfully in ODIs.

Remarkable 300+ ODI Run Chases

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There are quite a few exciting games in this list. Few among them are

  • Virat Kohli’s one-of-the-greatest ODI innings at Hobart against Sri Lanka.
  • Sri lanka thrashing England at Leeds in 2006 chasing 321 in just 37 overs.
  • Yuvraj Singh and Mohammed Kaif’s brilliance in Natwest Tri-Series final in 2002.
  • South Africa’s world record run chase against Australia.
  • India’s highest ever ODI run chase at Jaipur, where Kohli scored the fastest ODI 100 for India.

Also Read: Highest Score by a Batsman in ODI, Year by Year.

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