Top 10 Highest run chase in T20 WI

Top 10 Highest run chase in T20 Internationals

Top 10 Highest run chase in T20 Internationals

27th of August 2016 will be remembered forever in cricket history. The day gave a lot of reasons to the cricket fans to feel themselves fortunate to live in such an era. It was probably the first day in cricket history when a match from all three formats of the game started on the same day. India played West Indies for the first time in USA in T20 format while Pakistan faced England at the Home of Cricket, Lord’s. Meanwhile South Africa started the final test against New Zealand at their home venue. Batting first South Africa looked in complete control on day 1 while Pakistan lost to their hosts as usual. However it was the West Indies vs India game that caught the most light.

Top 10 Highest run chase in T20 west indies

Being played out on a neutral venue the match turned out to be the best match in T20 history bursting of cricket records. West Indies batted first and set a mammoth record of 246 runs in their respective 20 overs – the third highest T20I target in history. Evin Lewis the West Indian opener who was just playing his second T20 ever scored a beautiful hundred off just 48 balls. It was the second fastest T20 hundred for West Indies at international level. In reply India played bravely to almost set up the highest run chase in T20 Internationals history. KL Rahul scored the 3rd fastest T20 hundred ever to take India on 244 at the end of their 20 overs. West Indies won a thriller that contained nearly 500 runs in just 20 overs.

Top 10 Highest run chase in T20 Internationals India

Speaking of the highest run chase in t20 cricket history, it would have been the highest successful chase by team India had they not slipped in the end. Nevertheless, they still managed to go that close where nobody would have imagined. The highest chase in T20 record is still held by West Indies who chased down South Africa’s 231 run target in 19.2 over back in January 2015. Full list of top 10 highest chase in T20 internationals is as under.

Top 10 Highest run chase in T20 Internationals

Team Score Overs RR Opposition Ground Match Date
West Indies 236/6 19.2 12.20 South Africa Johannesburg 11 Jan 2015
England 230/8 19.4 11.69 South Africa Mumbai 18 Mar 2016
India 211/4 19.1 11.00 Sri Lanka Mohali 12 Dec 2009
South Africa 208/2 17.4 11.77 West Indies Johannesburg 11 Sep 2007
Australia 205/5 20.0 10.25 South Africa Johannesburg 6 Mar 2016
New Zealand 202/5 19.4 10.27 Zimbabwe Hamilton 14 Feb 2012
India 202/4 19.4 10.27 Australia Rajkot 10 Oct 2013
South Africa 200/3 19.4 10.16 India Dharamsala 2 Oct 2015

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