Bangladesh came into recognition in 1977 in the game of cricket and became a full member in 2000. They are one of the best teams that never stops trying and will always give you surprises. No big team can underestimate Bangladesh in any way. Because they have produced some of the biggest victories in cricket over the years.
As Indians, who can forget India’s loss in 2007 at the hands of Bangladesh that kicked them out of the World Cup? Bangladesh has produced some of the most talented multi-dimensional players that have shown their talent in front of the world. Speaking of their ODI record, this team has gone past the 300-run mark 22 times. So, in this article, we will cover the list of the highest totals in ODIs for Bangladesh.
List of Highest Team Score in ODI By Bangladesh
|349/6||50||1||Ireland||Sylhet||20 Mar 2023|
|338/8||50||1||Ireland||Sylhet||18 Mar 2023|
|333/8||50.0||2||Australia||Nottingham||20 Jun 2019|
|330/6||50.0||1||South Africa||The Oval||2 Jun 2019|
|329/6||50.0||1||Pakistan||Mirpur||17 Apr 2015|
|326/3||50.0||1||Pakistan||Mirpur||4 Mar 2014|
|324/5||50.0||1||Sri Lanka||Dambulla||25 Mar 2017|
|322/3||41.3||2||West Indies||Taunton||17 Jun 2019|
|322/4||43.0||1||Zimbabwe||Sylhet||6 Mar 2020|
|322/8||48.1||2||Scotland||Nelson||5 Mar 2015|
|321/6||50.0||1||Zimbabwe||Sylhet||3 Mar 2020|
|320/7||44.5||2||Ireland||Chelmsford||12 May 2023|
|320/8||50.0||1||Zimbabwe||Sylhet||1 Mar 2020|
Bangladesh (329/6) against Pakistan at Mirpur
Bangladesh has won against almost all the major teams. One such victory came against Pakistan in 2015 at Mirpur. It was the first match of the three-match series. After winning the toss, Bangladesh opted to bat first. They had an average start, but a 182-run partnership for the third wicket between Mushfiqur Rahim and Tamim Iqbal set the platform for a big score. Tamim made 132 runs off 135 balls with 15 fours and three sixes.
Mushfiqur scored a quick century and made 106 off 77 balls, with 13 fours and two sixes. Bangladesh made 329/6 runs in their 50 overs. In reply, Pakistan also tried but couldn’t manage to chase it down. They were bowled out for 250 runs and lost the match by 79 runs.
Bangladesh (330/6) at South Africa at The Oval
The second highest total for Bangladesh came in the 2015 World Cup against South Africa at The Oval. It was South Africa that won the toss and chose to bowl, but it didn’t go as per plan for them. Bangladesh had a few good partnerships to start, but a third-wicket partnership of 142 runs between Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim helped them to set the right platform for a big score. Shakib scored 75 runs.
While Mushfiqur made 78 runs. In the end, Bangladesh scored 330/6 in their 50 overs. In reply, South Africa also had a few good partnerships in the middle. Top six batters got the start, but in the end, they fell short by 21 runs and scored 309/8 in 50 overs. This was the second highest score for Bangladesh in an ODI.
Bangladesh (333/8) against Australia (Bangladesh’s highest in ODI)
Bangladesh loves to play against big teams in the pressure situation of World Cups. The highest total for Bangladesh came in a losing course, but it was a great fightback for them against Australia in the 2019 World Cup. Batting first, Australia scored a massive score of 381/5 in their 50 overs. David Warner scored a big century and made 166 runs off 147 balls. Usman Khawaja also made 89 runs off 72 balls.
It was a huge target to get, but Bangladesh didn’t lose hope and went into the business. They had some good partnerships in the middle. Mushfiqur Rahim scored a brilliant century and made 102 runs. In addition, Tamim Iqbal (2) and Mahmudullah (69) also contributed, but in the end, they fell short by 48 runs. And despite scoring their highest total, they lost the match.