Australia is one of the leading ODI teams in the cricketing world that has won the ODI World Cup 5 times in the history of cricket. As of April 2022, Australia is sitting at the number 3 position in the ICC ODI team ranking. Players like Adam Gilchrist, Matthew Hayden, David Warner, Aaron Finch, and many more have successfully laid the foundation for a good start in any innings.
Australia registered their highest run chase in ODI when they came to India to play 5 ODI matches bilateral series in 2019. In the 4th ODI of the series, Indian skipper, Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to go for the bat first, and Indian batters started well as Rohit Sharma struck 95 runs and Shikhar Dhawan added 143 runs in the beginning. Both the openers of the Indian team contributed 193 runs in a pair for the first wicket, which helped India to reach a total of 358 runs.
The Indian team thought they had dominated Australia and had an upper hand in the match but Australia replied to Indian bowlers in the same way. Despite losing 2 wickets so early, Australia came out of the pressure when Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb struck 192 runs in a pair for the 3rd wicket which turned the direction of the match. Khawaja added 91 and Handscomb made 117 runs that aided Australia to achieve the target in 47.5 overs and thus Australia made 359 runs which is the highest chase in ODI by Australia.
List of the Highest Chase in ODI by Australia
Let’s check out some of the highest chases in ODI by Australia. Here is the list of the Highest Chase in ODI by Australia.
|359/6||47.5||India||Mohali||10 Mar 2019|
|334/8||49.2||England||Sydney||2 Feb 2011|
|330/7||49.1||South Africa||Port Elizabeth||6 Apr 2002|
|316/4||48.5||Pakistan||Lahore||10 Nov 1998|
|310/5||49.2||India||Perth||12 Jan 2016|
|309/3||49.0||India||Brisbane||15 Jan 2016|
|305/7||49.4||England||Manchester||16 Sep 2020|
|304/6||49.3||India||Mohali||19 Oct 2013|
|304/7||49.5||England||Hobart||23 Jan 2015|
|302/6||48.2||England||Nottingham||15 Sep 2009|