West Indies cricket team is one of the full members of the ICC and has won the ODI World Cup 2 times, i.e, 1975 and 1979, and is currently ranked at 9th position in the ICC ODI team ranking. West Indies played their maiden ODI against England at Headingley, Leeds; 5 September 1973. Since then, they have contested 837 ODI matches where they got the victory in 406 matches and faced defeat in 391 matches.
West Indies have successfully chased the target of 300+ runs on 3 occasions against Ireland, Pakistan, and South Africa. Windies added the record for the highest chase in ODI by West Indies during the 4th match of the Ireland Tri-Nation series. Ireland and West Indies faced each other in the Tri-Nation series on 11 May 2019 at Dublin, where Ireland got the chance to bat first and they played amazingly and added 327 runs on the scoreboard.
West Indies needed 328 runs to win the match. Then Shai Hope and Sunil Ambris came out to the middle to chase the target. They started casually well as they made 84 runs in a pair for the 1st wicket, Sunil Ambris along with Roston Chase made a crucial 128 runs in a pair for the 3rd wicket that helped them to achieve the target. Ambris contributed 148 runs from 126 balls and the rest of the work was completed by Roston Chase and Jonathan Carter. West Indies successfully achieved the target in 47.5 overs only and made 331 for 5 which is the highest chase in ODI by West Indies. Let’s have a look at some of the greatest chases in ODI by West Indies:
List of the Highest Run Chase in ODI by West Indies
|331/5||47.5||Ireland||Dublin (Malahide)||11 May 2019|
|309/6||49.0||Pakistan||Providence||7 Apr 2017|
|300/3||45.0||South Africa||Centurion||1 Feb 2004|
|292/6||50.0||New Zealand||Kingstown||16 Jun 2002|
|291/5||46.5||India||Vadodara||18 Nov 2002|
|291/2||47.5||India||Chennai||15 Dec 2019|
|290/6||49.0||Zimbabwe||Harare||19 Mar 2018|
|289/8||49.3||India||Visakhapatnam||24 Nov 2013|
|287/5||47.2||Australia||Georgetown||18 Mar 1995|
|286/3||49.1||England||Lord’s||6 Jul 2004|