Amid various T20 Leagues, England announced the unique concept of a 100-ball tournament in 2021, known as The Hundred. It caught the attention of the world and became one of the most popular sporting events in cricket. Every team gets 100 legal deliveries, and the one that scores the most wins the game.
This tournament has seen many big totals recorded so far. The biggest one was recorded in 2022, when the Manchester Originals scored 208/5 against the Northern Superchargers Just like that, there are some big chases also registered in this competition, which we will check here. This article will cover the list of highest run chases in the Hundred competition so far.
Highest Run Chase in The Hundred
|Trent Rockets||190||193/2||Manchester Originals||Manchester||2022-08-13|
|Birmingham Phoenix||173||174/4||Oval Invincibles||Birmingham||2021-08-04|
|Welsh Fire||164||165/7||London Spirit||Cardiff||2021-08-18|
|Manchester Originals||162||162/4||Northern Superchargers||Manchester||2022-08-05|
|Oval Invincibles||158||158/7||Northern Superchargers||London||2022-08-11|
|Trent Rockets||153||155/3||Northern Superchargers||Leeds||2022-08-09|
|Southern Brave||152||152/6||Birmingham Phoenix||Southampton||2021-07-30|
|Manchester Originals||151||153/3||Welsh Fire||Cardiff||2021-07-31|
|Manchester Originals||151||151/5||London Spirit||Southampton||2022-09-02|
|Oval Invincibles||147||147/8||London Spirit||London||2021-08-14|
5. Oval Invincibles (158/7) vs Northern Superchargers in 2022
The fifth-highest chase was registered by the Oval Invincibles during the 2022 season. They did it in the ninth game of the tournament against the Northern Superchargers. Batting first, NS made a total of 157/7, with Adam Lyth scoring 79 off 33 balls, with three fours and 9 sixes. In reply, Oval reached 158/7 in 97 balls. Sam Curran (60 off 39) and Jordan Cox (48 off 29) helped them win.
4. Manchester Originals (162/4) vs Northern Superchargers in 2022
Northern Superchargers suffered two big losses in 2022. Manchester Originals registered the fourth-biggest chase against them in the 2022 edition. It was the 3rd game of the tournament in Manchester. Batting first, NS made 161/4, with Jos Buttler (59 off 41) and Wayne Madsen (43 off 26) scoring quick runs. In reply, Manchester reached 162/4 in 94 balls. Adam Lyth was the top scorer with 51 off 30.
3. Welsh Fire (165/7) vs London Spirit in 2021
Welsh Fire recorded the third-biggest chase in the Hundred. They did it against London Spirit in 2021 at Cardiff. London posted a healthy score of 163/5 in the first inning. Josh Inglis played a brilliant inning of 45-ball 72. Chasing the target, the Welsh were 20-3 in 13 balls. But then Glenn Phillips scored 80 off 35 balls, with seven sixes and five fours, and Welsh made 165/7 in 98 balls to win.
2. Birmingham Phoenix (174/4) vs Oval Invincibles in 2021
The second-highest chase was registered in 2021 by the Birmingham Phoenix against the Oval Invincibles in Birmingham. It was the 18th game of the tournament. Oval batted first and made 172/3 in 100 balls. Colin Ingram smashed an unbeaten 81 off 43 balls, with 8 fours and four sixes. But Birmingham had some good knocks in the middle. Will Smeed (45 off 28), Finn Allen (23 off 9), Moeen Ali (49 off 26), and Chris Benjamin (37* off 16) helped them reach 174/4 in 94 balls to win.
1. Trent Rockets (193/2) vs Manchester Originals in 2022
The highest chase in the Hundred came in the 2022 edition. It was the Trent Rockets who did it against the Manchester Originals in Manchester in the 11th game of the tournament. Batting first, Manchester posted a huge total of 189/3. Phil Salt smashed an unbeaten 70 off 46. But the second innings was even better. Alex Hales (38 off 20), Tom Kohler-Cadmore (30 off 17), and Ian Cockbain (20 off 14) played well. But Dawid Malan scored the highest score of the Hundred competition. He made 98 not out from 44 balls. Trent Rockets made 193/2 in 89 balls to win the game.