Top 5 highest Successful Run Chases in Test history
Here is list of top 5 highest runs chases in test cricket history.In 5 occasion two time winning team was WI and one Time Australia, India and South Africa chased highest total. in test history. Two time Australia was on losing sides.England , Bangladesh and west Indies were loser.
1-418/7 West Indies vs Australia , St John’s 2003
West Indies team set record of highest runs chase in test cricket history in 2003 by scoring 418/7 .In fourth test match West Indies required 418 runs to win the match.Brian Lara scored 60.Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored centuries .On final day Omeri Bank and Vesbert Drakes finished the target.
2- 414/4 South Africa vs Australia , Perth , 2008
South Africa chased second highest target in test history by scoring 414 runs vs Australia at Perth in 2008.Graem Smith scored century , Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis scored fifties for south Africa. Real Hero of south Africa innings was AB de Villiers who scored 106*.He came at crease when required score was 235.
3-406/4 India vs West Indies, Port Of Spain , 1976
India set third highest run chase in test history in 1976.India scored 406 runs vs West Indies in 2nd test match of tour.Sunil Gwaskar scored 102 runs and Gundapa Viswanath 112 runs.West Indies spinner bowled 105 overs.
4- 404/3 Australia vs England , Leeds , 1948
Australia scored 404/3 vs England in 1948 at Leeds.Sir Don Bradman scored 177* and Arthur Morris scored 182 runs.
Bradman and Morris added 311 runs for 2nd wicket partnership.
5-395/7 West Indies vs Bangladesh ,Chattogram 2021
West Indies crossed 395 runs target vs Bangladesh at Chattogram. It is 5th highest runs chase in test history. Mayers scored 210* on his test debut. It is highest run chase in South Asia by any team. Kayle Mayers became 6th player who scored double hundred on his test debut.