On this day in 2003, West Indies went on to successfully chase down a huge total of 418 against Australia making it the highest successful run chase in Test history. We take a look at other successful team run chases in Test cricket.
West Indies – 418/7
Shivnarine Chanderpaul. Pic/ AFP
Against Australia. at St. John’s on 9th May 2003. Top performer of the winning team – Shivnarine Chanderpaul for his 104 runs.
South Africa – 414/4
AB de Villiers. Pic/ AFP
Against Australia at Perth on 17th December 2008. Top performer of the winning team – AB de Villiers for his 106 & 63 runs
India – 406/4
Against West Indies at Port of Spain on 7th April 1976. Top performer of the winning team – Gundappa Viswanath for his 112 runs.
Australia – 404/3
Against England at Leeds on 22 July 1948. Top performer for the winning team – Arthur Morris for his 182 runs.
India – 387/4
Sachin Tendulkar. Pic/ AFP
Against England at Chennai on 11 December 2008. Top performer for the winning team – Sachin Tendulkar for his 103* runs.
Pakistan – 382/3
Younis Khan. Pic/ AFP
Against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on 3 July 2015. Top performer for the winning team – Younis Khan for his 171* runs.