In cricket history, we have seen many good chasing games. But when it comes to high chasing games, both the viewers at the ground and the home get super excited. If a match is a high-scoring game, then it means that there will be lots of sixers and boundaries.
List of 5 best highest run chases in Cricket History
In limited over games, the high scoring usually consists of more sixers because it boosts the score quickly. We have seen many high-scoring games in cricket history, and let us see some of the best run chase in women’s cricket.
Which Is The Highest Run Chase In ODI?
In the history of cricket, the highest run chase in the ODI is when South Africa chased Australia’s 434 runs. In 2006 When Australia toured South Africa, we saw something spectacular. The match at Johannesburg considered the decider match, became the most sensational game of all time.
Having guessed the quality of the pitch, then Australian captain Ricky Pointing chose to bat first. The pitch showed its true nature right from the start. We have seen many high-scoring matches on the pitch like this, but they won’t come close to this game.
On batting first, Australia scored 434 runs thanks to a splendid knock from captain Ricky Pointing. He scored 164 runs from 105 balls. In total, he has beaten nine sixers and 13 boundaries to take his team score 434 runs which was a very humongous score to chase in 50 overs.
However, South Africa knows their pitch very well and came to batting in the second innings with a clear mindset to win this game and make a record. Even though the pitch was batsman-friendly, their opener Boeta Dippennar fell for just one run.
Then came the miracle partnership of Graeme Smith and Herschelle Gibbs, who stood for a 189-run partnership, which changed the game’s course. After the dismissal of Graeme Smith, who scored 90 runs, Gibbs scored a 175-run knock to solidify this chase for his team.
After the quick fall of their expert batsmen like AB de Villiers and Jaques Kallis remaining team joined together to put up the remaining runs to score past Australia’s 434 to become the first team to chase 434 runs and win the series in grand style.
Highest run chase in Women’s t20 cricket
The best run chase in women’s cricket happened during the 2018 India Tri national women’s series. The three teams that have participated are Australia Women, England Women and India Women. In the tournament’s third match, India Women squared off against England Women at Brabourne.
On winning the toss, England Women chose to field first. At the end of the first innings, it looked like England Women had made a blunder winning the toss. On batting first, India Women scored 198 runs for the fall of 4 wickets. Openers Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandana took the opening stand of 129 runs to build the best run chase in women’s cricket.
Having posted 198 runs, India Women came for the second innings pretty relaxed. However, England Women opener Danni Wyatt scored 124 runs in 64 balls to solidly back her team in this humongous chase. She has hit 15 boundaries and five sixers to help her team secure the game’s win.
Even after trying 6th bowler, Indian Women captain Harmanpreet Kaur had no way of containing the run flow. Even after the dismissal of Danni Wyatt, who had already made the damage team India Women was unable to recover the match. At the end of 18.4 overs, England Women has successfully chased 198 runs to top the table as the highest and best run chase in women’s cricket history.
Top 3 Highest ODI Team Scores in Women’s cricket
In men’s cricket, we have also seen 400+ runs in ODI. Even in Women’s Cricket, we have seen 400+ runs in a 50-over ODI game. So let us see the top 3 highest ODI team scores in Women’s cricket.
New Zealand Women 490 Runs Against Ireland Women
When New Zealand Women toured Ireland, they had 3 ODI game series against Ireland Women, and New Zealand Women chose to bat first in the first game. On any other day, it would have been an ordinary matter, but it turned out to be a spectacular event in Women’s cricket history.
On batting first, New Zealand Women tarnished the Ireland Women’s bowling by scoring 490 runs for the fall of 4 wickets. These 490 runs stand at the top of the highest team score in Women’s ODI.
It has to be said that New Zealand Women’s opener Suzie Bates laid the groundwork for this humongous total by scoring 151 runs in 91 balls. She has blasted 24 fours and two sixes to accumulate 151 runs. Along with Bates, her teammate Maddy Green scored 121 runs in 77 balls thanks to the 15 boundaries and one six she blasted during the game.
New Zealand Women 455 Runs Against Pakistan Women
In the second place, we have New Zealand Women who scored 455 runs for the loss of 5 wickets against Pakistan Women. The Pakistan Women’s tour of New Zealand had two ODI matches scheduled. After losing to NZ Women in the first ODI in just 8.1 Over, PAK Women were on a mission to prove themselves in the second ODI.
However, that mission was never a success. On batting first, New Zealand Women’s scored 455 runs in 50 overs to put a humongous score in front of their opponent, and this was achieved thanks to the team effort of NZ Women.
In that game, there were 50+ runs and a century in their team to put 455 runs. After such a splendid performance with the bat, NZ Women dismantled the Pakistan Women’s batting order to round up their team for a total of 47 runs; this marks their win by 408 runs.
New Zealand Women 440 Runs Against Ireland Women
In the New Zealand Women tour of Ireland 2018, we have already seen how NZ Women demolished the spirit of Ireland Women in the first ODI of the series. In their 3rd game, NZ Women has not stopped their torment and went on to score 440 runs for the fall of 3 wickets to put them in the 3rd place of the highest score by a women’s team in cricket history.
This huge 440 runs came from the effort of two women from the New Zealand Women team, Amelia Karr and Leigh Kasperek. Amelia Karr scored a double century of 232 runs from 145 balls by demolishing the Ireland bowling order. It has to be noted that she has hit 31 boundaries and two sixes to score 232 runs.
Leigh Kasperek played the usual partner by giving the strick more to inform Amelia. Kasperek scored 113 runs from 105 balls to put their team in third place with the highest ODI score in women’s cricket. It has to be noted that NZ women scored 418 runs in the second ODI of the same series. So overall, NZ Women have dominated Ireland Women in this ODI series.
Best highest run chase by Indian Women’s cricket
For the Indian team, the best run chase in women’s cricket came against South Africa in Potchefstroom. On batting, first, the South African women score 160+ on the board to put pressure on India Women. However, Team India women easily won the game by scoring 165 runs to register their highest run chase.
In the ODI format, team India Women’s highest run chase also came against South Africa. In the three-game ODI series, India Women chased 248 runs posted by South Africa Women in the second ODI of the tournament to win the series 2-0. This successful chase records India Women’s best run chase in women’s cricket India Women team.
In all the high-scoring games, we have seen all the women’s teams have performed with the same calibre as the men’s team. This shows how serious they have taken their games. Also, these best run chases in women’s cricket shows. However, winning the game is not a huge issue if we put our minds to it.