2023 World Cup is going on a full flow in India where everyday a new record is breaking and everyday a new record is forming. In this article we will tell you an interesting stat about the World Cups where we will tell you top 5 highest run chases in World Cup history.
#5 Sri Lanka against Zimbabwe
Sri Lanka chased down a target of 313 against Zimbabwe in 1992 World Cup. Sri Lanka’s chase of 313 runs against Zimbabwe was fifth successful chase in World Cup’s history.
#4 Bangladesh against Scotland
In 2015 World Cup in Australia two associate nations, Bangladesh and Scotland played against each other. Scotland made a decent target of 312 runs but in return Bangladesh chased it down and they made 313 and also recorded the fourth highest chase in World Cup history.
#3 Bangladesh against West Indies
Bangladesh once again chased down the target of 322 set by West Indies in 2019 World Cup against them. It was a great match as Bangladesh showed their team game to chased down the mammoth total and also registered themselves in third highest chase in the history of World Cups.
#2 Ireland against England
It was one of the best matches in the history of World Cups where Ireland who were underdogs in 2011 beat England in a historic run chase. Ireland chased down 328 runs target set by England with the likes of Kevin O’Brien who single handedly destroyed England and also made the fastest century in World Cup at that time.
#1 Pakistan against Sri Lanka
2023 World Cup was all of records and in this World Cup, Pakistan broke the record of highest run chase in World Cups. In 8th match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Hyderabad. Sri Lanka bat first and made 344 runs in their innings. In return Pakistan chased down the target in 48.2 overs with likes of Abdullah Shafique and Mohammad Rizwan.