ODIs are always high-scoring with an expectation of a minimum of 300 runs in one inning. The World Cup is always a very big stage where every possible record of a player and team counts. In this article, we have bought you a team stat where we will tell you the top 5 highest totals in the World Cup.
#5 Sri Lanka Vs Kenya
In a match against Kenya in the 1996 World Cup at Kandy. Sri Lanka made 398 runs in their 50 overs innings. Sri Lanka’s 398 runs total is fifth fifth-highest in the history of the World Cup.
#4 South Africa Vs West Indies
South African team is always known for their ability to make high scores. In the 2015 World Cup, in a match against West Indies in Sydney, Australia. South Africa made 408 runs in their 50 overs innings while batting first. They made fourth fourth-highest World Cup total at that game.
#3 South Africa Vs Ireland
South Africa was on another level in the 2015 World Cup. They made third highest total in the history of the World Cup in a match against Ireland in Canberra, Australia. They made 411 while batting first and made their highest and the tournament’s third-highest total.
#2 India Vs Bermuda
In the 2007 World Cup, the mighty Indian side thrashed associate nation, Bermuda while batting first. At Port of Spain in West Indies, team India made 413 runs while batting first against Bermuda and made the second-highest total in World Cup history.
#1 Australia Vs Afghanistan
No.1 on our list is none other than the most successful team in the tournament’s history. Australia played against Afghanistan in the 2015 World Cup in Perth, Australia. They made 417 while batting first and made highest highest-ever team total in a World Cup match.