T20 world cup champions, Australia chased down a mammoth target against India last night. Australia is a very strong team in both the batting and bowling departments. Their batting depth is unreal and especially their all-rounders are game changers for them. In this article, we will see the top 5 successful run chases of Australia in T20Is.
#5 Australia Vs India – 2019
Australia chased down 191 against India in 2019 in Bengaluru. It was Australia’s fifth-highest run chase in T20Is. Australian all-rounder, Glenn Maxwell was the star of the night because of his 113* which made Australia win the match.
#4 Australia Vs Pakistan – 2010
In the 2010 T20 world cup semi-final at Gros Islet, Pakistan made 196 and in response, Australia chased down the target in 19.5 overs. It was Michael Hussey who made 60* and helped Australia to reach the finals.
#3 Australia Vs South Africa – 2016
In 2016, Australia was playing against South Africa in Johannesburg. South Africa made 204 while batting first with a brilliant 79 of Faf Du Plessis. Australia in return chased down the target and made 205 with warner’s 77 off 40 balls who was also awarded player of the match.
#2 Australia Vs India – 2022
It was the first T20I at Mohali and India made a gigantic score of 208 with the help of Pandya, Rahul, and Surya Kumar’s innings. Australia in return started explosively with captain Finch and Cameron Green. Green played a crucial knock and, in the end, it was Matthew wade who finished it for Australia and Australia chased down the second-highest total.
#1 Australia Vs New Zealand – 2018
It was in 2018 in Auckland when Australia was playing against the black caps. New Zealand gave a huge target of 244 runs to Australia and it was Martin Guptill who made a century and Munro who also played a decent knock. Australia’s openers David Warner and Darcy Short started well for Australia and they both made 50 plus scores in the end Maxwell and Finch finished it for Australia and made history by chasing 246 in 20 overs.