Highest run chase in World Cup Final: Which is the most successful run chase achieved by any team in the World Cup Final?
Highest run chase in World Cup Final: India has set a target of 241 runs for Australia to win the ICC World Cup 2023 final. India, playing first, lost the toss and scored 240 runs in 50 overs after losing the toss against Australia at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on 19 November. That means Australia has got the target of scoring 241 runs to win the World Cup title for the sixth time.
Do you know what is the biggest target achieved by a team in the final in ODI World Cup history?
|1996||Australia set a target of 242||Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets|
|1999||Pakistan set a target of 133||Australia won by 8 wickets|
|2011||Sri Lanka set a target of 275 runs||India won by 6 wickets|
|2015||New Zealand set a target of 184 runs||Australia won by 7 wickets|
|2019||New Zealand set a target of 241 runs||England won by boundary count after tie|
What is the biggest successful run chase in a World Cup final?
The record of the biggest successful run chase achieved by a team in the World Cup final is in the name of Team India, which achieved the target of 275 runs against Sri Lanka in the 2011 World Cup final by losing 4 wickets in 48.2 overs and won the ODI World Cup for the second time. Had won the title.
Only 4 teams won by chasing the target in the World Cup final
Out of the 12 ODI World Cup finals held so far, only 4 times have teams won while chasing the target. In 1996, Sri Lanka defeated Australia, in 1999 Australia defeated Pakistan, in 2011 India defeated Sri Lanka and in 2015 Australia defeated New Zealand while chasing the target. In 2019, England won the title on the basis of boundary count after chasing the target and the match and super over being tied.