In current Series between Australia and South Africa, Australia set target of 372 to chase for south Africa. South Africa chased it down having four wickets in hand. This was the second highest run chase in ODI. Previously South Africa has successfully chased the highest target 434 set by Australia. Which was the highest run chase in cricket history.
In the 3rd ODI of the series, Batting first Australia made 372 runs. David Warner made 117 in 107 balls and smith made 108 in 107 balls. In reply, In form De Kock made 70 in just 49 balls and in middle order David miller came in form and smashed 118 in just 79 balls. (Read De Kock’s 178 runs against Australia). And successfully chased second highest total in ODI. It was third ODI hundred by David Miller.
Second highest run chase in ODI by South Africa
These are the previous highest successful run chases in ODIs. Previous second highest runchase was 362 by India against Australia. In top 10 highest run chases 7 was against Australia !! It is surprise to see most of them are against Australia. Australia has one of the best bowling line up and best fielders also.