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Highest Run Chase of T20 World Cup: England Chase down 230 Runs against South Africa

Cricket is a game where you can predict something and that’s what happened in the ICC T20 world Cup 2016 on 18th March 2016. The occasion was South Africa vs England World T20 match when Africa score 229 runs in 20 overs which was a huge total and it looks like they will easily won the match but England chase down the target of 230 runs in 19.4 runs on the loss 8 wickets and a record created which is highest run chase in T20 World cup . Joe Roots was selected as man of the match for his brilliant innings of 83 runs on just 44 balls with 4 sixes and 6 fours.


If we look onto the overall T20 cricket than West Indies have the record of biggest run chase in a T20I match against South Africa where SA scored 231 runs and West indies won that match by scoring 236/6 runs in 19.2 overs. So here is the list of the teams who successfully chased biggest target in the T20 World Cup so far .

Successful Run Chase in ICC T20 World Cup
EnglandSouth Africa230/8Mumbai18 March 2016
South AfricaWest Indies208/2Johannesburg11 Sep 2007
AustraliaPakistan197/7Gros Islet15 May 2010
NetherlandsIreland193/4Sylet21 March 2014
EnglandSri Lanka190/4Chittagong27 March 2014

Also Check : Leading run Scorer batsman of World Cup

You can also check same stats for all T20 international cricket matches which is given below :-

Highest Run Chase in T20 Cricket
Chasing TeamAgainstScoreVenueDate
West IndiesSouth Africa236/6Johannesburg11 Jan 2015
EnglandSouth Africa230/8Mumbai18 Mar 2016
IndiaSri Lanka211/4Mohali12 Dec 2009
South AfricaWest Indies208/2Johannesburg11 Sep 2007
AustraliaSouth Africa205/5Johannesburg06 Mar 2016
New ZealandZimbabwe202/5Hamilton14 Feb 2012
IndiaAustralia202/4Rajkot10 Oct 2013

Have a look : Biggest sixes of the Tournament

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  1. Which team has highest run in a T20 world cup match?

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