Australia's record run chase at Johannesburg

Source : SIFY
By : Anant Gaundalkar
Last Updated: Tue, Nov 22, 2011 05:33 hrs

Australia registered the highest ever successful run chase at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg when they made 310 runs to beat South Africa by two wickets.

In the process, they surpassed their own previous record of 294 runs which they made against the same opponent in April 2006.



The full details of the highest fourth innings winning scores at this venue:

Country

Score

Overs

Run rate

Opponents

Season

Winning margin

Australia 310-8 86.5 3.57 South Africa 2011-12 2 wickets
Australia 294-8 91.4 3.20 South Africa 2005-06 2 wickets
South Africa 220-6 47.3 4.63 New Zealand 2005-06 4 wickets
South Africa 164-6 62.4 2.61 West Indies 1998-99 4 wickets



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