World Cup 2015: Highest Team Totals In World Cup Cricket

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World Cup 2015: Highest Team Totals In World Cup Cricket

image source South Africa’s 411/4 against Ireland in the pool game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, is now the second highest team total in World Cup history. Batting first, South African batsmen played aggressive cricket right from the first ball against the inexperienced Irish attack. Hashim Amla scored his 20th ODI hundred …


World Cup 2015: Highest Team Totals In World Cup Cricket

 

World Cup 2015: Highest Team Totals In World Cup Cricket

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South Africa’s 411/4 against Ireland in the pool game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, is now the second highest team total in World Cup history.

Batting first, South African batsmen played aggressive cricket right from the first ball against the inexperienced Irish attack. Hashim Amla scored his 20th ODI hundred and became the fastest batsman (in terms of innings) to reach 20 hundreds in ODI cricket.

Here’s the list of highest team totals in World Cup History

 

Highest Team Totals In World Cup History
Team Total Overs Inns Versus Date
Australia*

India

417/6

413/5

50.0

50.0

1st

1st

Afghanistan

Bermuda

4 Mar 2015

19 Mar 2007

South Africa 411/4 50.0 1st Ireland 3 Mar 2015
South Africa 408/5 50.0 1st West Indies 27 Feb 2015
Sri Lanka 398/5 50.0 1st Kenya 6 Mar 1996
Australia 377/6 50.0 1st South Africa 24 Mar 2007
India 373/6 50.0 1st Sri Lanka 26 May 1999
West Indies 372/2 50.0 1st Zimbabwe 24 Feb 2015
India 370/4 50.0 1st Bangladesh 19 Feb 2011
New Zealand 363/5 50.0 1st Canada 22 Mar 2007
West Indies 360/4 50.0 1st Sri Lanka 13 Oct 1987
Australia 359/2 50.0 1st India 23 Mar 2003
Australia 358/5 50.0 1st Netherlands 18 Mar 2007
New Zealand 358/6 50.0 1st Canada 13 Mar 2011
South Africa 356/4 50.0 1st West Indies 10 Apr 2007
South Africa 353/3 50.0 1st Netherlands 16 Mar 2007
South Africa 351/5 50.0 1st Netherlands 4 Mar 2011
Pakistan 349/10 49.5 1st Zimbabwe 21 Mar 2007

England’s highest world cup total = 334/4, 60 overs vs India at Lord’s on 7 June 1975.

The third highest total in World Cup history is also by South Africa. South Africa scored 408/5 in the pool match against West Indies at Sydney. South Africa have already scored 400+ plus score twice in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 so far.

The highest ever team total in World Cup cricket is 413/5 by India against Bermuda in 2007 World Cup.


 

NOTE: Stats updated till 04-03-2015