Most Successful 200+ Run Chases in T20I Cricket

While scoring 200+ as a team in a T20 match is a commendable feat, chasing a 200+ total is a staggering accomplishment.

It needs the right start in the powerplay overs followed by a combination of sensible and attacking mindsets until the end to achieve the phenomenon.

With the pitches and conditions being favorable to batters on most occasions, the 200+ scores are not unusual in the shortest format. You can see the list of teams with most 200+ totals in T20I cricket here.

However, this article will discuss the teams that have made the impossible possible by chasing down targets of more than 200 in T20 International cricket.

Most times 200+ scores are successfully chased in T20Is

TEAMS SUCCESSFULLY CHASED 200+ TARGETS HIGHEST TARGET CHASED
India 4 207
Australia 3 244
Bulgaria 2 243
England 2 231
South Africa 2 212
Pakistan 2 208
West Indies 1 232
Bangladesh 1 215
Netherlands 1 207
Malta 1 205
PNG 1 204
Qatar 1 204
New Zealand 1 201

Key Stats

India, with 4 successful 200+ run-chases, tops the T20 table.

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Australia’s win over New Zealand’s first innings total of 243 at Auckland in 2018 is the highest-ever T20 run chase in the international arena.

David Warner and D’Arcy Short scored 91/0 in Australia’s first six overs while chasing – one of the top ten Powerplay scores in T20I cricket.

On the contrary, Nigeria’s 90/10 while batting first against Sierra Leone in 2021 is the lowest ever score successfully defended in T20Is. Here are the top ten of such instances.

Another AUS vs NZ T20 game in 2010 is the only instance of a T20 match with a 200+ total ending in a tie. Australia and New Zealand at Christchurch scored 214 in their quota of 20 overs. However, NZ won that game in the one-over eliminator.

Read now: India’s ten lowest scores in T20 Internationals

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Buvanesh Thirivam - writer in Cricindeed

A Cricket Blogger | Blogs at Cricindeed.com

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