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Stats: Top 10 highest successful chases in Test matches

Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka in the 3rd Test of the series in Pallekele and clinched the series 2-1 in their favour. Some fabulous batting performances from the Pakistan batsmen, specifically newbie Shan Masood and veteran Younis Khan, both of whom complied with a century each in the 4th innings of the match, helped the visitors to achieve huge target of 377 set by Sri Lanka.

Pakistan wrapped up the Test by scoring 382/3 in 4th innings of the match. This was the 6th highest successful chase in Tests and the highest for Pakistan.

Let’s take a look at the top highest successful 4th innings chases in Test cricket history:

Team

Score

Target

Opposition

Venue

Year

West Indies

418/7

418

Australia

St.John’s

2003

South Africa

414/4

414

Australia

Perth 

2008

India

406/4

403

West Indies

Port of Spain

1976

Australia

404/3

404

England

Leeds

1948

India

387/4

387

England

Chennai

2008

Pakistan

382/3

377

Sri Lanka

Pallekele

2015

Australia

369/6

369

Pakistan

Hobart

1999

Australia

362/7

359

West Indies

Georgetown

1978

Sri Lanka

352/9

352

South Africa

Colombo

2006

England

351/5

351

Australia

Lords

1956

*Stats are updated up to 07th Jully, 2015 

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