South Africa vs Australia: World Record Score Chase 438 in Cricket History Ever

South Africa vs Australia: World Record Score Chase 438 in Cricket History Ever

This will forever give enormous goosebumps to the cricket lovers except Australians. Smith and Gibbs,two superstars and our all-time favorites, made the history so comfortably that Australians never thought of. Sharing the memory here with you.

The 5th One Day International cricket match between South Africa and Australia was played on 12 March 2006 at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. The match broke many cricket records, including both the first and the second team innings score of over 400 runs. Australia won the toss and elected to bat first.

 

They scored 434 for 4 off their 50 overs, breaking the previous record of 398–5 by Sri Lanka against Kenya in 1996. In reply, South Africa scored 438–9, winning by one wicket with one ball to spare. The match has been acclaimed as the greatest One Day International match ever played and has been referred to as the “438 match or “438 game in the media.

(Source: Wikipedia)

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