Cricket South Africa Stats: South Africa defeated West Indies by 4 wickets in the third ODI of the series. South Africa had got a target of 261 runs to win. However, South Africa achieved the target for 6 wickets in just 29.3 overs. This is South Africa’s fastest run chase of more than 250 runs in ODI history. South Africa won this match against West Indies by scoring 8.94 runs per over. In this way South Africa has made a new record.
South Africa broke its old record
Earlier, South Africa won the match by scoring 8.78 runs per over against Australia. This was South Africa’s fastest run chase of more than 250 runs in ODI cricket, but now this team has broken its old record. Actually, in that match against Australia, South Africa had to score a record 438 runs to win the match, but the South African team won the match. Apart from this, it is the most successful run chase in ODI cricket history.
SA’s chase of 264/6 in 29.3 overs is the fastest chase of a 250 plus total.
In fact the run rate recorded in their inns today (8.94) is also the highest in any chase of 250+. They have broken their own record from the 438 game when the run rate was 8.78.
— Gurkirat Singh Gill (@gurkiratsgill) March 21, 2023
The condition of the match was like this
On the other hand, talking about this match, the West Indies team, which came out to bat first, was reduced to 260 runs in 48.2 overs. Brendan King scored the highest 72 runs for the West Indies. Apart from this, Nicholas Pooran scored 39 runs. While Jason Holder contributed 36 runs. Marco Jonsen, Jorn Forton and Gerald Kotji took 2-2 wickets for South Africa. While Lungi Angidi, Wayne Parnell and Adam Markram got 1-1 success.
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