South Africa defeated the West Indies by 4 wickets in the third ODI of the series. South Africa had a target of 261 runs to win. However, South Africa achieved the 6 wicket target in just 29.3 overs. This is South Africa’s fastest chase over 250 runs in ODI history. South Africa won this match against the West Indies scoring 8.94 runs for more. In this way, South Africa has made a new record.
Earlier, South Africa won the match scoring 8.78 runs over against Australia. This was South Africa’s fastest run chase over 250 runs in ODI cricket, but now this team has broken their old record. In fact, 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. Other than 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 out of a total of over 250.
— Gurkirat Singh Gill (@gurkiratsgill) March 21, 2023
On the other hand, speaking of this match, the West Indies team, who came out to bat first, were down 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 scored a 1-1 success.