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England posted Highest Team Total in ODI Cricket history ever

England posted Highest Team Total in ODI Cricket history ever
Written by Abhishek Lohia

England cricket Team posted a mammoth record-breaking total of 481/6 against Australia in 50 overs. The English batsmen showed their ruthless in their batting approach as they surpassed their own highest score in the ODIs and create a new world record of Highest Team total in ODI Cricket Ever. English Openers Roy and Bairstow stitched a partnership of 159 runs for the first wicket. Going by the past record this match promises to be an high-scoring INTL affair. It was on this ground where England had posted the highest team total in men’s ODI cricket (444-3 vs Pak) in 2016.

In the Third ODI of England vs Australia ongoing Bilateral series, England mutilated the batting order and sent Alex Hales at number three position. Hales starts his show without wasting any time, started to take action on the Australian pacers. Follow to their record-breaking score, England smashed a stunning 41 boundaries and 21 sixes in their 50 overs Inning. At one point it looked like 500 was on the Scoreboard as 300+ came up in the 32nd over.

Highest ODI totals Ever:

  1. 444/3 England vs. Pakistan, Nottingham, 2016
  2. 443/9 Sri Lanka vs. Netherlands, Amstelveen, 2006
  3. 439/2 South Africa vs. West Indies, Johannesburg, 2015
  4. 438/4 South Africa vs. India, Mumbai, 2015
  5. 438/9 South Africa vs. Australia, Johannesburg, 2006
  6. 434/4 Australia vs. South Africa, Johannesburg, 2006
  7. 418/5 South Africa vs. Zimbabwe, Potchefstroom, 2006
  8. 418/5 India vs. West Indies, Indore, 2011
  9. 417/6 Australia vs. Afghanistan, Perth, 2015
  10. 414/7 India vs. Sri Lanka, Rajkot, 2009

Highest List A totals:

  • 496/4 Surrey v Glou, Oval, 2007
  • 481/6 Eng v Aus, Trent Bridge, 2018
  • 458/4 Ind A v Lei, Leicester, 2018
  • 445/8 Nott vs Northampton, Trent Bridge, 2016
  • 444/3 Eng v Pak, Trent Bridge, 2016

During the England innings, Australian Pacer and leading wicket-taker for KXIP in IPL 2018 Andrew Tye conceded 100 runs in his 9 over spell. There was one more record broke in this game as England Skipper and all-time favorite Eoin Morgan became the highest run-scorer for England. Morgan scored 67 of just 30 balls to register the fastest fifty campaign by an Englishman in ODIs.

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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