On this day in 1948, Australia went on to successfully chase down a huge total of 404 against England making it the highest successful run chase in Test history at that time. We take a look at other successful team run chases in Test cricket.
Australia - 404/3
Against England at Leeds on July 22, 1948. Australia won the match by seven wickets to take an unassailable 3–0 series lead. In successfully chasing a target of 404, they set a new world record for the highest victorious runchase in Test history. Top performer for the winning team - Arthur Morris for his 182 runs.
West Indies - 418/7
Shivnarine Chanderpaul. Pic/ AFP
Against Australia. at St. John's on May 9, 2003. This is currently the highest most successful run chase in Test history. Top performer of the winning team - Shivnarine Chanderpaul for his 104 runs.
South Africa - 414/4
AB de Villiers. Pic/ AFP
Against Australia at Perth on December 17, 2008. Top performer of the winning team - AB de Villiers for his 106 & 63 runs
India - 406/4
Against West Indies at Port of Spain on April 7, 1976. Top performer of the winning team - Gundappa Viswanath for his 112 runs.
India - 387/4
Sachin Tendulkar. Pic/ AFP
Against England at Chennai on December 11, 2008. Top performer for the winning team - Sachin Tendulkar for his 103* runs.
Pakistan - 382/3
Younis Khan. Pic/ AFP
Against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on July 3, 2015. Top performer for the winning team - Younis Khan for his 171* runs.