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Highest fourth innings chases on Indian soil

December 14, 2008

England [Images] set India a challenging target of 387 from a minimum 126 overs after declaring their second innings closed at 311 for nine shortly after tea on day four of the first Test in Chennai on Sunday.

The highest successful run chase on Indian soil is by the West Indies [Images] when they made 276 for 5 at Delhi [Images] in 1987-88.

A look at the highest fourth innings run chases on Indian soil.

Highest fourth innings chases on Indian soil

India364-6v PakistanDelhi1979-80(Drawn)
India355-8v West IndiesMumbai (BS)1948-49(Drawn)
India347v Australia [Images]Chennai1986-87(Tied)
India325-3v West IndiesKolkata1948-49(Drawn)
India289-5v West IndiesMumbai (BS)1958-59(Drawn)
West Indies276-5v IndiaDelhi1987-88(Won)
New Zealand [Images]272-6v IndiaAhmedabad [Images]2003-04(Drawn)
West Indies270-7v IndiaChennai1966-67(Drawn)
West Indies266v IndiaMumbai1994-95(Lost)

Highest fourth innings successful chases on Indian soil
West Indies276-5v IndiaDelhi1987-88
India256-8v AustraliaMumbai (BS)1964-65
England208-4v IndiaDelhi1972-73
India203-4v PakistanDelhi2007-08
Australia195-2v IndiaBangalore1997-98
West Indies192-4v IndiaMumbai (BS)1966-67
India190-3v ZimbabweDelhi2000-01

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