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India set Aussies record target

October 20, 2008

India underlined their domination in the second Test in Mohali when they set Australia [Images] a mammoth victory target of 516 on day four.

This is the highest target ever set by them in Test cricket, beating the 509 they set Sri Lanka in Ahmedabad [Images] in 2005-06, a match that they won by a huge margin of 259 runs.

A look at the highest targets set by India:

516AustraliaMohali2008-09In progress *
509Sri Lanka [Images]Ahmedabad2005-06India won by 259 runs
500England [Images]The Oval2007Draw
472Sri LankaColombo SSC1993-94India won by 235 runs
461South Africa [Images]Kanpur1996-97India won by 280 runs
436Sri LankaDelhi [Images]2005-06India won by 188 runs

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