Stats : Teams with most 300 plus scores in ODI cricket

A look at teams with most 300 plus scores in ODI cricket.

England was the first team to score 300 plus total in ODI cricket. (Photo - Yorkshire CCC)

The first ODI match was played between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 1971 and it took more than 4 years for the first 300 plus ODI total.

On 7 June 1975 England became the first team to score 300 plus total as they scored 334/4 against India at Lord's, coincidently same day New Zealand also scored 309/5 against East Africa in Birmingham. And soon Australia and Pakistan also scored their first 300 plus total.

And India was the last team to score their first 300 plus total (at that time among Test playing nations). India's first 300 plus total (305/5) came in 1996 against Pakistan in Sharjah. And since then India have scored most 300 plus total and in December 2017 they became the first team to score 300 plus total more than 100 times in ODIs. And here are the teams with most 300 plus totals.

First 300 plus total for all Test playing nations in ODI cricket :

England - 334/4 vs India at Lord's, 1975

New Zealand - 309/5 vs East Africa at Birmingham, 1975

Australia - 328/5 vs Sri Lanka at The Oval, 1975

Pakistan - 330/6 vs Sri Lanka at Nottingham, 1975

West Indies - 313/9 vs Australia at St John's, 1978

Zimbabwe - 312/4 vs Sri Lanka at New Plymouth, 1992

Sri Lanka - 313/7 vs Zimbabwe at New Plymouth, 1992

South Africa - 314/7 vs New Zealand at Centurion, 1994

India - 305/5 vs Pakistan at Sharjah, 1996

Bangladesh - 301/7 vs Kenya at Bogra, 2006

Ireland - 308/7 vs Canada at Nairobi, 2007

Afghanistan - 302/5 vs UAE at Kuala Lumpur, 2014


Teams with most 300 plus totals in ODI cricket :India is the only team to score 300 plus ODIs totals more than 100 times. (Photo - AFP)

 Team   Span   300+ totals 
 India   1996 - 2018   101
 Australia   1975 - 2018  99
 South Africa  1994 - 2018  79
 Pakistan  1975 - 2018  69
 Sri Lanka  1992 - 2018  66
 England   1975 - 2018  65
 New Zealand   1975 - 2018  55
 West Indies  1978 - 2018  39
 Zimbabwe  1992 - 2018  26

Teams with most successful 300 plus run chases in ODI cricket -India have chased 300 plus totals 17 times in ODI cricket. (photo - getty)

 Team   Span   Successful 300+ run chase 
 India  1998 - 2018  17
 Sri Lanka   1992 - 2018  10
 Australia  1998 - 2018  9
 England  2000 - 2018  8
 Pakistan  1998 - 2018  7
 South Africa   2004 - 2018  7
 New Zealand    2005 - 2018   5

Team records in 300 plus totals' ODIs :Australia have most wins (85) in 300 plus scores' ODI matches. (Photo - twitter)

 Team   Matches   Won   Lost   Tied   NR   W/L 
 Australia   99  85  13  0  1  6.53
 India  101  79  20  2  0  3.95
 South Africa  79  71  7  0  1  10.1
 Pakistan  69  59  10  0  0  5.9
 Sri Lanka  66  51  14  0  1  3.64
 England  65  44  19  2  0  2.31
 New Zealand   55   43  10  2  0  4.30
 West Indies  39  28  11  0  0  2.54
 Zimbabwe  26  20  6  0  0  3.33
 Bangladesh  12  10  2  0  0  5.00
 Ireland  12  9  3  0  0  3.00

By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 11 Jul, 2018

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