All Time Highest Total In World Cup

Last Modified Jun 21, 2019 16:11 IST

The ICC Cricket World Cup involves the best international cricket teams from around the world. Also, some World Cups had the minnows participating. This led to many strong teams taking advantage of their below par bowling attack and made them chase leather.

There have been four totals of over 400 in World Cups. Australia, India and South Africa (twice) have done it in the past. Interestingly, three out of these four scores came in the 2015 World Cup. To make it more interesting, the highest score in the World Cup was scored just a day after the third highest score was posted.

Here is the list of the Top 10 All Time highest totals in the World Cup:

Highest Totals In Cricket World Cup

PositionTeamScoreOppositionVenueMatch Date
1Australia417/6v AfghanistanPerth4 Mar 2015
2India413/5v BermudaPort of Spain19 Mar 2007
3South Africa411/4v IrelandCanberra3 Mar 2015
4South Africa408/5v West IndiesSydney27 Feb 2015
5Sri Lanka398/5v KenyaKandy6 March 1996
6England397/6v AfghanistanManchester18 Jun 2019
7New Zealand393/6v West IndiesWellington21 Mar 2015
8England386/6v BangladeshCardiff8 Jun 2019
9Australia381/5v BangladeshNottingham20 Jun 2019
10Australia377/6v South AfricaBasseterre24 Mar 2007

Australia have the highest score of 417/6 against Afghanistan. David Warner (178 from 133), Steve Smith (95 from 98) and Glenn Maxwell (88 from 39) didn’t allow the Afghanistan bowlers to settle. They won the match by a whopping 275 runs.

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Five time World Cup Winners Australia have three totals in the Top 10 highest totals in World Cup cricket, while South Africa and India have two each. Four totals in Top 10 have been recorded in World Cup 2015 that was conducted in Australia and New Zealand.

Australia v Afghanistan - 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup

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