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STATS: 10 highest Test totals after following on

Stats 18 Nov 2012, 16:04 IST

In Test cricket, the team enforcing a follow on has the upper hand and most of the times the team that enforces the follow on end up winning the match. Here are the 10 highest Test totals after being asked to follow on. Interestingly, 8 of them ended in a draw. However, India lost and won the match on the other two occasions.

TeamFO DifferenceScoreLeadOppositionResultMarginGroundSeason
Pakistan473 runs657/8d184West IndiesdrawnBridgetown1957/58
India274 runs657/7d383Australiawon171 runsKolkata2000/01
South Africa210 runs572/7362EnglanddrawnDurban1999/00
England325 runs551226South AfricadrawnNottingham1947
England341 runs538197AustraliadrawnThe Oval1975
Pakistan261 runs537276AustraliadrawnRawalpindi1994/95
Sri Lanka359 runs537/9178EnglanddrawnLord’s2006
England280 runs529/5d249Sri LankadrawnLord’s2002
India386 runs510124Englandlost6 wicketsLeeds1967
Zimbabwe227 runs503/6276IndiadrawnNagpur2000/01
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