ICL: Indian Cricket League

Highest opening stands in a lost cause

Written by Muhammad Asim on September 25th, 2006   (382 views)

West Indies lost to Australia in the first match DFL Cup at Kuala Lumpur, after putting on 136 for the opening wicket in pursuit of 280. Last nine wickets of the West Indian innings fell for just 30 runs. This provided the ninth occasion in ODIs when a side put on 125 or more runs while chasing and ended up as the losing side. Overall this is now the fifth highest opening stand while chasing for a last cause. For reader’s interest the accompanying table has the complete details.

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