The highest successful run chase in One Day International (ODI) cricket was achieved by the national team of South Africa against Australia on March 12, 2006. The match was played at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In this match, Australia set a target of 434 runs for South Africa to chase. South Africa achieved this target in the final over of the match with 1 wicket remaining, winning the match by 1 wicket.
South Africa’s innings were powered by a century by Herschelle Gibbs (175 runs off 111 balls) and a half-century by Graeme Smith (90 runs off 55 balls).
This was the highest successful run chase in ODI cricket at that time, and it remains the highest run chase in ODI cricket. This match is considered one of the greatest ODI matches of all time due to the high-scoring, nail-biting finish and the records that were broken.