Scoring a century in a One-day international format is a challenge for any batsman. It takes lots of courage, skills, determination for a batsman to score centuries while chasing big totals. It amounts to single handed steering the team to a near impossible victory. Here we look at the top 5 players with highest individual scores in ODI chases.
5. Quinton De Kock (South Africa)- 178
Quinton De Kock showed his class in the 1st One-day international at Centurion on 30th September 2016 against Australia. Australia posted a competitive total of 294 for 9 with contributions from Bailey, Hastings, Warner, and Finch.
In the chase, South African opener Quinton De Kock looked in aggressive mood attacking the Australian bowlers. The opening partnership of 145 runs between him and Rossouw laid the foundation for the chase. De Kock scored 178 off 133 balls with 16 fours and 11 sixes in the innings. South Africa chased down the target with ease winning the match by 6 wickets with 13.4 overs to spare. Quinton De Kock was named the man of the match for his match-winning performance.