India v Sri Lanka, Super Four, Asia Cup, Karachi
July 3, 2008
Three hundred 300s
Here are some quick numbers on 300s
India's successful run-chase, overhauling Sri Lanka's 308, was the 300th instance of a team scoring 300 or more in one-day internationals. Here are some quick numbers on 300s
The first score in excess of 300 was England's 334 against India in the first match of the 1975 World Cup. It was a 60-over game. England, however, have gone past 300 only 21 times so far.
Australia have scored more than 300 the most times - 53 - and they've won 48 of those games. Pakistan and India have scored 300 or more in 49 and 47 matches respectively.
The National Stadium in Karachi, the venue of the 300th three-hundred, has also had the most innings of above 300 - 18 in 42 ODIs.
Teams have scored 300 or more in 51 innings in India which is the most in any country. There have been 35 in Pakistan, 33 in Australia, and 31 each in England and South Africa.
India have scored 300 on 12 occasions while batting second , the most by any country.
The year 2007 had the most scores in excess of 300 - 51 innings. There were 27 in 2005 while 2006 had 24.
The 2008 Asia Cup has already had 10 scores of above 300 which is the second highest for any tournament. The highest is the 2007 World Cup when teams reached 300 sixteen times.
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