The fourth match of the ICC World Cup 2023 between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, witnessed a downpour of fours and boundaries as South Africa posted the highest-ever World Cup total of 428 runs.
Highest Team Totals in ODI Cricket World Cup
428/5 – South Africa vs Sri Lanka, Delhi 2023*
417/6 – Australia vs Afghanistan, Perth 2015
413/5 – India vs Bermuda, Port of Spain 2007
411/4 – South Africa vs Ireland, Canberra 2015
408/5 – South Africa vs West Indies, Sydney, 2015
Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dussen, and Aiden Markram unleashed a relentless batting onslaught, each scoring a century, and leaving the Sri Lankan bowlers in shambles.
While de Kock, who is playing his last World Cup, managed to score 100 runs from 84 balls, while Rassie van der Dussen added 108 runs from 110 deliveries. Meanwhile, Aiden Markram etched his name in history with a lightning-fast 49-ball century.