5. West Indies – 395/7 v Bangladesh, 2021

West Indies chased down a mammoth target of 395 runs against Bangladesh in the just-concluded Chattogram Test.       Mayers scored 210* runs off 310 balls including 20 fours and 7 sixes.

4. Australia – 404/3 v England, 1948

Australia won against England very comfortably when they chased down a target of 404 runs in the fourth innings in the year 1948. Morris scored 182 runs while Bradman played an innings of 173 runs off 292 balls.

3. India – 406/4 v West Indies, 1976

India had chased a big target of 406 runs against the West Indies in the Port of Spain Test in the year 1976. Indian opener Sunil Gavaskar scored a century in the fourth innings, while Gundappa Viswanath too played an important role in the chase with his brilliant innings of 112 runs.

2. South Africa – 414/4 v Australia, 2008

The South African team successfully chased down the target of 414 runs against Australia in the Perth Test, 2008. Smith hit 108 runs off 147 balls, while De Villiers played an unbeaten knock of 106 runs in 186 balls.

1. West Indies – 418/7 v Australia, 2003

West Indies holds the world record for chasing down the highest total in the fourth innings of a Test match. They chased down 418 runs against Australia in the year 2003. Chandrapaul was adjudged the Man of the Match for his match-winning knock of 104 runs off 154 balls.