On Saturday, June 29, a historic moment occurred in women’s cricket when India registered the highest team total in the Test format at the expense of South Africa. The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai got to witness the Indian batters demolish the Protea bowling lineup, in route to the first-ever total in the 600 range in women’s Test history.

In this article, SportsTiger looks at the five highest team totals in the history of women’s Test cricket.

5. New Zealand (517/8 vs ENG, 1996)

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In the first Test of the three-match series between the English women and the New Zealand women in 1996, played at the North Marine Road Ground, Scarborough, the 500-run total was achieved for the third time in the format’s history. New Zealand scored 517/8 in their first innings in response to England’s 414 runs on the board, with Kirsty Bond notching up a double hundred.