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Despite the rise of limited-overs cricket in the last few decades, Test cricket remains the original and the toughest format. After five days of sheer hard work and commitment, there is still a possibility that a Test match can still end without a result. It has always been a challenge to chase a target, especially during the final day of the Test match. 

However, there are some instances where the teams have pulled off some of the highest successful run chases in Test cricket throughout the years. In the following article, we will look at the top five Highest Successful Run chases in Test cricket. 

Highest Successful Run Chases in Test Cricket 

5. 395/7 by West Indies against Bangladesh in 2021

395 7 by west indies against bangladesh in 2021

With the help of a match-winning double-hundred by Kyle Mayers in the second innings, West Indies pulled one of the highest successful run chases in Test cricket in a match against Bangladesh at Chattogram on 7th February 2021. After taking a lead of 171 runs in the first innings, Bangladesh declared their second innings for 223/8 with Mominul Haque top scoring with 115 runs, as the host set a target of 395 runs. Chasing a winning total, Windies didn’t have a great start as they lost their first three wickets for just 59 runs, before, Mayers took charge of the innings and scored an unbeaten 210 off 310 balls. With the help of his innings, West Indies chased the winning total losing seven wickets.