Originally Posted by shuziburo
Which was the first team to successfully chase 400?
Was anything unique about that chase?
Australia in England in 1948. Australia scored 404/3 in the 4th inning to win the match, after the English captain declared at 365/8. It was a sporting declaration and they did not try any stalling technique. Bradman scored 173*.
Australia scored 404 on Day 5.