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Stats: Batting pairs with most hundred run partnerships in Test cricket

Partnerships play a key role in any innings and when there is a pair, who can consistently score runs then that’s the best thing any team could ask for. Today we will take a look list of partners who have consistently scored runs and also kept wickets intact for the team. Things get better when the partnerships cross hundred runs in Test cricket.

Let us take a look at list of partners with most number of partnerships that have crossed 100 in Test Cricket:

Players

Innings

Runs

100+ Partnership

Highest

Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid (Ind)

143

6920

20

249

Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara (SL)

120

6554

19

624

Matthew Hayden and Ricky Ponting (Aus)

76

4765

16

272

CG Greenidge and DL Haynes (WI)

148

6482

16

298

JB Hobbs and H Sutcliffe (Eng)

39

3339

15

283

Justin Langer and Ricky Ponting (Aus)

48

3451

14

327

Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer (Aus)

122

6081

14

256

Alastair Cook and Andrew Strauss (Eng)

132

5253

14

255

AB de Villiers and Jacques Kallis (SA)

44

3108

13

229

Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen (Eng)

58

3558

13

256

Stat updated till 24 December 2014

It’s the Indian pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid who top the list with 20 partnerships that have crossed 100 runs in 143 innings. This pair has consistently scored runs for India and also helped in scoring big totals for the team.

Second in the list are the Sri Lankan pair of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara with 19 partnerships that have crossed hundred. Moreover, one of the innings also includes their record partnership of 624 runs.

There are just sub-continent pairs in the Top 10 after which the domination is by English and Australian pairs. Ricky Ponting is only one such player who is listed twice in the Top 10 list. He has a good partnership record with Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer along with who Ponting has had 14 partnerships of hundred runs. 

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