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Stats: Top 10 highest runs partnerships in T20I

New Zealand opening batsmen made unbeaten 171 runs partnership against Pakistan at Hamilton on Sunday while they were chasing 169 runs in the 2nd T20I match.

Chasing down 169 runs in 20 overs, New Zealand’s two openers Martin Guptill and skipper Kane Williamson smashed all the Pakistani bowlers. Guptill remained unbeaten at the end on 87 runs off 58 balls with 9-fours and 4-sixes while Williamson remained not out till the end at 72 runs off 48 balls with 11-fours. New Zealand reached the target in 17.4 overs without losing any wicket.

Guptill and Williamson broke the record of the highest run partnership for all wickets in the T20I international cricket. The previous best partnership was also for the first wicket of 170 runs between South African opening batsmen Graeme Smith and Loots Bosman against England at Centurion in 2009.

Alex Hales has been involved most times in this partnership list. He is involved three times in this list while West Indian batsman Chris Gayle is involved twice in this list. Former Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene is also involved two times in this list.

No partnership from India and Australia has taken the spot in the top 10. India’s highest T20I partnership was 138 runs between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli for the second wicket while Australia’s highest T20I partnership was 133 runs between Shane Watson and David Warner for the first wicket.

Here is the list of top 10 highest runs partnership in T20Is:

 

Partners

Runs

Wkt

Team

Opposition

Ground

Date

Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson

171*

1st

New Zealand

Pakistan

Hamilton

17.01.2016

Greame Smith, Loots Bosman

170

1st

South Africa

England

Centurion

15.11.2009

Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara

166

2nd

Sri Lanka

West Indies

Bridgetown

07.05.2010

Alex Hales, Ravi Bopara

159

2nd

England

West Indies

Nottingham

24.06.2012

Alex Hales, Eoin Morgan

152

3rd

England

Sri Lanka

Chittagong

27.03.2014

Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels

152

2nd

West Indies

South Africa

Johannesburg

11.01.2015

Chris Gayle, Devon Smith

145

1st

West Indies

South Africa

Johannesburg

11.09.2007

Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene

145

2nd

Sri Lanka

England

Chittagong

27.03.2014

Michael Lumb, Alex Hales

143*

1st

England

New Zealand

Wellington

15.02.2013

Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez

143*

2nd

Pakistan

Zimbabwe

Harare

24.08.2013

Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt

142

1st

Pakistan

Bangladesh

St Lucia

01.05.2010

 

 

 

 

 

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