Top Five Highest Partnerships During the ICC T20 World Cup 2010

Top Five Highest Partnerships In ICC T20 World Cup 2010

Sri Lanka
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ICC T20 World Cup 2010 is the third edition of the 20-over format tournament and was hosted by West Indies. Interestingly, this edition took place only 10 months after the last one. Likewise in the last two editions, 12 teams participated in this tournament but Afghanistan was the newcomer in the tournament.

England raised through ranks and lifted the trophy after defeating the arch-rivals Australia in the grand finale of the third edition. 

ICC T20 World Cup 2010 witnessed several intense and ferocious innings than the last two editions. The quality of cricket had improved since the first edition. 

On that note, here, we have discussed the five best partnership during the ICC T20 World Cup 2010:

5. Cameron White and Mike Hussey: 101* vs Sri Lanka

Cameron White and Mike Hussey
Cameron White and Mike Hussey. (Photo by Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Asked to bowl first, Sri Lanka enjoyed early success as they picked the wickets of Australia’s top-order batsmen  Shane Watson, Brad Haddin, David Warner and David Hussey within five overs. However, Cameron White and Mike Hussey crippled Sri Lanka’s bowling attack. The shared 101 runs stand for the sixth wicket and managed to post 168 on board.

Australia made a mockery of Sri Lanka’s batting line up with the likes of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara. The Islanders were all out for 87 runs as Michael Clarke led side won the match by 81 runs.