Top 5 Opening Partners In Present Limited-Overs International Cricket
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Top 5 Opening Partners In Present Limited-Overs International Cricket

Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Indian national cricket team
Shikhar Dhawan with Rohit Sharma. (Image Credit: Getty Images)

Liton Das and Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh)

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Liton Das and Tamim Iqbal (Image Credit: AFP)

With the time progress, Bangladesh is now becoming more competitive side in limited-overs cricket, and one of the biggest reasons for their success in the present limited-overs cricket is their good opening partners. Experienced Tamim Iqbal and wicketkeeper Liton Das are now playing vital roles in the opening batting positions in the limited-overs cricket.

In ODI, opening partner Tamim-Liton has set up 636 runs partnership in 13 innings with an incredible average of 53.00, including two century-partnerships and only 50+ partnership. While they are the fourth successful ODI partner in Bangladesh history, their record opening partnership in an ODI innings was 292 runs.

On the other hand, they are also the second most successful T20I partner in Bangladesh history and very close to reach on top of this list. After starting the Bangladesh innings as the partner in 13 T20I innings, Tamim-Liton has scored 376 partnership runs, with an average of 28.92. While they have built up three 50+ opening partnerships in T20I, their best T20I opening partnership was 92 runs.