In due course of their annihilation of Sri Lanka on Thursday, the men in blue piled up several records. Scoring 375 in the first innings, the superstar laden Indian batting lineup demolished a few historical numbers, while also creating some new astonishing records. One of those records came up when the century stand between Manish Pandey and MS Dhoni was underway.
The stand between Dhoni and Pandey brought mainly during the death overs, was the 400th century stand for India in ODI’s, across all wickets. India became the first ODI side to get to this prestigious milestone, and 400-century stands in their ODI history speaks for line-ups achievement in itself.
The true essence of success for limited-overs lies mainly in the ability of the batsmen to convert their starts into big scores. While doing so, it is extremely imperative to ensure that steady partnerships are built so that the teams remain in command. Thus, measuring the total aggregate of century stands of a team is one significant parameter.
Keeping this measure in mind, below, we have a look at the top five teams with most century stands in the ODI’s.