Batting is all about partnerships. Over the years, we have seen many great batting partnerships in the game of cricket. If we talk about the modern day cricket, from Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly to AB d Villiers and Hashim Amla, we have seen many great partnerships flourish and destroy the bowling attacks.
In this article, we have made the list of highest partnerships in ODI cricket.
India’s legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar features heavily in the list. Some other Indian batsmen like Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid also feature many times in this list. Sri Lanka’s Upul Tharanga also features heavily in this list.
Highest Partnerships (by runs) in ODI Cricket:
|Highest partnerships (by runs) in one day matches.|
|Sachin Tendulkar + Rahul Dravid (Ind)||331||2nd||New Zealand||8 Nov 1999|
|Sourav Ganguly + Rahul Dravid (Ind)||318||2nd||Sri Lanka||26 May 1999|
|Upul Tharanga + Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)||286||1st||England||1 Jul 2006|
|Upul Tharanga + T Dilshan (SL)||282||1st||Zimbabwe||10 Mar 2011|
|Md Azharuddin + Ajay Jadeja (Ind)||275*||4th||Zimbabwe||9 Apr 1998|
|James Marshall + Brendon McCullum (NZ)||274||1st||Ireland||1 Jul 2008|
|Aamir Sohail + Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pak)||263||2nd||NZ||20 Apr 1994|
|Sachin Tendulkar + Sourav Ganguly (Ind)||258||1st||Kenya||24 Oct 2001|
|Denesh Ramdin + Darren Bravo (WI)||258||3rd||Bangladesh||25 Aug 2014|
|Saleem Elahi + Abdul Razzaq (Pak)||257||2nd||South Africa||11 Dec 2002|
|Sachin Tendulkar + Sourav Ganguly (Ind)||252||1st||Sri Lanka||7 Jul 1998|
|Ricky Ponting + Shane Watson (Aus)||252||2nd||England||2 Oct 2009|
|Aaron Finch + Shaun Marsh (Aus)||246||1st||Scotland||3 Sep 2013|
|Sachin Tendulkar + Sourav Ganguly (Ind)||244||2nd||Nambia||23 Feb 2003|
|Hashim Amla + AB de Villiers (SA)||238||3rd||Pakistan||17 Mar 2013|
|Sachin Tendulkar + Rahul Dravid (Ind)||237*||3rd||Kenya||23 May 1999|
|Marvan Atapattu + S Jayasuriya (SL)||237||1st||Australia||9 Jan 2003|
|Ricky Ponting + Andrew Symonds (Aus)||237||4th||Sri Lanka||12 Feb 2006|
|Sourav Ganguly + Rahul Dravid (Ind)||236||2nd||Sri Lanka||22 Mar 1999|
|Gary Kirsten + Herschelle Gibbs (SA)||235||2nd||India||9 Mar 2000|
|Ricky Ponting + Damien Martyn (Aus)||234*||3rd||India||23 Mar 2003|
|Daryl Cullinan + Jonty Rhodes (SA)||232||4th||Pakistan||29 Apr 1996|
|Ajinkya Rahane + Shikhar Dhawan (Ind)||231||1st||Sri Lanka||2 Nov 2014|
|Sachin Tendulkar + Navjot Sidhu (Ind)||231||2nd||Pakistan||15 Apr 1996|
|Saeed Anwar + Ijaz Ahmed (Pak)||230||3rd||India||18 Jan 1998|
– Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid’s 331-run stand for the second wicket against New Zealand is the highest partnership in ODI cricket.
– Sanath Jayasuria and Upul Tharanga’s 286-run stand for the first wicket against England is the highest opening partnership in the history of ODI cricket.
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By The Cricket Lounge