From Sachin-Dravid to Kohli-Rahane, Indian cricket has seen many great partnerships in the middle. Many legendary cricketers and cricket pundits have always emphasized on the point that ‘batting is all about partnerships”.
In this article, we will have a look at highest batting partnerships for Indian in away Test matches:
|Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag||410||1||2||Pakistan||Lahore||13 Jan 2006|
|VVS Laxman, Sachin Tendulkar||353||4||1||Australia||Sydney||2 Jan 2004|
|Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar||336||3||1||Pakistan||Multan||28 Mar 2004|
|Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman||303||5||2||Australia||Adelaide||12 Dec 2003|
|Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane||262||4||2||Australia||Melbourne||26 Dec 2014|
|Rahul Dravid, Gautam Gambhir||259||2||1||Bangladesh||Chittagong||17 Dec 2004|
|Suresh Raina, Sachin Tendulkar||256||5||2||Sri Lanka||Colombo (SSC)||26 Jul 2010|
|Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar||255||3||1||England||Nottingham||4 Jul 1996|
|Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar||249||4||1||England||Leeds||22 Aug 2002|
|VL Manjrekar, P Roy||237||2||3||West Indies||Kingston||28 Mar 1953|
- Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid’s partnership for the second wicket in Lahore is the best ever partnership for India in overseas Test matches. Both, Sehwag and Dravid played marathon innings and grilled the Pakistani bowlers.
- Second in this list is, VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar’s 353-run stand for fourth wicket against Australia in Sydney in 2004.
- Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar’s 336-run stand for the third wicket against Pakistan in Multan in 2004, is number 3 in this list.
- Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman’s 303-run stand for the fourth wicket against Australia in Adelaide in number 4 in this list.
- Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane’s 262-run stand for the fourth wicket at the MCG in the third of Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2014-15, is fifth in the list of highest batting partnerships for India in overseas Test matches.
- Rahul Dravid and Gautam Gambhir’s 303-run stand for the second wicket against Bangladesh in Chittagong in number 6 in this list.
- Suresh Raina and Sachin Tendulkar’s 256-run stand for the fifth wicket against Sri Lanka in Colombo in 2010, is number 7 in this list.
- Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar’s 255-run stand for the third wicket against England in Nottingham in 1996, is number 8 in this list.
- Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar’s 249-run stand for the fourth wicket against England in Leeds in 2002, is number 9 in this list.
- VL Manjrekar and P Roy’s 237-run stand for the second wicket against West Indies in Kignson in 1953, is number 10 in this list.
*Stats as on 29-12-2014
By The Cricket Lounge