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Top 5 Partnerships In ODIs Of All Times

One Day Cricket is all about stitching partnerships and assuring your team a big total or a cruising chase. Building partnerships is an art too and the best of batsmen have always been masters at stitching crucial or match winning partnerships.

No team has ever been able to post big totals or chase targets without dwelling on partnerships.

So, we bring you the top 5 partnerships of all times in One Day Internationals. Here’s the tally of biggest partnerships in One Day Cricket.

1. 372 for 2nd wicket

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This mammoth partnership came between Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels in 2015. The partnership came against Zimbabwe at Canberra.

2. 331 for second wicket

Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid (R) congratulates team mate Sachin Tendulkar (L) upon his half century (50 Runs) during the third One Day International (ODI) match between India and the West Indies at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, 27 January 2007.  India were all out for 268 runs in 48 overs after West Indies won the toss and elected to field first.  AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR

AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR

In 1999 at Hyderabad this big partnership was stitched by two legends of India. Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar shared 331 runs against the Kiwis and is India’s highest partnership of all times. This partnership between the wall and the little master is the highest partnership ever between Indians in One Day Cricket.

3. 318 for 2nd wicket

BELFAST, UNITED KINGDOM: Indian cricketers Rahul Dravid (L) and Sachin Tendulkar run between the wickets as they bat against South Africa during a One Day International match at Stormont cricket grounds in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 26 June 2007. AFP PHOTO/Peter MUHLY (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

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It’s again a partnership between Indians and again Rahul Dravid was a part of it. This great partnership came between Rahul Dravid and Ganguly against Sri Lanka in 1999. Rahul Dravid has been involved in crucial partnerships for India more often than not and that’s why he’s the best team man ever to have played for India.

4. Opening partnership of 286

This is the highest ever opening partnership in ODIs. It came between Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga in the year 2006 at Leeds. The opposition was England.

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5. Opening partnership of 284

This time it’s the Aussies at the art of partnership. David Warner and Travis Head. This huge partnership was scored against Pakistan in the year 2017 at Adelaide.

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