Highest Batting Partnerships For India In Away Test Matches

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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:

Partners Runs Wicket Innings Opposition Ground Match Date
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



  1. 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.
  2. Second in this list is, VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar’s 353-run stand for fourth wicket against Australia in Sydney in 2004.
  3. 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.
  4. Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman’s 303-run stand for the fourth wicket against Australia in Adelaide in number 4 in this list.
  5. 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.
  6. Rahul Dravid and Gautam Gambhir’s 303-run stand for the second wicket against Bangladesh in Chittagong in number 6 in this list.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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