Friday, February 24, 2017

They "run" the show: Top 5 partnerships by batsmen in ODI history

On this day in 2015, West Indies batsmen Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels set a record for the highest partnership in ODIs. Let’s take a look at the top 5 partnerships by batsmen in ODI history.

Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels – 372 runs
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Gayle (215) Samuels (133) vs Zimbabwe at Canberra on 24 February 2015.

Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid – 331 runs
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Tendulkar (186) Dravid (153) vs New Zealand at Hyderabad on 8 November 1999.

Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid – 318 runs
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Ganguly (183) Dravid (145) vs Sri Lanka at Taunton on 26 May 1999.

Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga – 286 runs
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Jayasuriya (152) Tharanga (109) vs England at Leeds on 1 July 2006

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga – 282 runs
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Dilshan (144) Tharanga (143) vs Zimbabwe at Pallekele on 10 March 2011.

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