Record of highest partnerships in all one day Internationals (ODI).

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Batting, is about partnerships. No batsman can win a game without a partner no matter well he plays..

Sometimes, batsmen find each other and some luck to put on mamoth partnerships which stay in record books for long. Today, lets look at the highest partnerships between two batsmen in one day international cricket :-

331 = Sachin Tendulkar + Rahul Dravid :- made at Hyderabad against New Zealand. That day, Tendulkar scored his highest ODI score = 186 till that day and was unbeaten as innings finished after starting as opener. His partner, Rahul Dravid, scored 153 himself which is his highest ODI score as well. Together, these two vetern Indian batting stalwarts put on 331 from 45.2 overs for the second wicket against a strong New Zealand bowling lineup of Chris Cairns, Shane O'Connor, Chris Drum, Daniel Vettori and Chris Harris.

318 = Saurav Ganguly + Rahul Dravid :- is second only triple century partnership in oneday cricket. made in a must win world cup 1999 match by Indian batsmen against Srilankans.

In fact, if you notice two tables carefully, you'll find Indian batsmen feature the most. big appetite for runs they have..

Highest partnership for India = 331 = Sachin Tendulkar + Rahul Dravid.
Highest partnership for Srilanka = 286 = Sanath Jayasuriya + Upul Tharanga.
Highest partnership for New Zealand = 274 = James Marshall + Brendon McCullum.
Highest partnership for Pakistan = 263 = Aamir Sohail + Inzamam-ul-Haq.
Highest partnership for Australia = 252 = Ricky Ponting + Shane Watson.
Highest partnership for South Africa = 238 = Hashim Amla + AB de Villiers.
Highest partnership for West Indies = 226 = S Chanderpual + Carl Hooper.
Highest partnership for England = 226 = Andrew Flintoff + Andrew Strauss.

Highest partnerships (by runs) in one day matches.
Batsmen (country) P'ship Wkt Versus Venue Date
Sachin Tendulkar + Rahul Dravid (Ind) 331 2nd New Zealand Hyderabad 8 Nov 1999
Sourav Ganguly + Rahul Dravid (Ind) 318 2nd Sri Lanka Taunton 26 May 1999
Upul Tharanga + Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) 286 1st England Leeds 1 Jul 2006
Upul Tharanga + T Dilshan (SL) 282 1st Zimbabwe Kandy 10 Mar 2011
Md Azharuddin + Ajay Jadeja (Ind) 275* 4th Zimbabwe Cuttack 9 Apr 1998
James Marshall + Brendon McCullum (NZ) 274 1st Ireland Abderdeen 1 Jul 2008
Aamir Sohail + Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pak) 263 2nd NZ Sharjah 20 Apr 1994
Sachin Tendulkar + Sourav Ganguly (Ind) 258 1st Kenya Paarl 24 Oct 2001
Saleem Elahi + Abdul Razzaq (Pak) 257 2nd South Africa P'Elizabeth 11 Dec 2002
Sachin Tendulkar + Sourav Ganguly (Ind) 252 1st Sri Lanka Colombo 7 Jul 1998
Ricky Ponting + Shane Watson (Aus) 252 2nd England Centurion 2 Oct 2009
Aaron Finch + Shaun Marsh (Aus) 246 1st Scotland Edinburgh 3 Sep 2013
Sachin Tendulkar + Sourav Ganguly (Ind) 244 2nd Nambia Pietersburg 23 Feb 2003
Hashim Amla + AB de Villiers (SA) 238 3rd Pakistan Jo'burg 17 Mar 2013
Sachin Tendulkar + Rahul Dravid (Ind) 237* 3rd Kenya Bristol 23 May 1999
Marvan Atapattu + S Jayasuriya (SL) 237 1st Australia Sydney 9 Jan 2003
Ricky Ponting + Andrew Symonds (Aus) 237 4th Sri Lanka Sydney 12 Feb 2006
Sourav Ganguly + Rahul Dravid (Ind) 236 2nd Sri Lanka Nagpur 22 Mar 1999
Gary Kirsten + Herschelle Gibbs (SA) 235 2nd India Kochi 9 Mar 2000
Ricky Ponting + Damien Martyn (Aus) 234* 3rd India Jo'burg 23 Mar 2003
Daryl Cullinan + Jonty Rhodes (SA) 232 4th Pakistan Nairobi 29 Apr 1996
Sachin Tendulkar + Navjot Sidhu (Ind) 231 2nd Pakistan Sharjah 15 Apr 1996
Saeed Anwar + Ijaz Ahmed (Pak) 230 3rd India Dhaka 18 Jan 1998


286 = Sanath Jayasuriya + Upul Tharanga :- is the record for highest opening partnership in one day internationals. Home team England had put on up a solid 322 run target that day at Leeds but visitors Srilankans started in imphatic manner.. putting 286 for first wicket and winning the game with 8 wickets in hand and over 12 overs left to play! Sanath Jayasuriya scored 152 from 99 balls with 20 fours and 4 sixes while Tharanga finished with 109 from 102 balls with 14 fours and a six.

Highest partnerships (by wicket) in all one day matches.
Batsmen (country) Wkt P'ship Versus Venue Date
Upul Tharanga + S Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) 1st 286 England Leeds 1 Jul 2006
Sachin Tendulkar + Rahul Dravid (India) 2nd 331 New Zealand Hyderabad 8 Nov 1999
Hashim Amla + AB de Villiers (South Africa) 3rd 238 Pakistan Jo'burg 17 Mar 2013
Md Azharuddin + Ajay Jadeja (India) 4th 275* Zimbabwe Cuttack 9 Apr 1998
Eoin Morgan + Ravi Bopara (England) 5th 226 Ireland Dublin 3 Sep 2013
M Jayawardene + MS Dhoni (Asia) 6th 218 Africa Chennai 10 Jun 2007
Andy Flower + Heath Streak (Zimbabwe) 7th 130 England Harare 7 Oct 2001
Justin Kemp + Andrew Hall (South Africa) 8th 138* India Cape town 26 Nov 2006
Angelo Mathews + Lasith Malinga (SL) 9th 132 Australia Melbourne 3 Nov 2010
Viv Richards + Michael Holding (WI) 10th 106* England Manchester 31 May 1984

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