Top 10 Cricket pairs with most hundred runs partnerships in career

pairs with most hundred runs partnerships Sangakkara and Mahela

Top 10 Cricket pairs with most hundred runs partnerships in career

Pakistan, Australia and West Indies, in fact all teams who are currently at a low in their respective series, will be realizing the importance of partnerships in test matches. Partnerships as the name suggests are the bridges that connect together to make pave a team’s success. Speaking of the current cricket action going around, Pakistan is down by 2to 1 against England while Australia is 2-0 at the moment. With both teams having a game yet to be played, struggled badly in terms of their batting. Pakistan mainly is hurt by the unbreakable partnerships between the English batters and continuously failing batting stands of its on batsmen. So far in three matches England has batted through partnerships to make their way out of trouble.

pairs with most hundred runs partnerships Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene

By partnerships it does not necessarily mean that these should be hundred runs partnerships. As we have already seen even England’s tail-enders stand for not so big batting stands among them but that little contribution of them costs Pakistan dearly. In fact both in third and the on-going fourth test it was England’s late middle order that shattered the Pakistani bowling attack. England won the third game and are currently on top in the final game courtesy some heroics from Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes. Both players have come handy throughout the series even without putting up a hundred runs partnerships. On the other hand Australia is facing the same dilemma.

pairs with most hundred runs partnerships Sachin and Ganguly

The top ranked side in the world has lost to Sri Lanka a test series for the first time in history. All the credit for this remarkable success given to the Sri Lankan spinners who did not let Aussie batsman stand any partnership among them. Although in the second game the last batting pair tried their best to save the match but all went in vein. Cricketing pairs with most number of hundred runs partnerships thus will be considered a level above the rest of players. These stars usually and continuously stood together as a wall to take the runs tally between them to over one hundred. Check out the full list of these players with highest number of hundred runs partnerships.

Top 10 Cricket pairs with most hundred runs partnerships in career

Partners Span Inns Runs High Ave 100s
SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar (India) 1992-2008 247 12400 281 51.45 38
DPMD Jayawardene, KC Sangakkara (Asia/SL) 2000-2015 293 13368 624 47.74 36
R Dravid, SR Tendulkar (India) 1996-2012 241 11037 331 47.98 31
CG Greenidge, DL Haynes (WI) 1978-1991 251 11688 298 49.52 31
TM Dilshan, KC Sangakkara (SL) 2000-2015 172 8103 225 49.40 27
ML Hayden, RT Ponting (Aus) 2001-2009 152 8389 272 59.92 26
MS Atapattu, ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1996-2007 266 9995 335 39.35 23
R Dravid, SC Ganguly (Asia/India) 1996-2008 156 7657 318 51.38 21
AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden (Aus) 2000-2008 137 6451 233 48.50 20
DL Haynes, RB Richardson (WI) 1983-1994 180 7558 297 45.25

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