Top 10 Highest Tenth wicket partnerships in One Day Internationals

Highest Tenth wicket partnerships Amir and Ajmal

Top 10 Highest Tenth wicket partnerships in One Day Internationals

Pakistan have lost the ODI series against England by a latent 4-1 margin. The miserable performance in limited overs cricket has been haunting Pakistan for quite some time now. The side has been crowned as the world champions once in 1992. However has now moved to its lowest ever One Day International position. 9th position is the lowest for Pakistan since the introduction of ICC rankings system in 2001. The overall performance of the side including captaincy has been poor. There are chances of the removal of current captain Azhar Ali from the charge as well. Still there are some positives which can be taken into account for the future betterment. Imad Wasim from Pakistan emerged as a reliable all-rounder capable of handling the situation while Sarfaraz Ahmed also got fluent with his batting.

Highest Tenth wicket partnerships England

Another improvement that has been remarkably visible is the batting performance from Mohammad Amir. One of the best young pacer at the moment could not live up to the expectations linked with his bowling before the tour however he came up as a handy batter in the end overs. Although he was not extraordinary with his bowling in the series, the blame cannot only be given to him as Pakistani fielders wasted a dozen chances on his bowling. Mohammad Amir and Yasir Shah recorded one of the highest tenth wicket partnerships during the match who had the highest ODI total in history.

Highest Tenth wicket partnerships M Amir

In reply of England’s record breaking 444 runs Pakistan had lost almost all of his batters under 200 runs. But the last two players somehow managed to escape the biggest defeat for them as both played good aggressive cricket. It was Mohammad Amir who scored the joint second fastest fifty for Pakistan reaching the milestone in just 22 balls. Both players scored a total of 76 runs the fifth highest tenth wicket partnerships in ODI history. As for the record, IVA Richards, MA Holding hold the feat of scoring most runs together for the last wicket.

Top 10 Highest Tenth wicket partnerships in One Day Internationals

Partners Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
IVA Richards, MA Holding 106* West Indies England Manchester 31 May 1984
Mohammad Amir, Saeed Ajmal 103 Pakistan  New Zealand Abu Dhabi 9 Nov 2009
R Rampaul, KAJ Roach 99* West Indies  India Visakhapatnam 2 Dec 2011
L Ronchi, MJ McClenaghan 76 New Zealand South Africa Mount Maunganui 24 Oct 2014
Yasir Shah, Mohammad Amir 76 Pakistan England Nottingham 30 Aug 2016
L Ronchi, TA Boult 74 New Zealand South Africa Mount Maunganui 21 Oct 2014
Abdul Razzaq, Waqar Younis 72 Pakistan  South Africa Durban 3 Apr 1998
AME Roberts, J Garner 71 West Indies India Manchester 9 Jun 1983
JA Morkel, M Ntini 67* South Africa New Zealand Napier 2 Mar 2004
JK Kamande, PJ Ongondo 66 Kenya West Indies Nairobi (Gym) 18 Aug 2001

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