Top 5 Highest Partnerships in the T20 World Cup History

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Top 5 Highest Partnerships from the history of T20 World Cup. Check out the list of players who made the best partnership in T20 WC History.

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Top 5 Highest Partnerships T20 World Cup:The most popular form of cricket among fans is T20 Cricket. Fans appreciate watching players playing innovative shots to score runs. T20 World Cup is the prestigious competition organised by International Cricket Council (ICC) in every two years.

The T20 World Cup is scheduled in Australia this year which will begin from October 16. Partnerships play an important role in cricket, a good partnership leads to scoring large totals and allows to chase down the total without much pressure.

Let’s take a look at the top 5 highest partnerships in the history of T20 World Cup

5) TM Dilshan & Mahela Jayawardene

Sri Lankan legends TM Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene take the 5th position in the highest partnerships in the history of T20 World Cup with a staggering 145 runs for the second wicket against Bangladesh at Chattogram in England. Dilshan scored 55 runs in 47 balls whereas Jayawardene smashed 89 in just 51 balls.

YearRuns ScoredPartnership
2014145TM Dilshan & Mahela Jayawardene

4) Chris Gayle & DS Smith

In the inaugural season of the T20 World Cup, Westindies opening batsman Chris Gayle and Smith stunned the South African bowlers, scoring 145 runs in just 13.3 overs. Universe Boss Chris Gayle scored a century for the first time in T20 World Cup, he went on to score 117 in just 57 balls.

YearRuns ScoredPartnership
2007145Chris Gayle & DS Smith

3) Alex Hales & Eoin Morgan

English destructive batsman Alex Hales and Eoin Morgan started attacking Sri Lankan bowlers in Chattogram at T20 World Cup 2014. None of the bowlers looked effective against them. They scored 152 runs for the third wicket and helped England team to chase the target easily. Alex Hales scored a century and remaining invested on 116 off 64 balls. Morgan scored 57 runs off 38 balls.

YearRuns ScoredPartnership
2014152Alex Hales & Eoin Morgan

2) Mohammad Rizwan & Babar Azam

This duo’s opening blitz in the last year T20 World Cup against India broke all the partnership records in the T20 World Cup history. Chasing 151 in the opening game of the T20 World Cup 2021, Babar Azam and Rizwan took the Indian bowlers to the cleaners and won the game for Pakistan in just 17.5 overs. Both the openers scored the half century in the game.

YearRuns ScoredPartnership
2021151Mohammad Rizwan & Babar Azam

1) Mahela Jayawardene & Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara tops the list for highest partnerships in T20 World Cup history. The duo produced 166-run stand for the second wicket against West Indies in the 2010 T20 World Cup. Jayawardene missed his second century of the tournament by just 3 runs whereas Sangakkara scored 68 runs in 49 balls.

YearRuns ScoredPartnership
2010166Mahela Jayawardene & Kumar Sangakar

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