Highest Opening Partnership in IPL History: Get Complete List of 5 Best Opening Partnership in IPL History, and Highest First Wicket Partnership in IPL

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Highest Opening Partnership in IPL History - Get List of 5 Best Opening Partnership in IPL History Here. The Indian Premier League Cricket 20-20 has begun in Dubai this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So, since IPL started, which opening partnerships would you have confidently put a wager on in a betting platform. Read this article get information about best opening partnership in IPL history, highest partnership in IPL history, etc.

Top 5 Highest Opening Partnerships in IPL History

The Indian Premier League Cricket 20-20 is winning fame day by day, and the teams keep on showing consistency. IPL is set to record its thirteenth anniversary, and the biggest standards of cricketing are expected this year. So, since IPL started, which opening partnerships would you have confidently put a wager on in a betting platform? Here is a list of the top 5 highest opening stands in IPL history

Player 1 Player 2 Runs Team Opposition Season
Jonny Bairtsow David Warner 185 Sunrisers Hyderabad Royal Challengers Bangalore 2019
Gautam Gambhir Chris Lynn 184* Kolkata Knight Riders Gujarat Lions 2017
Mayank Agarwal KL Rahul 183 Kings XI Punjab Rajasthan Royals 2020
Shane Watson Faf Du Plesis 181* Chennai Super Kings Kings XI Punjab 2020
Chris Gayle Tillakratne Dilshan 167 Royal Challengers Bangalore Pune Warriors India 2013
Sachin Tendulkar  DR Smith 162* Mumbai Indians Rajasthan Royals 2012
Jonny Bairtsow David Warner 160 Sunrisers Hyderabad Kings XI Punjab 2020
Mike Hussey Murali Vijay 159 Chennai Super Kings Royal Challengers Bangalore 2011
Adam Gilchrist VVS Laxman 155* Deccan Chargers Mumbai Indians 2008
Mahela Jayawardene Virendra Sehwag 151 Delhi Daredevils Mumbai Indians 2013
Chris Gayle Virat Kohli 147 Royal Challengers Bangalore Kings XI Punjab 2016

5. Michael Hussey and Murali Vijay

In 2011, MEK Hussey and M Vijay performed an outstanding opening partnership against RCB at Chennai Chepauk Stadium. The duo was featuring for Chennai Super Kings, and they both managed to gather 159 runs. In history, this is a harsh attack that IPL fans will live to remember. They are still the classic right-left combo when they come together.

4. Sachin Tendulkar and Dwayne Smith

Apparently, 2012 was the season with the highest opening partnership discovery in the history of IPL as Tendulkar and Smith also scored 163 runs against Rajasthan Royal on 20th May. Tendulkar secured 58 runs while Smith managed 87 runs. The pair appeared for Mumbai Indians at Jaipur.

3. Chris Gayle and Tillakaratne Dilshan

Pune Warriors was unfortunate to experience a humiliating opening partnership that is recorded as one of the highest in IPL history from Gayle and Dilshan in 2013. The duo managed to accumulate 167 runs, with Dilshan managing only 33! CH Gayle and TM Dilshan played for RCB at Bengaluru on that match day.

2. Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn

In 2017, Gautam Gambhir, the captain of Kolkata did his team great in combination with Chris Lynn after achieving a 184-run opening partnership at Rajkot against Guj Lions. Chris Lynn understood the urgency of the matter because his team needed to get back to its winning track record, and this was just a great way of showing dedication in the highly competitive season.

1. David Warner and Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow and David Warner are a talented duo who broke the record of the highest opening stand of 185 runs in 2019. It happened that Jonny Bairstow gathered 114 of 56 balls after rounding up 12 boundaries and seven sixes against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Warner, on the other hand, led 70 off 42. The duo was playing for Sunrisers, and the match was held at Hyderabad.

Highest Partnership in IPL

The Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper, Virat Kohli and the South African, AB De Villiers scored 109 runs off 55 balls and 129 off 52 balls respectively to hand their team a 144-run victory. They thrashed 20 sixes and 15 fours between them and strung a magnificent partnership of 229 runs. On their way to the highest partnership in IPL history, they set many records.

Highest Opening Partnership in IPL History - FAQ

1. Which duo is the best opening partnership in IPL?

Jonny Bairstow and David Warner are a talented duo who broke the record of the highest opening stand of 185 runs in 2019.


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