Top 10 Highest Partnership In IPL History

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It is very important to have the Highest Partnership In IPL for the batting team to post a good total in any Twenty20 tournaments and Indian Premier Leagues. A good partnership can aim for big shots and accelerate the pace of innings, making it difficult for the opposing team to control the run flow in such situations.

List Of Highest Partnerships in IPL

Jonny Bairstow, David Warner 185Sunrisers Hyderabad
Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis 181*Chennai Super Kings
Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson176*Sunrisers Hyderabad
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers 215*Royal Challengers Bangalore
Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli 204*Royal Challengers Bangalore
AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli 229Royal Challengers Bangalore
Adam Gilchrist, Shaun Marsh 206King XI Punjab
David Warner, Naman Ojha 189*Delhi Daredevils
Gautam Gambhir, Chris Lynn 184*Kolkata Knight Riders
Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul 183King IX Punjab

Chris Gayle And Virat Kohli-204*

In 2017, Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli counted up 122 runs for Gujarat’s initial wicket countering. Chris Gayle had lived through an unsatisfactory beginning to the tenth IPL; nevertheless, the batsman put forward a timely prompt of his powers with a 38-ball 77 inclusive of seven sixes.

The Bangalore and India skipper, Virat Kohli, was restrained compared to Chris Gayle at the top of the Bangalore order. They both recorded half-centuries getting hold of the squad’s aggregate to 213/2 in twenty overs. Royal Challengers Bangalore triumphed in this tournament by twenty-one runs as GL could be at the helm of as little as 12/7 in their twenty overs.

Shane Watson And Faf du Plessis-181*

Chennai Super Kings tore down the Kings XI Punjab by ten wickets at the close end of the veterans, Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis teaming up. They were in charge of an unconquered fifties. Chennai Super Kings required the triumph after three back-to-back debars. Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson collaborated for a 181-run in the 2020 IPL season.

With their authentic batting, the partners brought down the tournament to a ‘no-contest’. The cricket contenders saw that there was no close conclusion for the opposing team. They both punished the KXIP bowlers with twenty-two fours and four sixes in the tournament and gifted their crew a much-needed winning momentum. The dynamic duo was so brutal in their approach that Chennai Super Kings crossed the 100-run mark in just ten overs.

Jonny Bairstow And David Warner-185

In 2019, Jonny Bairstow and David Warner smashed the best performance of the fifth highest partnership in IPL in the competition’s antiquity at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. The disastrous duo didn’t allow the bowlers to subjugate them. Bairstow set foot on his century-off 52 balls in the 16th innings. He, in the end, recorded 114 runs from 56 deliveries and scored 80.7% of his runs across boundaries.

The two cricketers split a 185-run partnership for the first wicket transcending the erstwhile record of 184 bores by Chris Lynn and Gautam Gambhir in 2017. Warner took 55 deliveries to reach three figures in the innings’ final over. The centuries aided SRH post 231 for two wickets on the board, which turned out to be too much for their opposing team. The both of them kept on dominating the bowlers all through the IPL.

Shikhar Dhawan And Kane Williamson – 176*

The cricket contenders linked together with an alliance of 176 runs which is their highest ranking for any wicket in view of the fact that the team was set up in 2013. They recorded 139 runs shoulder to shoulder in a tournament countering Kolkata Knight Riders. The twosome assisted SRH head home with seven supplementary balls and nine wickets at the ready.

Dhawan and Williamson hammered out an undefeated 176 run – the highest partnership in IPL– thereby aiding their squad to turn out to be the earliest to board up a playoff spot in IPL 2018. They artfully found gaps, negotiated strikes and broke down the desired result of 188 one run at a time. Their squad got as far as the playoffs by taking apart their opponents one at a time since their means of carrying through their coveted goals differed.

Virat Kohli And AB De Villiers-215*

Initially, Kohli and de Villiers took their time to get an eye in. This is the second Highest Partnership In IPL History. De Villiers recognized the need to give the innings a jolt from its drowsiness, and this was when the gears switched in the tournament. De Villiers targeted Harbhajan Singh in the eight over and ten runs for the last two balls.

De Villiers overshadowed Kohli with his relentless attacks on the opposing teams. The partnership came up, and de Villiers dispatched two more boundaries in the over, and they both destroyed Mumbai’s bowling attack. Kohli cleared the ropes two times on either side of the halfway mark of the innings. By the end of 16 overs, the run rate had rocketed to a ten over. The Royal Challengers Bangalore ended up with the highest partnership in IPL, a mammoth 235/1.

Adam Gilchrist And Shaun Marsh-206

Gilchrist and Marsh combined to beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore to submission on the 17th of May 2011. It’s the third Highest Partnership In IPL History. Gilchrist recorded 106(55) while Marsh collected 79(55) while playing for Punjab, countering RCB. They both took their time before unleashing an array of big shots around the field.

Their team climbed up to the fifth spot in the table during the playoffs with a massive win against RCB at the Dharamshala arena. Kings XI Punjab’s 111 run triumph was their largest victory in terms of runs in the Indian Premier League. Adam Gilchrist became the second batsman to record two centuries in IPL after Chris Gayle. He was entitled the Player of the tournament for his fiery 106 runs.

David Warner And Naman Ojha-189*

Warner and Ojha were involved in a century partnership in the 55th 2012 IPL in Hyderabad. They recorded 189* for the second wicket countering the Deccan Chargers, helping the Delhi Daredevils chase the target easily in 16.4 overs. Its fourth Highest Partnership In IPL history. Ojha was at 64 while Warner put together a century.

The Sunrisers Hyderabad later grabbed the contenders who represented the Delhi charter in the 2012 edition in the following auctions after the BCCI terminated the Deccan Chargers’ contract.

AB de Villiers And Virat Kohli -229

In 2016 IPL which is the Highest Partnership In IPL, de Villiers partnered up with Kohli after losing their first wicket. Together, they completely dismantled Gujarat’s bowling attack for the rest of the tournament. Bangalore easily secured the tournament as Gujarat’s bating sank under pressure of a massive total (248). It was the first time two batsmen recorded centuries in an IPL tournament.

Gautam Gambhir And Chris Lynn-184*

Gambhir and Lynn set up the Highest Partnership In IPL, surpassing the previous record held by the 167-run between Chris and Tillakaratne Dilshan, countering Pune Warriors India at Bengaluru in 2013. Kolkata Knight Rider’s largest victory was that of the ten-wicket win. Chris Lynn was entitled the Player of the Tournament for his great performance.

The Kolkata Knight Riders took down 184 without losing a single wicket. Gambhir ended up outscoring Lynn at the start, but Lynn recorded three* and Gambhir 76*.

Mayank Agarwal And KL Rahul-183

The Indian openers turned out to be the third opening pair in India to register a 100-run partnership countering South Africa in their country. They achieved this during the first Test countering the hosts at the SuperSport Park. They dominated the South African bowlers in the first session on the first day.

Rahul and Mayank notched a 50-run opening stand in Centurion, making them turn out to be solely the second opening pair ever to do so when South Africa have bowled first in the first match of a home set of programs.


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