Highest 2nd Wicket Partnership in T20 International

Partnership plays a very important role in every format of the game. Whether it is chasing a big target or setting up a big target, a good partnership is required. Jos Buttler and Dawid Malan recently made a record partnership for 2nd wicket against South Africa in a big run chase. The match was played on December 1, 2020, at Cape Town. It was a big target of 192 runs for the England team to win the match. Jason Roy got had out early but Dawid Malan and Jos Buttler made an unbeaten partnership of 167 runs and finished the game for England. Dawid Malan had made not out 99 runs in just 47 balls and Jos Buttler scored not out 67 runs.

Highest 2nd Wicket Partnership in T20 (International)

The top highest second-wicket T20I partnerships are mentioned below in the table:

Batsmen Name

Partnership

Team

Against

Date

Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan

167*

England

South Africa

December 1, 2020

Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara

166

Sri Lanka

West Indies

May 7, 2010

Alex Hales, Ravi Bopara

159

England

West Indies

June 24, 2012

R Sandaruwan, Adnan Idrees

156

Kuwait

Qatar

July 6, 2019

Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels

152

West Indies

South Africa

January 11, 2015

P Khadka, Aarif Sheikh

145*

Nepal

Singapore

September 28, 2019

Tm Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene

145

Sri Lanka

England

March 27, 2014

MP O’Dowd, BN Cooper

144

Netherlands

Ireland

September 18, 2019

Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammed Hafeez

143*

Pakistan

Zimbabwe

August 24, 2013

PD Hennessy, Yasir Ali

142*

Spain

Germany

March 8, 2020

Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara had also made a record partnership of 166 runs against West Indies at Bridgetown Stadium on May 7, 2010. Mahela Jayawardene had made not out 98 runs in just 56 balls in that match. Kumar Sangakkara had played his role brilliantly and contributed 68 runs on that record partnership.

Alex Hales and Ravi Bopara of England hold third place in this list. They had made a record partnership of 159 runs for the 2nd wicket against West Indies in Nottingham on June 24, 2012. Alex Hales had played the anchor role and made 99 runs in just 68 balls. Ravi Bopara had contributed 59 runs and played brilliantly from the other end.

R Sandaruwan and Adnan Idrees had made 156 runs for Kuwait against Qatar back in 2019 at Doha ground. R Sandaruwan made 88 runs in 55 balls and Adnan Idrees made 80 runs in just 43 balls and made a record 2nd wicket partnership for Kuwait.

Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels from West Indies had made a record partnership of 152 runs against South Africa in Johannesburg on January 11, 2015. On chasing a big target of 232 runs, Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels partnership had helped the West Indies team to chase the big target. Chris Gayle had made 90 runs in just 41 balls. Marlon Samuels also scored 60 runs in just 39 balls but it was the Chris Gayle show. Gayle had smashed 7 sixes in his inning.

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli had made the highest 2nd wicket partnership for the Indian team. They had made 138 runs partnership against South Africa back in October 2015 at Dharamsala. Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson had made the highest T20I 2nd wicket partnership for the New Zealand team. They had made a partnership of 131 runs against Australia on 25 Feb 2021.

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Last Updated on: 31/03/2021

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