Highest 5th Wicket Partnership in T20 International

A partnership in middle-order batting such as the 5th wicket can help the team recover from a crucial situation also. Shoaib Malik and Misbah-ul-Haq from the Pakistan team had made a record highest partnership of 119* runs for the 5th wicket in T20I against Australia. The match was played on September 18, 2007, in Johannesburg. It was a target of 165 runs for the Pakistan team.  Pakistan had lost their 4 wickets on just 46 runs. Shoaib Malik and Misbah-ul-Haq had played a match-winning unbeaten partnership of 119 runs and finished the game for Pakistan. Shoaib Malik had made 52 runs in 38 balls and Misbah had contributed 66 runs in just 42 balls.

Highest 5th Wicket Partnership in T20 (International)

Here are the highest 5th wicket T20I partnerships mentioned below in the table:

Batsmen Name

Partnership

Team

Against

Date

Shoaib Malik, Misbah-ul-Haq

119*

Pakistan

Australia

September 18, 2007

Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi

107

Afghanistan

Zimbabwe

September 14, 2019

Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni

102*

India

Australia

October 10, 2013

Paul Collingwood, Owais Shah

102

England

New Zealand

February 7, 2008

Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni

98*

India

South Africa

February 21, 2018

Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi

98

Afghanistan

Zimbabwe

March 12, 2016

Eoin Morgan, Luke Wright

95

England

West Indies

May 3, 2010

Joe Root, Ravi Bopara

95

England

Australia

August 29, 2013

Shakib Al Hassan, Mahmudullah

91*

Bangladesh

West Indies

December 20, 2018

D Muhumuza, F Akankwasa

91

Uganda

Qatar

February 12, 2020

Najibullah Zadran and Mohammad Nabi of the Afghanistan team are in 2nd place on this list. They had made a partnership of 107 runs for the 5th wicket against Zimbabwe at Dhaka back on September 14, 2019. Nazibullah Zadran had made brilliant not out 69 runs in just 30 balls and Mohammad Nabi had made 38 runs in just 18 balls. He had smashed 4 sixes in his inning.

Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni of India had made a 102* runs partnership against Australia back in October 2013 at Rajkot. It was a big target of 202 runs for India to win the match and Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni had finished the game for India. Yuvraj Singh had dominated the show and made 77* runs in 35 balls. MS Dhoni had played his role brilliantly from the other end and contributed just 24 runs. Yuvraj Singh had smashed 5 sixes in his innings.

Paul Collingwood and Owais Shah had made a 102 runs partnership for the England team against New Zealand on February 7, 2008, at Christchurch. Paul Collingwood had scored 54 runs in just 28 balls and Owais Shah had made 47 runs in that match.

Manish Pandey and MS Dhoni of the Indian team are in the 5th spot. They had made an unbeaten partnership of 98 runs for the 5th wicket against South Africa in Centurion on February 21, 2018. MS Dhoni had contributed most 52 runs in just 28 balls and Manish Pandey had also played a brilliant inning of 79 runs in that match.

Dinesh Chandimal and Ashen Bandara had made the highest 5th wicket partnership for the Sri Lankan team recently on March 8, 2021, against West Indies. They had made an 85* runs partnership. Ashen Bandara had contributed 44 runs in 35 balls. Ricky Ponting and Simon Katich had made the highest 83 runs partnership for 5th wicket for the Australian team against New Zealand back in 2005 in Auckland on 1st T20I match.

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Last Updated on: 01/04/2021

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