Highest 8th Wicket Partnership in T20 International

In the world of T20I, many teams have got miraculous 8th wicket partnerships. P Mommsen and S Sharif of Scotland team had made a record highest partnership of 80 runs for 8th wicket in T20I against the Netherlands. The match was played on July 11, 2015, in Edinburgh. It was a big target of 192 runs for the Scottish team to win the match. Scotland team had lost their 7 wickets on just 79 runs. P Mommsen had played quality cricket and made not out 68 runs in 44 balls in that match. S Sharif had also contributed 26 runs in 17 balls from the other end in the partnership.  

Wayne Parnell and Rusty Theron of the South African team are in 2nd place on the list. They had made a match-winning partnership of 64* runs for the 8th wicket against Australia at Johannesburg on October 16, 2011. It was a target of 148 runs and South Africa had lost their 7 wickets on just 84 runs. Wayne Parnell had made not out 29 runs and Rusty Theron had made not out 31 runs. They had played sensible cricket and finished the game for South Africa.

Highest 8th Wicket Partnership in T20 (International)

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

Batsmen Name

Partnership

Team

Against

Date

Preston Mommsen, Safyaan Sharif

80

Scotland

Netherlands

July 11, 2015

Wayne Parnell, Rusty Theron

64*

South Africa

Australia

October 16, 2011

Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh

61

India

New Zealand

February 25, 2009

Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan

59*

India

Sri Lanka

February 10, 2009

Amjad Javed, Mohammad Naveed

59*

UAE

Ireland

January 18, 2017

Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali

58

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

August 1, 2015

Richmond Mutumbani, Kyle Jarvis

58

Zimbabwe

Bangladesh

September 18, 2019

Moeen Ali, David Willey

57*

England

Afghanistan

March 23, 2016

Roelof Van der Merwe, Michael Rippon

56*

Netherlands

Nepal

July 3, 2015

Mike Hussey, Mitchell Johnson

53*

Australia

Pakistan

May 14, 2010

Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh of the Indian team had made 61 runs partnership against New Zealand in Christchurch back in 2009. The Indian team was struggling at 101 for 7. Suresh Raina had made a brilliant partnership with Harbhajan Singh to help the Indian team to have a decent total on board. Suresh Raina had made not out 61 runs in that match and Harbhajan Singh had contributed 21 runs in that partnership.

Yusuf Pathan and Irfan Pathan of India had made 59* Partnership against Sri Lanka at Colombo ground on February 10, 2009. It was a target of 172 runs for the Indian team to win the match. The Indian team had lost their 7 wickets on just 115 runs and it was looking like next to impossible for India to win the match. The Pathan brothers had taken responsibility and made a brilliant match-winning partnership of 59 runs for the 8th wicket and finished the game. Irfan Pathan had contributed not out 33 runs in just 16 balls and changed the momentum of the game.  Yusuf Pathan had made not out 22 runs in that match.

Ishuru Udana and Akila Dhananjay had made the highest 8th wicket partnership of 46 runs for the Sri Lankan team against South Africa in Centurion on March 22, 2019. Akila Dananjaya had contributed only 1 run in the partnership. Ishuru Udana had made brilliant not out 84 runs in that match.

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Last Updated on: 05/04/2021

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