Highest 9th Wicket Partnership in T20

The 9th wicket partnership is a rare event but yes some teams have achieved this milestone also. Saber Zakhil and Saqlain Ali of Belgium have made the highest 132 runs against Austria in 2021 and this is the highest ninth wicket partnership till date. 

Dwayne Bravo and Jerome Taylor of the West Indies team had made third highest partnership of 66 runs for 9th wicket in T20I against Pakistan. The match was played on September 23, 2016, in Dubai. West Indies team was struggling at 48 for 8. Dwayne Bravo and Jerome Taylor had made a brilliant partnership and helped the team to get a decent total. Dwayne Bravo had made 55 runs and Jerome Taylor had contributed 21 runs in the partnership.

Sohail Tanvir and Saeed Ajmal of the Pakistan team are fourth on this list. They had made a partnership of 63 runs for the 8th wicket against Sri Lanka in Dubai on December 13, 2013. It was a big target of 212 runs for Pakistan to win the match. Pakistan had lost their 8 wickets on just 121 runs and then Sohail Tanvir and Saeed Ajmal had made 63 runs partnership and gave a small hope to all fans. Sohail Tanvir had made 41 runs in just 26 balls and Saeed Ajmal had made 20 runs in the match.

Highest 9th Wicket Partnership in T20 International

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

Batsmen Name Partnership Team Against Date
Saber Zakhil, Saqlain Ali 132* Belgium Austria July 24, 2021
Romario Shepherd and Akeal Hosein 72* West Indies England January 23, 2022
Dwayne Bravo, Jerome Taylor 66 West Indies Pakistan September 23, 2016
Sohail Tanvir, Saeed Ajmal 63 Pakistan Sri Lanka December 13, 2013
David Miller, Lutho Sipamla 58* South Africa Pakistan February 14, 2021
Gary Wilson, Max Sorensen 47* Ireland Bangladesh July 18, 2012
Kamau Leverock, Sinclair Smith 45* Bermuda Scotland October 24, 2019
Sohail Tanvir, Wahab Riaz 45 Pakistan England November 26, 2015
Simi Singh, Barry McCarthy 44* Ireland Netherlands June 12, 2018
Tonmoy Saha, Md Narul Huda 44* Finland Spain August 17, 2019
Lasith Malinga, C Fernando 44 Sri Lanka New Zealand December 26, 2006
Gulbadin Naib, Shapoor Zadran 44 Afghanistan England September 21, 2012

David Miller and L Sipamla of the South African team had made a 58* runs partnership against Pakistan in Lahore back on February 14, 2021. David Miller had made brilliant not out 85 runs in just 45 balls in that match. L Sipamla had made 8 runs and protected his wicket from the other end.

Gary Wilson and Max Sorensen of Ireland had made 47* Partnership against Bangladesh at Belfast on July 18, 2012. It was a big target of 191 runs for Ireland to win the match. Ireland had lost their 8 wickets on just 72 runs. Gary Wilson had made brilliant not out 41 runs in 36 balls and Max Sorensen had made 12 runs in the partnership. Ireland had failed to win the match but they both had shown courage between the wickets.

Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi had made the highest 9th wicket partnership for New Zealand in T20Is. They had made a partnership of 38* runs against India at Delhi on November 1, 2017. Mitchell Santner had made not out 27 runs in 14 balls in that match and Ish Sodhi had made 11 runs. Rohit Sharma and Zahir Khan had made the highest 9th wicket partnership for India. They had made 36 runs partnership against Australia in Bridgetown on May 7, 2010. Rohit Sharma had made not out 79 runs in 46 balls in that match.

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Last Updated on: 10/06/2022

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