Highest 2nd Wicket Partnership in T20 World Cup For Australia

In the T20 World Cup journey of Australia, cricket audiences have witnessed several moments where Australia has put or chased a big total with losing only one wicket. They have built up so many good 2nd wicket partnerships in the history of the T20 World Cup.

Let's have a look at some of the record 2nd wicket partnerships in the T20 World Cup for Australia.

  1. David Warner and Mitchell Marsh (124 Runs in 2021)

AustraliaCurrently, The pair of David Warner and Mitchell Marsh stands at the top position for making the record 2nd wicket partnership in the T20 World Cup for Australia. While chasing a target of 158 runs in the 38th match of the T20 World Cup 2021, Australia’s opener David Warner and Mitchell Marsh who came at number 3 position created a record 2nd wicket partnership of 124 runs against West Indies that helped them to achieve the target very easily and David Warner was named Man of the Match for his match-winning struck of 89 runs.

  1. Shane Watson and Michael Hussey (99 Runs in 2012)

The pair of Shane Watson and Michael Hussey came in the 2nd position for making the highest 2nd wicket partnership in the T20 World Cup for Australia. In the 19th match of ICC T20 World Cup 2012 against South Africa, Australia was chasing a target of 147 and that was achieved very comfortably because of the 2nd wicket partnership of 99 runs between Watson and Hussey. Australia won the match by 8 wickets and Watson was named Man of the Match for his fabulous all-round performance, he contributed 70 runs and also took 2 wickets.

  1. David Warner and Mitchell Marsh (92 Runs in 2021)

The pair of David Warner and Mitchell Marsh came in the 3rd position for striking the highest 2nd wicket partnership in the T20 World Cup for Australia. In the final competition of the T20 World Cup 2021, Australia faced New Zealand where Australian batters needed to achieve the target of 173 runs. The combination of Warner and Marsh once again proved to be the best as they built up 92 runs for the 2nd wicket and got the target in 18.5 overs. Mitchell Marsh was named Man of the Match for his mind-blasting 70 runs.

  1. Shane Watson and Michael Hussey (70* Runs in 2012)

The pair of Shae Watson and Michael Hussey created the 4th highest 2nd wicket partnership in the T20 World Cup for Australia. They achieved this feat in the 18th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2012, where Australia got the target of 84 runs because of the D/L rule, and they achieved the target very easily because of the 70 runs partnership for 2nd wicket between Watson and Hussey. Watson was declared Man of the Match for his unbeaten 41 runs from just 24 balls and 2 wickets. 

  1. David Warner and Mitchell Marsh (51 Runs in 2021)

Once again, the pair of David Warner and Mitchell Marsh comes in the list at 5th position for creating the highest 2nd wicket partnership in the T20 World Cup for Australia. Both the batters have done this feat in the 2nd semi-final competition of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 where they got a target of 177 runs against Pakistan. Australia did get a good start and lost their 1 wicket so early but a partnership of 51 runs between Warner and Marsh gave strength to their batting line up and they achieved the target very easily.

List of Highest 2nd Wicket Partnership in T20 World Cup for Australia

Partners

Runs

Against

Venue

Date

David Warner, Mitchell Marsh

124

West Indies

Abu Dhabi

6 Nov 2021

Michael Hussey, Shane Watson

99

South Africa

Colombo (RPS)

30 Sep 2012

Mitchell Marsh, David Warner

92

New Zealand

Dubai (DSC)

14 Nov 2021

Michael Hussey, Shane Watson

70*

West Indies

Colombo (RPS)

22 Sep 2012

Mitchell Marsh, David Warner

51

Pakistan

Dubai (DSC)

11 Nov 2021

Ricky Pointing, Shane Watson

47

Sri Lanka

Nottingham

8 Jun 2009

Matthew Hayden, Ricky Pointing

42

England

Cape Town

14 Sep 2007

David Hussey, David Warner

38

India

Bridgetown

7 May 2010

Cameron White, Aaron Finch

37

Bangladesh

Dhaka

1 Apr 2014

Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith

33

Bangladesh

Bengaluru

21 Mar 2016

 

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Last Updated on: 19/01/2022