Highest 6th Wicket Partnership in T20 World Cup For Australia

Australia is one of the leading cricket teams in all formats of the game and they have won the T20 World Cup in 2021. For any team, batsmen at the number 7 position come into the role when the top order fails, and then the 7th down batsman support his partner to strengthen the team’s score and thus built a 6th wicket partnership. The Australian team has already got a strong and long batting line up, so let's check out some of the 6th wicket partnerships in the T20 World Cup for Australia.   

  1. Michael Hussey and Cameron White (101* Runs in 2010)

AustraliaThe pair of Michael Hussey and Cameron White stands at the top position for making the highest 6th wicket partnership in the T20 World Cup for Australia. In the 20th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2010 against Sri Lanka, Australia's top order was completely demolished by Sri Lankan bowlers, then Hussey and Cameron handled the situation and built up an unbeaten 6th wicket partnership of 101 runs that helped them to reach the total of 168 runs. Australia won that match by 81 runs and Cameron White was named Man of the Match for his match-winning 85 runs.  

  1. Matthew Wade and Marcus Stoinis (81* Runs in 2021)

  The pair of Matthew Wade and Marcus Stoinis comes in the 2nd position for making a record partnership for the 6th wicket in the history of T20 World for Australia. They have done this feat while playing against Pakistan in the 2nd semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2021 where Pakistan gave the target of 177 runs and Australia achieved the target very comfortably in 19 overs in which Stoinis contributed 40 and Wade made 41 runs and thus created an unbeaten 81 in pair for 6th wicket.   

  1. James Faulkner and Brad Hodge (52 Runs in 2014)

  The pair of James Faulkner and Brad Hodge is sitting at the 3rd position for making a record 6th wicket partnership in the T20 World Cup for Australia. In the 23rd match of T20 World Cup 2014 against West Indies, Australia was struggling from the beginning, and half of the team was bowled out at 100 runs then Faulkner and Hodge made 52 runs in pairs for the 6th wicket but could not save the match and lost the match by 6 wickets.   

  1. David Hussey and Michael Hussey (47 Runs in 2010)

  The pair of David Hussey and Michael Hussey built up the 47 runs for the 6th wicket in the final of T20 World Cup 2010 against England currently stands at the 4th position for making a record 6th wicket partnership for Australia. Michael Hussey played very well and made 59 runs and David Hussey supported him. England on the other hand looked so powerful and achieved the target of 148 very handy in just 17 overs.  

  1. Ashton Agar and Aaron Finch (47 Runs in 2021)

  The pair of Ashton Agar and Aaron Finch lists at the number 5th position for striking a record 6th wicket partnership in T20 World Cup for Australia. In the 26th match of the ICC T20 World Cup against England, the Australian team struggled from the beginning and they were at 51 for 5 once, then Agar and Finch handled the situation and built 47 runs in pair for the 6th wicket, thus they reached 125 total but could not save the match and lost that match by 8 wickets.

List of Highest 6th wicket partnership in T20 World Cup for Australia

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Michael Hussey, Cameron White 101* Sri Lanka Bridgetown 9 May 2010
Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade 81* Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 11 Nov 2021
James Faulkner, Brad Hodge 52 West Indies Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
David Hussey, Michael Hussey 47 England Bridgetown 16 May 2010
Ashton Agar, Aaron Finch 47 England Dubai (DSC) 30 Oct 2021
Michael Hussey, Matthew Wade 45 Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 2 Oct 2012
Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade 40* South Africa Abu Dhabi 23 Oct 2021
Michael Hussey, Cameron White 34 Pakistan Gros Islet 14 May 2010
David Hussey, Michael Hussey 30 West Indies The Oval 6 Jun 2009
Ashton Agar, Mitchell Marsh 21 New Zealand Dharamsala 18 Mar 2016
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Last Updated on: 23/01/2022