Highest opening partnership in ODI for India: Rohit Sharma & Shubman Gill stitch 5th highest opening partnership for India in ODIs

Published on: Jan 24, 2023 3:51 pm IST|Updated on: Apr 18, 2023 5:34 pm IST

highest opening partnership in ODI

Highest opening partnership in ODI for India: Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill stitched a 212 run-stand in the third and final ODI against New Zealand at Indore on 24 January 2023. Rohit and Gill are only the 6th opening pair to stitch more than 200 runs for India in ODIs. Take a look at the top 5 opening partnerships for India in ODI cricket,

What is the Highest opening partnership in ODI for India?

Players Runs vs Venue Date
Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar 258 Kenya Boland Park. Paarl 24-10-2001
Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar 252 Sri Lanka R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 07-07-1998
Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane 231 Sri Lanka Barabati Stadium, Cuttack 02-11-2014
KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma 227 West Indies ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Andhra Pradesh 18-12-2019
Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma 212 New Zealand Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore 24-01-2023

The highest opening partnership for India in ODI is held by the pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly. The duo amassed an impressive 258 runs during an ODI match against Kenya in 2001. Tendulkar and Ganguly formed a formidable partnership at the top of the Indian batting order, with both players known for their aggressive and dominant style of play. They were able to consistently put on big scores, putting pressure on the opposition and setting the tone for the rest of the team.

What is the highest opening partnership in ODI cricket?

Batsmen (Team) Runs Against
John Campbell and Shai Hope (West Indies) 365 Ireland
Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) 304 Zimbabwe
Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das (Bangladesh) 292 Zimbabwe
Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga (Sri Lanka) 286 England

 

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