Highest partnership in T20I for India: T20 is a game of fine margins and stitching a partnership plays a great role in this format. Team India has had some staggering partnerships in T20Is, which has put them in the front seat and etched their name in record books.
|S.No||Partnership runs||Player names||Against|
|1.||176||Sanju Samson – Deepak Hooda||Ireland|
|2.||165||KL Rahul – Rohit Sharma||Sri Lanka|
|3.||160||Shikhar Dhawan – Rohit Sharma||Ireland|
|4.||158||Shikhar Dhawan – Rohit Sharma||New Zealand|
|5.||140||KL Rahul – Rohit Sharma||Afghanistan|
The record of the Highest partnership in T20I for India belongs to Deepak Hooda and Sanju Samson. The duo scored 176 runs for the second wicket against Ireland in a T20I match at the Village on 28th June 2022. While Hooda went on to score a ton, Samson made a brisk 77 runs.
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The second Highest Partnership for India in T20I was made by the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul against Sri Lanka in Indore. They stitched together 165 runs for the first wicket. Captain Rohit made 118 runs in that match while Rahul smashed 89 runs.
India’s premier opening pair Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan is the holder of the third Highest Partnership for India in T20I. They notched up 160 runs for the first wicket against Ireland in 2018. The right-hander scored 97 runs in that match whereas the southpaw smashed 74 runs.
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The duo also has the fourth Highest partnership as they tonked 158 runs against New Zealand in 2017. Both scored 80 runs and etched their name in record books.
Rohit and Rahul feature once again on the list as they registered 140 runs for the opening partnership against Afghanistan in T20 World Cup 2021. While Rohit played a knock of 74 runs, KL Rahul contributed a well-compiled 69 runs.
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