Top 10 Pairs: Highest Overall Partnership Runs in ODI

In this article, we will list down the top ten ODI pairs who have scored the highest overall partnership runs in the format.

Good Partnerships don’t just happen; they take time, patience and the two batsmen who truly want to contribute to their team’s win. There are only very few Partners in ODI Cricket that comes to mind while thinking about Partnerships. Partnership records of the pairs like  Sachin-Ganguly, Sachin-Sehwag, Sangakkara-Jayawardene, Hayden-Gilchrist, and few more, prove that – they score just better as partners.

These tables will be updated after every ODI series.

S GANGULY - S TENDULKAR176822747.553
A GILCHRIST - M HAYDEN117540947.443
G GREENIDGE - D HAYNES103520652.584
R SHARMA - S DHAWAN116517045.352
V KOHLI - R SHARMA82491463.815
V SEHWAG - S TENDULKAR114438739.162
R DRAVID - S GANGULY88436350.141

Sachin Tendulkar [his top 10 unbreakable batting records] & Sourav Ganguly, the Indian legends are the most successful partners in ODI cricket with the overall highest aggregate partnership runs in ODI cricket –> 8227 Runs.

Sachin Tendulkar - Sourav Ganguly ODI Partnership Records
Sachin Tendulkar – Sourav Ganguly ODI Partnership Stats

One can see the dominance of Asian Pairs in the list – 5 pairs from India and 3 from Sri Lanka adds to the top 10.

Highest Overall Partnership Runs by Wickets

1S TENDULKAR - S GANGULY (IND)660913649.32258212
2T DILSHAN - K SANGAKKARA (SL)47308656.98210*193
3M JAYAWARDENE - K SANGAKKARA (SL)41169744.25179104
4A DE SILVA - A RANATUNGA (SL)25427137.3814343
5MS DHONI - S RAINA (IND)24215451.51196*57
6MS DHONI - R JADEJA (IND)12083935.52127*25
7C HARRIS - A PARORE (NZ)5343317.805003
8C HARRIS - D VETTORI (NZ)3531927.157206
9A RAZZACK - M MORTAZA2981621.285302
10M AMIR - S AJMAL186462.0010311

Highest Overall Partnership Runs in ODI without a single 100 Partnership

With a total aggregate of 1413 Runs together, the Sri Lankan pair of Dinesh Chandimal – Angelo Mathews has never had a Century Partnership in ODI yet.

They are followed by Alistair Campbell(ZIM) and Guy Whittall(ZIM) at 1249, and Chris Cairns(NZ) & Stephen Fleming(NZ) at 1176.

Most Unbroken Partnership in ODI

A Batsman finishing his innings unbeaten is always special. And then there are partners in Cricket who has this habit of staying unbeaten together till the last ball of the innings. Here are those special partners who stayed unbeaten together most number of times when batting together.

  1. AB de Villiers – JP Duminy –> 13
  2. Russell Arnold – Chaminda Vaas –> 12
  3. MS Dhoni – Suresh Raina –> 10
  4. Roshan Mahanama – Arjuna Ranatunga –> 10

To close, here is a list of partnership records if you want to swim more through partner records in the shorter format.

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