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Top 10: Highest Partnerships in WPL History (by Runs)

Partnerships are an important aspect of a cricket match, be it with the bowling or batting. This becomes even more critical in the T20 format, where each run and wicket matters the most.

A formidable alliance between 2 batters sets the momentum in the right direction, helping the team put pressure on the opponent. Moreover, it showcases how well the 2 batters gel together and back each other on the pitch.

In the Women’s Premier League (WPL), batters have put forth some of the most exhilarating partnerships. Here are the top 10 highest partnerships by runs in WPL history. 

Highest Partnerships by Runs in WPL

PartnersRunsWicketAgainstVenueDate
Meg Lanning, Shafali Verma (DC)1621stRCBBrabourne5 Mar 2023
Beth Mooney, Laura Wolvaardt (GG)1401stRCBDelhi6 Mar 2024
Alyssa Healy, Devika Vaidya (UPW)139*1stRCBBrabourne10 Mar 2023
Sophie Devine, Smriti Mandhana (RCB)1251stGGBrabourne18 Mar 2023
Dayalan Hemalatha, Beth Mooney (GG)1212ndMIDelhi9 Mar 2024
Meg Lanning, Shafali Verma (DC)1191stUPWBengaluru26 Feb 2024
Hayley Matthews, Nat Sciver-Brunt (MI)114*2ndRCBBrabourne6 Mar 2023
Poonam Khemnar, Deepti Sharma (UPW)109*6thGGDelhi11 Mar 2024
Meg Lanning, Shafali Verma (DC)107*1stGGDY Patil Stadium11 Mar 2023
Harmanpreet Kaur, Nat Sciver-Brunt (MI)106*3rdUPWBrabourne12 Mar 2023

(You can check out other WPL stats here.)

Key Insights

162: Meg Lanning and Shafali Verma hold the record for building the highest partnership in the WPL. The Delhi Capitals openers partnered for 162 runs for the first wicket against RCB on 5 March 2023. Thus far, this is the only 150+ run partnership in the league.

100: The pair of Lanning and Verma features in 2 more 100+ run partnerships, and they are the only pair to have 2 or more 100+ partnerships.

500: Moreover, the Delhi batters became the first pair to accumulate 500+ runs while batting together in the WPL. Thus far, they have extended their partnership tally to 600+ runs.

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2: Natalie Sciver-Brunt has been part of 2 100+ run partnerships, although with 2 different partners.

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