Highest opening partnership in ODI: One of the most difficult tasks in International cricket is opening the batting. Because openers have to face the hard and new cricket ball which gets seam and swing movements. And It is very difficult to score runs with the highest opening partnership for the first wicket in any format of cricket, and especially in ODIs, there have been very few opening partnerships of batsmen who have scored the highest runs.
And in today’s article, we are going to tell you about the batsman name who have made the highest opening partnership in ODI history so far, so let’s know About “Highest opening partnership in ODI“.
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Highest opening partnership in ODI
In this list, the name of the famous opener pair of West Indies, John Campbell & Shai Hope, comes first in this list, with the highest partnership of 365 runs, while Pakistan’s opener batsmen Fakhar Zaman & Imam-ul-Haq are at number two. Apart from this, the list of the rest of the Highest opening partnership in ODI is given below.
|1||John Campbell & Shai Hope||West Indies||365||Ireland||Dublin||May 05, 2019|
|2||Fakhar Zaman & Imam-ul-Haq||Pakistan||304||Zimbabwe||Bulawayo||July 20, 2018|
|3||Tamim Iqbal & Litton Das||Bangladesh||292||Zimbabwe||Sylhet||Mar 06, 2020|
|4||WU Tharanga & ST Jayasuriya||Sri Lanka||286||England||Leeds||Jul 01, 2006|
|5||DA Warner & TM Head||Australia||284||Pakistan||Adelaide||January 26, 2017|
|6||Quinton de Kock & Hashim Amla||South Africa||282||Bangladesh||Kimberley||October 15, 2017|
|7||WU Tharanga & TM Dilshan||Sri Lanka||282||Zimbabwe||Pallekele||March 10, 2011|
|8||JAH Marshall BB McCullum||New Zealand||274||Ireland||Aberdeen||01 July 2008|
|9||TM Head & DA Warner||Australia||269||England||Melbourne||22 Nov 2022|
|10||DA Warner & AJ Finch||Australia||258||India||Wankhede||Jan 14, 2020|
John Campbell & Shai Hope (West Indies) – 365 Runs
The first number in this list is the name of West Indies opener pair John Campbell & Shai Hope, who scored 365-runs, while playing against Ireland team on May 05, 2019, and this is the highest opening partnership record in ODI today.
Fakhar Zaman & Imam-ul-Haq (Pakistan) – 304 Runs
The pair of Fakhar Zaman & Imam-ul-Haq is also very famous in ODI cricket, and this pair is in second place in the highest opening partnership in ODI record, who shared a 304-run partnership while playing against the Zimbabwe team on July 20, 2018.
Tamim Iqbal & Litton Das (Bangladesh) – 292 Runs
Tamim Iqbal & Litton Das are the top order batsmen of the Bangladesh team, have given good starts to the Bangladesh team in many occasions and in the list of highest opening partnership in ODI, the name of these two batsmen comes on third position , who made the highest opening partnership of 292 runs while playing against the Zimbabwe team on 06 Mar 2020.
WU Tharanga & ST Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) – 286 Runs
WU Tharanga & ST Jayasuriya is also one of the famous opening pair of Sri Lanka team who have given good starts to Sri Lanka team in many ODI matches, and this pair is on the fourth spot in the list of highest opening partnership in One Day, and This pair had the highest opening partnership of 286 runs against England on Jul 01, 2006.
DA Warner & TM Head (Australia) – 284 Runs
Australia team’s famous opening pair Travis Head & David Warner are on the fifth position in this list, and both of these pairs shared a 284-run partnership while playing against Pakistan team on January 26, 2017.
Q. Who is the highest one day opening partnership of India?
Ans: One of the famous opening pair of India, “SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar” has made the highest opening partnership for India in ODI and they had a partnership of 258 runs against Kenya.
Q. What is highest opening partnership in ODI?
Ans: West Indies’s famous opener pair John Campbell & Shai Hope hold the record of highest opening partnership in ODI with 365 runs against Ireland.