The record for the highest run partnership in World Cup history in the ODI format is held by West Indies’ Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels, both of whom tallied 372 runs for the second wicket during the 2015 ICC World Cup against Zimbabwe.
The record for the highest-run partnership in World Cup T20I belongs to Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene. The duo summed up 166 runs against West Indies during the 2010 ICC T20I World Cup.
Highest run partnership in World cup (top 10 list): ODIs
|1||Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels||West Indies||372||2nd||v Zimbabwe|
|2||Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid||India||318||2nd||v Sri Lanka|
|3||Upul Tharanga, Tilakaratne Dilshan||Sri Lanka||282||1st||v Zimbabwe|
|4||David Warner, Steve Smith||Australia||260||2nd||v Afghanistan|
|5||David Miller, JP Duminy||South Africa||256*||5th||v Zimbabwe|
|6||Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis||South Africa||247||2nd||v Ireland|
|7||Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly||India||244||2nd||v Namibia|
|8||Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar||India||237*||3rd||v Kenya|
|9||Ricky Ponting, Damien Martyn||Australia||234*||3rd||v India|
|10||Upul Tharanga, Tilakaratne Dilshan||Sri Lanka||231*||1st||v England|
Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels | 372-run partnership | West Indies vs Zimbabwe in 2015 World Cup
The highest partnership in ODI cricket history came in an unlikely circumstance during West Indies’ clash with Zimbabwe in the 2015 ICC World Cup. The Men in Maroon were reduced to 0/1 in the very second delivery of the match when Dwayne Smith was dismissed in just the second ball of the innings. From there on, it was an absolute rampage by Gayle and Samuels.
The two batsmen played the entire 50 overs with Gayle scoring 215 runs and Samuels staying unbeaten on 133. The duo hit 21 boundaries and 19 sixes before Gayle was dismissed on the very last ball of the innings. Zimbabwe lost the match by 73 runs. The southpaw hit 16 sixes in this match which is a record number.
Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid | 318-run partnership | India vs Sri Lanka in 1999 World Cup
One of the highest partnerships in ODI cricket and a Cricket World Cup partnership record that remained the highest for 16 years, Ganguly and Dravid had tallied 318 runs for the second wicket in 1999.
After Sadagoppan Ramesh was dismissed for five runs in the first over itself, Ganguly and Rahul Dravid put on a batting masterclass against the likes of Chaminda Vaas, Muthiah Muralidaran, hitting 34 boundaries and eight sixes in the process. India posted a target of 374 runs and won the match by 157 runs.
Highest run partnership in World cup (top 10 list): T20Is
|1||Mahela Jayawardene, Kumra Sangakkara||Sri Lanka||166||2nd||v West Indies|
|2||Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam||Pakistan||152*||1st||v India|
|3||Alex Hales, Eoin Morgan||England||152||3rd||v Sri Lanka|
|4||Chris Gayle, Steve Smith||West Indies||145||1st||v South Africa|
|5||Tilakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene||Sri Lanka||145||2nd||v England|
|6||Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt||Pakistan||142||1st||v Bangladesh|
|7||KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma||India||140||1st||v Afghanistan|
|8||Gautam Gambhir, Virendra Sehwag||India||136||1st||v England|
|9||Chris Gayle, Andre Fletcher||West Indies||133||1st||v Australia|
|10||Shane Watson, David Warner||Australia||133||1st||v India|
Mahela Jayawardene and Kumra Sangakkara | 166-run stand | Sri Lanka vs West Indies in 2010 T20 World Cup
After the dangerous Sanath Jayasuriya was dismissed in just the third over, Sri Lanka needed something special to keep them competitive against the might West Indies in the 2010 T20 World Cup. And Sangakkara and Jayawardene provided just that.
Then duo forged a brilliant 166-run stand, which records among the highest partnerships in the shortest format of the game and sits atop on the T20 World Cup list. They hit 14 boundaries and seven sixes to post a total of 196 runs before winning the match by 57 runs.
Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam | 152*-run stand |. India vs Pakistan in 2021 T20 World Cup
The occasion couldn’t have been any bigger before a young Pakistan cricket team who were playing against India in the opening match of the 2021 T20 World Cup. Having never won a single World Cup match against their arch-rivals, the pressure was on when Azam and Rizwan took the crease to chase down 152 runs in 20 overs.
Both the openers scored half-centuries as Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets to register their first World Cup win. The duo hit 12 boundaries and five sixes to chase down the target in 18 overs. It remains the second-highest partnership and highest opening partnership in T20 World Cup so far.
What is the highest run partnership in world cup by indian batsmen?
The 318-run stand between Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly during India’s match against Sri Lanka in the 1999 ICC World Cup is the highest run partnership in World Cup by Indian batsmen.
What is the highest partnership in t20 world cup 2021?
The unbeaten 152-run stand between Pakistan’s Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan is the highest partnership in T20 World Cup 2021, which they scored against India.
What is the highest partnership in world cup 2019?
The 192-run stand between Australia’s David Warner and Usman Khwaja against Bangladesh was the highest partnerhip in ICC World Cup 2019.
What is the highest opening partnership in world cup 2019?
The highest opening partnership in ICC World 2019 was 189 runs, scored by India’s Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul against Sri Lanka.
What is the highest partnership in odi?
The highest partnership in ODI cricket history is 372 runs, scored by West Indies’ Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels against Zimbabwe during the 2015 ICC World Cup.