Highest partnerships by wicket in World Cup cricket
Updated - Mar 26, 2015 5:19 am
Highest partnerships by wicket in World Cup cricket: Partnerships are something that wins games for teams. It gives an opportunity to teams to settle their innings in a rhythm, from where they can create a launch pad for the end of the innings attack. Such partnerships also create records in due time when 2 in-form batsmen get together.
Here are the highest partnerships by each wicket in World Cup history.
10. 10th wkt Andy Roberts & Joel Garner – 71
West Indies v India, Manchester, 1983
West Indies met India in the World Cup 1983 in a group match. India batted first and scored 262 runs in 60 overs thanks to Yashpal Sharma’s 89. West Indian innings was rocked by 3 wickets each by Roger Binny and Ravi Shashtri, but Andy Roberts and Joel Garner both made 37 each, adding 71 runs for the 10th wicket in a vain attempt to win the match for West Indies. But Shashtri removed Garner for 37 to win the match for India by 34 runs.