Highest Partnerships in T20 Internationals by Wicket

Highest Partnerships in T20 Internationals by Wicket

2nd Wicket: Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, 166:

Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, 166
Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, 166 runs. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

It was in the group stage clash between Sri Lanka and West Indies in the 2010 World T20 at the Caribbean. After losing, Jayasuriya early on in the innings, it was the blistering efforts of Jayawardene and Sangakkara which aided Sri Lanka to retain a cruise control in the game. The stand between Sangakkara and Jayasuriya has broken innumerable number of Cricketing records in all the formats of the game and scored over 10,000 runs batting together. Jayawardene remained unbeaten on 98 off 56 deliveries with 9 fours and 4 sixes while Sangakkara was dismissed for 68 off 49 with 5 fours and three sixes. Sri Lanka won the match by 57 runs.