Top 10 Batting pairs with most partnership runs in Tests
Updated - Dec 11, 2015 2:47 pm
Top 10 Batting pairs with most partnership runs in Tests: Batting records since the late 90s have generally been dominated by India and Australia, who have had outstanding partnerships in the top and middle order. England and Sri Lanka though also boasted of prolific partnerships from 2000s. Large partnerships also serve to exhaust and demoralize the fielding teams in addition to piling up runs on the scoreboard. Some legendary names feature in the list of the most productive partnerships in Tests.
Here are the Top 10 Batting pairs with most partnership runs in Tests:
10. Rahul Dravid & VVS Laxman – 4065:
This pair famous for monumental rescue acts for the Indian team. Dravid and Laxman enjoyed batting together and complimented each other in an exemplary manner. While Dravid was the more technically solid batsman known to grind out the opposition bowlers, Laxman used his free-flowing elegance to go after the bowlers. This great partnership produced 4065 runs at a superb average of 51.45 from 86 innings. They shared 12 hundred and 14 fifty run partnerships with the best of 376 against Australia at Kolkatta in 2001; a match etched in the memory of every Indian cricket fan and a part of cricketing folklore.