Ashes Highest Partnerships By Wicket

Last Modified Jul 23, 2019 13:50 IST

The Ashes series has been going on for over 130 years and it has been the most exciting bilateral Test series ever since. There have been some brilliant performances with the bat and the ball in Ashes that will be remembered for a long time.

The most important aspect to pile on huge totals or to avoid poor batting displays is the partnerships. Some big partnerships are required in order to get at least a commendable total on the board.

Interestingly, the highest partnerships by wicket in Ashes belong to Australia. Here is the list of most partnerships by wicket in Ashes:

Ashes Highest Partnerships by Wicket

WicketRunsBatsman 1Batsman 2TeamVenueAshes series
1st329Geoff MarshMark TaylorAustraliaNottingham1989
2nd451Bill PonsfordSir Donald BradmanAustraliaLondon (KO)1934
3rd276Sir Donald BradmanLindsay HassettAustraliaBrisbane (Gabba)1946/47
4th388Bill PonsfordSir Donald BradmanAustraliaHeadingley1934
5th405Sydney BarnesSir Donald BradmanAustraliaSydney1946/47
6th346Jack FingletonSir Donald BradmanAustraliaMelbourne1936/37
7th165Clem HillHugh TrumbleAustraliaMelbourne1897/98
8th243Roge HartiganClem HillAustraliaAdelaide1907/08
9th154Syd GregoryJack BlackhamAustraliaSydney1894/95
10th163Philip HughesAshton AgarAustraliaNottingham2013

The highest partnership in Ashes was scored by Australian top order batsman Bill Ponsford and Sir Donald Bradman. They shared a 451-run partnership for the second wicket at The Oval in London in 1934.

The only other 400-run partnership in Ashes also involves Bradman. Bradman and Sydney Barnes scored 405 for the fifth wicket at Sydney in the 1946/47 series.

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