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Stats: Consecutive Opening Partnerships of 100+ in ODIs

ANALYST
Modified 09 Dec 2013
Imran Farhat and Yasir Hameed

Farhat/Hameed – The only Opening pair to add 4 consecutive century partnerships in ODIs

Here is the list of all the consecutive Opening Partnerships of 100+ in ODIs for each team.

There is only one instance when a team had 4 opening partnerships of over 100 in 4 consecutive ODIs:

Yasir Hameed/Imran Farhat
115 vs NZ – Lahore – 1 Dec 2003
142 vs NZ – Faisalabad – 3 Dec 2003
134 vs NZ – Rawalpindi – 5 Dec 2003
197 vs NZ – Rawalpindi – 7 Dec 2003

Also only one instance of 3 consecutive 100+ opening partnerships

Geoff Boycott/Peter Willey
135 vs WI – Lord’s – 30 May 1980

Geoff Boycott/Graham Gooch
108 vs Aus – The Oval – 20 Aug 1980
154 vs Aus – Birmingham – 22 Aug 1980

32 occasions of 2 consecutive 100+ opening partnerships for teams:

AUSTRALIA

David Boon/Tom Moody
107 vs WI – MCG – 18 Mar 1992
Mark Taylor/Tom Moody
109 vs SL – PSS – 15 Aug 1992

Adam Gilchrist/Mark Waugh
114 vs NZ – Dunedin – 23 Feb 2000
189 vs NZ – Christchurch – 26 Feb 2000

Michael Clarke/Brad Haddin
129 vs SA – Port Elizabeth – 13 Apr 2009
127 vs SA – Johannesburg – 17 Apr 2009

ENGLAND

Geoff Cook/Graham Gooch
109 vs SL – SSC – 14 Feb 1982
Chris Tavare/Barry Wood
133 vs Ind – Leeds – 2 Jun 1982

Nick Knight/Marcus Trescothick
165 vs Aus – Hobart – 11 Jan 2003
115 vs SL – SCG – 13 Jan 2003

INDIA

Rama Lamba/Kris Srikkanth
115 vs Aus – Bangalore – 27 OCt 1989
120 vs Pak – Kolkata – 28 Oct 1989

Ajay Jadeja/Sachin Tendulkar
100 vs NZ – Delhi – 3 Nov 1994
108 vs WI – Kolkata – 5 Nov 1994

Sourav Ganguly/Sachin Tendulkar
101 vs SA – East London – 19 Oct 2001
258 vs Ken – Paarl – 24 Oct 2001

Virender Sehwag/Sachin Tendulkar
107 vs Eng – Chennai – 25 Jan 2002
134 vs Eng – Kanpur – 28 Jan 2002

Virender Sehwag/Sachin Tendulkar
103 vs Aus – Bangalore – 12 Nov 2003
182 vs NZ – Hyderabad – 15 Nov 2003

Virender Sehwag/Sachin Tendulkar
103 vs Aus – MCG – 9 Jan 2004
130 vs Zim – Hobart – 14 Jan 2004

Sourav Ganguly/Sachin Tendulkar
116 vs Eng – Leeds – 2 Sep 2007
150 vs Eng – The Oval – 5 Sep 2007

Shikhar Dhawan/Rohit Sharma
127 vs SA – Cardiff – 6 Jun 2013
101 vs WI – The Oval – 11 Jun 2013

Shikhar Dhawan/Rohit Sharma
178 vs Aus – Nagpur – 30 Oct 2013
112 vs Aus – Bangalore – 02 Nov 2013

NEW ZEALAND

Bruce Edgar/Glenn Turner
101 vs Eng – Auckland – 19 Feb 1983
152 vs Eng – Christchurch – 23 Feb 1983

Nathan Astle/Llorne Howell
125 vs Zim – Christchurch – 4 Mar 1998
147 vs Zim – Napier – 6 Mar 1998

Nathan Astle/Stephen Fleming
122 vs Eng – Bristol – 4 Jul 2004
120 vs WI – Lord’s – 10 Jul 2004

Brendon McCullum/Jesse Ryder
166 vs Ind – Christchurch – 8 Mar 2009
102 vs Ind – Hamilton – 11 Mar 2009

Martin Guptill/Rob Nicol
131 vs Zim – Whangarei – 6 Feb 2012
153 vs Zim – Napier – 9 Feb 2012

PAKISTAN

Rameez Raza/Saeed Anwar
132 vs SL – Sharjah – 2 Feb 1993
204 vs SL – Sharjah – 4 Feb 1993

Saleem Elahi/Taufeeq Umar
159 vs Zim – Bulawayo – 24 Nov 2002
154 vs ZIm – Harare – 27 Nov 2002

SOUTH AFRICA

Andrew Hudson/Kepler Wessels
151 vs Eng – MCG – 12 Mar 1992

Andrew Hudson/Peter Kirsten
128 vs Ind – Adelaide – 15 Mar 1992

AB de Villiers/Graeme Smith
173 vs Ind – Centurion – 3 Dec 2006
140 vs Pak – Centurion – 4 Feb 2007

AB de Villiers/Graeme Smith
134 vs Sco – Basseterre – 20 Mar 2007
160 vs Aus – Basseterre – 24 Mar 2007

Hashim Amla/Quinton de Kock
152 vs Ind – Johannesburg – 05 Dec 2013
194 vs Ind – Durban – 08 Dec 2013

SRI LANKA

Marvan Atapattu/Sanath Jayasuriya
171 vs Ban – SSC – 22 Jul 1997
137 vs Ind – RPS – 26 Jul 1997

Tillakaratne Dilshan/Upul Tharanga
188 vs Ind – Rajkot – 15 Dec 2009
102 vs Ind – Nagpur – 18 Dec 2006

Tillakaratne Dilshan/Upul Tharanga
122 vs Zim – Harare – 7 Jun 2010
160 vs Zim – Harare – 9 Jun 2010

WEST INDIES

Gordon Greenidge/Desmond Haynes
134 vs NZ – Auckland – 21 Mar 1987
192*vs NZ – Christchurch – 28 Mar 1987

Kieron Powell/Johnson Charles
168 vs ZIm – St George’s – 22 Feb 2013
Kieron Powell/Ramnaresh Sarwan
111 vs Zim – St George’s – 24 Feb 2013

ZIMBABWE

Andy Flower/Grant Flower
124 vs NZ – Harare – 8 Nov 1992
121 vs Pak – Sharjah – 1 Feb 1993

Andy Flower/Grant Flower
124 vs Ken – Nairobi (Aga Khan) – 16 Oct 1997
154 vs Ken – Nairobi (Gymkhana) – 18 Oct 1997

Trivia:

- Dhawan/Rohit and Turner/Edgar did it in their first 2 matches opening together.

- Sehwag/Tendulkar are the only pairs to put consecutive 100+ opening partnership thrice in ODIs.

- AB de Villiers/G Smith did it in ICC World Cup 2007 and Dhawan/Rohit in ICC Champions Trophy 2013. These are the only 2 instances in ICC tournaments.

- First pairs to achieve this were Gooch/Boycott in 1980.

- Saleem Elahi/Taufiq Umar and Hashim Amla/Quinton de Kock are the only pairs to put on 150+ opening partnerships in 2 consecutive ODIs.

Published 08 Dec 2013
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