Stats: Highest opening partnership for Sri Lanka in ODI cricket
In total there are nine more than 200 run opening partnership for Sri Lanka in ODI cricket. Surprisingly, Upul Tharanga has featured in seven of those. This feat of Tharanga is most times a batsman has been a part of 200-run partnerships for the first wicket. Despite such performances he has struggled to maintain his place in the Sri Lankan team and was drafted in to the team only because Dilshan was injured.
*Stats are updated up to 2 Jul 2013