Sunday, 8 December 2013

Consecutive Opening Partnerships of 100+ in ODIs

Consecutive Opening Partnerships of 100+ 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

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

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
 
Only pair to put on 4 consecutive opening partnership in ODIs THRICE



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
 
Amla/de kock are the second pair after Saleem Elahi/T Umar
 to put on 2 consecutive opening partnerships of 150+


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 2009

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.