Top 10 highest Partnerships in IPL (2008 – 2021)

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Partnerships in cricket are one of the key elements for victory and in IPL where overs are limited then a good partnership can easily turn the match around to their favor. So, here is the list of the top 10 partnerships in IPL (2008-2021)

Virat Kohli and AB De Villers breaks records in IPL
Rank 1 Virat Kohli and AB De Villers partnership, image source – dnaindia

Virat Kohli, AB De Villers

They just played an unimaginable inning which is one of the most famous and greatest partnerships of all time.

They broke their previous record of 215* runs record and broke every record of any partnership of all time in IPL.

they both hit their centuries and made a partnership of 229 runs against Gujrat Lions (GL) in IPL (2016). In which Virat Kohli made 109 runs in 55 balls and AB De Villers made 129 runs in 52 balls.

This 2nd wicket partnership is one of the memorable partnerships of all time.

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AB De Villers and Virat Kolhi's first record, IPL 2015
Rank 2 AB De Villers and Virat Kolhi’s partnership IPL 2015, image source – mykhel

Virat Kohli, AB De Villers

This one was the greatest partnership till 2015. They completely destroy the bowling lineup of Mumbai Indians (MI).

In this partnership, Virat Kohli scores 82 runs in 50 balls and AB De Villers hit 133 runs in 59 balls.

They made a 2nd wicket partnership of 215* runs against Mumbai Indians (MI) in IPL (2015).

Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh made a great partnership
Rank 3 Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh partnership, image source – sportskeeda

Adam Gilchrist, Shaun Marsh

One of the best partnerships or players for batting line were these two Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh. Both these players show great innings in IPL.

They made in this list at Rank 3 by scoring 206 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL (2011) in which Adam Gilchrist scored 106 runs in 55 balls and Shaun Marsh scored 79 runs in 49 balls.

Rank 4 Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle broke their opponents bowling
Rank 4 Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle broke their opponents, image source – dailyo

Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli

RCB and Virat Kohli again in this list of top 10 partnerships in which they played against Delhi Daredevils (DD) in IPL (2012).

Chris Gayle one of the destructive batsmen of IPL and other Virat Kohli who showed his batting and his captaincy.

They scored 204* runs in which Chris Gayle scored 128 in 62 balls and Virat Kohli scored 73 in 53 balls.

Rank 5 Naman Ojha and David Warner made a good partnership for Delhi Daredevils 2012
Rank 5 Naman Ojha and David Warner made a good partnership, image source – indiatimes

David Warner, Naman Ojha

David Warner was always one of the great hitters who do not disappoint his team. And with the support of Naman Ojha, they both take their team to victory against Deccan Chargers (DC) in IPL (2012).

They both made the partnership of 189* runs in which David Warner scored 109 runs in 54 balls and Naman Ojha scored 64 runs in 46 balls.

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David Warner and Jonny Bairstow  give their team an splendid victory
Rank 6 David Warner and Jonny Bairstow shows a splendid performance, image source – thehindu

Jonny Bairstow, David Warner

David Warner one to power hitters of IPL has his name again in this list but this time with a new face Jonny Bairstow.

They both make the history of partnership in IPL (2019) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by scoring 185 runs at 2nd wicket.

In which Jonny Bairstow makes his first IPL Century 114 runs in 56 balls and David Warner also hit a century with 100 runs in 55 balls.

They with this match with a huge margin of 118 runs. That’s a huge difference. 

Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn shines in the match
Rank 7 Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn wins the match for team, image source – indiatoday

Gautam Gambhir, Chris Lynn

This was one of the great IPL matches of IPL (2017) and I guess one of the best of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) too.

This match is memorable because in the first Inning Gujarat Lions (GL) put a good target of 184 runs but the main event was the second Inning where the KKR opening pair Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn smash the GL bowling line and this partnership solely achieved the target of 184 runs.

In which Chris Lynn barely misses his century at 93* runs in 41 balls and Gautam Gambhir scores 76 runs in 48 balls.

KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal brings victory
Rank 8 KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal brings victory with a bang, image source – timesnownews

Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul

IPL 2020 one of the times where audience were not part of it but players still give their best performance as always.

KL Rahul a name which is now noticeable by many new peoples. But in this match, the main focus was earned by Mayank Agarwal.

In this match against Rajasthan Royals (RR), they both made a partnership of 183 runs in which KL Rahul made 69 runs and Mayank Agarwal break one of his own records by making a century in just 45 balls. He scored 106 runs.

Shane Watson and Faf Du Plessis star pair of CSK
Rank 9 Shane Watson and Faf Du Plessis star pair of CSK, iamge source – indiatvnews

Shane Watson, Faf Du Plesis

Another IPL (2020) partnership between Shane Watson and Faf Du Plessis from Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

Another duo match like Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn.

Where Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) give the target of 179 runs to CSK and CSK achieve this target by their best opening pair Shane Watson and Faf Du Plessis.

Both chased the target and scored 181 runs in which Shane Watson scored 83* runs in 53 balls and Faf Du Plessis scored 87 runs in 53 balls.

Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson which takes SRH to Vicory
Rank 10 Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson which takes SRH to Vicory, image source – mykhel

Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson

Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson both the strong batting pillars including David Warner for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).

And they show why they are respected so much.

This match in IPL (2018) between Delhi Daredevils (DD) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) was a sight to behold.

Where both Innings were equally matched. In first Inning Rishabh Pant showed his class by hitting a century 128* runs in 63 balls and take the team to a winnable target of 187 runs.

But in the second Inning, the partnership of Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson totally destroy the bowling lineup and completed the target all by themselves.

They both made a partnership of 176* runs in which Shikhar Dhawan missed his century scored 92* runs in 50 balls and Kane Williamson scored 83* runs in 53 balls.

Sr. No.PlayersRunsTeamAgainstDate
1Virat Kohli, AB De Villers229RCBGL14 May 2016
2Virat Kohli, AB De Villers215*RCBMI10 May 2015
3Adam Gilchrist, Shaun Marsh206KXIPRCB17 May 2011
4Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli204*RCBDD17 May 2012
5David Warner, Naman Ojha189*DDDC (Deccan)10 May 2012
6Jonny Bairstow, David Warner185SRHRCB31 March 2019
7Gautam Gambhir, Chris Lynn184*KKRGL7 April 2017
8Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul183KXIPRR27 Sept 2020
9Shane Watson, Faf Du Plessis181*CSKKXIP5 Oct 2020
10Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson176*SRHDD10 May 2018

So, this was the list of the top 10 partnerships in IPL (2008-2021). I hope you like it, if you like it then comment below.

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That is for today, will meet again soon. Till then…

—Dhanyavaad—

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