New Delhi: In a limited over game partnerships are what win the matches but on the other hand tumbling of wickets at one end not only leave a set batsman stranded but also jeopardize the chances of a team emerging as a victorious.
India is a team which takes pride when it comes to building big partnerships. It tops the list of the highest partnerships in World Cup.
The legendary batting trio of India in the modern era cricket i.e. Sourav Ganguly, Sachi Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, justify the dominance of Indian batting in grand tournament. India tops the list of highest partnership in World Cups with a partnership of 318 runs for the 2nd wicket between Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid against Sri Lanka in 1999 World Cup.
Here is the list of Top 10 highest partnerships in World Cups:
1) Sourav Ganguly + Rahul Dravid (India): Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid started their magnificent journey in Test together and continued it to the World Cup.
The two batting maestros hold the record of highest partnerships in World Cup.
Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid batted together for an incredible 45 overs, en route to the biggest partnership in the history of the ICC Cricket World Cup, putting on 318 runs for India against Sri Lanka in Taunton in 1999.
P'ship Wkt Versus Date
318 2nd Sri Lanka 26 May 1999