Highest partnerships by runs
Partners Runs Wkt Opposition Match Date Scorecard
TT Samaraweera, AD Mathews 142 5th v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
MS Atapattu, PA de Silva 129 3rd v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
AD Mathews, LD Chandimal 75 5th v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
MS Atapattu, A Ranatunga 73 4th v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
MS Atapattu, PA de Silva 71 3rd v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
HDRL Thirimanne, TM Dilshan 70 1st v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
HDRL Thirimanne, KC Sangakkara 67 2nd v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
HP Tillakaratne, RS Kaluwitharana 59 6th v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
TM Dilshan, KC Sangakkara 56 2nd v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
TT Samaraweera, NLTC Perera 56 7th v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
GP Wickramasinghe, M Muralitharan 48 9th v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
DPMD Jayawardene, RP Arnold 46 4th v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
JK Silva, DM de Silva 41 3rd v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
WPUJC Vaas, CRD Fernando 37 9th v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
MS Atapattu, DPMD Jayawardene 35 3rd v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
DPMD Jayawardene, TT Samaraweera 35 4th v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
KC Sangakkara, DA Gunawardene 33 6th v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
HMRKB Herath, CBRLS Kumara 33 9th v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
FDM Karunaratne, JK Silva 31 1st v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
WPUJC Vaas, M Muralitharan 30 9th v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
MS Atapattu, A Ranatunga 29 4th v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
WPUJC Vaas, GP Wickramasinghe 29 8th v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
LD Chandimal, NLTC Perera 25 7th v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
FDM Karunaratne, BKG Mendis 25 2nd v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
HP Tillakaratne, RS Kaluwitharana 24 6th v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
MS Atapattu, RS Mahanama 24 2nd v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
KC Sangakkara, DPMD Jayawardene 23 3rd v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
HP Tillakaratne, WPUJC Vaas 22 7th v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
WU Tharanga, HMRKB Herath 22 7th v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
TT Samaraweera, KTGD Prasad 21 9th v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
AD Mathews, WU Tharanga 21 6th v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
ST Jayasuriya, MS Atapattu 20 1st v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
KC Sangakkara, TM Dilshan 20 5th v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
GP Wickramasinghe, KR Pushpakumara 19 10th v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
DA Gunawardene, WPUJC Vaas 18 7th v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
DM de Silva, LD Chandimal 18 5th v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
MS Atapattu, RS Mahanama 16 2nd v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
LD Chandimal, KTGD Prasad 16 9th v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
DPMD Jayawardene, TT Samaraweera 15 4th v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
TT Samaraweera, UWMBCA Welegedara 15 10th v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
MS Atapattu, KC Sangakkara 14 2nd v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
JK Silva, BKG Mendis 14 2nd v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
RP Arnold, TM Dilshan 13 5th v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
HMRKB Herath, N Pradeep 13 10th v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
MS Atapattu, ST Jayasuriya 12 1st v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
DA Gunawardene, WPUJC Vaas 12 7th v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
HDRL Thirimanne, TM Dilshan 12 1st v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
HMRKB Herath, RAS Lakmal 12 8th v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
WPUJC Vaas, DNT Zoysa 11 8th v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
FDM Karunaratne, JK Silva 11 1st v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 2-5, 2017 [Test # 2244]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Jan 3-6, 2012 [Test # 2028]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 2-4, 2001 [Test # 1528]