Records / Twenty20 Internationals / Partnership records / Highest overall partnership runs by openers

Highest opening partnership runs in a career
Partners Span Inns NO Runs High Ave 100 50
DA Warner, SR Watson (AUS) 2009-2015 32 0 1108 133 34.62 3 6
MJ Guptill, KS Williamson (NZ) 2014-2016 17 1 838 171* 52.37 2 7
WTS Porterfield, PR Stirling (IRE) 2010-2016 28 3 763 109* 30.52 1 5
AD Hales, MJ Lumb (ENG) 2012-2014 18 1 705 143* 41.47 2 3
LE Bosman, GC Smith (SA) 2006-2010 12 1 650 170 59.09 2 2
S Dhawan, RG Sharma (INDIA) 2013-2016 20 0 564 97 28.20 0 3
H Masakadza, V Sibanda (ZIM) 2010-2016 17 0 553 101 32.52 1 5
G Gambhir, V Sehwag (INDIA) 2007-2012 17 0 545 136 32.05 1 2
HM Amla, Q de Kock (SA) 2013-2016 16 0 538 96 33.62 0 4
CH Gayle, DR Smith (WI) 2012-2015 15 0 537 97 35.80 0 4
TM Dilshan, MDKJ Perera (SL) 2013-2016 20 0 506 100 25.30 1 1
BB McCullum, JD Ryder (NZ) 2008-2010 14 0 465 130 33.21 1 3
SJ Myburgh, MR Swart (Neth) 2012-2016 17 0 446 97 26.23 0 3
TM Dilshan, DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 2010-2013 17 0 442 80 26.00 0 3
TM Dilshan, ST Jayasuriya (SL) 2009-2009 12 0 436 124 36.33 1 3
AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden (AUS) 2005-2007 9 1 398 104 49.75 2 1
JH Kallis, GC Smith (SA) 2005-2010 9 0 396 87 44.00 0 3
AD Hales, JJ Roy (ENG) 2014-2016 13 0 391 82 30.07 0 2
MJ Guptill, RJ Nicol (NZ) 2012-2012 12 0 385 76 32.08 0 3
Imran Nazir, Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2007-2012 12 0 385 124 32.08 1 1
Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt (PAK) 2008-2010 9 0 321 142 35.66 1 1
Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal (BDESH) 2015-2016 12 0 317 61 26.41 0 1
LD Chandimal, TM Dilshan (SL) 2016-2016 8 0 313 110 39.12 1 1
MJ Guptill, BB McCullum (NZ) 2009-2015 6 1 302 127* 60.40 2 0
RD Berrington, CS MacLeod (SCOT) 2012-2013 13 0 291 59 22.38 0 1
NJ O'Brien, WTS Porterfield (IRE) 2008-2010 9 0 288 59 32.00 0 3
Mohammad Shahzad, Usman Ghani (AFG) 2015-2016 9 0 286 95 31.77 0 2
AJ Finch, DA Warner (AUS) 2012-2016 12 0 283 98 23.58 0 1
AJ Finch, CL White (AUS) 2014-2014 5 0 278 106 55.60 1 0
Ahmed Shehzad, Mukhtar Ahmed (PAK) 2015-2015 6 0 278 142 46.33 1 1
Anamul Haque, Tamim Iqbal (BDESH) 2012-2015 10 1 260 63 28.88 0 1
HM Amla, AB de Villiers (SA) 2015-2016 4 0 246 125 61.50 1 1
Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran (AFG) 2016-2016 8 0 244 70 30.50 0 2
Ahmed Shehzad, Nasir Jamshed (PAK) 2012-2013 9 0 244 74 27.11 0 1
KJ Coetzer, HG Munsey (SCOT) 2015-2016 10 0 241 96 24.10 0 2
DO Obuya, SO Tikolo (KENYA) 2010-2010 2 2 236 126* - 2 0
C Kieswetter, MJ Lumb (ENG) 2010-2012 9 0 230 68 25.55 0 1
Ahmed Shehzad, Sharjeel Khan (PAK) 2013-2016 7 0 228 65 32.57 0 1
AD Hales, C Kieswetter (ENG) 2011-2012 11 1 224 128* 22.40 1 0
ST Jayasuriya, WU Tharanga (SL) 2006-2007 7 0 218 82 31.14 0 2
Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2010-2016 9 0 216 81 24.00 0 1
BB McCullum, L Vincent (NZ) 2007-2007 8 0 212 68 26.50 0 2
Mohammad Shahzad, Nawroz Mangal (AFG) 2012-2015 12 0 211 55 17.58 0 1
CJ Chibhabha, H Masakadza (ZIM) 2011-2016 11 0 209 55 19.00 0 1
G Gambhir, RG Sharma (INDIA) 2009-2009 5 0 208 77 41.60 0 2
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Partnerships for the 1st wicket after a retired hurt are excluded

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Pakistan v West Indies at Abu Dhabi, 3rd T20I, Sep 27, 2016 [T20I # 570]
Pakistan v West Indies at Dubai (DSC), 2nd T20I, Sep 24, 2016 [T20I # 569]
Pakistan v West Indies at Dubai (DSC), 1st T20I, Sep 23, 2016 [T20I # 568]

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