Highest opening partnership runs in a career
Partners Span Inns NO Runs High Ave 100 50
SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar (India) 1996-2007 136 2 6609 258 49.32 21 23
AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden (Aus) 2001-2008 114 3 5372 172 48.39 16 29
CG Greenidge, DL Haynes (WI) 1979-1991 102 4 5150 192* 52.55 15 24
V Sehwag, SR Tendulkar (India) 2002-2012 93 0 3919 182 42.13 12 18
AC Gilchrist, ME Waugh (Aus) 1998-2002 93 0 3853 206 41.43 8 20
DC Boon, GR Marsh (Aus) 1986-1992 88 0 3523 212 40.03 7 25
MS Atapattu, ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1997-2007 79 2 3382 237 43.92 8 19
ST Jayasuriya, RS Kaluwitharana (SL) 1996-2004 105 1 3230 129 31.05 6 19
TM Dilshan, WU Tharanga (SL) 2009-2014 70 1 3128 282 45.33 9 13
HH Gibbs, GC Smith (SA) 2002-2009 74 1 3007 174 41.19 8 13
Aamer Sohail, Saeed Anwar (Pak) 1990-2000 73 0 2856 173 39.12 3 20
HH Gibbs, G Kirsten (SA) 1996-2003 66 5 2838 235 46.52 9 12
Saeed Anwar, Shahid Afridi (Pak) 1996-2003 63 0 2056 148 32.63 2 11
ST Jayasuriya, WU Tharanga (SL) 2005-2009 52 0 2021 286 38.86 4 8
S Chanderpaul, CH Gayle (WI) 2002-2007 43 3 1947 193 48.67 5 11
HM Amla, GC Smith (SA) 2008-2013 48 1 1946 136 41.40 2 18
G Gambhir, V Sehwag (India) 2003-2013 38 1 1870 201* 50.54 5 7
Mohsin Khan, Mudassar Nazar (Pak) 1981-1986 54 1 1783 141 33.64 2 10
CH Gayle, WW Hinds (WI) 2002-2006 41 0 1687 192 41.14 4 5
SM Gavaskar, K Srikkanth (India) 1981-1987 55 0 1680 136 30.54 2 11
SC Ganguly, V Sehwag (India) 2001-2007 43 2 1625 196 39.63 5 6
IR Bell, AN Cook (Eng) 2008-2014 38 2 1580 158 43.88 2 13
NV Knight, ME Trescothick (Eng) 2001-2003 43 0 1567 165 36.44 4 8
BA Edgar, JG Wright (NZ) 1978-1986 43 1 1520 113* 36.19 2 8
AC Hudson, G Kirsten (SA) 1993-1997 39 0 1511 186 38.74 4 8
S Dhawan, RG Sharma (India) 2013-2014 32 1 1500 178 48.38 6 4
DL Haynes, BC Lara (WI) 1992-1994 40 2 1495 175* 39.34 5 4
AC Gilchrist, SM Katich (Aus) 2004-2006 26 0 1442 196 55.46 3 9
DA Gunawardene, ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1998-2004 44 1 1374 191* 31.95 1 9
MA Taylor, ME Waugh (Aus) 1993-1997 30 0 1368 189 45.60 3 7
A Flower, GW Flower (Zim) 1992-1998 33 1 1350 161 42.18 5 5
A Jadeja, SR Tendulkar (India) 1994-1996 22 0 1315 176 59.77 5 7
BJ Haddin, SR Watson (Aus) 2009-2011 28 0 1282 183 45.78 3 8
AC Hudson, KC Wessels (SA) 1992-1994 35 0 1279 151 36.54 3 6
H Masakadza, V Sibanda (Zim) 2007-2013 36 0 1219 167 33.86 3 4
Aamer Sohail, Rameez Raja (Pak) 1991-1995 37 0 1197 121 32.35 1 10
AB de Villiers, GC Smith (SA) 2005-2008 25 1 1168 173 48.66 5 2
NJ Astle, SP Fleming (NZ) 2000-2007 40 0 1151 193 28.77 4 2
HM Amla, Q de Kock (SA) 2013-2014 21 0 1145 194 54.52 5 2
Imrul Kayes, Tamim Iqbal (Ban) 2008-2011 42 0 1138 80 27.09 0 8
RJ Shastri, K Srikkanth (India) 1983-1992 32 0 1135 188 35.46 3 5
BB McCullum, JD Ryder (NZ) 2008-2010 22 1 1069 166 50.90 5 4
TM Dilshan, DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 2010-2013 22 1 1063 179 50.61 2 6
Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt (Pak) 2005-2010 29 0 1000 151 34.48 1 6
MJ Slater, MA Taylor (Aus) 1993-1996 27 0 999 121 37.00 2 7
Imran Farhat, Yasir Hameed (Pak) 2003-2004 16 0 997 197 62.31 4 3
NV Knight, AJ Stewart (Eng) 1996-1999 28 0 986 165 35.21 2 6
DL Haynes, PV Simmons (WI) 1987-1994 28 0 975 145 34.82 1 5
GW Flower, NC Johnson (Zim) 1998-2000 29 0 942 101 32.48 1 7
SP Fleming, L Vincent (NZ) 2005-2007 22 1 923 204 43.95 4 1
DL Haynes, RB Richardson (WI) 1984-1988 28 2 920 117* 35.38 2 5
ST Jayasuriya, RS Mahanama (SL) 1993-1999 35 1 911 111 26.79 1 3
WTS Porterfield, PR Stirling (Ire) 2010-2014 27 0 885 177 32.77 2 5
KO Otieno, RD Shah (Kenya) 1998-2004 38 0 858 121 22.57 1 6
Mohammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed (Pak) 2012-2013 12 0 846 224 70.50 4 1
AN Cook, C Kieswetter (Eng) 2010-2011 18 1 837 171* 49.23 2 6
Imran Farhat, Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 2006-2013 24 1 837 228* 36.39 2 2
M Prabhakar, SR Tendulkar (India) 1994-1996 19 1 835 161 46.38 2 4
D Ganga, CH Gayle (WI) 2001-2006 22 0 833 174 37.86 3 3
Rameez Raja, Saeed Anwar (Pak) 1990-1997 14 0 828 204 59.14 3 2
ADR Campbell, GW Flower (Zim) 1995-2001 21 0 826 121 39.33 1 7
NJ Astle, CM Spearman (NZ) 1995-2000 38 0 826 115 21.73 1 4
SE Marsh, SR Watson (Aus) 2008-2011 17 0 807 145 47.47 2 6
Imran Nazir, Saeed Anwar (Pak) 2000-2002 21 0 806 101 38.38 1 7

Partnerships for the 1st wicket after a retired hurt are excluded

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v South Africa at Mount Maunganui, 1st ODI, Oct 21, 2014 [ODI # 3536]
India v West Indies at Dharamsala, 4th ODI, Oct 17, 2014 [ODI # 3535]
Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, 3rd ODI, Oct 12, 2014 [ODI # 3534]

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