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Highest opening partnership runs in a career
Partners Span Inns NO Runs High Ave 100 50
DA Warner, SR Watson (Aus) 2009-2012 31 0 1104 133 35.61 3 6
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
WTS Porterfield, PR Stirling (Ire) 2010-2015 23 3 618 109* 30.90 1 4
G Gambhir, V Sehwag (India) 2007-2012 17 0 545 136 32.05 1 2
CH Gayle, DR Smith (WI) 2012-2015 15 0 537 97 35.80 0 4
BB McCullum, JD Ryder (NZ) 2008-2010 14 0 465 130 33.21 1 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
SJ Myburgh, MR Swart (Neth) 2012-2015 15 0 436 97 29.06 0 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
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
HM Amla, Q de Kock (SA) 2013-2014 11 0 354 90 32.18 0 3
TM Dilshan, MDKJ Perera (SL) 2013-2015 15 0 350 100 23.33 1 0
Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt (Pak) 2008-2010 9 0 321 142 35.66 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
H Masakadza, V Sibanda (Zim) 2010-2015 10 0 290 68 29.00 0 4
NJ O'Brien, WTS Porterfield (Ire) 2008-2010 9 0 288 59 32.00 0 3
AJ Finch, CL White (Aus) 2014-2014 5 0 278 106 55.60 1 0
Anamul Haque, Tamim Iqbal (Ban) 2012-2014 9 1 254 63 31.75 0 1
Ahmed Shehzad, Mukhtar Ahmed (Pak) 2015-2015 4 0 246 142 61.50 1 1
Ahmed Shehzad, Nasir Jamshed (Pak) 2012-2013 9 0 244 74 27.11 0 1
DO Obuya, SO Tikolo (Kenya) 2010-2010 2 2 236 126* - 2 0
AJ Finch, DA Warner (Aus) 2012-2014 11 0 236 98 21.45 0 1
C Kieswetter, MJ Lumb (Eng) 2010-2012 9 0 230 68 25.55 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
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
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:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), 1st T20I, Jul 30, 2015 [T20I # 448]
Ireland v Netherlands at Dublin (Malahide), ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2nd semi final, Jul 25, 2015 [T20I # 447]
Afghanistan v Oman at Dublin, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 5th place play-off, Jul 25, 2015 [T20I # 446]
Hong Kong v Scotland at Dublin (Malahide), ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 1st semi final, Jul 25, 2015 [T20I # 445]
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