Opening Partnership in IPL: The New IPL team has broken the record for the highest opening partnership in IPL history. Quinton De Kock and Lokesh Rahul from LSG made 210* in IPL 2022 against Kolkata Knight Riders at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai. 185 runs were made by Jonny Bairstow and David Warner together for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2019 at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad, in the previous best first wicket partnership in IPL T20 history.
But did you know that 2nd wicket partnerships are still way more than this? IPL’s Highest 2nd Wicket Partnership can be found here. When will we see the highest partnership in opening batters?
Over 150 runs have been scored by opening pairs 14 times to date.
With the addition of Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2022, we have reached the all-time high in IPL history.
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Highest Opening Partnership in TATA IPL
|Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul||210*||1st||LSG||v KKR||Mumbai||18 May 2022|
|Johnny Bairstow & David Warner||185||1st||Sunrisers||v RCB||Hyderabad (Deccan)||31 Mar 2019|
|Gautam Gambhir & Chris Lynn||184*||1st||KKR||v Guj Lions||Rajkot||7 Apr 2017|
|KL Rahul & Mayank Agarwal||183||1st||Kings XI||v Royals||Sharjah||27 Sep 2020|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway||182||1st||CSK||v SRH||Pune||1 May 2022|
|Shane Watson & Faf du Plessis||181*||1st||Super Kings||v Kings XI||Dubai (DSC)||4 Oct 2020|
|Virat Kohli & Devdutt Padikkal||181*||1st||RCB||v Royals||Mumbai||22 Apr 2021|
|Chris Gayle & TM Dilshan||167||1st||RCB||v Warriors||Bengaluru||23 Apr 2013|
|Sachin Tendulkar & Dwayne Smith||163*||1st||Mum Indians||v Royals||Jaipur||20 May 2012|
|David Warner & Johnny Bairstow||160||1st||Sunrisers||v Kings XI||Dubai (DSC)||8 Oct 2020|
|Michael Hussey & Murali Vijay||159||1st||Super Kings||v RCB||Chennai||28 May 2011|
|Adam Gilchrist & VVS Laxman||155*||1st||Chargers||v Mum Indians||Mumbai||27 Apr 2008|
|Jos Buttler & Devdutt Padikkal||155||1st||Royals||v Capitals||Mumbai||22 Apr 2022|
|David Warner & Wriddhiman Saha||151*||1st||Sunrisers||v Mum Indians||Sharjah||3 Nov 2020|
|Mahela Jayawardene & Virendra Sehwag||151||1st||Daredevils||v Mum Indians||Delhi||21 Apr 2013|
|Chris Gayle & Virat Kohli||147||1st||RCB||v Kings XI||Bengaluru||18 May 2016|
|David Warner and Virendra Sehwag||146||1st||Daredevils||v Kings XI||Delhi||23 Apr 2011|
|Ajinkya Rahane & Shane Watson||144||1st||Royals||v Super Kings||Ahmedabad||19 Apr 2015|
|Murali Vijay and Michael Hussey||139*||1st||Super Kings||v Kings XI||Mohali||10 Apr 2013|
|David Warner & Shikhar Dhawan||139||1st||Sunrisers||v KKR||Hyderabad (Deccan)||30 Apr 2017|
|Prithiv Shaw & Shikhar Dhawan||138||1st||Capitals||v Super Kings||Mumbai||10 Apr 2021|
|David Warner & Shikhar Dhawan||137*||1st||Sunrisers||v Guj Lions||Rajkot||21 Apr 2016|
|Adam Gilchrist & Paul Valthaty||136||1st||Kings XI||v Chargers||Hyderabad (Deccan)||16 Apr 2011|