Highest Run Partnership Made For Any Wickets In IPL
Indian Premier League(IPL) is a world-level cricket tournament where international-level batsmen come to play from all over the world. IPL is played in the T20 format, which is also known as batsman dominated format, but a few times batter overplayed all the bowlers and scored too many runs in a partnership. If we see the latest IPL news today, in the 2022 edition of IPL, Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul made a 210-run partnership without losing any wickets.
229 Runs For Second Wicket
The highest-run partnership has been between the two most destructive pairs of the IPL, AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli. They made 229 runs in 96 balls against Gujrat Lions in 2016. It was a dream year for Virat Kohli and RCB.
In the 2016 edition of IPL, the 44th match was scheduled between the Gujarat Lions and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Gujarat Lions won the toss and elected to field. Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli came to open. Chris Gayle struggled to score runs and got out after scoring 6 runs in 13 balls. ABD came in the third position to bat alongside VK. From here, they started the show and hit all around the park. Virat Kohli scored 109 runs in just 55 balls and hit five fours and eight sixes, while ABD scored 129 runs in 52 balls and hit 10 fours and 12 sixes. Praveen Kumar broke the partnership of 229 runs after taking the wicket of Virat Kohli. If we see the latest IPL news today, it is the best ABD innings.
In response, GL fell apart and got all out at 104. Aron Finch scored 37 runs, and Ravindra Jadeja scored 21 runs. Apart from them, only McCullum touched the double-digit mark.
215 Runs For Second Wicket
Once again, Virat Kohli and ABD have the highest run partnership record for any wicket. They scored 215 runs in 105 balls in the 2015 edition of the IPL against MI.
RCB won the toss and elected to bat. Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli came to start the innings, and Gayle got out after scoring 13 runs. ABD came in the third position, and he and Virat Kohli made sure, no one would get out. Virat Kholi scored 82 runs in 50 balls and hit 6 fours and 4 sixes, while ABD scored 133 runs in 59 balls and hit 19 fours and 4 sixes. They made an unbeatable 215-run partnership against Mumbai Indians. RCB scored 235 runs for one wicket.
In response, MI scored only 196 runs for 7 wickets and lost the match by 39 runs. Lendl Simmons scored 68 runs in 53 balls, and Kieron Pollard scored 49 runs in 24 balls.
210 Runs For First Wicket
In the 2022 edition of IPL, a new opening pair played one of the best innings of IPL. KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock made a 210-run partnership without losing wickets.
Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders were playing the league match in 2022, and LSG won the toss and elected to field first. Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul came to bat and didn’t get out. QDK scored 140 runs in 70 balls and hit 10 fours and 10 sixes, while KL Rahul scored 68 runs in 51 balls and hit 3 fours and 4 sixes.
In response, KKR scored 208 runs for 8 wickets and lost the match by 2 runs. It was one of the most entertaining matches in the history of the IPL. KKR’s openers didn’t do well, but Nitish Rana came in third and scored 42 runs in 22 balls, and Shreyas Iyer scored 50 runs in 29 balls. When it was like KKR would lose the match, Rinku Singh pulled from nowhere and scored 40 runs in 15 balls with strike rate of 266.66, but got out after a stunning catch by Lewis. At last, KKR lost the match by 2 runs. If we see the latest IPL news today, it would be the best match for IPL 2022.
206 Runs For Second Wicket
In the 2011 edition of IPL, the Australian pair Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh made a 206-run partnership against RCB.
Punjab won the toss and lost their opener very early, but Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh took care of the team, and Punjab scored 232/2. Adam Gilchrist scored 106 runs in 55 balls, and Shaun Marsh scored 79 runs in 49 balls.
In response, RCB fell apart and got all out at 121 runs, and Punjab won by 111 runs.
204 Runs For Second Wicket
RCB is one of few teams that has been involved in multiple 200-plus partnerships, and it was also made between Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle.
In the 2012 edition of IPL, RCB was playing against the DC, and RCB lost their first wicket very early, but Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli got going. Gayle scored 128 runs, while Kohli scored 73 runs. In response, DC scored 194 runs and lost the match by 24 runs.