Asia Cup is a very famous cricket tournament in sub-continent countries and it is back before the mega world cup event in India. In this article, we will again see an Asia Cup-related record to make the Asia Cup more interesting for the fans. So here are the top 5 highest partnerships in Asia Cups.
#5 Moin-ul-Atiq and Ijaz Ahmed
Pakistani batters Moin-ul-Atiq and Ijaz Ahmed made a 205 runs partnership for the third wicket against Bangladesh in the 1988 Asia Cup. Match was played in Chattogram.
#4 Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan
One of India’s most successful opening pair in white ball cricket, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan made fourth highest partnership in Asia Cups against Pakistan in 2018 at Dubai. They made 210 runs partnership for the first wicket against the arch-rivals Pakistan.
#3 Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli
We have another Indian pair of former captain and vice-captain of the Indian test team, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane who made a 213 runs partnership against Bangladesh in the 2014 Asia Cup at Fatullah. They made this partnership for the third wicket.
#2 Younis Khan and Shoaib Malik
Two Pakistani veterans, Younis Khan and Shoaib Malik made the second-highest partnership in the history of Asia Cups. They made 223 runs partnership for the third wicket against Hong Kong in 2004 at Colombo. They are the second Pakistani pair to appear on our list.
#1 Nasir Jamshed and Mohammad Hafeez
The third Pakistani pair to appear on our list is Jamshed Nasir and Mohammad Hafeez who made the highest partnership stand in the history of Asia Cups. They made 224 runs for the first wicket against arch-rivals India at Mirpur in the 2012 Asia Cup.