Top 5 highest partnerships in India Vs England tests

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Top 5 highest partnerships in India Vs England tests

England will tour India for a five-match test series. It will be a series to watch out for because India has not lost a test series in their home in the last 11 years and England has not lost a test series under the Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum era. In this article, we will tell you the top 5 highest partnerships in the India Vs England tests.

#5 Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow

In a match against India in 2022 at Birmingham, England’s two middle-order batsmen, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow made a partnership of 269* runs for the 4th wicket. Their partnership was fifth fifth-highest partnership in the India Vs England tests.

#4 Graham Gooch and AJ Lamb

Former English players, Graham Gooch and AJ Lamb made 308 runs partnership against India in a test match in 1990 at Lord’s. They made this partnership for 3rd wicket. It was the fourth-highest partnership in the India Vs England tests.

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#3 Gautam Gambhir and Rahul Dravid

Two former top-order batsmen of India, Gautam Gambhir and Rahul Dravid made a 314-run partnership against England in 2008 in Mohali. Their 314-run partnership was the third highest in the India Vs England tests. They build this record-breaking partnership for 2nd wicket.

#2 Yashpal Sharma and Gundappa Viswanath

Two batters of the Indian team, Yashpal Sharma and Gundappa Vishwanath made 316 runs partnership against England in the 1982 Chennai test. It was the second-highest partnership by runs in the India Vs England tests. They made this partnership for 3rd wicket.

#1 Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell

Two of the most aggressive batters in England cricket’s history, Kevin Pietersen, and Ian Bell tore apart India’s bowling line-up in 2011 at Oval. They made 350 runs partnership for the 3rd wicket which is still the highest partnership by runs in India Vs England tests.

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Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.