IPL: Highest Partnership in IPL in a single match

Highest Partnership in IPL history

Highest Partnership in IPL in a single match – Indian Premier League (IPL) known for it’s thrilling T20 format, has seen many outstanding performances where both the batsmen in the crease punished the bowlers from both the ends of the pitch. This explosive batting not only entertains the crowd but also breaks many T20 records. Over the years as seasons passed by, The IPL has witnessed many such duos who form the list of Highest partnership in IPL.

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Deep Dive into Highest partnership in IPL (Top 3)

Virat Kohli and AB De villiers

Leading the pack is the iconic duo of AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli, who built together a mammoth 229-run stand for Royal Challengers Bangalore. This unbeaten second-wicket partnership came against Gujarat Lions in the 2016 season, with de Villiers smashing an unbeaten 129 and Kohli scoring 109*. Their onslaught propelled RCB to a monumental 248/3. AB de Villiers and Kohli, who tormented the bowling attack with a 215-run association in 2017 against Mumbai Indians. While de Villiers crunched 133*, Kohli remained unbeaten on 92 as RCB posted 263/5. With this this iconic pair remains the top scorers together till date.

Highest Partnership in the IPL History Visualization
Highest Partnership in the IPL History Visualization

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KL Rahul and Quinton De Kock

The third highest partnership of 210 runs was witnessed in the recent 2022 season between KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock of the Lucknow SuperGiants against Kolkata Knight Riders. De Kock playing at exact 200 strike rate where he had hit 140 of 70, with 10 sixes and 10 fours, whereas KL Rahul was playing at 143 strike rate with 3 fours and 4 sixes hitting 68 of 51. Altough Kolkata was very close to winning the game they lost by 2 runs.

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Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli

The RCB Lineup at that point of time was explosive with Gayle, Kohli and AB. Virat Kohli had once blasted with Chris Gayle against Delhi Daredevils, with 13 sixes and 7 fours Chris gayle (128 of 62) was playing with a 206 strike rate. Where as Virat Kohli (92 of 78) had hit 9 fours and 1 six playing at 142 strike rate. They scored a total of 215 for the loss of a single wicket of TM Dilshan. In response Delhi Coldn’t even reach a mere 200 with Ross Taylor being their highest scorer.

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List of Highest Partnership in IPL history in a single match

Partner 1Partner 2batsman_runextras_runtotal_runBattingTeam
AB de VilliersV Kohli2263229Royal Challengers Bengaluru
AB de VilliersV Kohli2096215Royal Challengers Bengaluru
KL RahulQ de Kock2082210Lucknow Supergiants
AC GilchristSE Marsh18422206Punjab Kings
CH GayleV Kohli2004204Royal Challengers Bengaluru
DA WarnerNV Ojha17316189Delhi Capitals
DA WarnerJM Bairstow1841185Sunrisers Hyderabad
CA LynnG Gambhir16915184Kolkata Knight riders
KL RahulMA Agarwal1749183Punjab Kings
DP ConwayRD Gaikwad1739182Chennai Super Kings
D PadikkalV Kohli1738181Royal Challengers Bengaluru
F du PlessisSR Watson17011181Chennai Super Kings
KS WilliamsonS Dhawan1742176Sunrisers Hyderabad
CH GayleTM Dilshan1607167Royal Challengers Bengaluru
HH GibbsRG Sharma1625167Deccan Chargers
RV UthappaS Dube15312165Chennai Super Kings
DR SmithSR Tendulkar14518163Mumbai Indians
DA WarnerJM Bairstow14911160Sunrisers Hyderabad
M VijayMEK Hussey1527159Chennai Super Kings
G GambhirRV Uthappa14711158Kolkata Knight riders

All the data shown in this list is taken from a kaggle dataset And data accounts for all the matches from 2008 to 2022

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In conclusion, this list of Highest partnerships in IPL history provides not just a numerical record but a rich tapestry of the tournament’s most memorable batting displays. The standout performances by pairs such as AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli for RCB, who top the chart with their monumental 229-run stand, underline the potential for cricketing partnerships to define and dominate the course of a match.

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These statistics go beyond the surface to highlight the significance of understanding and communication between batsmen, the tactical acumen of team management in pairing players, and the indomitable spirit of the athletes under the intense pressure and high expectations characteristic of the IPL.

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