Highest Partnership In IPL History
|V Kohli 🤝 AB de Villiers||229||2nd||RCB||v Gujarat Lions||Bengaluru||14 May 2016|
|V Kohli 🤝 AB de Villiers||215*||2nd||RCB||v MI Indians||Wankhede||10 May 2015|
|Q de Kock 🤝 KL Rahul||210*||1st||LSG||v Kolkata Knight Riders||DY Patil||18 May 2022|
|A Gilchrist 🤝 S Marsh||206||2nd||PBKS||v Royal Challengers Bangalore||Dharamsala||17 May 2011|
|C Gayle 🤝 V Kohli||204*||2nd||RCB||v Delhi DD||Delhi||17 May 2012|
|D Warner 🤝 NV Ojha||189*||2nd||DD||v Deccan Chargers||Hyderabad||10 May 2012|
|J Bairstow 🤝 D Warner||185||1st||SRH||v Royal Challengers Bangalore||Hyderabad||31 Mar 2019|
|G Gambhir 🤝 CA Lynn||184*||1st||KKR||v Gujarat Lions||Rajkot||7 Apr 2017|
|KL Rahul 🤝 M Agarwal||183||1st||PBKS||v Rajasthan RR||Sharjah||27 Sep 2020|
|R Gaikwad 🤝 DP Conway||182||1st||CSK||v SRH Hyderabad||Pune||1 May 2022|
|S Watson 🤝 F du Plessis||181*||1st||CSK||v PBKS Punjab||Dubai (DSC)||4 Oct 2020|
|V Kohli 🤝 D Padikkal||181*||1st||RCB||v Rajasthan RR||Wankhede||22 Apr 2021|
|S Dhawan 🤝 K Williamson||176*||2nd||SRH||v Delhi DD||Delhi||10 May 2018|
|H Gibbs 🤝 R Sharma||167*||2nd||MI||v Kolkata Knight Riders||Eden Gardens||12 May 2012|
|C Gayle 🤝 T Dilshan||167||1st||RCB||v Pune PW||Bengaluru||23 Apr 2013|
|R Uthappa 🤝 S Dube||165||3rd||CSK||v Royal Challengers Bangalore||DY Patil||12 Apr 2022|
|S Tendulkar 🤝 DR Smith||163*||1st||MI||v Rajasthan RR||Jaipur||20 May 2012|
|D Warner 🤝 J Bairstow||160||1st||SRH||v PBKS Punjab||Dubai (DSC)||8 Oct 2020|
|M Hussey 🤝 M Vijay||159||1st||CSK||v Royal Challengers Bangalore||Chennai||28 May 2011|
|G Gambhir 🤝 R Uthappa||158||2nd||KKR||v Rising Pune Supergiant||Pune||26 Apr 2017|
|CL White 🤝 K Sangakkara||157||3rd||Chargers||v Pune PW||Cuttack||1 May 2012|
|V Kohli 🤝 AB de Villiers||157||2nd||RCB||v SRH Hyderabad||Bengaluru||12 Apr 2016|
|A Gilchrist 🤝 VVS Laxman||155*||1st||Chargers||v MI Indians||DY Patil||27 Apr 2008|
|V Kohli 🤝 AB de Villiers||155||2nd||RCB||v Rising Pune Supergiants||Pune||22 Apr 2016|
|J Buttler 🤝 D Padikkal||155||1st||RR||v Delhi DC||Wankhede||22 Apr 2022|
|Shreyas Iyer 🤝 JP Duminy||154||2nd||DD||v MI Indians||Delhi||23 Apr 2015|
|JH Kallis 🤝 G Gambhir||152*||2nd||KKR||v Rajasthan RR||Jaipur||15 Apr 2011|
|B Stokes 🤝 S Samson||152*||3rd||RR||v MI Indians||Abu Dhabi||25 Oct 2020|
|M Vijay 🤝 JA Morkel||152||3rd||CSK||v Rajasthan RR||Chennai||3 Apr 2010|
|D Warner 🤝 WP Saha||151*||1st||SRH||v MI Indians||Sharjah||3 Nov 2020|
|M Jayawardene 🤝 V Sehwag||151||1st||DD||v MI Indians||Delhi||21 Apr 2013|
|J Buttler 🤝 S Samson||150||2nd||RR||v SRH Hyderabad||Delhi||2 May 2021|
|Azhar Mahmood 🤝 S Marsh||148||3rd||PBKS||v MI Indians||Dharamsala||18 May 2013|
|C Gayle 🤝 V Kohli||147||1st||RCB||v PBKS Punjab||Bengaluru||18 May 2016|
|D Warner 🤝 V Sehwag||146||1st||DD||v PBKS Punjab||Delhi||23 Apr 2011|
|M Pandey 🤝 R Uthappa||145*||3rd||PW||v Delhi DD||Pune||24 Apr 2012|
|A Rahane 🤝 S Watson||144||1st||RR||v Chennai CSK||Ahmedabad||19 Apr 2015|
|S Hetmyer 🤝 Gurkeerat Singh||144||4th||RCB||v SRH Hyderabad||Bengaluru||4 May 2019|
|D Warner 🤝 M Marsh||144||2nd||DC||v Rajasthan RR||DY Patil||11 May 2022|
|S Samson 🤝 R Pant||143||2nd||DD||v Gujarat Lions||Delhi||4 May 2017|
|S Raina 🤝 S Badrinath||142*||3rd||CSK||v MI Indians||Brabourne||25 Mar 2010|
|M Hussey 🤝 S Raina||140*||2nd||CSK||v MI Indians||Delhi||21 May 2013|
|M Pandey 🤝 V Shankar||140*||3rd||SRH||v Rajasthan RR||Dubai (DSC)||22 Oct 2020|
|M Vijay 🤝 M Hussey||139*||1st||CSK||v PBKS Punjab||Mohali||10 Apr 2013|
|D Warner 🤝 S Dhawan||139||1st||SRH||v Kolkata Knight Riders||Hyderabad||30 Apr 2017|
|P Shaw 🤝 S Dhawan||138||1st||DC||v Chennai CSK||Wankhede||10 Apr 2021|
|M Vijay 🤝 S Raina||137*||2nd||CSK||v Kolkata Knight Riders||Chennai||13 Apr 2010|
|D Warner 🤝 S Dhawan||137*||1st||SRH||v Gujarat Lions||Rajkot||21 Apr 2016|
|M Hussey 🤝 S Raina||137||2nd||CSK||v Rajasthan RR||Chennai||4 May 2011|
|P Patel 🤝 A Rayudu||137||2nd||MI||v PBKS Punjab||Mohali||25 Apr 2016|
Highest Partnership In IPL: Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most watched T20 cricket league in the world. We have witnessed many records being made and broken by the players in IPL and one of these records includes the highest partnership in IPL history.
Indian Premier League’s 16th season is around the corner, starting with the first match between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings on 31st March 2023. GT is the defending champions of this season because they won their first IPL trophy last year by defeating Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
If you are looking for the highest partnership in Indian Premier League then you came to the right page because here we will share the top partnerships made in IPL history.
#1 Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers 229 runs for 2nd Wicket
The famous T20 duo of modern cricket; Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers lead the table of highest partnerships in IPL for their 229 runs contribution for the 2nd wicket against Gujarat Lions in IPL 2016. They both are best friends in and out of the cricket field and played many memorable innings for their franchise.
In the 44th match of IPL 2016, RCB batting first opened with Chris Gayle and captain Virat Kohli. Gayle was dismissed early when the team score was just 38 runs. The AB De Villiers came to bat, Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers contributed 229 runs for the second wicket for this team which became the highest partnership in IPL history and this record is still unbreakable.
Captain Virat Kohli scored 109 runs off 55 balls and AB De Villiers went not out at an individual score of 129 runs in 52 balls. With the help of this partnership between Virat and ABD, RCB set the target of 249 after losing 3 wickets in 20 overs for Gujarat Lions to chase.
RCB won that match by a huge margin of 144 runs. GT was only able to reach 104 runs and lost all their wickets in 18.4 overs.
#2 Virat Kohli & AB de Villiers 215* runs for 2nd Wicket
Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers Due are the most loved cricket duo in the India Premier League, both players have contributed many great innings for their franchise. Their partnership of 229 runs is the highest partnership in IPL history. They both also hold the second position in this tale for their contribution of 215* runs for the 2nd wicket against Mumbai Indians.
This great partnership came against the most successful IPL franchise Mumbai Indian at their home ground, Wankhede in IPL 2015.
In the 46th match of IPL 2015, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat first at MI’s home ground. Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli opened the RCB’s side. Chris Gayle went back to the pavilion at just a team score of 20 runs. Then ABD came to bat, Virat and ABD both contributed 215 without losing their wickets for the 2nd wicket, this is the second most runs contributed for the 2nd wicket in the history of IPL.
Captain Virat Kohli scored 82 runs in 50 balls and AB De Villiers scored 133 runs in 59 balls with a strike rate of 225.42. With the help of this great partnership between Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers, RCB set the target of 235 after losing only one wicket for Mumbai Indians to chase.
In response, Mumbai could reach 196 after losing their 7 wickets and lost the match by a margin of 39 runs.
#3 Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul 210* Opening Partnership
The highest opening partnership of the Indian Premier League is named Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul due. They both contributed 210* runs without losing their wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders in the 66th match of IPL 2022.
Lucknow Super Giants won the toss and decided to bat first on DY Patil Stadium’s batting-friendly pitch. Both scored 210 runs in the opening partnership without losing their wickets in 20 overs. This became the highest opening partnership in the history of IPL.
Quinton De Kock scored 140 runs in 70 balls with a strike rate of 200.00 and KL Rahul scored 68 runs in 51 balls with a strike rate of 133.33. With this giant opening partnership, LSG set the target of 211 runs to chase for KKR.
In response, Kolkata reached very close but failed to convert this into a victory. They scored 208 runs after losing 8 wickets in 20 overs and lost the match by 2 runs. Captain Shreyas Iyer scored 50 runs 29 balls, Nitish Rana 42 off 22 balls and Rinku Singh 40 off 15 balls.
#4 Adam Gilchrist & Shaun Marsh 206 runs for 2nd Wicket
Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) captain Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh contributed 206 for the 2nd wicket which became the fourth-highest partnership in IPL history. This partnership came against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dharmshala in the 63rd match of IPL 2011.
KXIP won the toss and decided to bat first, Paul Valthaty and captain Adam Gilchrist came to open from Punjab’s side. Paul Valthaty went back to the pavilion at an individual score of 20 runs in 17 balls. Shaun Marsh came to bat, and the duo of Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh contributed 206 runs for their team and helped to set 232 runs total after losing 2 wickets.
Captain Adam Gilchrist scored 106 runs in 55 balls with a strike rate of 192.72, his inning includes 9 sixes and 8 hours. And Shaun Marsh scored 79 runs in 49 balls with a strike rate of 161.52, his inning includes 5 sixes and 7 hours.
In response, RCB was only able to reach 121 runs and lost all their wickets. KXIP won the match by a margin of 111 runs.
#5 Chris Gayle & Virat Kolhi 204* runs for 2nd Wicket
Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli scored 204 without losing their wickets for the 2nd wicket against Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2012 at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi.
It was the 67th match of IPL 2012, Delhi Daredevils won the toss and decided to bowl first. RCB opened with Chris Gayle and Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dilshan went back to the pavilion with just an individual score of 10 runs. This brought Virat to bat, Christ Gayle and Virat Kohli made a partnership of 204 runs without losing the second wicket for their team. With giant partnership helped RCB to set a target of 216 runs after losing just one wicket.
Virat Kohli scored 73 runs in 53 balls and Chris Gayle scored 128 runs in 62 balls with a strike rate of 206.45. Gayle’s inning includes 13 sixes and 7 fours, and Kohli hit only one six and 9 fours.
In response, DD reached 194 runs after losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. RCB won the match by a margin of 21 runs. This is the fifth highest partnership in IPL history.