List of record partnerships in tests

Updated: January 17, 2006, 5:42 AM ET
Reuters

LAHORE, Jan 17 - List of record partnerships after India openers Virender Sehwag (254) and Rahul Dravid (128) put on 410 runs in the first test against Pakistan on Tuesday, the second highest first wicket stand in test history.

Highest partnerships in test cricket 576 Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama (Sri Lanka) v India at Colombo 1997/98 467 Andre Jones and Martin Crowe (New Zealand) v Sri Lanka at Wellington 1990/91 451 Mudassar Nazar and Javed Miandad (Pakistan) v India at Hyderabad 1982/83 451 Bill Ponsford and Donald Bradman (Australia) v England at The Oval 1934 446 Conrad Hunte and Gary Sobers (West Indies) v Pakistan at Kingston 1957/58 438 Marvan Atapattu and Kumar Sangakarra (Sri Lanka) v Zimbabwe at Bulawayo 2003/04 429* Jacques Rudolph and Boeta Dippenaar (South Africa) v Bangladesh at Chittagong 2002/03 413 Vinoo Mankad and Pankaj Roy (India) v New Zealand at Madras 1955/56 411 Peter May and Colin Cowdrey (England) v West Indies at Birmingham 1957 410 Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid (India) v Pakistan at Lahore 2006 405 Donald Bradman and Sid Barnes (Australia) v England at Sydney 1946/47

Highest partnerships for opening wicket 413 Vinoo Mankad and Pankaj Roy (India) v New Zealand at Madras 1955/56 410 Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid (India) v Pakistan at Lahore 2006 387 Glenn Turner and Terry Jarvis (New Zealand) v Weat Indies at Georgetown 1971/72 382 Bill Lawry and Bob Simpson (Australia) v West Indies at Bridgetown 1964/65 368 Graeme Smith and Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa) v Pakistan at Cape Town 2002/03

* = unbroken partnership

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