The Indian Premier League (IPL) has seen some of the highest partnerships in cricket history since its inception in 2008. With over 500 matches played across 11 seasons, there have been plenty of breathtaking batting performances that have left fans in awe. In this article below you will know about the highest partnership in IPL. Even the bowlers who are the highest wicket taker in IPL of the 2016 season won’t be able to break this legendary partnership.
List of Highest IPL Partnerships
Below we mentioned the list table of the highest partnership in IPL with all details just take a peep to know more. RCB is one of the IPL best team with all legendary players and records.
|Match Date||Partnership Between||Team||Opponent||Runs||Wicket||Venue|
|14/05/2016||Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers||RCB||GL||229||2nd||Bengaluru|
|10/05/2015||Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers||RCB||MI||215*||2nd||Mumbai|
|18/05/2022||Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul||LSG||KKR||210*||1st||Mumbai|
|17/05/2011||Adam Gilchrist, Shaun Marsh||KXIP||RCB||206||2nd||Dharamsala|
|17/05/2012||Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli||RCB||DD||204*||2nd||Delhi|
|10/05/2012||David Warner, Naman Ojha||DD||DC||189*||2nd||Hyderabad (Deccan)|
|31/03/2019\||Jonny Bairstow, David Warner||SRH||RCB||185||1st||Hyderabad (Deccan)|
|07/04/2017||Gautam Gambhir, Chris Lynn||KKR||GL||184*||1st||Rajkot|
|27/09/2020||Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul||KXIP||RR||183||1st||Abu Dhabi|
|01/05/2022||Ruturaj Gaikwad, D.Conway||CSK||SRH||182||1st||Pune|
What Is the Highest Partnership In IPL History
Most runs partnership in IPL history was set by Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers against Gujarat Lions in the 2016 IPL. RCB duo put together a record-breaking 229 runs over 18 overs, this is still regarded as one of the most memorable partnership performances in IPL history and also the second RCB highest score in IPL.
The record was set when Virat Kohli stepped out to bat with AB de Villiers in the 11th over of the game. Over the next 18 overs, the pair took the Gujarat Lion’s bowling attack to task and set a new record for the highest partnership in IPL history.
Virat Kohli was eventually dismissed by Dwayne Bravo for 109 runs off 55 balls, but AB de Villiers went on to score an unbeaten 129 off 52 balls. The total of 229 runs that the duo put together was the highest ever in IPL history and is still unbeaten to this day.
Second Most Runs Partnership In IPL History
The second-highest partnership in IPL history also belongs to Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, when they put together a 212-run stand against Delhi Daredevils in 2017. This record was also unbeaten until it was broken by Mumbai Indians’ Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya during the 2019 IPL season.
The highest partnership in IPL history is a testament to the quality of batting that we see in the Indian Premier League today. The IPL has become one of the most popular cricket leagues, even though you can also know about one of the great bowlers of the IPL Kamlesh Nagarkoti Fastest Ball and highest wicket taker in ODI here.
The first wicket most runs partnership in IPL was made by Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul with 210 runs as the openers of LSG.
The big man of West Indians Chris Gayle made this record of the fastest century in IPL with huge 175 runs in just 30 balls against Pune Warriors India at Bengaluru Stadium.