IPL RecordsHighest Partnership in IPL History - By Each Wicket

Highest Partnership in IPL History – By Each Wicket

The IPL is a league that facilitates bonds and connections between fans and players. However, there is another special connection between batters in the form of partnerships. These partnerships are very helpful for any IPL team to win most matches. As a result, this team can also be called a dangerous IPL team.

So, the more partnerships between two batters, the more the team succeeds. Similarly, partnerships also differ based on the type of wickets. The highest partnership between IPL batters results in the highest totals in the match. This results in setting a big standard of competition for the opposition. The batter of the opposition team will have to score big to chase the target set by the first team. 

Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers have the most 100 runs plus partnerships in the IPL this is why both of them are known as the most dangerous batsman in IPL. Both have four partnerships, two of them are the highest in IPL history. In addition, Virat Kohli has 07 hundred plus partnerships to his name. This is the reason he is also known as the King of IPL.

Top 10 Biggest Partnerships in IPL 2008-2023

PlayersRunsFor WicketTeamOpponentDate
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers2292ndRCBGL14 May 2016
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers215*2ndRCBMI10 May 2015
Q de Kock, KL Rahul210*1stLSGKKR18 May 2022
Adam Gilchrist, Shaun Marsh2062ndKings XIRCB17 May 2011
Chirs Gayle, Virat Kohli204*2ndRCBDC17 May 2012
David Warner, Naman Ojha189*2ndDCDCH10 May 2012
Jonny Bairstow, David Warner1851stSRHRCB31 Mar 2019
Gautam Gambhir, Chris Lynn184*1stKKRGL7 Apr 2017
KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal1831stKings XIRR27 Sep 2020
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway1821stCSKSRH1 May 2022
Top 10 Biggest Partnerships in IPL 2008-2023

Now, we will explore top IPL partnerships with a detailed analysis.

AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli (229)

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli hold the record for the highest batting partnership in IPL for any wicket. They managed to score 229 runs for RCB in the 2016 IPL season. AB de Villiers made a significant contribution of 129 runs on 52 balls, which was a major part of the partnership. In this partnership, Virat Kohli contributed 97 runs on 45 balls. 

viar kohli and Ab deviller highest partnership in ipl

All we know about AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli’s true friendship. This friendship was evident on the field.

The fans of the historic Bengaluru stadium witnessed this historic IPL partnership. Royal Challengers Bangalore won this match by a huge margin of 144 runs against the Gujrat Lions. AB de Villiers was announced as the player of the match for his outstanding performance.

AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli (215)

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli smashed 215 runs partnership in the 2015 season of IPL. As a result, Royal Challengers scored a total of 235 runs for the loss of one wicket against Mumbai Indians.

2nd highest partnership in ipl

Both these star batters remained unbeaten in this massive partnership of 215 runs. AB de Villers contributed 133 runs, while Virat Kohli contributed 76 runs. In reply, Mumbai Indians could not achieve the target in 20 overs. RCB won that match by 39 runs. AB de Villiers was announced as the player of the match for his brilliant innings.

Q de Kock, KL Rahul (210)

In IPL 2022, Q de Kock and KL Rahul scored the highest first-wicket partnership in IPL. They scored unbeaten 210 runs for Lucknow Super Giants. Due to their superb performance, Super Giants set a target of 211 runs in 20 overs for Kolkata Knight Riders. In reply, KKR were able to score 208 runs for the loss of 08 wickets.

biggest partnership n ipl 2022

Hence, Super Giants won this match by 02 runs. De Kock contributed 140 runs, while KL Rauhl contributed 68 runs in this 210 runs partnership. Quinton de Kock was announced as the player of the match for his outstanding effort in this match.

Adam Gilchrist, Shaun Marsh (206)

Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh retired from the IPL many years ago, but their names remain on the IPL Partnership list. Both of these players were the lights of Kings XI Punjab. They helped win their team on several occasions, including one in IPL 2011.

highest partnership in ipl for punjab kings

They scored a partnership of 206 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Adam Gilchrist contributed 105 runs, while Shaun Marsh contributed 79 runs. As a result, Kings XI Punjab won this match by a huge margin of 111 runs. Adam Gilchrist was announced as man of the match for his superb performance with the bat.

Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli (204*)

Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle scored a partnership of 204 (not out) in IPL 2012. Due to superb performance, RCB posted a total of 215 runs for the loss of one wicket. In reply, Delhi Capitals managed to score only 194 runs and lost the match by 21 runs. 

virat kohli and chris gayle

In 204 runs total partnership, Virat Kohli contributed 73 runs while Chris Gayle contributed 127 runs. Chris Gayle was announced as man of the match in this IPL match for his superb century.

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David Warner, N Ojha (189)

In IPL 2012, David Warner and Naman Ojha scored 189 runs in a partnership which was one of the highest at that time. David Warner ended this inning in the century while Naman Ojha made 64 runs in this innings.

highest partnership for dehli capitals

As a result, Delhi Daredevils won this match very easily. This was one of the best innings of David Warner. He was announced as the player of the match for this performance. 

Highest Partnerships By Each Wicket in IPL

Here is the list of partnerships by each wicket from one to ten in IPL. You will find 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th wicket IPL partnerships.

For WicketRunsPlayersTeamOppositionDate
1st210*Q de Kock, KL RahulLSGKKR18 May 2022
2nd229V Kohli, AB de VilliersRCBGL14 May 2016
3rd165RV Uthappa, S DubeCSKRCB12 Apr 2022
4th144SO Hetmyer, Gurkeerat SinghRCBSRH4 May 2019
5th134*Shakib Al Hasan, YK PathanKKRGL8 May 2016
6th122*AT Rayudu, KA PollardMIRCB14 May 2012
7th100J Suchith, Harbhajan SinghMIKings XI12 Apr 2015
8th69BJ Hodge, JP FaulknerRRMI19 May 2014
9th43SM Curran, Imran TahirCSKMI23 Oct 2020
10th31*TK Curran, AS RajpootRRKKK30 Sep 2020
Highest Partnership by Each Wicket in IPL All Seasons

We will now look into IPL Opening partnership records that helped their team in winning.

Highest Opening Partnership in IPL

KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock have the highest opening partnership in IPL. They made this record in IPL 2022 for LSG against KKR at Dy Patil Stadium. They scored 210 runs for the first wicket; De Kock smashed his second century in IPL and played an inning of 140 runs on 70 balls. At the same time, KL Radul contributed 68 runs on 51 balls. Here is the list of some biggest opening partnerships in IPL.

KL Rahul, Q De Kock210*DY PatilLSGKKR2022
Jonny Bairstow, David Warner185HyderabadSRHRCB2019
Gautam Gambhir, Chris Lynn184*RajkotKKRGuj Lions2017
Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul183SharjahKXIPRR2020
Devon Conway, Gaikwad182SharjahCSKRR2020
Highest Opening Partnerships in IPL
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