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Fantasy World Cup History – Highest Runs Partnership

In fantasy world cup cricket, batsmen can make a huge difference to a game. As they try to score huge in any match, they ensure that the opponents have a big number to chase.

However, it is not just the contribution of one batsman who can make a huge contribution to a match. Partnerships win matches and also help teams come out of trouble. Two batsmen working in perfect harmony is a sight for cricket world cup fantasy league cricket fans of 11Wickets.

When two batsmen get together and perform well, nothing better can happen for the team. The teams which grow good batting partnerships are considered the best batting units in world cup cricket game.

Here are the top 6 highest partnerships in world cup cricket games.

Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels (2015)

Two Windies batsmen, Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels top this list with a partnership of 372 runs for the 2nd wicket. They were playing against Zimbabwe during15th match, Pool B of World Cup at Canberra on February 24 2015. Due to this massive partnership, West Indies won the match by 73 runs.

Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid (1999)

The Men in Blue and batting genius, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid are second in this list. None could beat their record of highest partnership in world cup until Gayle and Samuels scored 372 in WC 2015. They partnered for the 2nd wicket and scored 318 runs. India was playing against Sri Lanka during 21stMatch of World Cup at Taunton on May 26 1999. India has beaten the Sri Lankans by 157 runs in that match.

Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan (2011)

The Sri Lankan batting genius, Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan are third with 282 runs partnership for the 1st wicket. They were playing against Zimbabwe during 26thMatch, Group A of World Cup at Pallekele on March 10 2011. Sri Lanka won that match by 139 runs.

David Warner and Steven Smith (2015)

Two of the very best Australian batsmen, David Warner and Steven Smith are fourth in this list. They have the record of 260 runs partnership for the 2nd wicket. They were playing against Afghanistan during 26th Match, Pool A of World Cup at Perth on March 4 2015. Australia had beaten Afghanistan by 275 runs.

David Miller and Jean-Paul Duminy (2015)

The two leading South African batsmen, David Miller and Jean-Paul Duminy are fifth in this list. They have the record of 256* runs partnership for the 5th wicket. They were playing against Zimbabwe during 3rd Match, Pool B of World Cup at Hamilton on February 15 2015. South Africa had beaten Zimbabwe by 62 runs.

Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis (2015)

Another of the best South African batsmen, Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis hold the sixth spot in this list. They have the record of 247 runs partnership for the 2nd wicket. Their opponent was Ireland in the match during 24th, Pool B of World Cup at Canberra on March 3 2015. South African team won the match by 201 runs.

*Records have been compiled as on April 29, 2019

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