Hales, Buttler break Rizwan-Babar’s opening record ahead of T20 World Cup final

November 10, 2022

By Sports Tak Web

List of top five partnerships in the history of T20 World Cup 

5 | Alex Hales and Eoin Morgan shared a 152-run partnership against Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup 2014

4 | Pakistan openers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan shared an unbeaten opening partnership against India in T20 World Cup 2021

3 | Legendary Sri Lankan pair Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara shared a 166-run partnership for the 2nd wicket against West Indies in T20 World Cup 2010

2 | Quinton de Kock and Rilee Rossouw shared a 168-run partnership for the second wicket against Bangladesh earlier in the group stage of T20 World Cup 2022

1 | England openers Jos Buttler and Alex Hales shared an unbeaten 170-run partnership against India in the T20 World Cup 2022 semi final

The 170-run unbeaten partnership is England's 2nd highest partnership in the format. The pair broke Buttler and Malan's unbeaten 167-run partnership record from 2020

It is also the second-highest partnership against India. Last month, Quinton de Kock and David Miller shared an unbeaten 174-run partnership in Guwahati

Hales-Buttler's partnership is by far the highest in Australia. The previous best of 129 was between Quinton de Kock and Rilee Rossouw

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