Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali become first England pair to achieve this against South Africa

Sports Tak Staff
January 292023

List of top 5 fifth-wicket partnerships for England against South Africa in ODIs

5 | Graham Thorpe (55) and Steve Rhodes (56) shared a 70-run partnership in 1994

4 | Ben Stokes (101) and Jos Buttler (65*) shared a 77-run partnership in 2017

3 | Joe Root (125) and Ben Stokes (53) shared an 82-run partnership in 2016

2 | Kevin Pietersen (108) and Paul Collingwood shared a 92-run partnership in 2005

1 | Jos Buttler (94*) and Moeen Ali (51) shared a 106-run partnership in the ongoing series

This is the first ever 100-plus fifth-wicket partnership for England against the Proteas

Overall, the record for highest fifth-wicket partnership against Proteas belongs to West Indies pair Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard (156 in 2016)

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