Here are the top 5 partnerships

India's 5 100-plus opening partnerships in ODIs against West Indies on Caribbean soil

Dhawan and Rahane shared a 114-run opening stand in Port of Spain in 2017

5 | Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane 

The iconic Ganguly-Tendulkar duo put on 116 runs for the first wicket in 1997 in Port of Spain. This is the only partnership where both openers remained unbeaten. Also, the only one while chasing. 

4 | Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar 

Dhawan and Gill dominated Windies bowlers and shared an 119-run opening stand in the first ODI of the ongoing three-ODI series.

3 | Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill 

The power-packed duo shared a 123-run stand in 2013 while batting first.

2 | Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma 

Dhawan and Rahane shared a 132-run partnership. In the 2017 series, they shared two 100-plus opening partnerships. 

1 | Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane 

India's current stand-in ODI skipper Dhawan has been a part of four of the five century-partnerships on the list. 

Dhawan's domination

Dhawan also became the oldest Indian captain to score a half-century in ODIs. 

Major feat

Dhawan broke Mohammad Azharuddin's 23-year-old record which was created against Pakistan. 

Azharuddin's record broken

Dhawan is currently 36 years and 120 days old whereas Azharuddin was 36 years and 120 days old. 

The record to beat

This is Dhawan's 36th ODI fifty. He equalled Suresh Raina. He is fourth on the list of most fifty-plus scores (53) in first 150 ODI innings.

Dhawan equals Raina

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