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Highest partnership in an overseas Test

Rajneesh Gupta | December 14, 2003 22:02 IST

The 303 run-partnership between Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman for the fifth wicket is the highest partnership for any wicket for India in an 'away' Test.

The previous best was 255 run-partnership between Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar for third wicket against England at Trent Bridge in 1996.

The Dravid- Laxman partnership is also the third highest for any wicket and highest ever for the fifth wicket by a visiting side in Australia.

The previous highest fifth wicket partnership on Australian soil by a visiting side was 196 runs between Ravi Shastri and Sachin Tendulkar for India at Sydney in 1991-92.

Overall it was the 10th highest partnership for any wicket against Australia.

Highest Partnership for India in 'away' Tests
RunsWktBatsmen VsInnsTestVenueSeason
3035th R DravidVVS LaxmanAus1st2ndAdelaide2003-04
2553rdSC GangulySR TendulkarEng1st3rdTrent Bridge1996
2494thSR TendulkarSC GangulyEng1st3rdHeadingley2002
2372ndPankaj RoyVL ManjrekarWI 2nd5thKingston1952-53
2322ndS RameshR DravidSL 1st1stColombo (SSC)1998-99
2242ndSM GavaskarM AmarnathAus1st3rdSydney (SCG)1985-86
2224thVS HazareVL ManjrekarEng1st1stHeadingley1952
2226thSR TendulkarM AzharuddinSAf1st2ndCape Town1996-97
2214thSR TendulkarM AzharuddinSL 1st1stColombo (RPS)1997-98
2205thSR TendulkarV SehwagSAf1st1stBloemfontein2001-02
2177thVVS LaxmanA RatraWI 1st4thSt. John's2001-02
2131stSM GavaskarCPS ChauhanEng2nd4thThe Oval1979
2113rdMH MankadVS HazareEng2nd2ndLord's1952
2103rdDB VengsarkarGR ViswanathEng2nd2ndLord's1979
2042ndSM GavaskarS AmarnathNZ 1st1stAuckland1975-76
2045thSM GavaskarBP PatelWI 1st2ndPort-of-Spain1975-76
2031stVM MerchantMushtaq AliEng2nd2ndOld Trafford1936
2005thSM PatilRJ ShastriPak1st2ndFaisalabad1984-85
2002ndAD GaekwadM AmarnathWI 2nd5thSt. John's1982-83

Highest Partnerships against Australia
RunsWktBatsmen ForInnTestVenueSeason
3822ndL HuttonM LeylandEng1st5thThe Oval1938
3765thVVS LaxmanR DravidInd2nd2ndCalcutta2000-01
3512ndGA GoochDI GowerEng1st6thThe Oval1985
3477thDStE AtkinsonCC DepeizaWI 1st4thBridgetown1954-55
3413rdEJ BarlowRG PollockSAf1st4thAdelaide1963-64
3312ndRT RobinsonDI GowerEng1st5thEdgbaston1985
3231stJB HobbsW RhodesEng1st4thMCG1911-12
3225thBC LaraJC AdamsWI 1st2ndKingston1998-99
3083rdRB RichardsonIVA RichardsWI 1st4thSt. John's1983-84
3035th R DravidVVS LaxmanAus1st2ndAdelaide2003-04

Highest Partnership against Australia in Australia
3413rdEJ BarlowRG PollockSAfAdelaide1st4th1963-64
3231stJB HobbsW RhodesEngMelbourne1st4th1911-12
3035thR DravidVVS LaxmanIndAdelaide1st2nd2003-04
2933rdRB RichardsonBC LaraWI Sydney 1st3rd1992-93
2831stJB HobbsH SutcliffeEngMelbourne1st2nd1924-25
2623rdWR HammondDR JardineEngAdelaide2nd4th1928-29
2538thNJ AstleAC ParoreNZ Perth 1st3rd2001-02

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Sub: Correction

in the chart "Highest Partnerships against Australia " the partnership by Laxman and Dravid is for India not Australia....Please correct it..

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