Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag's opening partnerships rank 6th in the overall records for highest opening partnerships in a career.
Sachin and Viru opened in 93 innings together from 2002 to 2012, scoring 3,919 runs at an average of 42.13. Their highest partnership was 182 -- and they had twelve 100 run and 18 50 run partnerships.
Wishing Sachin, who turned 49 on Sunday, April 24, Viru recorded a unique video greeting for his classy batting partner:
'Birthday greetings to the great man @sachin_rt Paaji. Aur Aapke janamdin par yeh tohfa humne apne aap ko diya hai #HappyBirthdaySachin', Sehwag captioned the video.
Check out the sweet birthday greeting: