Test Cricket - Match Records and Statistics - Partnerships and Opening Batsmen
Opening Pairs with Partnership Aggregate of 1000 Runs
  1st Player  2nd Player Country Career Inns NO Runs Avg
1 C G Greenidge & D L Haynes West Indies 1978-1991 148 9 6482 46.63
2 J L Langer & M L Hayden Australia 2001-2007 113 3 5655 51.41
3 A J Strauss & A N Cook England 2006-2012 117 2 4711 40.97
4 M S Atapattu & S T Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 1997-2007 118 7 4469 40.26
5 V Sehwag & G Gambhir India 2004-2012 87 3 4350 51.79
6 M A Taylor & M J Slater Australia 1993-1999 78 2 3887 51.14
7 R B Simpson & W M Lawry Australia 1961-1967 62 2 3596 59.93
8 J B Hobbs & H Sutcliffe England 1924-1930 38 1 3249 87.81
9 C P S Chauhan & S M Gavaskar India 1973-1981 59 2 3010 52.81
10 H H Gibbs & G C Smith South Africa 2002-2008 56 2 2983 55.24
11 L Hutton & C Washbrook England 1946-1951 51 3 2880 60.00
12 M E Trescothick & A J Strauss England 2004-2006 52 1 2670 52.35
13 G A Gooch & M A Atherton England 1990-1995 44 0 2501 56.84
14 M P Vaughan & M E Trescothick England 2002-2005 54 3 2487 48.76
15 Imrul Kayes* & Tamim Iqbal* Bangladesh 2008-2018 53 1 2336 44.92
16 G Kirsten & H H Gibbs South Africa 1998-2002 52 1 2283 44.76
17 W Rhodes & J B Hobbs England 1910-1921 36 1 2146 61.31
18 G C Smith & A N Petersen South Africa 2010-2014 52 2 2113 42.26
19 Mudassar Nazar & Mohsin Khan Pakistan 1981-1986 54 2 2057 39.56
20 C J L Rogers & D A Warner* Australia 2013-2015 41 0 2053 50.07
21 G R Marsh & M A Taylor Australia 1989-1992 47 2 1980 44.00
22 D Ganga & C H Gayle West Indies 2001-2008 49 1 1954 40.71
23 M A Atherton & A J Stewart England 1994-1998 50 0 1930 38.60
24 D C Boon & G R Marsh Australia 1985-1988 41 1 1871 46.78
25 J K Silva & F D M Karunaratne* Sri Lanka 2013-2018 57 0 1811 31.77
26 T L Goddard & E J Barlow South Africa 1963-1967 34 2 1806 56.44
27 M Vijay & S Dhawan India 2013-2018 41 1 1757 43.92
28 G Boycott & G A Gooch England 1978-1982 49 2 1754 37.32
29 S M Gavaskar & A D Gaekwad India 1976-1984 49 1 1722 35.88
30 J H Edrich & G Boycott England 1964-1972 35 2 1672 50.67
31 N D McKenzie & G C Smith South Africa 2008-2009 27 1 1664 64.00
32 B A Edgar & J G Wright New Zealand 1978-1986 56 2 1655 30.65
33 G C Smith & A B de Villiers South Africa 2004-2008 30 0 1646 54.87
34 D Elgar* & A K Markram* South Africa 2017-2022 53 1 1637 31.48
35 R C Fredericks & C G Greenidge West Indies 1974-1977 31 1 1593 53.10
36 Saeed Anwar & Aamir Sohail Pakistan 1994-2000 37 1 1563 43.42
37 J G Wright & T J Franklin New Zealand 1988-1991 28 0 1543 55.11
38 S M Katich & S R Watson Australia 2009-2010 28 0 1523 54.39
39 T M Dilshan & N T Paranavitana Sri Lanka 2009-2012 38 1 1506 40.70
40 S M Gavaskar & K Srikkanth India 1981-1987 34 0 1469 43.21
41 Taufeeq Umar & Mohammad Hafeez Pakistan 2003-2012 39 2 1438 38.86
42 Majid Khan & Sadiq Mohammad Pakistan 1974-1978 26 0 1391 53.50
43 D A Warner* & J A Burns* Australia 2015-2020 27 0 1365 50.56
44 J B Stollmeyer & A F Rae West Indies 1948-1953 21 2 1349 71.00
45 W M Lawry & K R Stackpole Australia 1969-1971 31 2 1302 44.90
46 C H Gayle & W W Hinds West Indies 2001-2005 33 0 1300 39.39
47 M A Atherton & M E Trescothick England 2000-2001 30 0 1297 43.23
48 A C Hudson & G Kirsten South Africa 1993-1997 41 1 1289 32.22
49 E J M Cowan & D A Warner* Australia 2011-2013 28 0 1256 44.86
50 C H Gayle & D S Smith West Indies 2003-2010 35 1 1232 36.24
51 T W M Latham* & J A Raval* New Zealand 2016-2019 37 0 1220 32.97
52 M J Guptill & T W M Latham* New Zealand 2015-2016 30 0 1207 40.23
53 R W Barber & G Boycott England 1964-1966 26 1 1171 46.84
54 J W Burke & C C McDonald Australia 1956-1959 32 1 1151 37.13
55 D L Haynes & P V Simmons West Indies 1988-1994 33 1 1147 35.84
56 K C Brathwaite* & J D Campbell* West Indies 2019-2022 40 3 1114 30.11
57 M A Atherton & M A Butcher England 1997-2000 33 1 1107 34.59
58 R S Mahanama & U C Hathurusingha Sri Lanka 1992-1995 32 0 1054 32.94
59 M J Slater & M L Hayden Australia 1994-2001 25 1 1045 43.54
60 D J McGlew & T L Goddard South Africa 1955-1960 27 1 1038 39.92
61 W Jaffer & V Sehwag India 2002-2008 28 0 1031 36.82
62 J H Fingleton & W A Brown Australia 1935-1938 16 0 1020 63.75
63 H D R Thirimanne* & F D M Karunaratne* Sri Lanka 2019-2022 21 0 1016 48.38

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