Sri Lanka highest Cricket Partnerships Test and ODI

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In cricket, Sri Lanka holds a number of world records in Test and ODI formats. Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Muththaiya Muralitharan, TM Dilshan are some example of record holders for Sri Lanka in International Cricket.  In this article we are going to discuss about top 5 Sri Lanka highest cricket partnerships by runs across the Test and ODI formats.

Test Top 5 Sri Lanka Highest Cricket Partnerships by runs
1.Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene624 runs

This match was played on 27 Jul 2006 at Colombo (SSC) against South Africa. This was 3rd wicket partnership and it is the highest partnership in Test Cricket. Sri Lanka scored 756 runs for total.

Kumar Sangakkara – 287 (457)

Mahela Jayawardene   – 374 (572)

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2.Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama 576 runs

This match was played on 2 Aug 1997 at Colombo (RPS) against India and this is 2nd wicket partnership. Sri Lanka scored 952 runs and it is the world record and the highest team score in Test cricket.

Sanath Jayasuriya – 340 (578)

Roshan Mahanama   – 225 (561)

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3.Marven Atapattu and Kumar Sangakkara 438 runs

Again Sangakkara contributed for this partnership. This match was played on 14 May 2004 at Bulawayo against Zimbabwe and this was 2nd wicket partnership. Sri Lanka scored 713 runs for total.

Marven Atapattu – 249 (324)

Kumar Sangakkara – 270 (365)

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4.Mahela Jayawardene and Thilan Samaraweera 437 runs

Again Mahela contributed for this partnership. This match was played on 21 Feb 2009 at Karachi against Pakistan and this was 4th wicket partnership. Sri Lanka scored 644 runs for total.

Mahela Jayawardene – 240 (424)

Thilan Samaraweera   – 231 (318)

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5.Mahela Jayawardene and Prasanna Jayawardene351 runs

Again Mahela contributed for this partnership. This match was played on 16 Nov 2009 at Ahmedabad against India and this was 6th wicket partnership. Sri Lanka scored 760 runs for total.

Mahela Jayawardene – 275 (435)

Thilan Samaraweera   – 154 (314)

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ODI Top 5 Sri Lanka Highest Cricket Partnerships by runs
1.Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya286 runs

This match was played on 1st Jul 2006 at Leeds against England and this was the 1st wicket partnership. Sri Lanka scored 324 runs (37.3 Overs).

Upul Tharanga – 109 (102)

Sanath Jayasuriya   – 152 (99)

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2.Upul Tharanga and TM Dilshan 282 runs

Again Tharanga contributed for this partnership. This match was played on 10 Mar 2011 at Pallekele against Zimbabwe and this is 1st wicket partnership. Sri Lanka scored 327 (50 Overs).

Upul Tharanga – 133 (141)

TM Dilshan – 144 (131)

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3.Marven Atapattu and Sanath Jayasuriya 237 runs

This match was played on 9 Jan 2003 at Sydney against Australia and this was 1st wicket partnership. Sri Lanka scored 343 runs (50 Overs).

Marven Atapattu – 101 (124)

Sanath Jayasuriya   – 122 (105)

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4.Upul Tharanga and TM Dilshan 231* runs

Tharanga and Dilshan contributed for this partnership. This match was played on 26 March 2011 at Colombo (RPS) against England and this was 1st wicket partnership. Sri Lanka scored 231 runs (39.3 Overs).

Upul Tharanga – 102 (122)

TM Dilshan – 108 (115)

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5.Marven Atapattu and Mahela Jayawardene226 runs

This match was played on 27 Oct 2000 at Sharjah against India and this was 3rd wicket partnership. Sri Lanka scored 294 runs (50 Overs).

Mahela Jayawardene – 128 (123)

Marven Atapattu – 102 (111)

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