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 Test Cricket - Match Records and Statistics - Partnerships and Opening Batsmen
Highest Opening Stands
  Match Players  1   2 Country Inns Stand Ground Versus
1 09/02/1912 Hobbs, J B (178)
Rhodes, W (179)
England 1st 323 Melbourne Cricket Ground Australia
2 28/06/1924 Hobbs, J B (211)
Sutcliffe, H (122)
England 1st 268 Lord's South Africa
3 01/01/1925 Hobbs, J B (154)
Sutcliffe, H (176)
England 1st 283 Melbourne Cricket Ground Australia
4 24/01/1930 Dempster, C S (136)
Mills, J E (117)
New Zealand 1st 276 Basin Reserve England
5 01/01/1931 Mitchell, B (123)
Siedle, I J (141)
South Africa 1st 260 Newlands England
6 01/01/1936 Brown, W A (121)
Fingleton, J H (112)
Australia 1st 233 Newlands South Africa
7 27/12/1948 Hutton, L (158)
Washbrook, C (195)
England 1st 359 Ellis Park South Africa
8 27/01/1949 Rae, A F (109)
Stollmeyer, J B (160)
West Indies 1st 239 MA Chidambaram Stadium India
9 06/01/1956 Mankad, M H (231)
Roy, P (173)
India 1st 413 Nehru Stadium (Chennai) New Zealand
10 18/08/1960 Cowdrey, M C (155)
Pullar, G (175)
England 2nd 290 Kennington Oval South Africa
11 24/10/1964 Khalid Ibadulla (166)
Abdul Kadir (95)
Pakistan 1st 249 National Stadium Australia
12 05/05/1965 Lawry, W M (210)
Simpson, R B (201)
Australia 1st 382 Kensington Oval West Indies
13 07/01/1966 Barber, R W (185)
Boycott, G (84)
England 1st 234 Sydney Cricket Ground Australia
14 28/01/1966 Lawry, W M (119)
Simpson, R B (225)
Australia 1st 244 Adelaide Oval England
15 06/04/1972 Jarvis, T W (182)
Turner, G M (259)
New Zealand 1st 387 Bourda West Indies
16 22/02/1980 Greenidge, C G (97)
Haynes, D L (122)
West Indies 2nd 225 AMI Stadium New Zealand
17 28/04/1983 Greenidge, C G (154*)
Haynes, D L (136)
West Indies 1st 296 Antigua Recreation Ground India
18 02/03/1984 Greenidge, C G (120*)
Haynes, D L (103*)
West Indies 2nd 250* Bourda Australia
19 10/08/1989 Marsh, G R (138)
Taylor, M A (219)
Australia 1st 329 Trent Bridge England
20 12/04/1990 Greenidge, C G (149)
Haynes, D L (167)
West Indies 1st 298 Antigua Recreation Ground England
21 09/08/1990 Atherton, M A (131)
Gooch, G A (116)
England 1st 225 Old Trafford India
22 17/06/1993 Slater, M J (152)
Taylor, M A (111)
Australia 1st 260 Lord's England
23 08/12/1995 Slater, M J (219)
Taylor, M A (96)
Australia 1st 228 WACA Ground Sri Lanka
24 27/11/1996 Hudson, A C (146)
Kirsten, G (102)
South Africa 1st 236 Eden Gardens India
25 06/12/1997 Ijaz Ahmed (151)
Aamir Sohail (160)
Pakistan 1st 298 National Stadium West Indies
26 05/11/1999 Slater, M J (169)
Blewett, G S (89)
Australia 1st 269 Brisbane Cricket Ground Pakistan
27 16/12/1999 Campbell, S L (170)
Griffith, A F G (114)
West Indies 1st 276 Seddon Park New Zealand
28 28/06/2000 Atapattu, M S (207*)
Jayasuriya, S T (188)
Sri Lanka 1st 335 Asgiriya Stadium Pakistan
29 07/09/2001 Kirsten, G (220)
Gibbs, H H (147)
South Africa 1st 256 Harare Sports Club Zimbabwe
30 02/01/2003 Gibbs, H H (228)
Smith, G C (151)
South Africa 1st 368 Newlands Pakistan
31 09/05/2003 Langer, J L (111)
Hayden, M L (177)
Australia 2nd 242 Antigua Recreation Ground West Indies
32 24/07/2003 Gibbs, H H (179)
Smith, G C (277)
South Africa 1st 338 Edgbaston England
33 16/10/2003 Richardson, M H (145)
Vincent, L (106)
New Zealand 1st 231 Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium India
34 16/01/2004 Gibbs, H H (192)
Smith, G C (139)
South Africa 1st 301 SuperSport Park West Indies
35 06/05/2004 Atapattu, M S (170)
Jayasuriya, S T (157)
Sri Lanka 1st 281 Harare Sports Club Zimbabwe
36 09/07/2004 Langer, J L (162)
Hayden, M L (117)
Australia 1st 255 Cazaly's Stadium Sri Lanka
37 26/12/2004 Trescothick, M E (132)
Strauss, A J (136)
England 2nd 273 Kingsmead South Africa
38 29/04/2005 Smith, G C (126)
de Villiers, A B (114)
South Africa 1st 245 Antigua Recreation Ground West Indies
39 17/11/2005 Hayden, M L (110)
Hussey, M E K (137)
Australia 1st 231 Bellerive Oval West Indies
40 13/01/2006 Dravid, R (128*)
Sehwag, V (254)
India 1st 410 Gaddafi Stadium Pakistan
41 25/05/2007 Jaffer, W (138*)
Karthik, K D * (129)
India 1st 408 Shere Bangla National Stadium Bangladesh
42 29/02/2008 McKenzie, N D (226)
Smith, G C (232)
South Africa 1st 415 Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium Bangladesh
43 26/02/2009 Strauss, A J (142)
Cook, A N (94)
England 1st 229 Kensington Oval West Indies
44 24/11/2009 Sehwag, V (131)
Gambhir, G* (167)
India 1st 233 Green Park Sri Lanka
45 25/07/2012 Gayle, C H (150)
Powell, K O A* (134)
West Indies 1st 254 Sir Vivian Richards Stadium New Zealand
46 06/03/2013 Cook, A N (116)
Compton, N R D * (117)
England 2nd 231 University Oval New Zealand
47 14/03/2013 Vijay, M* (153)
Dhawan, S* (187)
India 1st 289 Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium Australia
48 28/04/2015 Tamim Iqbal* (206)
Imrul Kayes* (150)
Bangladesh 2nd 312 Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium Pakistan
49 10/06/2015 Vijay, M* (150)
Dhawan, S * (173)
India 1st 283 Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium Bangladesh
50 05/11/2015 Warner, D A* (116)
Burns, J A * (129)
Australia 2nd 237 Brisbane Cricket Ground New Zealand
51 06/10/2017 Elgar, D* (113)
Markram, A K* (143)
South Africa 1st 243 Mangaung Oval Bangladesh

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