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 Test Cricket - Match Records and Statistics - Partnerships and Opening Batsmen
Opening Pairs with Partnership Aggregate of 1000 Runs or more
  1st Player  2nd Player Country Career Inns NO Runs Avg
1 J B Hobbs & H Sutcliffe England 1924-1930 38 1 3249 87.81
2 J B Stollmeyer & A F Rae West Indies 1948-1953 21 2 1349 71.00
3 N D McKenzie & G C Smith South Africa 2008-2009 27 1 1664 64.00
4 J H Fingleton & W A Brown Australia 1935-1938 16 0 1020 63.75
5 W Rhodes & J B Hobbs England 1910-1921 36 1 2146 61.31
6 L Hutton & C Washbrook England 1946-1951 51 3 2880 60.00
7 R B Simpson & W M Lawry Australia 1961-1967 62 2 3596 59.93
8 G A Gooch & M A Atherton England 1990-1995 44 0 2501 56.84
9 T L Goddard & E J Barlow South Africa 1963-1967 34 2 1806 56.44
10 H H Gibbs & G C Smith South Africa 2002-2008 56 2 2983 55.24
11 J G Wright & T J Franklin New Zealand 1988-1991 28 0 1543 55.11
12 G C Smith & A B de Villiers South Africa 2004-2008 30 0 1646 54.87
13 S M Katich & S R Watson Australia 2009-2010 28 0 1523 54.39
14 Majid Khan & Sadiq Mohammad Pakistan 1974-1978 26 0 1391 53.50
15 R C Fredericks & C G Greenidge West Indies 1974-1977 31 1 1593 53.10
16 C P S Chauhan & S M Gavaskar India 1973-1981 59 2 3010 52.81
17 M E Trescothick & A J Strauss England 2004-2006 52 1 2670 52.35
18 V Sehwag & G Gambhir* India 2004-2012 87 3 4350 51.79
19 J L Langer & M L Hayden Australia 2001-2007 113 3 5655 51.41
20 M A Taylor & M J Slater Australia 1993-1999 78 2 3887 51.14
21 J H Edrich & G Boycott England 1964-1972 35 2 1672 50.67
22 C J L Rogers & D A Warner* Australia 2013-2015 41 0 2053 50.07
23 M P Vaughan & M E Trescothick England 2002-2005 54 3 2487 48.76
24 R W Barber & G Boycott England 1964-1966 26 1 1171 46.84
25 D C Boon & G R Marsh Australia 1985-1988 41 1 1871 46.78
26 C G Greenidge & D L Haynes West Indies 1978-1991 148 9 6482 46.63
27 Imrul Kayes* & Tamim Iqbal* Bangladesh 2008-2018 53 1 2336 44.92
28 W M Lawry & K R Stackpole Australia 1969-1971 31 2 1302 44.90
29 E J M Cowan & D A Warner* Australia 2011-2013 28 0 1256 44.86
30 G Kirsten & H H Gibbs South Africa 1998-2002 52 1 2283 44.76
31 G R Marsh & M A Taylor Australia 1989-1992 47 2 1980 44.00
32 M Vijay* & S Dhawan* India 2013-2018 41 1 1757 43.92
33 M J Slater & M L Hayden Australia 1994-2001 25 1 1045 43.54
34 Saeed Anwar & Aamir Sohail Pakistan 1994-2000 37 1 1563 43.42
35 M A Atherton & M E Trescothick England 2000-2001 30 0 1297 43.23
36 S M Gavaskar & K Srikkanth India 1981-1987 34 0 1469 43.21
37 G C Smith & A N Petersen South Africa 2010-2014 52 2 2113 42.26
38 A J Strauss & A N Cook England 2006-2012 117 2 4711 40.97
39 D Ganga & C H Gayle West Indies 2001-2008 49 1 1954 40.71
40 T M Dilshan & N T Paranavitana Sri Lanka 2009-2012 38 1 1506 40.70
41 M S Atapattu & S T Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 1997-2007 118 7 4469 40.26
42 M J Guptill* & T W M Latham* New Zealand 2015-2016 30 0 1207 40.23
43 D J McGlew & T L Goddard South Africa 1955-1960 27 1 1038 39.92
44 Mudassar Nazar & Mohsin Khan Pakistan 1981-1986 54 2 2057 39.56
45 C H Gayle & W W Hinds West Indies 2001-2005 33 0 1300 39.39
46 Taufeeq Umar & Mohammad Hafeez* Pakistan 2003-2012 39 2 1438 38.86
47 M A Atherton & A J Stewart England 1994-1998 50 0 1930 38.60
48 G Boycott & G A Gooch England 1978-1982 49 2 1754 37.32
49 J W Burke & C C McDonald Australia 1956-1959 32 1 1151 37.13
50 W Jaffer & V Sehwag India 2002-2008 28 0 1031 36.82
51 C H Gayle & D S Smith* West Indies 2003-2010 35 1 1232 36.24
52 S M Gavaskar & A D Gaekwad India 1976-1984 49 1 1722 35.88
53 D L Haynes & P V Simmons West Indies 1988-1994 33 1 1147 35.84
54 M A Atherton & M A Butcher England 1997-2000 33 1 1107 34.59
55 R S Mahanama & U C Hathurusingha Sri Lanka 1992-1995 32 0 1054 32.94
56 J K Silva* & F D M Karunaratne* Sri Lanka 2013-2018 55 0 1775 32.27
57 A C Hudson & G Kirsten South Africa 1993-1997 41 1 1289 32.22
58 B A Edgar & J G Wright New Zealand 1978-1986 56 2 1655 30.65

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