• SA’s highest Test partnerships

    December 17, 2014

    Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers’  308-run stand, on days one and two of the series opener against the West Indies in Centurion, weighed in as South Africa’s highest fourth-wicket partnership – and 12th greatest overall.

    1. Batsmen: Jacques Rudolph and Boeta Dippenaar
    Wicket: 3rd
    Partnership: 429 unbroken
    Opposition: Bangladesh
    Venue: Chittagong
    Year: April 2003

    2. Batsmen: Neil McKenzie and Graeme Smith
    Wicket: 1st
    Partnership: 415
    Opposition: Bangladesh
    Venue: Chittagong
    Year: February 2008

    3. Batsmen: Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis
    Wicket: 3rd
    Partnership: 377 unbroken
    Opposition: England
    Venue: London
    Year: July 2012

    4. Batsmen: Graeme Smith and Herschelle Gibbs
    Wicket: 1st
    Partnership: 368
    Opposition: Pakistan
    Venue: Cape Town
    Year: January 2003

    5. Batsmen: Eddie Barlow and Graeme Pollock
    Wicket: 3rd
    Partnership: 341
    Opposition: Australia
    Venue: Adelaide
    Year: January 1964

    6. Batsmen: Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis
    Wicket: 3rd
    Partnership: 340
    Opposition: India
    Venue: Nagpur
    Year: February 2010

    =7. Batsmen: Graeme Smith and Herschelle Gibbs
    Wicket: 1st
    Partnership: 338
    Opposition: England
    Venue: Birmingham
    Year: July 2003

    =7. Batsmen: Graeme Smith and AB de Villiers
    Wicket: 5th
    Partnership: 338
    Opposition: Pakistan
    Venue: Dubai
    Year: October 2013

    9. Batsmen: Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis
    Wicket: 3rd
    Partnership: 330
    Opposition: New Zealand
    Venue: Johannesburg
    Year: November 2007

    10. Batsmen: Alan Melville and Dudley Nourse
    Wicket: 3rd
    Partnership: 319
    Opposition: England
    Venue: Nottingham
    Year: June 1947

    11. Batsmen: Herschelle Gibbs and Jacques Kallis
    Wicket: 2nd
    Partnership: 315 unbroken
    Opposition: New Zealand
    Venue: Christchurch
    Year: March 1999

    12. Batsmen: Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers
    Wicket: 4th
    Partnership: 308
    Opposition: West Indies
    Venue: Centurion
    Year: December 2014

    13. Batsmen: Graeme Smith and Herschelle Gibbs
    Wicket: 1st
    Partnership: 301
    Opposition: West Indies
    Venue: Centurion
    Year: January 2004

    14. Batsmen: Graeme Smith and Gary Kirsten
    Wicket: Third
    Partnership: 272
    Opposition: Bangladesh
    Venue: East London
    Year: October 2002

    15. Batsmen: Ashwell Prince and Mark Boucher
    Wicket: 2nd
    Partnership: 271
    Opposition: Bangladesh
    Venue: Centurion
    Year: November 2008

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