Highest first wicket partnership in test India Vs New Zealand
Indian Openers Pankaj Roy and Vinoo Mankad hold the record of Highest first wicket partnership in India Vs New Zealand Test. The two went on to register the then world record partnership of 413 runs in Jan 1956 against New Zealand.
They were holding the record of highest first wicket partnership in the world in test cricket before the record was eventually broken by South African openers Graeme Smith and Neil McKenzie on March 1, 2008. The Proteas pair put on a 415-run stand against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
Highest partnership by wickets in India Vs New Zealand test matches
|1st||413||MH Mankad, P Roy||India||Chennai||06-Jan-56|
|2nd||237||V Sehwag, R Dravid||India||Ahmedabad||04-Nov-10|
|3rd||238||PR Umrigar, VL Manjrekar||India||Hyderabad (Deccan)||19-Nov-55|
|4th||365||V Kohli, AM Rahane||India||Indore||08-Oct-16|
|5th||194||JD Ryder, KS Williamson||New Zealand||Ahmedabad||04-Nov-10|
|6th||352||BB McCullum, BJ Watling||New Zealand||Wellington||14-Feb-14|
|7th||186||JD Ryder, DL Vettori||New Zealand||Hamilton||18-Mar-09|
|8th||144||R Dravid, J Srinath||India||Hamilton||02-Jan-99|
|9th||136||IDS Smith, MC Snedden||New Zealand||Auckland||22-Feb-90|
|10th||105||Harbhajan Singh, S Sreesanth||India||Hyderabad||12-Nov-10|
Highest partnership for the 1st wicket in test matches
|ND McKenzie, GC Smith||415||South Africa||v Bangladesh||Chattogram||29-Feb-08|
|MH Mankad, P Roy||413||India||v New Zealand||Chennai||06-Jan-56|
|V Sehwag, R Dravid||410||India||v Pakistan||Lahore||13-Jan-06|
|GM Turner, TW Jarvis||387||New Zealand||v West Indies||Georgetown||06-Apr-72|
|WM Lawry, RB Simpson||382||Australia||v West Indies||Bridgetown||05-May-65|
Pankaj Roy and Vinoo Mankad, highest first wicket partnership in test (India vs New Zealand)
Pankaj Roy and Vinoo Mankad hold the record for the highest first wicket partnership in test match against New 413 runs against New Zealand in 1956. This record still stands today and is considered one of the greatest opening partnerships in the history of cricket.
The partnership was achieved in the fifth Test match of the series, which was played in Chennai. Pankaj Roy and Vinoo Mankad came together to open the innings for India after the fall of the first wicket, and they proceeded to put on a batting masterclass for the next two days.
Pankaj Roy was the first to reach his century, and he went on to score 173 runs before being dismissed. Vinoo Mankad was not far behind, scoring 231 runs before being dismissed. Together, they had put on 413 runs, a record of “highest first wicket partnership in test” that still stands today.
The partnership was not just about the runs, but also the manner in which they were scored. Both Pankaj Roy and Vinoo Mankad displayed great technique and discipline, and they were able to score runs at a brisk pace without taking unnecessary risks. They were able to build a solid foundation for the rest of the Indian team to build on.
The rest of the Indian team was able to build on the foundation laid by Pankaj Roy and Vinoo Mankad, and they went on to win the match by an innings and 109 runs.
The partnership between Pankaj Roy and Vinoo Mankad is still remembered as one of the greatest opening partnerships in the history of cricket. It set the tone for India’s historic series win against New Zealand and remains a record that has yet to be broken and is highest first wicket partnership in test in India vs New Zealand cricket.
Who holds the record for the highest first wicket partnership against New Zealand in Test cricket?
Pankaj Roy and Vinoo Mankad hold the record for the highest first wicket partnership of 413 runs against New Zealand in 1956.
When and where was the record for the highest first wicket partnership set?
This record was set during the first Test match of the series between India and New Zealand in 1956 at the Green Park in Chennai.
Who scored more runs in the partnership?
Vinoo Mankad scored 231 runs and Pankaj Roy scored 173 runs in the partnership.
How many runs did the highest first wicket partnership against New Zealand add to India’s total?
The partnership added 413 runs to India’s total.
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