Highest 10th Wicket Partnerships
In a match against England in May, 1984, West Indies was 9 down on 166 runs when Michael Holding came for batting with Viv Richards. They both batted till allowed 55 overs and took the score from 166/9 to 272 for 9, created a world record of Highest 10th Wicket Partnerships in ODIs of 106* Runs.
Highest 10th Wicket Partnerships in ODIs
|IVA Richards, MA Holding||106*||West Indies||v England||Manchester||31-May-84|
|Mohammad Amir, Saeed Ajmal||103||Pakistan||v New Zealand||Abu Dhabi||09-Nov-09|
|R Rampaul, KAJ Roach||99*||West Indies||v India||Visakhapatnam||02-Dec-11|
|L Ronchi, MJ McClenaghan||76||New Zealand||v South Africa||Mount Maunganui||24-Oct-14|
|Yasir Shah, Mohammad Amir||76||Pakistan||v England||Nottingham||30-Aug-16|
Record of Highest ODI score, 189*, Sir Vivian Richards
Kapil Dev from India had just recorded the highest ODI score of 175 not out against Zimbabwe in 1983 World Cup. In this match Sir Vivian Richards broke that record as well of Highest runs in a one day international match. Richards recorded the then highest score of 189* and Holding came back with 12 not out on 27 balls. West Indies won this match by 104 runs.
A truly memorable innings of sir Viv Richards, 189* runs against England
Viv Richards delivered a truly remarkable performance in the match, which he later considered as one of his greatest ever. He single-handedly led the West Indies to victory despite the team being in a dire situation. They won the toss and elected to bat, but found themselves in trouble at 102-7 in the 26th over on a pitch that offered little assistance to fast bowlers but gave Miller ample turn with his off-breaks.
After Haynes was run out by Botham in the second over of the match, only Baptiste and Holding provided support to Richards. In a scintillating display, Richards faced 170 balls and smashed 21 fours and five sixes, one of which sailed out of the ground at the Warwick Road end. In the final 14 overs of the innings, he and Holding added 106 runs, with Richards contributing 93 of them.
The silent partner, Michael Holding, “the batsman”
A true team player in cricket is not only the one who scores runs but also the one who supports his fellow batsmen to achieve their individual and team goals. A batsman who plays a supporting role in a partnership can be just as valuable as the one who scores the majority of the runs. A good example of this is a batsman who takes on the role of the anchor, holding up one end while his partner scores freely at the other.
This allows the team to build a solid foundation and set a good platform for the later batsmen to come in and capitalize on. The supporting batsman may not always score as many runs, but his contribution to the team’s success should not be underestimated. On that day, Holding did the same and supported Richards for his memorable innings. He came back with 12 not out on 27 balls in that match.
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What is the highest 10th wicket partnership in ODIs?
The highest 10th wicket partnership in ODIs is held by West Indies’s Viv Richards and Michael Holding, who added an unbeaten 106 runs against England at Manchester on 31st May 1984.
Who holds the record for the highest 10th wicket partnership for the West Indies in ODIs?
The highest 10th wicket partnership for the West Indies in ODIs is held by Viv Richards and Michael Holding, who added 106* runs against England in 1984.
How many 100 plus partnerships for 10th wicket in ODIs?
There are only two 100 plus partnerships for 10th wicket in ODIs, one is set by West Indies’s Viv Richards and Michael Holding, who added an unbeaten 106 runs against England at Manchester on 31st May 1984.
The second 100 plus partnership was recorded by Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir and Saeed Ajmal, who added 103 runs against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi in Nov, 2009.
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