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A new high for Tendulkar - Ganguly pair


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During their 142-run partnership for the fifth wicket today the Tendulkar & Ganguly became only the sixth pair in Test cricket to aggregate 4,000 runs between them. Tendulkar now emulates Australia's Matthew Hayden in getting involved in two separate partnership aggregates of 4,000 runs. Tendulkar and Dravid have aggregated more than 5,000 runs between them.

The following table gives details of leading pairs in Test cricket:

Partners
Inns
Runs
Hs
Avg
100
50
CG Greenidge & DL Haynes (WI)
148
6482
298
47.31
16
26
ML Hayden & JL Langer (Aus)
122
6081
255
51.53
14
28
R Dravid & SR Tendulkar (Ind)
106
5283
249
51.79
16
19
ML Hayden & RT Ponting (Aus)
73
4677
272
68.77
16
21
MS Atapattu & ST Jayasuriya (SL)
122
4533
335
39.41
9
24
SR Tendulkar & SC Ganguly (Ind)
69
4132
281
62.60
12
16

 
Break-up of Tendulkar-Ganguly's partnerships:
 
Wicket
Inns
Runs
Hs
Avg
100
50
3rd
11
705
255
64.09
2
2
4th 
44
2695
281
64.17
7
11
5th
14
732
150
56.30
3
3

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