One of the most important partnerships in cricket is frequently regarded as the third-wicket partnership. It is the partnership formed by the third and fourth batters, and it has a big say in how a game turns out. Third-wicket partnerships are common in T20 international cricket, and some standout ones have developed throughout the years. The highest third-wicket partnerships in T20 international cricket will be examined in this article.

Highest 3rd Wicket Partnership in T20 International All Time


In the history of T20 Internationals, a middle-order pair has made a 100+ run partnership for the third wicket 36 times. Aftab Ahmed and Mohammad Ashraful of Bangladesh’s middle order made the first partnership of 100 runs or more for the third wicket against the West Indies on September 13, 2007, at the ICC World Twenty20 2007/2008 in Johannesburg. In that fifth game of the ICC World Twenty20, Aftab Ahmed and Mohammad Ashraful each hit 50 for their respective teams.

Highest 3rd Wicket Partnership in T20 International

DP Conway and GD Phillips added 184 runs to the record for the highest third-wicket partnership in the t20 international all-time stand against the West Indies on November 29, 2020, at Mount Maunganui. In the T20I, the Indian squad reached 100-run partnerships for the third wicket four times. The highest third-wicket partnership for India was made on January 26, 2016, in Adelaide when V Kohli and SK Raina scored India’s first 100+ stand against Australia.

The middle-order batsmen of England and South Africa hold the record for scoring the most third-wicket partnerships in T20 international all-time, totaling 5 times (100+ runs). India came in second with 4 times (100+ runs) in the middle order, followed by Pakistan with 3, South Africa with 4, and the West Indies with 1.

List of the Highest 3rd Wicket Partnership in T20 International

Devon Conway and Glenn Phillips
(New Zealand)
184 West Indies Mount Maunganui 29 Nov 2020
Dawid Malan and Eoin Morgan
182 New Zealand Napier 8 Nov 2019
Alex Hales and Eoin Morgan
152 Sri Lanka Chattogram 27 Mar 2014
Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson
(New Zealand)
137 Zimbabwe Auckland 11 Feb 2012
Moin Ali and Eoin Morgan (England) 135 Australia Cardiff 31 Aug 2015
Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina (India) 134 Australia Adelaide 26 Jan 2016
Richard Levi and AB de Villiers
(South Africa)
133* New Zealand Hamilton 19 Feb 2012
Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant
130 West Indies Chennai 11 Nov 2018
Babar Hayat and Mark Chapman
(Hong Kong)
127* Oman Abu Dhabi 26 Nov 2015
Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington
127 Hong Kong Abu Dhabi 14 Jan 2017
Ruvindu Gunasekera, Ashish Bagai
125 Ireland Abu Dhabi 16 Nov 2013
Matthew Cross, Richie Berrington
122 Ireland Dublin 20 Sep 2019
Nicolas Pooran, Rovman Powel

(West Indies)

122 England Barbados 26 Jan 2022
Herschelle Gibbs and Justin Kemp
(South Africa)
120* West Indies Johannesburg 11 Sep 2007
Virat Kohli and MK Pandey (India) 119 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 6 Sep 2017

Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell’s 118-run third-wicket partnership against Pakistan on March 23, 2014, in Dhaka, was the greatest third-wicket partnership for Australia.

Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim made 112 runs off the third wicket for Bangladesh against Australia in Dhaka on April 1, 2014.

The highest third-wicket partnership for West Indies versus New Zealand was 108 runs, made by Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard at Lauderhill on June 30, 2012.

The highest run for the third wicket in a T20 international was 94 for Sri Lanka, which has never scored 100+ runs for the third wicket.


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