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A new record at Lahore
January 17, 2006
|Run-rate||Total runs||Match, Venue||Year|
|4.93||1089||Pakistan v India, Lahore||2005-06|
|4.78||1223||South Africa v Australia, Wanderers||1902-03|
|4.36||1034||England v Australia, Edgbaston||2001|
|4.32||1176||England v Australia, Edgbaston||2005|
|4.14||934||India v Sri Lanka, Madras||1982-83|
India's scoring rate of 5.30 is the third-highest for a Test innings of more than 400. The two faster efforts both came against Bangladesh: England scored at 5.73 against them at Chester-le-Street, while Sri Lanka managed a rate of 5.36 at Colombo (SSC).
1. Highest opening partnership in Pakistan. The previous best was 298 between Aamir Sohail and Ijaz Ahmed versus West Indies at Karachi, in 1997-98.
2. Highest opening partnership for India against Pakistan, beating the earlier record of 200 between Sunil Gavaskar and Krishnamachari Srikkanth at Chennai in 1986-87.
3. Highest opening stand against Pakistan, beating the previous best of 368 between Graeme Smith and Herschelle Gibbs in 2002-03.
|Partners||Runs||Opposition||Venue / Year|
|Javed Miandad and Mudassar Nazar||451||India||Hyderabad(Sindh) / 1983|
|Javed Miandad and Qasim Umar||397||Sri Lanka||Faisalabad / 1985|
|Ijaz Ahmed and Inzamam-ul-Haq||352||Sri Lanka||Dhaka / 1999|
|Inzamam-ul-Haq and Younis Khan||324||India||Bangalore / 2005|
|Aamer Sohail and Inzamam-ul-Haq||323||West Indies||Rawalpindi / 1997|
|Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan||319||India||Lahore / 2006|
|Batsman||Dismissal||Opposition||Venue / Year|
|Mudassar Nazar||caught||India||Faisalabad / 1984|
|Mohammad Azharuddin||lbw||Sri Lanka||Kanpur / 1986|
|Matthew Elliott||bowled||England||Leeds / 1997|
|Sanath Jayasuriya||bowled||India||Colombo (SSC) / 1997|
|Steve Waugh||lbw||West Indies||Bridgetown / 1999|
* - indicates an ongoing Test
Kanishkaa Balachandran is editorial assistant of Cricinfo. For some of the stats he was helped by Arun Gopalakrishnan.Feeds: Kanishkaa Balachandran
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