2nd inns 1st wkt partnership > 1st inns total

2nd inns 1st wkt partnership > 1st inns total

Post by asiddi.. » Sat, 28 Jun 1997 04:00:00

In the last two ashes tests, the second innings opening partnership of
one team has been better than that team's entire first innings.  (Aus at
Edgbaston, Eng at Lords).  How often has this happened in test cricket?
Cheers,
Nick
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         2nd Inns
1st Inns  1st wkt
  Total   P'ship    Openers
    63      66    AC Bannerman    Aus v Eng  The Oval       1882
                  HH Massie
    30      54    HW Taylor       RSA v Eng  Birmingham     1924
                  RH Catterall
   133     140    P Holmes        Eng v RSA  Cape Town      1927-28
                  H Sutcliffe
   203     203    VM Merchant     Ind v Eng  Manchester     1936
                  Mushtaq Ali
   171     176    DJ McGlew       RSA v Eng  Leeds          1955
                  TL Goddard
  +106     152    Hanif Mohammad  Pak v WI   Bridgetown     1957-58
                  Imtiaz Ahmed
   155     290    G Pullar        Eng v RSA  The Oval       1960
                  MC Cowdrey
   131     209    G Boycott       Eng v WI   Port-of-Spain  1973-74
                  DL Amiss
   194     219    Majid Khan      Pak v WI   Georgetown     1976-77
                  Sadiq Mohammad
  +202     213    SM Gavaskar     Ind v Eng  The Oval       1979
                  CPS Chauhan
   209     223    G Fowler        Eng v NZ   The Oval       1983
                  CJ Tavare
  +230     250*   CG Greenidge    WI  v Aus  Georgetown     1983-84
                  DL Haynes
  +116     208    MA Taylor       Aus v Eng  Sydney         1994-95
                  MJ Slater
   118     133    MTG Elliott     Aus v Eng  Birmingham     1997
                  MA Taylor
    77     162    MA Butcher      Eng v Aus  Lord's         1997
                  MA Atherton

+ Batting second and fourth in the match.

aslam

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