1st wkt p'ships of 50 in both innings in a loss

1st wkt p'ships of 50 in both innings in a loss

Post by Aslam Siddiq » Sat, 19 Jun 2004 01:46:42

Here is a list of all instances where a side lost a Test match after
an opening partnership of 50 in both innings. The second line gives
the openers. In cases where there were different opening partnerships
in each innings, the player listed in the middle was common to both
innings.

 P'ships
 60 &  50  Eng v Aus  Melbourne        1891-92
           R Abel/WG Grace/AE Stoddart

149 &  80  Eng v Aus  Adelaide         1901-02
           AC MacLaren/TW Hayward

 84 & 126  Aus v Eng  Melbourne(4)     1907-08
           CG Macartney/VT Trumper/MA Noble

157 & 110  Eng v Aus  Sydney(1)        1924-25
           JB Hobbs/H Sutcliffe

 81 &  64  Ind v Eng  The Oval         1936
           VM Merchant/Mushtaq Ali

128 &  69  Eng v WI   Kingston         1947-48
           L Hutton/JDB Robertson

168 & 129  Eng v Aus  Leeds            1948
           L Hutton/C Washbrook

 75 &  89  NZ  v Ind  Madras           1955-56
           JG Leggat/B Sutcliffe

 93 &  99  Ind v WI   Kanpur           1958-59
           Pankaj Roy/NJ Contractor

 54 &  63* NZ  v Eng  Birmingham       1965
           GT Dowling/BE Congdon

118 &  62  Aus v SAf  Johannesburg(1)  1966-67
           RB Simpson/WM Lawry

 56 &  83  Ind v Aus  Sydney           1967-68
           FM Engineer/S Abid Ali

119 &  66  WI  v Eng  Port-of-Spain(4) 1967-68
           GS Camacho/MC Carew

110 &  63  WI  v Eng  Port-of-Spain(5) 1973-74
           RC Fredericks/LG Rowe

 79 & 100  NZ  v Aus  Sydney           1985-86
           JG Wright/BA Edgar

 58 &  77  NZ  v Ind  Bangalore        1988-89
           TJ Franklin/JG Wright

 52 &  53  WI  v Eng  The Oval         1991
           PV Simmons/DL Haynes

 51 &  81  NZ  v Eng  Christchurch     1991-92
           BR Hartland/JG Wright

 71 &  73  Eng v Aus  Manchester       1993
           GA Gooch/MA Atherton

 88 &  55  SL  v Aus  Adelaide         1995-96
           UC Hathurusinghe/ST Jayasuriya

 64 &  96  Eng v Pak  The Oval         1996
           MA Atherton/AJ Stewart

 54 &  59  Pak v SL   Peshawar         1999-00
           Aamir Sohail/Saeed Anwar/Shahid Afridi

147 &  98  WI  v Aus  Sydney           2000-01
           SL Campbell/WW Hinds

 83 & 101  Eng v SL   Galle            2000-01
           MA Atherton/ME Trescothick

103 &  74  Aus v Ind  Calcutta         2000-01
           MJ Slater/ML Hayden

 97 & 107  Ind v SL   Colombo(SSC)     2001-02
           SS Das/S Ramesh

 88 &  76  WI  v Pak  Sharjah(1)       2001-02
           D Ganga/CH Gayle

 77 &  50  Pak v SAf  Durban           2002-03
           Taufeeq Umar/Salim Elahi

163 &  94  NZ  v Eng  Nottingham       2004
           MH Richardson/SP Fleming

Note: The first wicket partnership between Dowling, Congdon and
BW Sinclair was 72 runs, however, Congdon retired hurt at 63.

aslam
GO CUBS!!!