India opening pairs with most century stands in away Test series

India opening pairs with most century stands in away Test series

India opening pairs with most century stands: In cricket across all three formats, laying a strong foundation is the key to winning the game. That too in cricket’s long format game, partnership is very much essential. 

Partnership in a Test Game is very much essential to win a game. A perfect partnership in a test game will lead the match to an even draw where the team can avoid a defeat. That too laying a strong foundation at the very beginning of the match will give an extra boost to the remaining team members. 

India opening pairs with most century stands in away Test series

Check out the India opening pairs with most century stands in away test series below with match details and individual player’s scores:

Year Against Match Fall of wicket(Runs) Player(Score)
1979 England 1st Test 124 Sunil Gavaskar – 68
Chetan Chauhan – 56
4th Test 213 Sunil Gavaskar – 221
Chetan Chauhan – 80
2003/04 Australia 3rd Test 141 Aakash Chopra – 48
Virender Sehwag – 195
4th Test 123 Aakash Chopra – 45
Virender Sehwag – 72
2006 West Indies 2nd Test 159 Wasim Jaffer – 43
Virender Sehwag – 180
3rd Test 109 Wasim Jaffer – 54
Virender Sehwag – 65
2023 West Indies 1st Test 229 Yashasvi Jaiswal – 171
Rohit Sharma – 103
2nd Test 139 Yashasvi Jaiswal – 57
Rohit Sharma – 80

Gavaskar – Chetan vs England 1979

1st Test

England won the toss and chose to bat where they score 633 runs in their first innings. India ended their first innings scoring 297 runs. England led India with 336 runs after the end of India’s First innings.

Sunil Gavaskar (Image: BCCI)
Sunil Gavaskar (Image: BCCI)

On Starting their Second innings, Indian Openers Gavaskar and Chetan had made a partnership score of 124 before Sunil Gavaskar was sent out. Sunil Gavaskar had an individual score of 68 runs that includes 10 boundaries.

Chetan had scored 56 runs out of 142 deliveries including 8 boundaries. By the end of their innings, India had scored 253 runs and lost to England with an Innings and 83 runs.

4th Test

The fourth Test between India and England was scheduled and played at the Oval, where England won the toss and chose to bat. England ended their 1st innings scoring 305 runs.

In their first innings, India had scored a total of 202 runs and England lead the Test by 103 runs. After playing their second innings, England scored a total of 334. India started their 2nd innings as the openers Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan made a partnership score of 213 runs.

Sunil Gavaskar had an individual score of 221 runs that includes 21 boundaries. Chetan had scored an individual score of 80 runs with seven boundaries. By the end of their innings, India scored 429 runs and the match resulted in a draw.

Aakash Chopra – Virender Sehwag vs Australia

3rd Test, 2003

The third Test against Australia in 2003 scheduled at Melbourne started with India won the toss and chose to bat. In their innings, Aakash Chopra and Virender Sehwag made a partnership score of 141 runs.

Aakash Chopra had an individual score of 48 runs with six boundaries. Virender Sehwag had scored 195 runs that included 25 boundaries and 5 sixes. By the end of their innings, India had scored 366 runs.

Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag

Australia’s first innings ended with 558 runs leading India with 192 runs. On their second Innings, India had scored 286 runs leading Australia with 96 runs. Australia won the Test by scoring 97 runs losing one wicket in their second innings.

4th Test of Australia Series 2004

The 4th Test of India’s Tour of Australia 2004 was scheduled to play in Sydney where India Won the toss and chose to bat.

By starting their innings, Indian openers Aakash Chopra and Virender Sehwag had made a partnership score of 123 runs. Aakash Chopra scored 45 runs including 5 boundaries.

Virender Sehwag had an individual score of 72 runs which includes 10 boundaries and one six. By the end of their innings, India had made a big score of 705 runs.

Australia had scored 474 runs in their first innings. India’s second innings concluded with 211 runs. By the end of Australia’s Second innings, they scored 357 runs due to which the match concluded in a draw.

Wasim Jaffer – Virender Sehwag vs West Indies 2006

2nd Test

On the 2nd Test of IND and WI on the WI tour 2006, India won the toss and chose to bat. Wasim Jaffer and Virender Sehwag opened for India where they made a partnership score of 159 runs.

Wasim Jaffer had an individual score of 43 runs with four boundaries. Sehwag had scored 180 runs including 20 boundaries and 2 sixes. By the end of their first innings, India had scored 588 runs.

Wasim Jaffer
Wasim Jaffer

West Indies had scored 215 runs in the first innings and 294 runs in the second innings due to which the match resulted in a draw.

3rd Test

On the 3rd Test West Indies started their batting and scored a total of 581 runs in the first innings. India’s first innings concluded with a score of 362.  West Indies had scored 172 runs on the 6th day of their innings.

On starting their second innings, Indian openers Wasim Jaffer and Virender Sehwag had made a partnership century scoring 109 runs. Wassim had scored 54 runs including 5 boundaries.

Sehwag had an individual score of 65 runs which includes 8 boundaries. By the end of the innings, India scored 298 runs which resulted the match in a draw.

Jaiswal – Rohit vs WI, 2023

1st Test 

The 1st Test of the West Indies Tour 2023 happened on July 12-14, at Windsor Park, Dominica. West Indies chose to bat first after winning the toss. By Ashwin’s five-wicket haul West Indies was folded with 150 runs.

Jaiswal gets emotional after Maiden Test Century
Yashasvi Jaiswal(Image: BCCI)

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rohit Sharma opened for India where they scored a partnership run of 229 with both openers scoring a ton. Rohit was sent out by Athanaze as he scored 103 runs out of 221 deliveries that included 10 fours and 2 sixes.

Yashasvi had scored 171 runs including 16 boundaries and 1 six. By the end of the innings India lead West Indies by 271 runs.

In the second innings, West Indies was folded by 130 runs through which India won the match with an innings and 141 runs.

2nd Test 

The second Test of IND vs WI 2023 started on July 20, at Port of Spain where West Indies won the toss and chose to field. On opening for India, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rohit scored a partnership century of 139 runs.

Yashasvi had scored 57 runs that includes nine fours and one six. Rohit Sharma had scored 80 runs that includes nine fours and two sixes. He was sent out by Warrican on the 39th over.