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Conway-Ravindra joins the highest Partnerships in World Cups

With a score of 273* runs in the match against England, the New Zealand players Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra join the list of highest partnerships in World Cups.

Highest Partnerships in World Cups

With the ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 set to begin on October 5 and hosted by India, the first match of the tournament between England and New Zealand is scheduled to be played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

On winning the toss New Zealand Chose to bowl first. Bairstow and Malan opened the innings for England while Trent Boult opened the attack. England’s Joe Root was impressive as he scored 77 runs after the dismissal of Malan by Matt Henry.

England Skipper Jos Buttler helped the side with his 43 runs but was dismissed by Matt Henry in the 34th over. New Zealand bowlers dismissed England batters at regular intervals through their intensified bowling attacks. By the end of 50 overs, England scored 282 runs losing 9 wickets.

With the target of 283 runs, Devon Conway and Will Young opened the innings for New Zealand, while Chris Woakes opened the bowling attack. Will Young was sent out on a duck by Sam Curran on the first ball of the second over.

Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra joined forces and broke through the terrific bowling attacks from England bowlers. They had a partnership score of 273* through which they joined the list of Highest Partnerships in the World Cup. Devon Conway had an individual score of 152* runs on 121 deliveries including 19 boundaries and 3 sixes.

Highest Partnerships in World Cup (any wicket)

  • 372 – Chris Gayle & Marlon Samuels (WI) vs ZIM, Canberra, 2015
  • 318 – Sourav Ganguly & Rahul Dravid (IND) vs SL, Taunton, 1999
  • 282 – Tillakaratne Dilshan & Upul Tharanga (SL) vs ZIM, Pallekele, 2011
  • 273* – Devon Conway & Rachin Ravindra (NZ) vs ENG, Ahmedabad, 2023
  • 260 – David Warner & Steven Smith (AUS) vs AFG, Perth, 2015

Rachin Ravindra was impressive through his impressive knock of 123* on 96 deliveries that included 11 boundaries and 5 sixes. On the 37th over, New Zealand scored 283 runs losing only one wicket, and won the match with 89 balls remaining.

Conway becomes the 15th overall and fourth Kiwi batter to record a century on his World Cup debut while Ravindra becomes the 16th overall and fifth New Zealand batter to achieve the feat.

New Zealand will be playing their second World Cup match against the Netherlands on October 9 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

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