Test cricket is the most purest form of the game of the bat and ball, known as cricket. Test cricket is a format that is being played over a 5 days period and a total of 4 inning possible.
Test cricket Test the players’ patience, durability, mentality as well as physicality, which makes Test cricket not everyone’s cup of tea.
But, throughout the history of the game, we have seen legends come through to play the format. Whether you name the legend Viv Richards, Don Bradman, Brian Lara, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and there are more, can’t name all in this article.
Test cricket very much depends on partnership as it is what sets up a longer run in the match for the team. The top-order batters forming a great partnership is normal, but when the partnership is for 10th wicket, that certainly is special.
Today in this article, we take a look at Top 3 highest 10th wicket partnership in Test cricket history.
BF Hastings and RO Collinge
New Zealand cricket team duo of BF Hastings and RO Collinge comes 3rd in our list. The Kiwi duo makes it to the list thanks to their 10th wicket partnership of 151 runs vs Pakistan in a Test match played in the year 1973.
Phillip Hughes and Ashton Agar
The year was 2013 when Australian cricket team’s duo of Phillip Hughes and Ashton Agar both added a partnership of 163 runs for the 10th wicket vs England in Nottingham. Thanks to this brilliant performance by the two, the duo find their name in 2nd place on the list.
Joe Root and James Anderson
And at the very top is obviously the England cricket team’s former captains Joe Root and James Anderson. The duo’s partnership of 198 runs for the 10th wicket vs India in Nottingham in the year 2014 has put them at the top of the list and is still the best 10th wicket partnership in Test cricket history.