T20 World Cup highest 4th wicket partnership

4th Wicket Partnerships in T20 World Cup History: PWH de Silva and P Nissanka holds the record of 4th Wicket Partnerships in T20 World Cup History 123 runs. For a team to achieve this huge feat, many factors come into play.

Having a strong middle-order batting lineup is one of the most crucial requirements. A solid middle-order always gives the team the best chance to go for wins.The roles of batters at the 4th and 5th positions become extremely vital. In this article, we look at the highest 4th wicket partnerships in T20 World Cup history.

T20 World Cup's highest 4th wicket partnership
T20 World Cup’s highest 4th wicket partnership

List of highest fourth wicket partnerships in T20 World Cup

PWH de Silva and P Nissanka (Sri Lanka)123IrelandAbu Dhabi2021
Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan (England)112Sri LankaSharjah2021
Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales (England)107West IndiesPallekele2012
Martin Guptill and Glenn Phillips (New Zealand)105ScotlandDubai2021
Shoaib Mallik and Younis Khan (Pakistan)101Sri LankaJohannesburg2007
K. Brian and A. Poynter (Ireland)101NetherlandsSyllhet2014
Paul Collingwood and Kevin Pietersen (England)100ZimbabweCapetown2007
B. Mendis and Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)94ZimbabweHambantota2012
MG Erasmus and David Wiese (Namibia)93NetherlandsAbu Dhabi2021
P Khadka and S Vesawkar (Nepal)85BangladeshChittagong2014

#1. PWH de Silva and P Nissanka – (123) vs Ireland

The 2021 T20 World Cup was held in the United Arab Emirates. One of the matches took place between Sri Lanka and Ireland in Abu Dhabi.After losing the toss, Sri Lanka came out to bat first. They got off to a very poor start, losing their first 3 wickets for just 8 runs in the first 2 overs.

Ireland was dominating at this point.However, Sri Lankan batters Pathum Nissanka and Wanindu Hasaranga then formed a big partnership for the 4th wicket. Together they scored an amazing 123 runs!This 123-run stand between Nissanka (61 runs) and Hasaranga (71 runs) helped Sri Lanka recover from 8/3 to post a decent total of 171/7 in their 20 overs.

When Ireland came out to chase 172 runs for victory, they struggled against Sri Lanka’s bowling attack. Ireland was finally bowled out for just 101 runs.

#2. Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler – (112) vs Sri Lanka

In the 29th match of the 2021 T20 World Cup, England played against Sri Lanka. England batted first after losing the toss.Sri Lankan bowlers did well early on, taking 3 English wickets for just 35 runs.However, Jos Buttler and captain Eoin Morgan then formed a big partnership.

Together they scored 112 runs for the 4th wicket.Buttler remained not out on 101 runs as England posted a total of 163/4 in 20 overs.When Sri Lanka batted, the English bowlers were too good. They took wickets regularly.Sri Lanka was finally all out for 137 runs, losing the match by 26 runs.

Jos Buttler was named Man of the Match for his brilliant unbeaten 101 runs that helped England win.The 112-run stand between Buttler and Morgan was the second-highest 4th wicket partnership in that T20 World Cup.

#3. Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales – (107) vs West Indies

In a 2012 T20 World Cup match, West Indies batted first and scored 179 runs. Chris Gayle scored 58 runs and Johnson Charles made 84 runs.

When England came to chase the target of 180 runs, they lost their first 3 wickets very quickly for just 18 runs.

However, Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales then formed a big partnership of 107 runs for the 4th wicket.
Despite their efforts, England fell short and lost the match by 15 runs to West Indies.

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