Cricket is a game where you alone are not enough to win the match, You need the support of your team. A single player isn’t enough in cricket. Some of the greatest cricket duos in the sport’s history have left an indelible mark on fans worldwide with their remarkable partnership. From the explosive opening pairings like Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, who complemented each other’s strengths with finesse and power, to the legendary spin duo of Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath, whose precise bowling and strategic brilliance earned them countless victories for Australia, these partnerships have defined eras and inspired generations.
Here we are going to cover best cricket duo in all positions. Let’s explore some true bond that we see in ground.
1. Sachin Tendulkar & Saurav Ganguly
Sachin Tendulkar the right handed master blaster player and as we all know the God of Cricket and Saurav also known as Dada who was God of off side. They both came in opening of the game and both made 8227 ODI runs in 176 innings at an average of 47.55 with a highest partnership of 258. They both were destruction for opponents and made great moments in between 22 yards.
2. MS Dhoni & Suresh Raina
When we talk about some true friendship, the first pair comes into mind is Mahi and Raina. As per one interview with Raina he told that, Dhoni refused him to play in any other IPL team, he also added that you are not going anywhere else be with me in CSK.
The understanding in both is very precious, They both take retirement on same day that is 15th Aug. 2020. Dhoni and Raina have been done many historical and hard run chases together.
3. James Anderson & Stuart Broad
Let’s take a moment with these great English fast bowlers. Test match with swinging condition and this pair. The batsman always need to think twice before play the ball. They have played more than 300 test matches for England and grabbed 1200+ batsman’s wicket in their bag. In the generation of batting friendly conditions James and Stuart did so many great spells.
James and Stuart maintained their fitness for so long time but today this pair isn’t playing together because Broad took retirement from cricket in 2023.
4. Rohit Sharma & Shikhar Dhawan
Rohit and Shikhar, the iconic opening pair of India. After India went through a rejig in their batting order, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma were given a go as openers for the first time in the 2013 Champions Trophy. And boy did they click together! The duo proved to be the most successful opening pair of the tournament, scoring 540 runs in just 5 innings. Currently Rohit is still in Indian cricket team but our Gabbar is suffering with bad form in cricket. But we wish we see them again on ground.
5. Gilchrist & Hayden
Aggressive Australian duo Wicketkeeper batsman Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden. They both were hard hitter and destructive pair of Australian cricket. Together they made nearly 5500 runs. Their partnership significantly contributed to Australia’s dominance in ODIs between 1999 and 2007. They both created mayhem at the top.
6. Ross Taylor & Kane Williamson
This kiwi pair have their domination on any ground. They both are also known as very successful batting combination in Kiwi cricket team. Ross and Kane became the first pair from New Zealand who created 3000 runs partnerships in white ball cricket.
7. Kuldeep Yadav &Yuzvendra Chahal
“KulCha” of Indian cricket team is very famous at any conditions. Right handed leg spinner Yuzi and Left handed leg spinner (Chinaman) have their domination infront of batsmen. Their combination was highly effective, amassing an impressive tally of 135 wickets in just 34 games. They both made pressure on batsman and took wickets.
8. Ashwin & R. Jadeja
Another spin duo of Indian cricket team, R2 is very famous duo in the era of test cricket. They took many wickets and gave wining strikes to India. Ashwin and Jadeja have 274 and 226 Test wickets respectively in the matches they have played together.