We have seen many players from all over the world win matches in the Indian Premier League. The T-20 format is often dominated and dominated by the batsman.
In the IPL, we have witnessed many amazing batting partnerships over the years.
This article will examine the five most successful IPL partnerships. Virat Kohli was involved in three 200+ batting partnerships with A B De Villiers, Chris Gayle.
1. Virat Kohli AB De Villiers 229 - RCB vs GL
Virat won RCB with his outstanding batting performance in the 2016 edition Indian Premier League. In that season, he was the top run-getter for RCB. The match against Gujarat Lions was dominated by the legendary duo of ABD (ABD) and Virat, who made a mockery of bowlers.
The duo made batting so simple on the wickets of Bangalore. They made a formidable partnership of 229 runs, and both scored their respective hundreds. RCB scored a staggering 249 runs against GL, and won the game by 144 runs.
2. Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers 215 - RCB vs MI
Virat and AB entertained Wankhede's crowd with their impressive batting displays in the 2015 edition of IPL. Gayle was out of the game on a Wankhede wicket that was batting friendly. Virat and AB smashed MI cricketers all over the field.
They created a formidable partnership of 215 runs, taking RCB to a huge score of 235 runs. Virat scored a magnificent 82 runs and AB scored 133. Rohit Sharma Company collapsed due to score board pressure on 196 runs.
3. Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh 206, (KXIP vs RCB).
The 2011 IPL saw two left-handed Australians put on a spectacular performance against RCB. Gilchrist and Marsh had to lose Paul Valthaty in the first innings. They then put on a great show with the bat against RCB.
Gilly hit a remarkable 105 runs in 55 balls. This included 9 fours and 9 huge sixes. Marsh scored a quick-fire 79 runs with just 49 balls. KXIP won the famous match by 111 runs after RCB scored just 121 runs.
4. Virat Kohli Chris Gayle 204 (RCB Vs DD)
Gayle and Virat hold the record for the fourth highest partnership in IPL. After winning the toss, Delhi chose to bowl first. The crowd was entertained by Gayle and Virat's brilliant batting performance after Dilshan was lost early.
They put together a solid partnership of 204 runs, Gayle scoring 128 runs and Kohli scoring 73. Virat and Gayle's outstanding batting performances helped RCB score 215 runs. RCB defeated Delhi by 21 runs.
5. David Warner and Naman ojha 189 (DD Vs DC)
The Deccan Chargers displayed a strong performance with the bat, scoring a competitive total against Delhi of 187 runs. Sehwag was out of the game for Delhi in the first innings. Warner and Ojha dominated the DC batsmen throughout the game.
They put together a fantastic partnership of 189 runs, which gave Delhi a stunning victory. Warner hit a stunning knock of 105 in only 54 balls, while Ojha managed 64 runs from just 46 balls.
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