Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya have made the longest partnership for the 5th wicket for India while playing against Pakistan in Asia Cup 2023.
Team India’s star cricketers Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya have made a big record in their name while playing against Pakistan (IND vs PAK) in Asia Cup 2023. Actually, there was a brilliant partnership of 138 runs between Ishan and Hardik for the 5th wicket (5th wicket Partnership by Indians in Asia Cup), which has become the longest partnership for the 5th wicket for India in Asia Cup ODI. . Earlier in the Asia Cup, there was a record for the longest partnership for the 5th wicket between Rahul Dravid and Yuvraj Singh.
The match was being played between India vs Pakistan in Asia Cup 2023. During this, Team India had lost its 4 wickets for just 66 runs. But after that a long and strong partnership was seen between Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya for the 5th wicket. With Ishan’s 82 runs and Hardik’s 66 runs, both of them had made a brilliant partnership of 138 runs, which has become India’s longest partnership so far in the Asia Cup ODI format.
India’s longest 5th wicket partnership in Asia Cup (in Asia Cup ODI)
The longest 5th wicket partnership for India in Asia Cup ODI history was between Rahul Dravid and Yuvraj Singh against Sri Lanka in 2004. Together they had added 133 runs. At the same time, there was a partnership of 112 runs for the 5th wicket between MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma against Pakistan in the year 2008. After that in the year 2010 against Pakistan, Dhoni and Rohit had a partnership of 79 runs for the past 5th wicket. But Ishaan and Hardik’s stupendous 138-run partnership has outdone everyone and is the longest partnership ever.
Team India’s top-order flopped badly
The top order of the Indian team has completely flopped against Pakistan. Captain Rohit Sharma was out after scoring only 11 runs. Virat Kohli was out for only 4 runs. Apart from this, Gill was out after scoring 10 runs and Shreyas Iyer was out after scoring 14 runs, after which Ishaan and Hardik made a brilliant comeback and both scored half-centuries.