IPL 2022: BIG RECORD! Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul make HISTORY, creates highest-ever opening partnership in IPL’s history with 210-run stand – Watch Video

IPL 2022 – KKR vs LSG LIVE – Lucknow Super Giants openers Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul etched their names in…

IPL 2022: BIG RECORD! Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul make HISTORY, creates highest-ever opening partnership in IPL's history with 210-run stand - Watch Video
IPL 2022: BIG RECORD! Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul make HISTORY, creates highest-ever opening partnership in IPL's history with 210-run stand - Watch Video

IPL 2022 – KKR vs LSG LIVE – Lucknow Super Giants openers Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul etched their names in the record books on Wednesday. Playing against Kolkata Knight Riders at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, the duo built a 210-run opening stand which is the highest-ever opening partnership in the history of the league. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates

IPL 2022: BIG RECORD! Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul make HISTORY, creates highest-ever opening partnership in IPL’s history with 210-run stand – Watch Video

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The duo was on song in the innings as both the batsmen attacked the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers. Both the batsmen were unbeaten and while Quinton de Kock scored 140 off 70 deliveries. KL Rahul remained not out scoring 68 off 51 balls.

This is the first-time ever in the 15 year history of the league that an opening partnership was unbroken after a team batted first and completed 20 overs.

With their unbroken stand, the duo has eclipsed the 185-run stand between Jonny Bairstow and David Warner for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2019. This is also the third highest partnership for any wicket in IPL

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Highest partnerships for any wicket in IPL
229 Kohli – De Villiers RCB v GL Bengaluru 2016
215*Kohli – De Villiers RCB v MI Mumbai WS 2015
210*Rahul – De Kock LSG v KKR Mumbai DYP 2022

This is also the highest partnership for any wicket against KKR as the duo has broken the 167 run stand between Rohit Sharma and Herschelle Gibbs for Mumbai Indians, which came in the year 2012.

Highest partnerships for any wicket against KKR
210*Rahul – De Kock 1st wkt Mumbai DYP 2022
167*Rohit – Gibbs 2nd wkt Kolkata 2012
139 Warner – Shikhar 1st wkt Hyderabad 2017

IPL 2022: BIG RECORD! Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul make HISTORY, creates highest-ever opening partnership in IPL’s history with 210-run stand – Watch Video

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