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Shai Hope and John Campbell create new opening-wicket world record in ODI cricket

The West Indies Opening Pair Of Shai Hope And John Campbell Scripted A World Record With Their Brilliant And Breathtaking 365-run Opening Stand Against Ireland At The Clontarf Cricket Club Ground In Dublin On Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vedant Sharma | Updated on: 05 May 2019, 07:14:14 PM
Shai Hope and John Campbell while batting against Ireland (Image Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi:

The West Indies opening pair of Shai Hope and John Campbell scripted a world record with their brilliant and breathtaking 365-run opening stand against Ireland at the Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin on Sunday. Surpassing the Pakistani pair ofFakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq, the Windies batter created a new opening-wicket record in ODI cricket during the first match of the tri-series that also includes Bangladesh. It was also the first time in ODI format of the game that both openers have reached 150-mark in the partnership. 

Highest opening partnership in ODIs:
365 Shai Hope - John Campbell v Ire Dublin 2019
Fakhar Zaman - Imam-ul-Haq v Zim Bulawayo 2018
S Jayasuriya - U Tharanga v Eng Leeds 2006

Highest individual runs in ODIs against Ireland:

179 - John Campbell (WI

170 - Shai Hope (WI)

166 - Brendon McCullum (NZ)

Here's the tweet:

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First Published : 05 May 2019, 07:42:46 PM