Nottingham: May 29, 2012
They went past the landmark with a stand of 89 as England beat West Indies by nine wickets to win the second Test at Trent Bridge.
The other duos to have achieved the feat are West Indies' Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes, Australia's Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer, India's Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar and Sri Lanka's Mahela Jaywardene and Kumar Sangakkara.
5,000 runs as partners in Tests (partners, span, country, innings, not outs, runs, highest stand, average runs per stand, century stands, fifty stands):
R Dravid/S Tendulkar (IND): 6,920
G Greenidge/D Haynes (WIS): 6,482
M Hayden/J Langer (AUS): 6,081
M Jayawardene/K Sangakkara (SRI): 5,444
A Cook/A Strauss (ENG): 5,085 (AFP)