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Jul 12, 2014
After Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar achieved the second highest 10th-wicket partnership for India on Friday, Root and Anderson guided England well past 450 and in the process also recording the highest 10th-wicket partnership for England. The previous highest 10th-wicket partnership for England was between Tip Foster and Wilfred Rhodes against Australia in 1903.
The previous highest 10th-wicket partnership was between Phil Hughes and Ashton Agar against England last summer during the first Ashes 2013 Test match. The duo had scored 163 runs, which saw debutant Agar also scoring a century.
Root completed his fourth century while, Anderson reached his first half-century. The last wicket was of Liam Plunkett and England were 298 for the loss of nine wickets at that point.
Here is the list:
|Joe Root, James Anderson||198
|Phil Hughes, Ashton Agar||163||Australia||England|
|Brian Hastings, Richard Collinge||151||New Zealand||Australia|
|Azhar Mahmood, Mushtaq Ahmed||151||Pakistan||South Africa|
|Dinesh Ramdin, Tino Best||143||West Indies||England|
|Wasim Raja, Wasim Bari||133||Pakistan||West Indies|
|Sachin Tendulkar, Zaheer Khan||133||India||Bangladesh|
|Tip Foster, Wilfred Rhodes||130||England||Australia|
|Ken Higgs, John Snow||128||England||West Indies|
|Johnny Taylor, Arthur Mailey||127||Australia||England|
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