Rilee Rossouw (right) contributed 132 runs while Hashim Amla contributed 86 in the 2nd highest 3rd wicket partnership © AFP
Rilee Rossouw (right) contributed 132 runs while Hashim Amla contributed 86 in the 2nd highest 3rd wicket partnership © AFP

South Africa batsmen, Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw, together put-up a record 3rd wicket partnership of 247 runs against West Indies during the fifth and final ODI at the Supersport Park in Centurion on Wednesday. It was the second highest all-time partnership for third wicket and the first-ever for a South African pair. Rossouw contributed 132 runs while Amla contributed 86 in the partnership.

Partners W R In Out Inns Opposition Venue Date
DM Bravo, D Ramdin (WI) 3 258 2/10 3/270 1 Bangladesh Basseterre Aug-25-14
HM Amla, RR Rossouw (SA) 3 247 2/59 3/306 1 West Indies Centurion Jan-28-15
HM Amla, AB de Villiers (SA) 3 238 2/42 3/280 1 Pakistan Johannesburg Mar-17-13
R Dravid, SR Tendulkar (India) 3 237* 2/92 2/329 1 Kenya Bristol May-23-99
DR Martyn, RT Ponting (Aus) 3 234* 2/125 2/359 1 India Johannesburg Mar-23-03

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