Asia Cup 2018, Super Four Match 5: It is no secret that Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma are good friends, just not while playing, but even when away from cricket. Their respective wives have been spotted innumerable times together during matches sitting together. Shikhar Dhawan’s kid too is extremely fond of Rohit. We saw a glimpse of the love among them when Rohit Sharma tried to scare the daylights out of Zoravar, Shikhar Dhawan’s son. The little kid actually got scared as he was not expecting it. Also Read - IPL 2020: Shikhar Dhawan is Not The First India Player to Hit Two Consecutive T20 Centuries

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Meanwhile, Dhawan and Rohit registered a 210-run-stand, it was also their 13h century run stand with each other, which made them the second-best opening pair for India in ODIs. Topping the list is Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly with 21 opening 100-run stands. It is a great league to be a part off for the current crop of Indian openers.

Overall, the two are fourth in the list and Sachin and Sourav are atop. The legendary Indians are followed by the Australian greats Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden who have 16 hundred-run stands together.

Most 100+ opening partnerships overall:
21 S Tendulkar – S Ganguly
16 A Gilchrist – M Hayden
15 G Greenidge – D Haynes
12 S Tendulkar – V Sehwag

Highest opening p’ship for India vs Pak:
159 S Ganguly – S Tendulkar Dhaka 1998
155 G Gambhir – V Sehwag Mirpur 2008
154 S Gavaskar – M Prabhakar Jamshedpur 1987
152 R SHARMA – S DHAWAN Dubai 2018


India:Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar, Siddarth Kaul, K Khaleel Ahmed

Afghanistan: Asghar Afghan(c), Mohammad Shahzad, Ihsanullah Janat, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Najibullah Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Aftab Alam, Samiullah Shenwari, Munir Ahmad, Sayed Shirzad, Sharafuddin Ashraf