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The Indian cricket team is taking part in the T20 World Cup 2024 in the Caribbean, aiming to reach the semifinal stage of the tournament with a win over Australia in their next Super 8 Group 1 match. For that to happen, they will be needing their opening pair of the captain Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli to stitch together a big stand for the first wicket.

In this article, SportsTiger looks at four highest opening partnerships for India in the history of the T20 World Cups.

4. Gautam Gambhir-Rohit Sharma (77 vs IRE, 2009)

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During a forgettable T20 World Cup campaign for India in 2009, the opening pair of Gautam Gambhir and Rohit Sharma put Ireland to the sword at the top of the order at the Trent Bridge in Nottingham. In pursuit of the 113-run target, they put together an opening stand of 77 runs, helping India get over the line with eight wickets in hand and 27 balls to spare.