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Rampaul’s Record and Last-Wicket Fightbacks


Ravi Rampaul with his 86 not out in the second ODI
against India in Vizag rewrote the record books. This was the highest score by
a batsman playing at No. 10.


The previous best was 73 not out by Pakistan's Mohammad
Aamir against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi in 2009.


Rampaul's was just the fifth fifty scored at No.
10. The full list:



No

Player

Runs

Team

Oppn

Ground

Start Date

1

R Rampaul

86*

Win

Ind

Vizag

02 Dec 2011

2

M Amir

73*

Pak

NZl

Abu Dhabi

09 Nov 2009

3

DA Marillier

56*

Zim

Ind

Faridabad

07 Mar 2002

4

SL Malinga

56

Srl

Aus

Melbourne

03 Nov 2010

5

IK Pathan

50

Ind

NZl

Bulawayo

26 Aug 2005



Last-wicket
Heroics


Rampaul and Kemar Roach added 99 unbeaten runs for
the 10th wicket. It's the third highest last-wicket stand in ODIs.


It was also the highest last-wicket stand against
India, beating a record created in 1983.


The three fifty-plus stands against India:


No

Partners

Wkt

Runs

Team

Oppn

Ground

Start Date

1

R Rampaul, KAJ Roach

10

99*

Win

Ind

Vizag

02 Dec 2011

2

J Garner, AME Roberts

10

71

Win

Ind

Manchester

09 Jun 1983

3

SE Bond, L Vincent

10

52*

NZl

Ind

Auckland

11 Jan 2003


The highest last-wicket stands overall are:


No

Partners

Wkt

Runs

Inns

Team

Oppn

Ground

Start Date

1

MA Holding, IVA Richards

10

106*

1

Win

Eng

Manchester

31 May 1984

2

M Amir, S Ajmal

10

103

2

Pak

NZl

Abu Dhabi

09 Nov 2009

3

R Rampaul, KAJ Roach

10

99*

1

Win

Ind

Vizag

02 Dec 2011

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