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Standing tallSteven LynchJuly 26, 2014
Further to the last-wicket record by Joe Root and Jimmy Anderson in the first Test against India, what's the best stand by a No.10 and No.11? asked Kieran Messiter from London
The highest partnership between Nos.10 and 11 in Tests is 128, by Ken Higgs (63) and John Snow (59 not out) for England against West Indies at The Oval in 1966, which completed a recovery from 166 for 7 to 527 all out!
Snow's innings was the only previous Test half-century by an England No. 11 before James Anderson's 81 at Trent Bridge, although Andy Caddick made 49 not out against Australia at Edgbaston in 2001.
There have been eight higher last-wicket partnerships in Tests now, but all of them featured one batsman who came in higher than No.10. For the full list, click here.
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