Such scenes are rarely seen, when Indian and English batsmen together break the old record, but the county championship (Country Championship) The 100-year-old record was broken due to the ruckus created by the pair of India and English batsman. The pair of Haseeb Hameed and Ben Duckett registered a partnership of 402 runs in the pages of history. The match played between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire in the County Championship Division 2 saw a glimpse of Hameed and Ben’s brilliant batting. Indian-origin Hameed and England’s Ben shared a 402-run partnership for the second wicket. Hameed scored 196 runs and Ben played a wonderful innings of 241 runs.
Highest partnership for the second wicket
This is the highest partnership for Nottinghamshire for any wicket against Derbyshire. Earlier in 2001, there was a 372-run partnership between Kevin Pietersen and John Morris. At the same time, this is the highest partnership for the second wicket of any team against Derbyshire. Earlier this record was set by Jack Dewey and Septimus of Warwickshire in 1900. There was a partnership of 344 runs between the two. Hameed hit 24 fours and a six in 328 balls. Batting first, Nottinghamshire declared their innings at 618 for 8 on the basis of the excellent partnership of Hameed and Ben. At one point Nottinghamshire lost its first wicket for 46 runs. After this, Ben and Hameed together took the innings beyond 400 runs. Apart from these two, Liam White scored 54 runs and James Pattinson scored 45 not out.
Hameed’s family is from Gujarat
Hameed’s family hails from Gujarat, having settled in England years ago. Hameed was born in the same Bolton. Talking about Hameed’s international career, he made his international debut in 2016 with a Test match against India in Rajkot. He played 10 Test matches for England, scoring 439 runs. It also includes 4 half-centuries. The last match was played against Australia in Sydney in January this year. Hameed had scored 31 runs in the first innings of his first international match. While 82 runs were scored in the second innings.
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