There is no doubt that Test cricket is one of the hardest formats to play out there, and with many legendary matches being played over the years, there have been many legendary knocks over the years as well.
Furthermore, there have been many batters who have put in some sensational performances in Test cricket. There is no doubt that Australia has been one of the most dominant teams in the history of cricket, and there have been many batters who are considered legends of Australian cricket. Continuing upon the same, let us have a look at the top three pairs of Australian batters with the most Test century partnerships for Australia.
David Boon & Mark Waugh
Two greats of Australian cricket, David Boon and Mark Waugh, sit in third place on the list of batters with the most Test century partnerships for Australia. Boon and Waugh had 11 Test century partnerships between them. It is also worth noting that Boon played 107 Test matches for Australia, where he amassed 7422 runs to his name. On the other hand, Mark Waugh represented the Aussies in 128 Test matches, where he scored 8029 runs.
Justin Langer & Ricky Ponting, Matthew Hayden & Justin Langer
Tied in second place are the pair of Justin Langer, Ricky Ponting, and Matthew Hayden alongside Langer. All three batters are certified legends of Australian cricket and have had 14 Test century partnerships between them. In 105 Test matches for Australia, Langer amassed 7696 runs to his name. Ricky Ponting and Langer made for many memorable partnerships; furthermore, Langer was quite efficient batting alongside Matthew Hayden as well, who played 103 Tests for Australia and scored 8625 runs.
Matthew Hayden & Ricky Ponting
Sitting in first place with the most Test century partnerships for Australia are Matthew Hayden and Ricky Ponting. Both batters had 16 Test century partnerships and were among the most feared batters in world cricket. Hayden, the opener, and Ponting, one of the best number three batters, formed a destructive pair.