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Langer-Hayden Australia's most prolific openers

The left-handed duo with 3896 runs overtook Slater and Taylor with 3887. Bill Lawry and Bob Simpson are the next best Aussies on 3596.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, Sydney
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2004 01:51 PM IST

Justin Langer and Matthew Hayden on Thursday became Australia's most prolific openers after their 17-run stand in the fourth and final Test against India in Mumbai.

The left-handed duo with 3896 runs overtook Michael Slater and Mark Taylor with 3887. Bill Lawry and Bob Simpson are the next best Australians on 3596, The Courier Mail said in a report.

West Indian greats Desmond Haynes and Gordon Greenidge hold the world record with 6482 runs.

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