The two Mercedes drivers secured a one-two grid position late on Saturday evening which will give them the advantage over the Red Bull driver at the Jeddah Corniche circuit, where overtaking may be difficult.
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Due to this collision, Verstappen was sent crashing out of the British GP in just the very first lap of the race.
Starting first and second on the grid, the two title rivals immediately duelled for the lead before Hamilton's left-front tyre snagged Verstappen's right-rear as the two went through Copse corner
Championship leader Verstappen crashes out of the British GP after first lap battle with Lewis
Extends lead over Hamilton to 32 points in championship race
Verstappen used the DRS system to catch Hamilton on Lap 52 and pass him on the inside before zooming off to clinch his third win of the season and 13th of his career
Championship leader Max Verstappen was four laps away from a second consecutive victory Sunday when his Red Bull suddenly slammed hard into the wall with a puncture to his left rear tire
Hamilton and Verstappen are engaged in a title tussle in Formula One but have so far maintained pleasantries off the track in front of the media.
"There is a long way to go, 22 (races) ... Holy crap! I will be grey by the end of this," Hamilton said, DPA news reports. Verstappen meanwhile considered: "we'll have 22 more opportunities to do better.
Verstappen has marked himself out as the man to beat all weekend in Bahrain, the Dutchman topping the times in all three practice sessions and building on that form by winding up his performance through each segment of qualifying.
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