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Feb 3, 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal hits maiden Test double hundred


Yashasvi Jaiswal

On 191, Yashasvi Jaiswal hit two successive deliveries by England debutant Shoaib Bashir for a six and a four to get to his maiden Test double hundred.

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6 Tests old

Playing only his sixth Test, the 22-year-old's sensational knock took India to 375/7 on Day 2 of the second Test in Visakhapatnam.

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Innings across 4 sessions

Jaiswal hit 19 fours and 7 sixes in an innings that spanned across four sessions as the young opener almost single-handedly kept India's first innings together.

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3rd youngest Indian

Jaiswal became the third youngest Indian to score a double hundred in Test cricket after Vinod Kambli and the legendary Sunil Gavaskar.

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3rd fastest double ton

Jaiswal reached the milestone off 277 balls and it was the third fastest Test double hundred against England, after West Indies' Gordon Greenidge (232 balls) in 1984 and Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya (254 balls) in 1998.

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Run machine

In six Tests and 10 innings so far, Jaiswal has scored 620 runs in 10 innings at an average of 62.00.

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4th Indian left-hander

Jaiswal is also the fourth Indian left-handed batter to hit a double hundred in Test cricket after Kambli, Gautam Gambhir (2006) and Sourav Ganguly (2007).

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Maiden 200 for India

Jaiswal took 10 Test innings to hit a maiden 200 for India. The fastest Indian is Karun Nair who took just 3 innings to get the mark.

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Highest score in WTC

Jaiswal's 209 is the highest score in the World Test Championship 2023-25 cycle and he is the fifth Indian to score a double century in the WTC so far.

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Jaiswal is also the first batsman to slam two hundreds in the World Test Championship 2023-25 cycle so far.

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Double tons

At the age of just 22, Jaiswal has already notched double tons in the Irani Cup, Duleep Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy and Test cricket.

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