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Batsmen Who Scored Consecutive Double Centuries in Tests

By Rohit - February 19, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 19, 2024 01:11 PM
Batsmen Who Scored Consecutive Double Centuries in Tests

Caption: Yashasvi Jaiswal celebrating after his double ton, Virat Kohli on right side

Reaching a double century is a significant achievement for any batter In their careers as testers, there are only eight times of batsmen hitting double centuries (200) in consecutive matches in test cricket.

Scoring a double century in Test cricket is a monumental feat. To score them in consecutive matches? Even rarer! This article explores the elite club of batsmen who've achieved consecutive double centuries (200).

Dominating Displays: A Look at Batsmen Who Hit Consecutive Double Centuries in Tests

Player Year Series
Wally Hammond 1928 vs Australia
Wally Hammond 1933 vs New Zealand
Don Bradman 1934 vs England
Vinod Kambli 1993 vs Eng & Zimbabwe
Kumar Sangakkara 2007 vs Bangladesh
Michael Clarke 2012 vs South Africa
Virat Kohli 2017 vs Sri Lanka
Yashasvi Jaiswal 2024 vs England

1. Wally Hammond scored two consecutive double-centuries against Australia in 1928

wally hammond

Wally Hammond: Test Cricket's First Consecutive Double Century Legend. Discover how he smashed records against Australia in the 1928 Ashes with back-to-back 200+ scores in Sydney and Melbourne.

2. Wally Hammond scored two consecutive double-centuries against New Zealand in 1933

wally hammond 2

Wally Hammond, the English cricket legend, showcased his batting dominance with an incredible feat: consecutive double centuries twice in his Test career. In 1933 against New Zealand, he smashed 227 and an unbeaten 336 in Christchurch and Auckland, cementing his place in cricket history.

3. Don Bradman scored two consecutive double-centuries against England in 1934

don bradman

Don Bradman's Consecutive Double Centuries: A Testament to Batting Greatness. Learn about 'The Don's' unparalleled Test cricket dominance, marked by consecutive double centuries and a historic 304 in the 1934 Ashes.

4. Vinod Kambli scored two consecutive double-centuries against England and Zimbabwe in 1993

Vinod Kambli

Few batsmen achieve consecutive double centuries in Test cricket, but India's Vinod Kambli made history as the first Asian to do so. A brilliant left-hander, Kambli's short but powerful career showcased his extraordinary talent. His back-to-back double tons stand out even more: they came against two different opponents.

Kambli's dominance began in February 1993 with a masterful 224 against England in Mumbai. Remarkably, his very next Test innings – just a month later against Zimbabwe in Delhi – brought another breathtaking display: a blistering 227. This unique accomplishment sets him apart in cricketing history.

5. Kumar Sangakkara scored two consecutive double-centuries against Bangladesh in 2007

 Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara's legendary Test career included 11 masterful double centuries. Yet, his most dominant display came in 2007 against Bangladesh: back-to-back double centuries! First, he crushed 200 not out in Colombo, followed by a relentless 222 not out in Kandy.

6. Michael Clarke scored two consecutive double-centuries against South Africa in 2012

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke etched his name in Test cricket history with consecutive double centuries against South Africa in 2012. His 259* in Brisbane and 230 in Adelaide cemented his place among the game's greats.

7. Virat Kohli scored two consecutive double-centuries against Sri Lanka in 2017

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli's seven test double centuries make him India's record holder. His extraordinary 2017 series against Sri Lanka showcased his brilliance – back-to-back scores of 213 (Nagpur) and 225 not out (Delhi) made him only India's second batsman to achieve consecutive double centuries. Explore Kohli's dominance and this historic feat.

8. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored two consecutive double-centuries against England in 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal is the latest player to join the list of consecutive double hundreds for Team India in the oldest format of the game. He might just be the fastest player in the history of the game to achieve this milestone. It is very hard to believe that he is just playing in his seventh Test for India.

The Mumbai batter scored his first-ever double-hundred during the second Test in Vizag against England. That one came under pressure against the mighty English bowling attack. The second double ton came against England as well but this time in Rajkot. His innings proved to be the base to build their massive lead around.

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