Who is the left-handed Indian who has scored a double century in Tests?

By Ravi - 2024-02-03 18:08:49
Who is the left-handed Indian who has scored a double century in Tests?

Who is the left-handed Indian who has scored a double century in Tests?

Left-handed batsmen have earned a name for themselves with their excellent batting performances in Test cricket. Kumar Sangakkara, Sourav Ganguly, Allan Border and David Warner have all inspired the youth with their brilliant batting performances. Only a few left-handed batsmen from India have been successful in scoring a double century in Test cricket. Let's take a look at the list of double centuries scored by left-handed Indian batsmen in Test cricket.

Left handed Indian who scored double century in test

Sr. No. Player Score Opposition team Venue Year
1 Sourav Ganguly 239 Pakistan Bengaluru 2007
2 Vinod Kambli 227 Zimbabwe Delhi 1993
3 Vinod Kambli 224 England Mumbai 1993
4 Gautam Gambhir 206 Australia Delhi 2008
5 Yashaswi Jaiswal 209 England Vishakhapatnam 2024

5. Yashasvi Jaiswal

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Yashasvi Jaiswal played the most memorable test innings in Visakhapatnam. Left-handed batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 209 runs in 290 balls with the help of 19 fours and seven sky-high sixes in his innings against England in February 2024. Yashasvi Jaiswal made a great start to his Test career for Team India.

4. Gautam Gambhir

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Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir scored his first and only double century against Australia in the 2008 Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Gambhir came to his home ground Arun Jaitley Cricket. He scored 206 runs in 380 balls with the help of 26 fours and one six.

3. Vinod Kambli

vinod kambli

Former Indian left-handed batsman Vinod Kambli is the first left-handed Indian batsman to score a double century in Test cricket. Vinod Kambli's first double century was 224 against England at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in 1993. In his short cricket career, he could play only 17 test matches for India.

2. Vinod Kambli

vinod kambli

Vinod Kambli had scored 227 runs against Zimbabwe. Vinod Kambli was the first Indian batsman to score consecutive double centuries in Test cricket. Kambli scored 227 runs in 301 balls with the help of 28 fours. Vinod Kambli had scored two double centuries in Test cricket.

1. Sourav Ganguly

sourav ganguly

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly double century came against Pakistan at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru in 2007 when he scored 239 runs. Sourav Ganguly represented India in 113 Test matches from 1996 to 2008, in which he scored 7212 runs including 16 centuries.

Also Read: Who is the youngest Indian to score a double century in Test?

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