Joe Root becomes world's first batsman to score a double century in 100th Test

England captain Joe Root has become the world's first batsman to score a double century in his 100th Test. At the same time, he has named many big records.


Highlights:

  • Joe Root hits double century in 100th Test.

  • The Sixers hit the ball with a double century in a special fashion.

  • The second captain of the world to play more than 150 runs in three consecutive Tests

Joe Root celebrating his double century. (Source: BCCI)

Chennai: Skipper Joe Root, playing his 100th Test on the first day of the Chennai Test against India, started with a brilliant century. On the first day, the unbeaten route by 128 runs, he also completed his double century in the 341 balls after lunch on the second day. At the same time, Root has become the first batsman in the world to score a double century in the 100 test. No other player could do it before him. Completed with the Sixers, the double century route completed his double century on Ravichandran Ashwin's ball on the third ball of the 143rd over of the innings.


This is the fifth double of his career and the third double century as captain. In the last three Test matches, Root has crossed the figure of 200 runs for the second time. This is the first double century of the route against India. Root had 19 fours and 2 sixes during his double century. The

record route of the smashed Inzamam ul Haq hit a double century by breaking the record of Inzamam ul Haq for playing the biggest innings in the 100 test match during his innings.


Inzamam had played an innings of 184 runs in his 100 test against India in the year 2004-05 in Bengaluru. While playing against India, the route took the 16-year-old record.


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