Indian cricket team is very excited these days. Due to this enthusiasm, they have established a new record. Significantly, Team India and Bangladesh were playing Test cricket matches in Indore city of Madhya Pradesh recently. During this, Indian player Mayank Agarwal won the heart of all Indians by scoring a double century. With this double century, the Indian team has made a new world record in the world of Test cricket matches.
In fact, for the first time in four consecutive Test cricket matches, the batsmen of the Indian team have scored double centuries. For your information, let me tell you that this is the first time in the history of Test cricket when 4 double centuries have been scored in four consecutive Test matches and that too have been scored by players of the same team. This is a matter of great pride for all of us Indians. This thing was started by Mayank Agarwal from the Test match in Visakhapatnam. During this, Mayank had scored 215 runs while batting his superb in Vizag.
After this, the captain of the team who scored the second double century was Virat Kohli. Kohli scored 254 runs while batting brilliantly against South Africa in Pune. After this, the third player was Rohit Sharma.
Rohit scored 212 runs in Ranchi with a double century. Following the same tradition, Mayank Agarwal once again scored a double century against Bangladesh in the match played in Indore and scored a total of 243 runs.
In this way, the Indian team has done the feat in the history of more than 100 years of Test cricket which no other team had done before today. This is the first time that a team from any country has scored four double centuries in four consecutive Test matches. For your information, that even before this, the Indian team has made a world record.
Details of players scoring four double centuries in four consecutive Tests:
- Mayank Agarwal – 215 runs, Visakhapatnam
- Virat Kohli – 254 runs, Pune
- Rohit Sharma – 212 runs, Ranchi
- Mayank Agarwal – 243 runs, Indore
In this entire series, Mayank Agarwal, the opening batsman of the Indian team, has performed very well. In the match played in Indore, Mayank faced a total of 330 balls, on top of which he scored total 243 runs. Of these, there were 29 fours and 8 sixes. In this way, Mayank’s strike rate was 73.64. Let it be said that Mayank Agarwal has come on par with Navjot Singh Sidhu by putting so many sixes in one innings for India. Actually, Sidhu also hit a total of 8 sixes in his one Test innings.
On the other hand, the Indian team is getting much praise on social media. Especially people are appreciating Mayank Agarwal’s performance. There is no need to tell how crazy people are about cricket in India. In such a situation, there is always pressure on the Indian team to perform well to keep the fans happy.