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Youngest Indian players to score double hundred for India in Tests

Yashasvi Jaiswal hit his maiden double hundred against England in the ongoing second Test.

Yashavi Jaiswal (Image Credit: Twitter)

Making a Test debut and making an impact is not a cup of tea for everyone. A lot of players take time to excel in the longest format of the game. On the other hand, there are a few who started doing well from the word go. In this listicle, we will have a look at the three youngest players to score double hundred in Tests.

Three Indian players to score double hundred for India in Tests

Vinod Kambli against England in 1993

1. Vinod Kambli (21y 35d and 21y 55d)

The former India player and Sachin Tendulkar’s childhood friend, Kambli scored two double hundred against different oppositions at the age of 21. In his first one of that year against England, the left-hander scored 224 runs including 23 fours. After the Three Lions scored 347 runs batting first, the home team reached 591, thanks to a double hundred from Kambli and fifties from others.

Kambli’s second double hundred of the year came in the only Test against Zimbabwe at home. The Asian side batted first and amassed 536/7 with the left-hander 227 runs including 28 fours. The home team ended up winning the game by an innings and 13 runs as the Chevrons scored 322 and 201 in both innings.   

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