In a Test match, Yashasvi Jaiswal made history by becoming the third-youngest Indian batter to achieve two centuries. On the 2nd day of the India vs. England 2nd Test at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Jaiswal scored his first century in the longest format of cricket.
The youngest batter to reach a double century in the nation is Vinod Kambli. On February 19, 1993, Kambli scored a century against England at Wankhede Stadium, making him 21 years and 32 days old at the time. So, let’s know more about who is the youngest cricketer to score a double century:
Who is the Youngest cricketer to score a double century in a Test?
Vinod Kambli, a former left-hand batsman, is the youngest Indian batter to record two centuries. At the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai in 1993, Vinod Kambli made his first double-century against England at the age of just 21 years and 32 days. With 23 fours, Kambli hit 224 runs on 411 balls. India won the test match by an innings and fifteen runs thanks to his innings.
Javed Miandad, a Pakistani batter, is the youngest player to score a double century in Test cricket at the age of 19 years and 140 days. Miandad achieved this feat in 1976 during a match against New Zealand at the National Stadium in Karachi.
Yashasvi Jaiswal made history and has become the third-youngest player in Indian history to get a double hundred in a test. At the age of 22 years and 77 days, Yashasvi Jaiswal made a stunning double century on Day Two of the second Test match against England in Vishakhapatnam.
He was important in leading India to a first-inning total of more than 350, accomplishing the feat in 277 balls. Jaiswal smashed 18 fours and 7 sixes on his way to a double hundred, surpassing his previous best of 171 against the West Indies in his debut.