Top 3 youngest Test double centurions for India


In the domain of cricket, achieving a century is akin to scaling a mountain, while a double century stands as a summit conquered by only a few. It demands unwavering determination and skillset when it comes to batting, particularly in the enduring test format. Indian cricket boasts a lineage of formidable batters, who have joined the record books of the sport with their extraordinary feats.

Among these luminaries, Vinod Kambli shines brightly, having notched consecutive double centuries in Test cricket—an exceptional accomplishment. Reflecting on youthful exuberance and batting brilliance, let’s delve into the records to uncover the three youngest Indian batters to breach the double-century mark in Test cricket.

Here are the Top 3 youngest Test double centurions for India:

3) Yashasvi Jaiswal

In a remarkable display of batting, Indian opener Yashasvi Jaiswal notched his maiden double-century in test cricket during the match against England in Visakhapatnam in the recently concluded second Test against England. Jaiswal’s composed innings saw him amass 209 runs from 290 deliveries, punctuated by 19 boundaries and seven towering sixes. At 22 years old, Jaiswal joined the ranks as the third-youngest Indian batter to achieve this feat.

2) Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar, aged 21 years and 277 days, had created history by notching his inaugural double century in Test cricket. During India’s tour of the West Indies in 1971, Gavaskar, in his debut series, showcased his batting prowess with a magnificent performance. Following three centuries earlier in the tour, the Little Master’s standout innings came in the fifth test match where he hammered 124 in the first innings and followed it up with an impressive 220 in the second. His total of 344 runs across both innings remains unmatched by any Indian batter.

1) Vinod Kambli

Former Indian southpaw, Vinod Kambli, clinched the title of India’s youngest batter to achieve a Test double century. Kambli’s historic feat unfolded at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium in 1993 when he was a mere 21 years and 32 days old. With a sublime display of batting prowess, Kambli amassed 224 runs off 411 deliveries, embellished with 23 boundaries. His stellar performance propelled

India to a resounding victory by an innings and 15 runs in the Test match against England.