Cheteshwar Pujara creates history, holds record for most first-class double tons
New Delhi : Cheteshwar Pujara is gearing up for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka and has scored yet another double century in the Ranji Trophy.
With this he has scored his 12 double hundred, which is a record. Prior to him Vijay Merchant had scored 11 first-class double tons in first-class cricket by Indian batsman.
Vijay Hazare, Sunil Gavaskar and Rahul Dravid scored 10 double hundreds in first-class cricket.
Three out of his 12 double tons have come in Test cricket format.
The 29-year-old was unbeaten on 125 on Wednesday and reached his 12th double hundred today. He was eventually dismissed for 204 off 355 deliveries. His knock was studded with 28 fours.