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Test double hundreds by Indians

Rahul Dravid duly got the one run in Adelaide on Monday to complete his fourth Test double century which helped him catch up with Sunil Gavaskar’s Indian record. This was the 24th Indian double hundred of which only eight have come on foreign soil. Dravid’s 233 was the third double ton by an Indian against Australia. Six have been hit against New Zealand, five each against England and the West Indies, three against Zimbabwe and two against Pakistan. Following is the complete list of Indian double hundreds (in chronological order):

223 — P.Umrigar vs NZ (Hyderabad, 1955-56)

223 — V.Mankad vs NZ (Mumbai, 1955-56)

231 — V.Mankad vs NZ (Chennai, 1955-56)

203* — M.A.K. Pataudi vs Eng (Delhi, 1963-64)

200* — D. Sardesai vs NZ (Mumbai, 1964-65)

212 — D. Sardesai vs WI (Kingston, 1970-71)

220 — S. Gavaskar vs WI (Port-of-Spain, 1970-71)

205 — S. Gavaskar vs WI (Mumbai, 1978-79)

221 — S. Gavaskar vs Eng (The Oval, 1979)

222 — G. Viswanath vs Eng (Chennai, 1981-82)

201 — A. Gaekwad vs Pak (Jullundur, 1983-84)

236* — S. Gavaskar vs WI (Chennai, 1983-84)

218 — S.Manjrekar vs Pak (Lahore, 1989-90)

206 — R. Shastri vs Aus (Sydney, 1991-92)

224 — V. Kambli vs Eng (Mumbai, 1992-93)

227 — V. Kambli vs Zim (Delhi, 1992-93)

201 — N. Sidhu vs WI (Port-of-Spain, 1996-97)

217 — S. Tendulkar vs NZ (Ahmedabad, 1999-00)

200* — R. Dravid vs Zim (Delhi, 2000-01)

201* — S. Tendulkar vs Zim (Nagpur, 2000-01)

281 — V.V.S. Laxman vs Aus (Calcutta, 2000-01)

217 — R. Dravid vs Eng (The Oval, 2002)

222 —R. Dravid vs NZ (Ahmedabad, 2003-04)

233 — R. Dravid vs Aus (Adelaide, 2003-04)

Compiled by Ravi Kant Srivastava

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