In pictures: Memorable double tons by Indians in Tests


The Indian batsman entered the history books when he scored a marvellous 223 runs including 26 boundaries against New Zealand in Hyderabad in 1955/56. The match ended in a draw. (Pic/ Ashish Rane)

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On this day in 1955, Polly Umrigar became the first Indiani batsman to score a double century in Test cricket. We look at some of the brilliant double tons by Indian cricketers in the longest format of the game