Missed the double by one: Test batsmen dismissed on 199

Updated: Dec 20, 2016, 09:38 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

India's opening batsman KL Rahul was dismissed on 199 during the fifth Test between India and England in Chennai. Let's take a look at other batsmen who came so close yet so far from scoring a Test double ton

India's opening batsman KL Rahul was dismissed on 199 on 18th December 2016, after a terrific display of batting during the fifth and final Test between India and England in Chennai. Let's take a look at other batsmen who came so close yet so far from scoring a Test double hundred.

KL Rahul
kl rahul
Country - India. Opposition - England. Venue - Chennai. Date - 16 Dec 2016.

Mudassar Nazar
Country - Pakistan. Opposition - India. Venue - Faisalbad. Date - 24 Oct 1984.

Mohammad Azharuddin
azharuddin
Country - India. Opposition - Sri Lanka. Venue - Kanpur. Date - 17 Dec 1986.

Matthew Elliot
Country - Australia. Opposition - England. Venue - Leeds. Date - 24 Jul 1997.

Sanath Jayasuriya
sanath jayasuriya
Country - Sri Lanka. Opposition - India. Venue - Colombo. Date - 9 Aug 1997.

Steve Waugh
steve waugh
Country - Australia. Opposition - West Indies. Venue - Bridgetown. Date - 26 Mar 1999.

Younis Khan
younis khan
Country - Pakistan. Opposition - India. Venue - Lahore. Date - 13 Jan 2006.

Ian Bell
ian bell
Country - England. Opposition - South Africa. Venue - Lord's. Date - 10 Jul 2008.

Steve Smith
steve smith
Country - Australia. Opposition - West Indies. Venue - Kingston. Date - 11 Jun 2015.

(All Pics/ AFP)

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