Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Sachin Tendulkar Hits 6th Double Century In Tests‎

Sachin Tendulkar today scored a double century to place India in a comfortable position in the second test match against Australia in Bengaluru. This being his sixth double century in his career shows this hunger for success even at the age of 37 and 20 years of International cricketing. This is the second time Tendulkar scored a double century playing against Australia .Sachin shares this sixth double century record with Virender Sehwag (India), Marvan Atapattu (Sri Lanka), Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) and Javed Miandad (Pakistan).
The top ten test double century scorers are:
Sno Player Name Country Double Centuries
1 Don Bradman Australia 12
2 Brian Lara West Indies 9
3 Wally Hammond England 7
4 K Sangakkara Sri Lanka 7
5 V Sehwag India 6
6 Marvan Atapattu Sri Lanka 6
7 M Jayawardene Sri Lanka 6
8 Sachin Tendulkar India 6
9 Javed Miandad Pakistan 6
10 Rahul Dravid India 5

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