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Five batsmen with most double centuries in Test cricket

Throughout cricket's 145-year history, some of the greatest players have displayed spectacular individual performances in Test Cricket.

In the longest format of the game, Brian Lara holds the highest individual score of 400 and Muttiah Muralitharan holds the most wickets while Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for the most hundreds and runs.

However, do you know a player who has the most double centuries in Test cricket? In order to score double hundreds in international cricket, you need good batting pitches as well as extreme talent and focus.

It is not surprising that only 83 batters have scored a double century in men's international cricket during the past 145 years. Runs scoring as an art and you can find some great odds on batters during matches in these cricket betting sites.

It is not surprising that only 83 hitters have amassed numerous double centuries in men's international cricket during the past 145 years.

Five batsmen with the most double centuries in Test cricket

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Don Bradman (12)

The first thing that comes to mind when we think of Don Bradman is his incredible Test cricket average of 99.94. In the red-ball format, Don Bradman held the record for the most number of double hundreds.

The legendary Australian player had a 20-year-long career in which he amassed 12 Test double tonnes.

Kumar Sangakkara (11)

With 11 Test double tonnes, Kumar Sangakkara, probably Sri Lanka's best cricketer ever, is ranked second. The first double century of Sri Lankan batsman's career came against Pakistan at Lahore in 2002. In addition to his three double tons against Bangladesh, he also had two against Pakistan and two against South Africa.

Brain Lara (9)

Brian Lara, the prince of Trinidad, is third on this list of cricketers who have played in the longest format with the most double hundreds. A total of 11953 runs were scored by Lara in 131 matches at an average of 52.88, including 34 tons and 48 fifties.

His conversion of nine double hundreds out of 34 tons is a testament to his abilities.

Wally Hammond (7)

Wally Hammond, a former captain of England, is regarded as one of the best batsmen to have ever lived. He played during the same time period as Don Bradman. Between 1927 and 1947, he featured in 85 Test matches in which he scored 22 hundred and 24 fifty.

The batting legend managed to convert 7 of those hundreds into double centuries.

Virat Kohli (7)

Only player on this list who is still playing is none other than Virat Kohli. He sits fifth on this list with 7 double hundreds. After his Test debut, it took Kohli five years until he recorded his maiden double century, which he did in 2016 against the West Indies away from home.

Kohli amassed five double-hundreds in Test cricket over the following 15 months. You can read similar Sports News on your favorite sports.

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