India in Sri Lanka : Second Test : Rival batsmen scoring 200 plus runs in a test

India in Sri Lanka : Second Test : Rival batsmen scoring 200 plus runs in a test

KC Sangakkara {219} and SR Tendulkar (203} scored double hundreds in the second test between Sri Lanka and India at Col-SSC in Jul 2010, providing the 17th occasion of rival batsmen scoring double hundreds in a test match. All the 17 occasions are listed below

No Batsmen Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 A Sandham 325 1 Eng Win Kingston Apr 1930
GA Headley 223 4 Win Eng Kingston Apr 1930
2 E Paynter 216* 1 Eng Aus Nottingham Jun 1938
SJ McCabe 232 2 Aus Eng Nottingham Jun 1938
3 WR Hammond 240 1 Aus Aus Lord’s Jun 1938
WA Brown 206* 2 Eng Eng Lord’s Jun 1938
4 RB Simpson 311 1 Aus Eng Manchester Jul 1964
KF Barrington 256 2 Eng Aus Manchester Jul 1964
5 WM Lawry 210 1 Aus Win Bridgetown May 1965
RB Simpson 201 1 Aus Win Bridgetown May 1965
SM Nurse 201 2 Win Aus Bridgetown May 1965
6 LG Rowe 214 1 Win NZl Kingston Feb 1972
GM Turner 223* 2 NZl Win Kingston Feb 1972
7 IVA Richards 291 1 Win Eng The Oval Aug 1976
DL Amiss 203 2 Eng Win The Oval Aug 1976
8 GS Chappell 235 1 Aus Pak Faisalabad Mar 1980
Taslim Arif 210* 2 Pak Aus Faisalabad Mar 1980
9 SV Manjrekar 218 1 Ind Pak Lahore Dec 1989
Shoaib Mohd 203* 2 Pak Ind Lahore Dec 1989
10 PA de Silva 267 2 Srl NZl Wellington Jan 1991
MD Crowe 299 3 NZl Srl Wellington Jan 1991
11 SR Tendulkar 201* 1 Ind Zim Nagpur Nov 2000
A Flower 232* 3 Zim Ind Nagpur Nov 2000
12 MS Sinclair 204* 1 NZl Pak Christchurch Mar 2001
Mohd Yousuf 203 2 Pak NZl Christchurch Mar 2001
13 BC Lara 221 1 Win Srl Col-SSC Nov 2001
HP Tillakaratne 204* 2 Srl Win Col-SSC Nov 2001
14 GP Thorpe 200* 3 Eng Nzl Christchurch Mar 2002
NJ Astle 222 4 NZl Eng Christchurch Mar 2002
15 RT Ponting 242 1 Aus Ind Adelaide Dec 2003
R Dravid 233 2 Ind Aus Adelaide Dec 2003
16 Younis Khan 267 1 Pak Ind Bangalore Mar 2005
V Sehwag 201 2 Ind Pak Bangalore Mar 2005
17 KC Sangakkara 219 1 Srl Ind Col-SSC Jul 2010
SR Tendulkar 203 2 Ind Srl Col-SSC Jul 2010

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