29 Most Double Centuries in Test Career

Most double hundreds (Double Centuries) in Test career: The first test match was played between Australia and England in the year 1877 at Melbourne. Australia was the winning team. In 145 years of test cricket, the long format of cricket, lots of players scored double centuries.

Double Centuries in Test Cricket

Test Cricket: Few of them scored more than one double hundred in test matches. It is not easy to score double test hundred in test matches. It requires hard work, skills, and iron determination.

SG Kashmir Eco Cricket Kit

SG Heavy Duty Nylon Kashmir Eco Cricket Kit for Youth, Size 5

DSC Men’s Premium Cricket Complete Kit with Helmet, Kashmir Willow Bat, PVC Thigh Pad, and Arm Guard

Sir Don Bradman, the great Australian player did score the most double hundred in test cricket. He had scored 12 double-centuries. After then the versatile wicket-keeper batsman Kumara Sangakkara scored 12, Brian Lara 11 WR Hammod 7 and the Virat Kohli of India scored 7 double hundred.

Sir Donald George Bradman
Sir Donald George Bradman

29 List of Double Centuries in Test Career

Brian Lara
Brian Lara
Player and CountryCareer SpanDouble CenturiesCurrent statusMatchesInningsRunsHighestAverage10050
DG Bradman (Australia)1928-194812Retired5280699633499.942913
KC Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)2000-201511Retired1342331240031957.403852
BC Lara (West Indies)1990-20069Retired13123211953400*52.883448
WR Hammond (England)1927-19477Retired851407249336*58.452224
Virat Kohli (India)2011-Till now7Playing1041778119254*48.902728
DPMD Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)1997-20147Retired1492521181437449.843450
MS Atapattu (Sri Lanka)1990-20076Retired90156550224939.021617
V Sehwag (India)2001-20136Retired104180858631949.342332
Javed Miandad (Pakistan)1976-19936Retired1241898832280*52.572343
Younis Khan (Pakistan)2000-20176Retired1182131009931352.053433
RT Ponting (Australia)1995-20126Retired1682871337825751.854162
SR Tendulkar (India)1989-20136Retired20032915921248*53.785168
KS Williamson (New Zealand)2010- Till now5Playing90157764525153.832533
GC Smith (South Africa)2002-20145Retired117205926527748.252738
JE Root (England)2012- Till now5Playing1272331062925449.432855
R Dravid (India)1996-20125Retired1642861328827052.313663
AN Cook (England)2006-20185Retired1612911247229445.353357
Zaheer Abbas (Pakistan)1969-19854Retired78124506227444.791220
L Hutton (England)1937-19554Retired79138697136456.671933
GS Chappell (Australia)1970-19844Retired871517110247*53.862431
Mohammad Yousuf (Pakistan)1998-20104Retired90156753022352.292433
SPD Smith (Australia)2010- Till now4Playing92162864723960.893037
BB McCullum (New Zealand)2004-20164Retired101176645330238.641231
CG Greenidge (West Indies)1974-19914Retired108185755822644.721934
MJ Clarke (Australia)2004-20154Retired1151988643329*49.102827
SM Gavaskar (India)1971-19874Retired12521410122236*51.123445
HM Amla (South Africa)2004-20194Retired1242159282311*46.642841
Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

Frequently Ask Question

Who has scored the highest runs in a single inning?

West Indies batsman Brian Lara scored the highest run in an inning (400 runs)

Who has scored the most double-centuries in test cricket

Don Bradman scored 12 double-centuries in 52 matches.

Who scored 4 consecutive double-centuries in the Test?

Virat Kohli of India

Who has the fastest test century

New Zealand’s Brendan McCullum. He scored a century in 54 balls against Australia in Christchurch in the 2015-16 season

Who has the fastest test double-century

Nathan Astle in 153 balls against England in 2022

Author Profile

Khurshid Anwar
Khurshid Anwar
I am a computer science trainer, motivator, blogger, and sports enthusiast. Apart from academic activities, I'm a very passionate reader and writer on various subjects like technology, Sports, and finance.

Leave a Comment