England Captain Joe Root became the first cricketer to score double century in his 100th Test, touching the milestone on the second day of the first Test against India. This was Root’s fifth double century.
“First batsman in the history of Test cricket to score a double century in his 100th Test JOE ROOT. Sensational innings from the England skipper!,” the International Cricket Council (ICC) tweeted.
Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam ul Haq, held the previous best score in the 100th Test.
Joe Root became the ninth player in the history of the game to score a century on his 100th appearance when he brought up his 20th hundred.