Mayank Agarwal hits double century, creates history, breaks 3 big records, see scorecard
The Indian team has reached a very strong position on the second day against South Africa.
By tea time India had scored 450 runs for 5 wickets. On the second day, yesterday's unbeaten batsmen Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal resumed the innings. Rohit Sharma was dismissed by adding 61 runs to yesterday's score of 115.
He scored 176 runs in 244 balls with the help of 23 fours and 6 sixes. After this Cheteshwar Pujara 6 and captain Virat Kohli scored 20 runs out quickly.
But Mayank Agarwal remained at the other end and made history by turning the first century of his Test career into a double century. Mayank Agarwal hit 215 runs in 371 balls before being dismissed. Where his bat produced 23 fours and 6 sixes. Thanks to this double century innings, Mayank also broke 3 big records.
Mayank Agarwal broke 3 big records by scoring double century
1. Mayank Agarwal has become the third Indian batsman to score the biggest and first century of his Test career. Mayank is ahead of Karun Nair (303 not out) and Vinod Kambli (224).
2. Mayank Agarwal scored the best score of his Test career. Prior to this, Mayank had the highest innings of 77 runs.
3. With this double century, Mayank Agarwal has become the second Indian batsman to score a double century against South Africa in Test cricket. Prior to this, Virender Sehwag scored 319 against South Africa.