Mayank Agarwal Hits Double Century During India vs South Africa 1st Test 2019, Joins the Elite List of Cricketers Like Dilip Sardesai, Vinod Kambli and Others
Mayank Agarwal continued to make the South African bowlers toil for his wicket as he slammed a double ton from 361 balls. During the course of his innings, Agarwal slammed 22 fours and five sixes and batting at a stunning strike take of over 55 runs. Agarwal is batting alongside Mumbai batsman Ajinkya Rahane who is currently on seven. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the 28-year-old dominated the opponents and displayed nerves of steel as he reached the mark. As usual, the Bangaluru based batsman looked in no hurry even as he got closer to the 200 run mark. Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal's 317-Run Partnership For First Wicket During India vs South Africa 1st Test Match 2019 Smashes Several Records: Here's The List
With his double ton, he joined the elite list of cricketers like Vinod Kambli, Dilip Sardesai and Karun Nair who converted their maiden test century in a double ton. Agarwal becomes the fourth Indian batsman to achieve the feat. Mayank Agarwal hit his maiden double hundred in Test matches only his fifth game. With this, one can be sure that Mayank has cemented a place in the top order of the Indian cricket team. Agarwal has also been impressive in first-class cricket. His last four hundred in India: 201*, 220, 176, 161. India Vs South Africa, Cricket Score 1st Test Match.
However, Agarwal got out on a score of 215 runs. India currently has dominated nearly all the sessions of the day. However, post-lunch the hosts even lost a couple of wickets. Cheteshwar Pujara who was struggling from the first ball made way to the pavilion on the score of six runs. Whereas, Virat Kohli made way to the pavilion after he slammed bad shot on the score of 20.