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Two double hundreds in same innings vs India

Last updated on: January 25, 2012 14:25 IST

Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting provided the fourth instance of two opposition batsmen scoring double hundreds in the same innings against India, on Day 2 of the fourth Test at Adelaide on Wednesday.

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Clarke, who scored 210, and his predecessor as Australia captain, Ponting, who scored 221, batted through the morning session for a record fourth-wicket stand of 386 as the hosts amassed 604 for 7 declared before their bowlers reduced India  to 61 for 2 by stumps.

The details:

Batsman

Opponents

Venue

Season

Mudassar Nazar (231)

Pakistan

Hyderabad (Sind)

1982-83

Javed Miandad (280)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G Fowler (201)

England

Madras

1984-85

MW Gatting (207)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST Jayasuriya (340)

Sri Lanka

Colombo RPS

1997-98

RS Mahanama (225)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RT Ponting (221)

Australia

Adelaide

2011-12

MJ Clarke (210)

 

 

 

Australia's highest totals vs India

Australia's total of 604-7 declared is their third highest against India after the 674 at Adelaide in 1947-48 and 659-4d at Sydney in second Test of this series.

Total

Venue

Season

Result

674

Adelaide

1947-48

Aus-Inns & 16 runs

659-4d

Sydney

2011-12

Aus-Inns & 68 runs

604-7d

Adelaide

2011-12

Match in progress

577

Delhi

2008-09

Match drawn

575-8d

Melbourne

1947-48

Aus-Inns & 177 runs

574-7d

Madras

1986-87

Match Tied

 

Rajneesh Gupta