NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News  » Cricket » How Pujara scored his maiden double century in Tests

How Pujara scored his maiden double century in Tests

November 16, 2012 19:55 IST

Cheteshwar Pujara showed immense concentration and skill to post his maiden Test double century as India took command of the first Test by posting a mammoth 521 for eight declared in their first inningson the second day of the Test in Motera on Friday.

The day belonged to the 24-year-old Pujara, who scored an unbeaten 206, batting close to nine hours. It was his second century in his sixth Test.

The 24-year-old Rajkot-born batsman is only the sixth Indian to hit a double century against England. He joins an elite club of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, Sunil Gavaskar, Gundappa Viswanath, Vinod Kambli and Rahul Dravid.

Check out his batting graph: