Cheteshwar Pujara hit his maiden double hundred as India declared their first innings on 521 for 8 on Day 2 of the first Test against England, at Motera, on Friday.
The 24-yar-old Rajkot-born batsman was unbeaten on 206, having batted for a marathon eight hours.
Pujara is only the sixth Indian batsman 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.
He also among the youngest Indians to score a double hundred.
Check out the list:
|21 years, 35 days||Vinod Kambli||224||Eng||Mumbai WS||1992-93|
|21 years, 55 days||Vinod Kambli||227||Zim||Delhi||1992-93|
|21 years, 283 days||Sunil Gavaskar||220||WI||Port-of-Spain||1970-71|
|23 years, 39 days||Nawab Pataudi, jr.||203*||Eng||Delhi||1963-64|
|24 years, 143 days||Sanjay Manjrekar||218||Pak||Lahore||1989-90|
|24 years, 219 days||Dilip Sardesai||200*||NZ||Mumbai BS||1964-65|
|24 years, 296 days||Cheteshwar Pujara||206*||Eng||Ahmedabad||2012-13|
|25 years, 160 days||Virender Sehwag||309||Pak||Multa||2003-04|