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Sehwag fifth Indian to miss double ton

Rajneesh Gupta | December 26, 2003 13:36 IST

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Virender Sehwag became the fifth Indian batsman to miss a double century by ten or less runs when he was dismissed on 195 on the opening day of Melbourne Test.

He also provided the 44th such instance in Test history and sixth by an Indian.

West Indians Frank Worrell and Everton Weekes, Australia's Ian Chappell, India's Mohammad Azharuddin and England's Michael Vaughan have suffered similar fate twice.

This is the fourth instance of a batsman being dismissed in the 190s against Australia. All previous three instances involved English batsmen.

190s by Indian batsmen
199M AzharuddinSL 1st1stKanpur1986-87
195V SehwagAus1st3rdMelbourne2003-04
193SR TendulkarEng1st3rdHeadingley2002
192BK KunderanEng1st1stMadras (Corp)1963-64
192M AzharuddinNZ 1st3rdAuckland1989-90
190RS DravidNZ 1st3rdHamilton1998-99

190s against Australia
196GA GoochEng1st6thThe Oval1985
195V SehwagInd1st3rdMelbourne2003-04
194H SutcliffeEng1st1stSydney1932-33
191G BoycottEng1st4thHeadingley1977

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