Most double-centuries in first-class cricket

Australian Cricket Legend, Sir Donald Bradman leads the list with the most double-centuries in first-class cricket.

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Most double-centuries in first-class cricket

Sir Donald Bradman has struck the most double-centuries in first-class cricket Image - Getty

In the world of cricket, a double century refers to a batsman scoring 200 or more runs in a single innings of a match. It is a remarkable achievement in the sport and signifies exceptional batting prowess. Some players have mastered the art in terms of scoring double centuries.

Players with multiple double-centuries display remarkable batting performance consistently throughout their careers. Cricketing Legend, Sir Donald Bradman has scored the most number of double-centuries in first-class cricket. It's time, we look at the players with the most double-centuries in first-class cricket.

Also Read: Most Double Centuries in Ranji Trophy History

Cheteshwar Pujara scored his 17th first-class century during the Ranji Trophy 2024 match against Jharkhand. It ties him up with Herbert Sutcliffe and Mark Ramprakash. He is now behind only the great Don Bradman (37), Wally Haymond (36) and Patsy Hendren (22).

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Most double-centuries in first-class cricket

Double-Centuries Players Span
37 DG Bradman 1928/29-1947/48
36 WR Hammond 1925-1946/47
22 EH Hendren 1919-1936
17 H Sutcliffe 1922-1939
17 MR Ramprakash 1992-2010
17 CA Pujara 2008/09-2023/24
16 CB Fry 1900-1912
16 JB Hobbs 1909-1933
16 GA Hick 1985-2004
14 KS Ranjitsinhji 1897-1908
14 CG Greenidge 1974-1990/91
13 WG Grace 1866-1896
13 JT Tyldesley 1898-1919
13 CP Mead 1911-1933
13 WH Ponsford 1922/23-1934
13 GA Gooch 1980-1996
13 BC Lara 1992/93-2006/07
13 KC Sangakkara 2001/02-2017
12 P Holmes 1920-1932
12 RB Simpson 1959/60-1967/68
12 Javed Miandad 1974/75-1988/89
12 JL Langer 1993/94-2007
12 Younis Khan 1998/99-2016
11 JW Hearne 1911-1929
11 A Sandham 1921-1937
11 VM Merchant 1941/42-1946
11 L Hutton 1937-1953/54
11 DS Lehmann 1989/90-2006
11 CJL Rogers 2005-2014
10 A Shrewsbury 1882-1892
10 J Hardstaff 1935/36-1951
10 RT Simpson 1946-1952
10 VS Hazare 1939/40-1957/58
10 GM Turner 1971/72-1982
10 Zaheer Abbas 1970/71-1982/83
10 G Boycott 1967-1983
10 SM Gavaskar 1970/71-1983/84
10 IVA Richards 1975-1993
10 MW Gatting 1983-1998
10 BJ Hodge 2003-2008/09
10 RS Dravid 1992/93-2009/10
10 DPMD Jayawardene 1997/98-2013/14

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