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Double hundred on debut
Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
RE Foster 287 419 - 37 0 England v Australia Sydney 11 Dec 1903 Test # 78
LG Rowe 214 427 - 19 1 West Indies v New Zealand Kingston 16 Feb 1972 Test # 693
DSBP Kuruppu 201* 777 548 24 0 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 16 Apr 1987 Test # 1074
MS Sinclair 214 534 447 22 0 New Zealand v West Indies Wellington 26 Dec 1999 Test # 1478
JA Rudolph 222* 521 383 29 2 South Africa v Bangladesh Chittagong 24 Apr 2003 Test # 1640
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v India at Sydney, 4th Test, Jan 6-10, 2015 [Test # 2156]
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, 2nd Test, Jan 3-7, 2015 [Test # 2155]
South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Jan 2-6, 2015 [Test # 2154]

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Rahul Dravid is the only batsman to score 300-plus runs in a bilateral ODI series on four separate occasions. He did this against New Zealand (1999), West Indies (2002), Pakistan (2005) and Sri Lanka (2005). Desmond Haynes and Tillakaratne Dilshan have done this thrice each.

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