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Player Age Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
GS Sobers 21y 213d 365* West Indies v Pakistan Kingston 26 Feb 1958 Test # 450
DG Bradman 21y 318d 334 Australia v England Leeds 11 Jul 1930 Test # 196
L Hutton 22y 58d 364 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
Hanif Mohammad 23y 27d 337 Pakistan v West Indies Bridgetown 17 Jan 1958 Test # 446
BC Lara 24y 349d 375 West Indies v England St John's 16 Apr 1994 Test # 1259
LG Rowe 25y 57d 302 West Indies v England Bridgetown 6 Mar 1974 Test # 734
RM Cowper 25y 129d 307 Australia v England Melbourne 11 Feb 1966 Test # 601
V Sehwag 25y 160d 309 India v Pakistan Multan 28 Mar 2004 Test # 1693
CH Gayle 25y 220d 317 West Indies v South Africa St John's 29 Apr 2005 Test # 1750

Ages are shown as at the start of the match concerned.
Only the first double-century by a player is shown.

Records include the following recent matches:
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]
England v India at Nottingham, 1st Test, Jul 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2128]

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