Records / Test matches

Player Age Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Javed Miandad 19y 140d 206 Pakistan v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976 Test # 784
GA Headley 20y 308d 223 West Indies v England Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
VG Kambli 21y 32d 224 India v England Mumbai 19 Feb 1993 Test # 1214
GS Sobers 21y 213d 365* West Indies v Pakistan Kingston 26 Feb 1958 Test # 450
GC Smith 21y 259d 200 South Africa v Bangladesh East London 18 Oct 2002 Test # 1619
DPMD Jayawardene 21y 273d 242 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 24 Feb 1999 Test # 1445
SM Gavaskar 21y 277d 220 India v West Indies Port of Spain 13 Apr 1971 Test # 686
KC Brathwaite 21y 278d 212 West Indies v Bangladesh Kingstown 5 Sep 2014 Test # 2138
DG Bradman 21y 304d 254 Australia v England Lord's 27 Jun 1930 Test # 195
JA Rudolph 21y 355d 222* South Africa v Bangladesh Chittagong 24 Apr 2003 Test # 1640
L Hutton 22y 58d 364 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
DI Gower 22y 102d 200* England v India Birmingham 12 Jul 1979 Test # 851
CH Gayle 22y 280d 204 West Indies v New Zealand St George's 28 Jun 2002 Test # 1608
RG Pollock 22y 307d 209 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 31 Dec 1966 Test # 613
WJ Edrich 22y 342d 219 England v South Africa Durban 3 Mar 1939 Test # 271
RB Kanhai 23y 5d 256 West Indies v India Kolkata 31 Dec 1958 Test # 463
Hanif Mohammad 23y 27d 337 Pakistan v West Indies Bridgetown 17 Jan 1958 Test # 446
Nawab of Pataudi 23y 34d 203* India v England Delhi 8 Feb 1964 Test # 556
LG Rowe 23y 39d 214 West Indies v New Zealand Kingston 16 Feb 1972 Test # 693
KD Walters 23y 55d 242 Australia v West Indies Sydney 14 Feb 1969 Test # 646
JE Root 23y 164d 200* England v Sri Lanka Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
EJ Barlow 23y 165d 201 South Africa v Australia Adelaide 24 Jan 1964 Test # 553
BC Lara 23y 245d 277 West Indies v Australia Sydney 2 Jan 1993 Test # 1208
Zaheer Abbas 23y 314d 274 Pakistan v England Birmingham 3 Jun 1971 Test # 687
RR Sarwan 23y 347d 261* West Indies v Bangladesh Kingston 4 Jun 2004 Test # 1703
DJ McGlew 23y 360d 255* South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368

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:
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 2nd Test, Nov 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2146]
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Chittagong, 3rd Test, Nov 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2145]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, 1st Test, Nov 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2144]

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