A few days ago, Joe Root’s performance was being analyzed. He has passed the difficult time very quickly. Root is back in form. Which he has maintained in his 100th Test. The English star made history by scoring a double century in his 100th Test. At the same time, the cricketer entered the three-figure house in three consecutive Tests.
England finished the second day with 555 for eight wicket in the first innings of the Chennai Test against India.
The match was Joe Root’s 100th match. English cricketer Joe Root made his debut in test cricket in December 2012 in Nagpur, India. The English star is playing his 100th Test on Indian soil. He got double century. This is the second double century of the English captain in the last three matches. Earlier, he scored 228 runs in the first Test against Sri Lanka. He scored 186 runs in the next match.
This time he scored 218 runs in Chennai Test. Root took 341 balls to score a double century. The double century was arranged with 19 boundaries and two sixes. Root played 377 balls to make 218 runs, it took 377 minutes.
Eight batsmen in the world have scored a century in the 100th Test of their career before Root. They are Colin Cowdrey, Javed Miandad, Gordon Greenidge, Alec Stewart, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Ricky Ponting (in both innings), Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla.
But no one has scored a double century in his 100th Test. Root wrote the first name in that record. The England star became the first cricketer in the world to score a double century in the 100th Test.
News Room, February 06,2021