Batsman with atleast one 150+ score in all four match innings during Test Career

Batsman For 1st Innings, 2nd Innings, 3rd Innings, 4th Innings

Sir Don Bradman-Australia 334 304 270 173*
Arthur Morris- Australia 206 196 155 182
Sunil Gavaskar- India 206 236* 220 221
Gordon Greenidge- West Indies 223 154* 226 214*
Kumar Sangakkara- Sri Lanka 319 287 211 192
Graeme Smith-South Africa 227 259 183 154*
Younus Khan-Pakistan 267 313 200* 171*

Notes:

**Only the batsmen’s highest score indicated above.

**Sir Don Bradman is the only batsman in the above list to score 250+ in the first, second and third match innings ( his highest was 173* in fourth).

**Sunil Gavaskar is the only one in the above list to take 200+ scores in each of his four match innings in Tests – an unique record!

**Kumar Sangakkara has a 200+ score in each of his first three match innings but missed a double in the fourth innings by just 8 runs ( made 192)

**Kiwi Brendon McCullum scored 200s in his first 3 match innings ( first, second and third). However, his highest score in the fourth innings is just 85 runs.

**Amongst the batsman in the above list Arthur Morris played least number of Test matches – 46. But, he was quickest to complete this set in only 30 innings.

**Both, Bradman and Sangakkara made ten 200+ scores batting first, while Bradman, Gavaskar, Greenidge and McCullum made two 200+ scores batting, first, second.

Most double centuries scored in each match innings in a Test career:

1ST INNINGS OF A TEST MATCH

5 Sir Don Bradman Aus 334, 244, 226, 223, 201 1930-1948
5 Javed Miandad Pak 280*, 271, 260, 211, 206 1976-1989

2ND INNINGS OF A TEST MATCH

7 Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka 287, 270, 230, 222*, 221, 203, 200* 2002-2015

3RD INNINGS OF A TEST MATCH

2 Sir Don Bradman Australia 270, 212 in 1937
2 Brendon McCullum New Zealand 302, 225 2010-2014

4TH INNINGS OF A TEST MATCH

1 George Headley West Indies 223 Vs England at Kingston in 1930
1 Bill Edrich England 219 Vs South Africa at Durban 1939
1 Sunil Gavaskar India 221 Vs England at The Oval in 1939
1 Gordon Greenidge West Indies 214* Vs England at Lord’s in 1984
1 Nathan Astle New Zealand 222 Vs England at Christchurch in 2002

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