Captains have a huge task of leading the team, strategizing and facing the world no matter what the result is. They have the burden of carrying the image & expectations of the country and its people upon their shoulders. Along with these huge responsibilities if they are also able to perform to the core then it is like a icing on the cake.
Pakaugiri has made of list of 5 Indian captains who had scored double centuries in Test.
Kohli 200 Vs WI in Antigua, 2016.
Virat Kohli, the current captain of India is undoubtedly in the best of forms one can ever be in. He has stolen the hearts of Indians and the rest of the world with his world class knocks.
MS Dhoni – 224 vs Australia in Chennai, 2013
He was a test Captain from 2008 to 2014. Also known as captain cool and the most successful captain of India had scored 224 vs Australia in Chennai in the year 2013. He is the only captain in the history of Cricket to win all ICC trophies.
Sachin Tendulkar – 217 vs New Zealand in Ahmedabad, 1999
The God of Cricket, had a very short stint as a captain , yet he had managed to score a double ton against Newzealand in 1999.
Sunil Gavaskar – 205 vs West Indies in Mumbai, 1978
The little master had scored 205 vs west indies in 1978.
MAK Pataudi – 203 not out Vs England in Delhi, 1964
The tiger had scored an unbeatable 203 Vs England in 1964.
While all the four captains achieved the feat in home Tests it is only Virat Kohli is the first Indian Captain to have scored a Double Century out of India.
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