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Usman Khawaja the first player after Rohit Sharma has scored a century in both innings

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Usman Khawaja is a Pakistan-born Australian Cricket player. He represents Australia and Queensland. He made his first international debut in 2008. He performed miraculously while playing against England in the recent fourth test match and hit the double century in both innings. Now, he became the first-ever batsman after India’s Rohit Sharma who earned unbeatable double hundreds in both innings. 

Cricket fans and audiences have glad to watch such an amazing performance by Usman Khawaja after the long gap of two years. Usman Khawaja has arrived after two years in test cricket. The team of Australia is a Victorious condition. In the first inning, Usman Khawaja has scored tremendous 137 runs and 101 in the second inning. He was not out in the second inning. Seeing the performance of Usman Khawaja, viewers remembered the energetic performance played by Rohit Sharma in 2019.

Let us see the facts about the Hundred in each inning of a match

  • Usman Khawaja is the 70th batsman in the world, who has scored a century in both the innings of a Test match.
  • Warren Bardsley of Australia did this spectacular act for the first time in 1909.
  • Warren Bardsley scored centuries in both the innings in The Oval (London) Test against England.
  • Vijay Hazare was the first Indian to score a century in both innings in 1956.
  • So far 5 batsmen have scored centuries in both innings for India.
  • Sunil Gavaskar holds the world record for scoring three centuries in both innings.
  • Apart from Gavaskar, Ricky Ponting and David Warner have also done this 3-3.
  • Rahul Dravid scored centuries in both innings twice in his Test career.
  • Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have done this feat once each.
  • Overall, this is the 87th time a batsman has scored a century in both the innings of a Test match.

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