List of Double Hundred on Debut | Test Cricket Records

List Of Double Hundred On Debut | Test Cricket Records: In the ongoing Test cricket between England and New Zealand on Lord’s, New Zealand opening batsman ‘Devon Conway’ scored 200 runs for his team and became the sixth batsman to score a double hundred in his debut test innings and seventh batsman overall to hit a double century on Test debut.

Devon Conway became the second New Zealand batsman to score a double hundred in his maiden Test innings after Mathew Sinclair who scored 214 against West Indies in 1999.

Devon Conway also set new record by breaking K. S. Ranjitsinhji 154 runs in Manchester in 1896 record for the highest Test score on debut in England.

DP Conway’s 200 of 347 balls was the highest score by a men’s Test debutant in England, and became the 2nd player to hit a double hundred in England.

Earlier on Wednesday, Devon Conway became the 12th batsman for New Zealand to score a century on his Test debut and  joined Harry Graham and Sourav Ganguly  in being the only non-English batsmen to score a century on Test debut at Lord’s, England.

England’s R. E. Foster was the first batsman to score a double hundred on debut in Test cricket. He scored 287 runs against Australia at Sydney in 1903. Recently West Indian batsman KR Mayers scored a double century [210 not out] against Bangladesh at Chattogram.

List of Batsmen who scored Double Hundred on Debut in Test Cricket

Batsman Runs Team Against Date
RE Foster 287 England Australia 11 Dec 1903
LG Rowe 214 West Indies New Zealand 16 Feb 1972
DSBP Kuruppu 201* Sri Lanka New Zealand 16 Apr 1987
Mathew Sinclair 214 New Zealand West Indies 26 Dec 1999
JA Rudolph 222* South Africa Bangladesh 24 Apr 2003
KR Mayers 210* West Indies Bangladesh 3 Feb 2021
Devon Conway 200 New Zealand England 2 Jun 2021

In this list of Double hundred on debut,  We have two West Indies batsmen [LG Rowe and KR Mayers], two New Zealand batsmen [MS Sinclair and DP Conway], one batsman each from England, Sri Lanka, and South Africa.