The third test between India and England is underway in Rajkot, and India are in a very strong position. They have set a mountainous target of 557 runs in four and a half sessions. This was only possible after an incredible double hundred by Yashasvi Jaiswal. The southpaw registered his second consecutive double hundred in the series.

The left-hander went on to score an unbeaten 214 off 236 balls in his knock and took India to an unbeatable position. Jaiswal carried his form in the series, made the most of the opportunity, and smashed his second double century of career. He broke some big records in this area. Here we will talk about three big records broken by Yashasvi Jaiswal in his double century in Rajkot.

Three Big Records broken by Yashasvi Jaiswal in his double century in Rajkot

3. Most Sixes in a Test Innings

Yashasvi Jaiswal has been unstoppable since his debut in Test cricket. He announced himself with a 171-run debut inning. He has already crossed 500 runs in three matches so far, but what has been the most brilliant part of his performances is his ability to hit big sixes. In his 214-run knock, he smashed 12 sixes. Jaiswal became the first Indian to hit 10 or more sixes in an inning and has not hit the joint-most sixes in a Test inning. 

2. First Indian to Convert first 3 Test Centuries into 150 or more

It was the third century for Yashasvi Jaiswal in his short career of seven test matches. He scored his debut ton and scored 171 against the West Indies. Then he scored two double centuries in this series. Jaiswal scored 207 in Vizag and 214 not out in Rajkot. With this, he has become the first Indian to convert his first three test centuries for 150 or more, which has never done before in the history of Indian cricket.

1. Most Double Centuries for an Indian at 22

This was the second double century for Yashasvi Jaiswal in just seven games. He now scored two at the age of 22 and became only the second Indian after Vinod Kambli to score two double hundreds at 22. Sir Don Bradman scored 4 and Greame Smith had 3 double centuries at the age of 22. Apart from this, Jaiswal becomes the third Indian to score two consecutive double hundred after Virat Kohli and Vinod Kambli.

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