Now, England records maximum double centuries in a Series

Just after a day of snatching highest record partnership from India, a new chapter has been created in partnerships. England and India have played for more than 78 years, still in none of the series two batsmen from same team scored double centuries in a test series. But in 2011, England created a new record by scoring three double -centuries in a series. Earlier two double centuries were scored, both by England batsmen in 1984-85 Series.


England scored one triple centuries in Test series.
Pietersen (202*), Cook (294) and Bell (235) are the batsmen who scored double centuries in 2011 series against India.
Gooch is the only batsman to have scored triple-century in India-England Test Series.

List of 200-plus Score in Ind-Eng Test Series
15 200-plus scores have been recorded (Till the end of 2011 Test Series). 4 Indian batsmen have scored double century.

    217 Hammond (1936 Series)
    205 Hardstaff jnr. (1946 Series)
    236* Boycott (1967 Series)
    214* David Lloyd (1974 Series)
    221 Gavaskar & 200* Gower (1979 Series)
    222 Viswanath (1981-82 Series)
    208 Botham (1982 Series)
    201 by Fowler (1984-85 Series)
    207 by Gatting (1984-85 Series)
    333 Gooch (1990 Series)
    224 Kambli (1992-93 Series)
    217 Dravid (2002 Series)
    202* Pietersen (2011 Series)
    294 Cook (2011 Series)
    235 Bell (2011 Series

List of Centuries in Ind-Eng Test Series

    1932-no century
    1933-34- 3 centuries (Eng 2, Ind 2)
    1936-5 centuries (Eng 3, Ind 2) 217 by Hammond
    1946-2 centuries (1 each) 205 by Hardstaff jnr.
    1951-52 – 8 centuries (Ind 7, Eng 1)
    1952-6 centuries (Eng 4, Ind 2)
    1959-6 centuries (Eng 4, Ind 2)
    1961-62 – 8 (4 each)
    1963-64 – 11 centuries (Ind 7, Eng 4)
    1967- 4 centuries (Eng 3, Ind 1) 236* Boycott
    1971 – 2 centuries by England only
    1972-73 – 5 (Eng 3, Ind 2)
    1974 – 8 centuries (Eng 7, Ind 1)214* David Lloyd
    1976-77 – 3 centuries (Eng 2, Ind 1)
    1979- 7 centuries (Eng 4, Ind 3) 221 Gavaskar, 200* David Gower
    1979-80- 1 century by Botham
    1981-82 – 9 (Ind 5, Eng 4) 222 by Viswanath
    1982 – 6 (Eng 4, Ind 2) 208 by Botham
    1984-85 – 11 (Ind 7, Eng 4) 201 by Fowler, 207 by Gatting
    1986 – 4 (2 each)
    1990 – 6 (Eng 4, Ind 2) 333 by Gooch (only triple century in Ind-Eng series)
    1992-93 – 6 (Ind 4, Eng 2) 224 by Kambli
    1996 – 8 (4 each)
    2001-02 – 3 (Ind 2, Eng 1)
    2002 – 13 (Ind 7, Eng 6) 217 by Dravid
    2005-06 – 4 (Eng 3, Ind 1)
    2007 – 4 (Eng 3, Ind 1)
    2008-09 – 7 (Eng 4, Ind 3)
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