To preserve the popularity of Test cricket, the ICC decided to organize the World Test Championship. The first edition of this championship was played from 2019 to 2021. In June this year, the final match was played between India and New Zealand, which New Zealand won by eight wickets. The second edition began with the end of the first edition of the World Test Championship. Under the second edition of this championship, the Indian team is playing its first series against England (ENG vs IND).
In the five-match Test series against England, both the teams are tied 1-1 till the end of three matches. The fourth match of the series is being played at The Oval. In this match, Shardul Thakur caught everyone’s attention with his batting. Shardul scored 50+ in both the innings of this test match. In this article, we are going to mention 5 such Indian batsmen who have scored more than 50 runs in both the innings of the World Test Championship match.
5 Indian batsmen who scored 50+ in both the innings of the match in WTC
#5 Ajinkya Rahane (81,102) vs West Indies, 2019
Indian vice-captain Rahane has been going through poor form for some time now, but we all know his ability. He played brilliant innings in both the innings of the first match on the tour of West Indies during the World Test Championship. He scored a half-century of 81 runs in the first innings of the team, while Rahane scored a century of 102 runs during the second innings. The man of the match was adjudged with the help of superb innings from vice-captain Rahane.
#4 Hanuma Vihari (111, 53*) vs West Indies, 2019
Hanuma Vihari has played 12 Test matches for India so far. He has taken up team responsibilities at crucial times. Vihari scored more than 50 runs in both the innings of the second Test match of the tour of West Indies during the first edition of the World Test Championship. He scored 111 runs in the first innings of this match played at Kingston ground and 53* not out in the second innings. India won the match by 257 runs and Vihari was adjudged the man of the match for his brilliant performance.