The team Australia has contributed majorly in the context of Test double tons, team-wise. 78 double centuries have been scored by 37 Australian batsmen.

The first-ever double hundred in Tests is scored by an Australian too. Billy Murdoch scored the first double century in Test cricket, making 211 against England at the Oval, on 11 & 12 August 1884.

PLAYERS200SINNINGS
DON BRADMAN1280
RICKY PONTING6287
GREG CHAPPELL4151
MICHAEL CLARKE4198
STEVE SMITH4162
BOB SIMPSON3111
JUSTIN LANGER3182
DAVID WARNER3184
Major Contributors to the list of Australian Test 200s

David Warner, who scored the decade-high Test score of 335 in 2019 against Pakistan, has 3 to his name.

The latest double century from the Aussies side is David Warner, who scored his third double ton against South Africa in December 2022 in Melbourne.

A surprise entry in the Test 200 club is Jason Gillespie, who scored the highest score by a nightwatchman to date in Test cricket. Here’s the list of top 5 innings played by the nightwatchman players.

3 of Don Bradman’s 12 double tons came in a single series (1930 Australia’s tour to England), the highest number of 200+ scores in a single Test series. Bradman had also scored 2 200s in a single Test series 3 times in his career. Such a legend!

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All 4 Michael Clarke double century came in 2012, which leads him to create this never-before record in Test history.

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