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