Alestar cook create history – Jose Chacko

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Alastair Cook of England celebrates reaching his century during day four of the Specsavers 5th Test match between England and India at The Kia Oval on September 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

First batsman who scored 50 and 100 in first and last test match. In his first test against India at Nagpur on 1 March 2006 he scored 60 in his first inning and 104 in his second inning,and his last test against India at ovel on 7 to 11 September 2018 he scored 71 in first inning and 147 in his second inning.before cook no one scored 50 or 100 in first and last test.four other players who scored in his first and last test are as follows 1-r.duff,Australia against England 1-January 1902 his first test 1st inning 32 and his second inning 104,in his last test 14 August 1905 against England he scored 146 in his first inning and did not bat ln his second. 2-ponsford ,Australia against England on 19 December 1924 he scored in his first test 1st inning 110 and 27 in his second and his last test 18 August 1934 against England he scored 266 runs in his first inning and 22 runs in his second. 3-Greg Chappell of Australia against England at Perth on 11 December 1970 in his first test.1st inning 108 and second did not bet,in his last test 1 st inning 182 and second inning did not bat against Pakistan on 2 January 1984 at Sydney, 4-Azharuddin against England on 31 December 1984 at Kolkata in his first test 1st inning 110 and didn’t bat in his his last test against South Africa at Bangalore on 2 March 2000 he scored 9 in his first inning and 102 in his second.charles Albert Russell of England is only player in world who scored 100 in each inning of his last test.he scored in his last test against South Africa on 16 February 1923 at Durban in his first inning he scored 140 and in his second 111,only 35 players in world scored 100 in their last test.only one batsman in the world scored triple century in his his test. andrew sandham of England scored 325 runs against West Indies at Kingston on 3 April 1930.and 50 in his second inning.this is also the highest total runs by batsmen of his last test 375 runs. Thair is only four batsmen who scored double century in their last test.ponsford 266,nurse of West Indies 258, Arvind de silva of Sri Lanka 206,gilliespie of Australia 201 not out | for India vijay marchant,154and vijay Manjrekar 102 scored in their last test.

By : Jose Chacko