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Gambhir's feat

The double-hundred by Gautam Gambhir at Vijaywada, was the eighth by a batsman on Indian soil against visiting teams, outside Test matches. Interestingly, Gambhir becomes the first left-handed batsman to achieve this feat.

The full list:

204 - JG Greig - for Bombay Presidency v Oxford Authentics at Bombay (Gym), 1902-03.

203* - Rusi Modi - for Indian XI v Australian Services at Madras, 1945-46.

223* - Lala Amarnath - for North Zone v West Indians at Patiala, 1948-49.

300* - Imtiaz Ahmed - for Prime Minister XI v Commonwealth at Bombay (CCI), 1950-51.

203 - Sunil Gavaskar - for India XI v Sri Lanka XI at Hyderabad, 1975-76

200* - Dilip Vengsarkar - for West Zone v England XI at Rajkot, 1984-85.

204* - Sachin Tendulkar - for Mumbai v Australians at Mumbai (CCI), 1997-98.

218 - Gautam Gambhir - Board President's XI v Zimbabweans at Vijaywada, 2001-02.

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