Indian batter Cheteshwar Pujara smashed
his third double-century for Sussex in the
ongoing County season. He smashed 231
(403) for Sussex against Middlesex at Lord's.


Playing his seventh match for Sussex in
County Championship Division 2, Pujara has
racked up 997 runs at an average of 124.62.
Besides three double-tons, he also has two


Pujara is the first Sussex batter with a double
century against Middlesex at Lord's. Colonel
HH Shri Sir Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji II was the last
batter to do so (vs MCC, 125 years ago).


Pujara has registered 16 double-centuries
in First-class cricket, the most by an Asian
cricketer. SL’s Kumar Sangakkara has 13
double-centuries in this format.


Pujara has the most double-centuries among
active cricketers. He is behind only eight
batters with the most double-hundreds in
FC cricket. Donald Bradman (37) tops the
chart in this regard.