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Video: In the debut match, this West Indies player hit 7 sixes, 22 fours, did double feat in Test cricket, watch video

Video: In the debut match, this West Indies player hit 7 sixes, 22 fours, did double feat in Test cricket, watch video

new Delhi: How much confidence can a player have in the first match of international cricket? Can a player be so confident that he hits a double century in his debut match and gives his team the highest chase to win? West Indies player Kel Meyers has done that, which has recorded his name in history. The 28-year-old hit 210 not out during the first Test match against Bangladesh.

He hit 20 fours and 7 sixes in his innings and with this he has become the sixth player in the world to score a double century in a debut match. The special thing is that he has scored this double century in fourth innings and chasing the target. Kell Meyers scored such a quick run that the cricket lovers were stunned. While chasing the target, Kel Meyers played an innings that the ground was hit, cricket lovers did not understand that they were watching the Test, ODI or T20, Kel Meyers became so dangerous at one time that the Bangladesh bowlers Found it difficult to stop them. However, Bangladesh fielders also misfired several times, which Meyers took full advantage of.

After the stormy innings of Meyers, veteran cricketers from all over the world are congratulating and wishing him. These include players such as Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman and Michael Vaughan.

Meyers made his first class debut in November 2015 for Windward Iceland. The Barbados-born Meyers caught the attention of the selectors by a stormy performance in the Caribbean Premier League. He scored 222 runs in 9 matches of CPL 2020 at an average of 112 runs. He played for the Barbados Tridents. Meyers, considered a T20 specialist, defeated Bangladesh by 3 wickets in a thrilling Test match.

On Sunday (February 7) on the fifth day of the Test, they achieved the target of 395 runs for 7 wickets. This is the biggest win while running in Asia. The West Indies broke Sri Lanka’s record. Sri Lanka scored 388 runs against Zimbabwe in 2017 at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. India had scored 387 runs in the 2008/09 Chennai Test against England. Meyers is also the first batsman to score a double century in the fourth innings in Asia.

These are test debut records

11 December 1903

Ray foster 287 runs

England v Australia, Sydney Ground

16 February 1972

Lawrence Rowe 214 runs

West Indies v New Zealand, Kingston Ground

16 April 1987

Brandon Kuruppu 201 not out

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, Colombo Ground

26 December 1999

MS Sinclair 214 runs

New Zealand v West Indies, Wellington

24 April 2003

Jacques Rudolph 222 not out

South Africa v Bangladesh, Chittagong

7 February 2021

Kell Meyers

210 not out

West Indies v Bangladesh, Chittagong


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