New Zealand batsman Devon Conway made history in the first Test at Lord’s, known as the Mecca of Cricket. He became the first batsman in the world to score a double century in a debut in the field. He achieved this feat on the second day of the first Test of the two-Test series against England. The Lord’s Ground proved to be a dream debut for Devon Conway. In the first Test at Lord’s, he broke another record by hitting a double century.
Conway became the first batsman in the world to score a double century in a Test debut in England. Conway conceded that great legends and great batsmen could not do England’s ground. Conway completed his double century with a brilliant six. However, he was unable to keep up with the score of 200 and was a run .t. Conway smashed 200 off 347 balls with 22 fours and a six. Conway set many records in his Test debut. He broke the 125-year-old record of KS Ranjitsinhji on Thursday. In his debut against Australia in 1896, Ranjitsinhji scored 154 runs.
He was the first batsman to score a Test double century in his debut in England
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Thanks to his excellent innings, New Zealand scored 378 in the first innings. New Zealand’s Devon Convoy is the second New Zealand player to score a double century in Test debut and the sixth player in the world. New Zealand’s Sinclair scored 214 against West Indies in 1999 in Wellington. Earlier, Devon Conway broke the 25-year-old record of former India captain Sourav Ganguly on the first day of the Lord’s Test match. In 1996, Ganguly scored 131 in his first Test at Lord’s. Conway scored an unbeaten 136 on the first day. At the same time, he became the third player from New Zealand to score 150 in his debut Test. Conway was the 12th New Zealand batsman to score a century in the first innings of his debut.
ENG vs. NZ 1st Test: Devon Conway hits double century on debut, adding six on this special list
Speaking of the match, Ally Robinson, who was making his debut for England, took a maximum of four wickets. In addition, James Anderson took 2 wickets and Mark Wood 3 wickets. Notably, Conway made his international debut in a limited-overs series against Bangladesh. He won two matches for New Zealand. He scored 126 runs in the third ODI. At the same time, he scored 92 off 52 balls in the first T20.