India-Australia: Mahendra Dhoni hits double century

Captain Mahendra Dhoni hit an imperious unbeaten maiden double Test century as India closed day three of the first Test with Australia 135 ahead at 515-8.

India resumed 198 behind on 182-3 with the large crowd hoping Sachin Tendulkar would score the 29 more he needed to reach his 52nd Test century.

But he added only 10 and it was Dhoni who dominated with 206 from 243 balls, featuring 22 fours and five sixes.

He shared 128 in 26 overs for the fifth wicket with Virat Kohli, who made 107. Read more
Courtesy : www.bbc.co.uk

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