On This Day: Javed Miandad became youngest player to hit a double century in Tests
On this day, Pakistan’s star batsman Javed Miandad became the youngest player to hit the double century in long-format match against New Zealand at the age of 19 years on October 31, 1976.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) continued to remember the achievements of the legendary cricketers of the past and the board paid the homage to former captain and legendary cricketer Javed Miandad after 46 years of feat.
On October 31, 1976, in a tri-nation Test series between Pakistan, New Zealand and India at the National Stadium in Karachi, Javed Miandad scored 206 runs against New Zealand in the third Test.
After this memorable innings played on October 31, Javed Miandad became the youngest player to score a double century in Test matches at the age of 19 years and 140 days.