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India vs England: Joe Root becomes second captain after Don Bradman to hit three successive 150-plus score in Tests | Cricket News


CHENNAI: England batsman Joe Root on Saturday became the second skipper to hit three successive 150-plus runs after Australian legendary batsman Sir Don Bradman.
Root achieved the feat in the first Test against India at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
Root is also the seventh player to score 150-plus runs in three consecutive Tests as he joins the elite list including Tom Latham, Kumar Sangakkara (4 consecutive Tests), Mudassar Nazar, Zaheer Abbas, Don Bradman, and Wally Hammond.
Root had scored 228 and 186 in his previous two Tests in Sri Lanka.



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