Devon Conway smashes double century on Test debut – Innings in numbers

Devon Conway had created many milestones on Wednesday when he scored his maiden hundred on debut.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 4 June 2021 12:23 am

New Zealand ended up scoring 378 runs in the first innings, courtesy of a sensational knock by debutant Devon Conway, who scored a double century in his very first innings of Test cricket. Devon Conway had created many milestones on Wednesday when he scored his maiden hundred on debut. However, he made Day 2 more special as he has become the first batsman to score a double century in debut Test innings since 2003. 

Let us have a look at some of the milestones he reached during this innings:

200 - Devon Conway has registered the highest score for a debutant in England.

Highest score for a debutant on England soil

Devon Conway - 200 vs Eng in 2021
KS Ranjitsinhji - 154* vs Aus in 1896
WG Grace - 152 vs Aus in 1880

6 - Devon Conway has become the 6th player overall to smash a double hundred in their debut Test innings.

Players to score 200 in debut Test innings:

Tip Foster vs Aus, 1903
Lawrence Rowe vs NZ, 1972
Brendon Kuruppu vs NZ, 1987
Matthew Sinclair vs WI, 1999
Jacques Rudolph vs Ban, 2003
Devon Conway vs Eng, 2021

9 - Devon Conway has become the 9th visiting batsman to score a double century at Lord's.

Players to score Test 200 at Lord's:

Don Bradman in 1930
Bill Brown in 1938
Martin Donnelly in 1949
Mohsin Khan in 1982
Gordon Greenidge in 1984
Graeme Smith in 2003
Mohammad Yousuf in 2006
Steven Smith in 2015
Devon Conway in 2021

2 - Devon Conway overall has become the 2nd player to smash a double century on England Soil.

Double centuries by New Zealand Player in Eng Soil:

Martin Donnelly in 1949
Devon Conway in 2021

200 - Devon Conway has become the 200th player to smash a double century in Test Cricket. 

50 - Devon Conway has become only the 3rd player to smash more than 50% of team runs on Test debut.

Players to score more than 50% of the team runs on Test debut:

Charles Bannerman in 1877
Brendon Kuruppu in 1987
Devon Conway in 2021

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