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Who was the first batsman to achieve a century in both innings of a Test match?
What was significant about the centuries (150 not out and 153 runs) that Alan Border scored against Pakistan in March 1980?
He became the first batsman to score 150 runs in both innings of a Test match
He set a new standard for the greatest aggregate of runs in a single Test match
In the process, he briefly became the leading run-scorer in Test cricket
He completed both innings with the aid of a runner
This batsman at the time was the oldest player to score a century in a Test match. He was 46 years and 82 days old. Who was this distinguished cricketer?
Was the 365 runs that Garfield Sobers scored against Pakistan in 1958, his first Test match century?
Which Englishman matched the centuries scored by Arthur Morris (Australia) in both innings of a Test in January 1947, with twin hundreds of his own in the same game?
Why was the hundred scored by Reg Duff (146 runs) in August 1905 in his last Test innings, called a 'bookend' century?
It was his only Test hundred
He had also scored a century in his first Test innings
He became the first opening batsman to be the last man dismissed in a completed Test innings
He was dismissed off the final ball of the Test match
What was unique about Lawrence Rowe's 214 runs against New Zealand in February 1972?
He was making his Test debut
It was his second double hundred of the Test
It did not include any boundaries
It was then the slowest recorded double hundred in Test cricket
Which of the following batsmen scored a century in their 100th Test match?
All three did
How many hundreds in a row did Everton Weekes score in 1948, to surpass the record for the most consecutive centuries scored in Test matches?
Has there ever been a case where brothers have each scored two centuries in the same Test match?
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