Michael Clarke scores 4th Double Hundred in 2012

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TNI Bureau: Australian cricketer Michael Clarke became the first player in the history to score four double hundreds in a year. Clarke achieved the glory during the second test match against South Africa in Adelaide.

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Clarke was part of many records that were broken on Day 1 of the test match. He scored his double hundred off 229 balls – the fastest by a captain. Australia piled up 482/5 in a single day. Three batsmen scored centuries – first time on the opening day of any test match.

David Warner made 119, while Mike Hussey scored 103. Clarke remained unbeaten on 224. The South African bowlers had a tough time throughout the day.

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