The youngest double-centurion in the County Championship Tauheed Ahmad October 8, 2013 Sports 1064 Surrey batsman Dominic Sibley made 242 runs against Yorkshire at the Oval on 26 Sep 2013 is the youngest player to score a double-century in county cricket, a record previously held by David Sales, for Northamptonshire v Worcestershire at Kidderminster in 1996, when he was about seven months older than Sibley, who turned 18 on September 5. But the only younger man to score a double-century in English first-class cricket was WG Grace, who was nine days younger than Sibley when he made 224 for England v Surrey at The Oval in 1866. Dr. William Gilbert is also known as W G Grace, MRCS, LRCP was an English amateur cricketer who was important in the development of the sport and is considered by many historians to have been the greatest cricketer of all time. However; there have been 11 younger double-centurions in all first-class Cricket seven on them scored in Pakistan where there are sometimes doubts about the accuracy of birth records. Top of the list is Pakistan Hasan Raza who was 15 years 215 days old when he scored 204 not out for Karachi Whites against Bahawalpur in Karachi in 1997-98. Dominic Sibley completes his double hundred, Surrey v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, 3rd day September 26, 2013 Hasan Raza batting on debut when it was claimed he was 14 that was later disputed by his own board, Pakistan v Zimbabwe, Sheikhupura, October 20, 1996 Dr. William Gilbert is also known as W G Grace Related PostsUmpire officiated in the most County Championship matches England Youngest Player in Test Match, One-day International & T20I Sohag Gazi Became First Player to Take Hat-Trick & Century in a Same MatchCuts and Glances of Martin Crowe An honest, Unflinching Cricketer50,000 Runs in all forms of cricketStuart Broad, Shane Shillingford, Mark Craig and Many Others RecordsMost ODI Runs without Playing a TestFirst Time in Test Cricket History, Two Last Wicket Stands Put up on Century Partnerships Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.