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The West Indian openers created a new history in the Test match against Zimbabwe.

These days, the Test series against West Indies and Zimbabwe is going on, in the first match of the series of 2 Test matches, West Indies openers Craig Braithwaite and Tegh Narayan Chandrapal, the son of former West Indian player Chandrapal, won important honors by showing excellent performance. did it.

West Indian openers set the record for the biggest opening partnership by West Indies in the first Test against Zimbabwe.

Craig Braithwaite and Tegh Narine Chanderpal’s 336-run partnership for the first wicket is the largest opening partnership by West Indies in Test cricket.

The record was previously held by Gardner Greene and Desmond Hinz, who put together a 298-run opening partnership in a Test match against England 33 years ago.

This partnership between Braithwaite and Chandrapal is the ninth highest opening partnership in Test cricket.

The record for the largest opening partnership in Test cricket is held by South Africa’s Graeme Smith and Neil McKenzie, who made a 415-run opening partnership against Bangladesh in 2008.

West Indies declared the first innings against Zimbabwe 447 runs for 6 out, Birthweight 182 and Chandrapal played a brilliant innings of unbeaten 207 runs.

As he scored his maiden double century, Tage Narayan Chandrapal surpassed his father and former West Indian legend Chandrapal in individual scores.

Father’s highest score in Test cricket was 203 runs while son surpassed him with 207 runs.

At the end of the third day, Zimbabwe scored 114 runs for the loss of 3 wickets.