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Triple Century in Test Cricket: Know The Players Who Touched Milestone

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Test Cricket is all about showing resilience, being patient, and fighting till the very end. If you have all these qualities, you can make yourself a decent Test Cricketer. But what makes a player stand out and be better than the rest is going a few steps further. Being smart and taking on every opportunity to score runs is a big step in becoming an excellent player. To score a triple century in test cricket is never easy, and there have been a few who have achieved this milestone. Here’s a complete list of all the players who touched the milestone of the triple century in Test Cricket.

Triple Century in Test Cricket List

NoScoreBatsmanForAgainstGroundDate
1325Andy SandhamEnglandWest IndiesSabina Park, Kingston3 April 1930
2334Donald BradmanAustraliaEnglandHeadingley, Leeds11 July 1930
3336*Wally HammondEnglandNew ZealandEden Park, Auckland31 March 1933
4304Donald BradmanAustraliaEnglandHeadingley, Leeds20 July 1934
5364Len HuttonEnglandAustraliaThe Oval, London20 August 1938
6337Hanif MohammadPakistanWest IndiesKensington Oval, Bridgetown17 January 1958
7365*Garfield SobersWest IndiesPakistanSabina Park, Kingston26 February 1958
8311Bob SimpsonAustraliaEnglandOld Trafford, Manchester23 July 1964
9310*John EdrichEnglandNew ZealandHeadingley, Leeds8 July 1965
10307Bob CowperAustraliaEnglandMelbourne Cricket Ground11 February 1966
11302Lawrence RoweWest IndiesEnglandKensington Oval, Bridgetown6 March 1974
12333Graham GoochEnglandIndiaLord’s Cricket Ground, London26 July 1990
13375Brian LaraWest IndiesEnglandAntigua Recreation Ground, St John’s16 April 1994
14340Sanath JayasuriyaSri LankaIndiaR. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo2 August 1997
15334*Mark TaylorAustraliaPakistanArbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar15 October 1998
16329Inzamam-ul-HaqPakistanNew ZealandGaddafi Stadium, Lahore1 May 2002
17380Matthew HaydenAustraliaZimbabweWACA Ground, Perth9 October 2003
18309Virender SehwagIndiaPakistanMultan Cricket Stadium, Multan28 March 2004
19400*Brian LaraWest IndiesEnglandAntigua Recreation Ground, St John’s10 April 2004
20317Chris GayleWest IndiesSouth AfricaAntigua Recreation Ground, St John’s29 April 2005
21374Mahela JayawardeneSri LankaSouth AfricaSinhalese Sports Club, Colombo27 July 2006
22319Virender SehwagIndiaSouth AfricaM. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai26 March 2008
23313Younis KhanPakistanSri LankaNational Stadium, Karachi21 February 2009
24333Chris GayleWest IndiesSri LankaGalle International Stadium15 November 2010
25329*Michael ClarkeAustraliaIndiaSydney Cricket Ground3 January 2012
26311*Hashim AmlaSouth AfricaEnglandThe Oval, London19 July 2012
27319Kumar SangakkaraSri LankaBangladeshZohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong5 February 2014
28302Brendon McCullumNew ZealandIndiaBasin Reserve, Wellington18 February 2014
29302*Azhar AliPakistanWest IndiesDubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai13 October 2016
30303*Karun NairIndiaEnglandM. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai16 December 2016
31335*David WarnerAustraliaPakistanAdelaide Oval, Australia30 November 2019

Who Has Most Triple Century in Test cricket?

Don Bradman, Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle & Brian Lara, all have equally scored 2 triple century in test cricket.

PlayerMatInns300sAveHS
Don Bradman5280299.94334
Virender Sehwag104180249.34319
Chris Gayle103182242.18333
Brian Lara131232252.88400*

Triple Century in Test Cricket by Indian

Virender Sehwag & Karun Nair are the two Indian cricket players who have scored a triple century in test cricket.

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Triple Century in Test Cricket: Amazing Knocks

Virender Sehwag Triple Century in Test Cricket

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Virender Sehwag’s 319 vs South Africa- This was Sehwag’s second triple century, but what makes this even more special is that this is his highest score in Test Cricket, and not just that, this is the fastest triple century ever in the history of the game. He is most famous for the style of cricket that he plays, and this inning is proof of that.

Andy Sandham: First Triple Century in Test Cricket

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Andy Sandham’s 325 vs West Indies- The first one is always very special, and And Sandham became the first ever to reach the landmark of 300 way back in 1930. At the age of 39 years and 275 days, Sandham is the oldest to score a Test triple ton. England is where Cricket originated and it would have been a delight for them to see an Englishman become the first to reach there.

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Don Bradman Triple Century

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Don Bradman’s 334 vs England- Bradman is one of the biggest names to emerge in this game, and a triple century from his bat becomes special. He became only the second player to get there just a few months after the first triple century. In a score like this, a few sixes would be expected, but that was not the case here, Bradman has only 6 sixes in his entire career.

Hanif Mohammad Triple Century

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Hanif Mohammad’s 337 vs West Indies- The first half of the 20th century was highly dominated by England and Australia in Cricket. What makes this innings special is that for the first time a non-English or a non-Australian player scored a triple hundred. There were five triple hundreds before this.

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Chris Gayle

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Chris Gayle’s 317 vs South Africa- It was just a year after Brian Lara scored his famous 400 that Chris Gayle joined the 300 club. A player like him is considered a destructive batsman in T20, but Gayle proved why he is called the Universe Boss.

Karun Nair

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Karun Nair’s 303 vs England- In his debut series, Karun Nair became the talk of the town after he became the second Indian to score a triple ton in test cricket. Unfortunately, he could not continue his form and did not play many matches after that.

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David Warner

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David Warner’s 335 vs Pakistan- David Warner is one of the most elegant players ever, and the effort that he puts in towards his game is commendable. He is one of the very bests to represent Australia and deserved this triple century. No one has scored a triple century after David Warner.

Brian Lara

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Brian Lara’s 400 vs England- Talking about going a step further, Lara made quite an impact in Test Cricket. He became the first batsman to get not just 300, but 400 in a single inning, and he still holds that record after 17 years. Lara recorded his second 300 plus score on this day after almost 10 years from his first one.

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