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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.

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Triple Century in Test Cricket List

No Score Batsman For Against Ground Date
1 325 Andy Sandham England West Indies Sabina Park, Kingston 3 April 1930
2 334 Donald Bradman Australia England Headingley, Leeds 11 July 1930
3 336* Wally Hammond England New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland 31 March 1933
4 304 Donald Bradman Australia England Headingley, Leeds 20 July 1934
5 364 Len Hutton England Australia The Oval, London 20 August 1938
6 337 Hanif Mohammad Pakistan West Indies Kensington Oval, Bridgetown 17 January 1958
7 365* Garfield Sobers West Indies Pakistan Sabina Park, Kingston 26 February 1958
8 311 Bob Simpson Australia England Old Trafford, Manchester 23 July 1964
9 310* John Edrich England New Zealand Headingley, Leeds 8 July 1965
10 307 Bob Cowper Australia England Melbourne Cricket Ground 11 February 1966
11 302 Lawrence Rowe West Indies England Kensington Oval, Bridgetown 6 March 1974
12 333 Graham Gooch England India Lord’s Cricket Ground, London 26 July 1990
13 375 Brian Lara West Indies England Antigua Recreation Ground, St John’s 16 April 1994
14 340 Sanath Jayasuriya Sri Lanka India R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 2 August 1997
15 334* Mark Taylor Australia Pakistan Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar 15 October 1998
16 329 Inzamam-ul-Haq Pakistan New Zealand Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore 1 May 2002
17 380 Matthew Hayden Australia Zimbabwe WACA Ground, Perth 9 October 2003
18 309 Virender Sehwag India Pakistan Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan 28 March 2004
19 400* Brian Lara West Indies England Antigua Recreation Ground, St John’s 10 April 2004
20 317 Chris Gayle West Indies South Africa Antigua Recreation Ground, St John’s 29 April 2005
21 374 Mahela Jayawardene Sri Lanka South Africa Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo 27 July 2006
22 319 Virender Sehwag India South Africa M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 26 March 2008
23 313 Younis Khan Pakistan Sri Lanka National Stadium, Karachi 21 February 2009
24 333 Chris Gayle West Indies Sri Lanka Galle International Stadium 15 November 2010
25 329* Michael Clarke Australia India Sydney Cricket Ground 3 January 2012
26 311* Hashim Amla South Africa England The Oval, London 19 July 2012
27 319 Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka Bangladesh Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 5 February 2014
28 302 Brendon McCullum New Zealand India Basin Reserve, Wellington 18 February 2014
29 302* Azhar Ali Pakistan West Indies Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 13 October 2016
30 303* Karun Nair India England M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 16 December 2016
31 335* David Warner Australia Pakistan Adelaide Oval, Australia 30 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.

Player Mat Inns 300s Ave HS
Don Bradman 52 80 2 99.94 334
Virender Sehwag 104 180 2 49.34 319
Chris Gayle 103 182 2 42.18 333
Brian Lara 131 232 2 52.88 400*

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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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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