Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket.

 
Test match is the most iconic, a bit longer, and a little bit slower the oldest format of the game of cricket.
 
Scoring a triple century in Test match cricket is quite difficult and competitive.
 
So the fastest triple Centuries in Test cricket is considered a great achievement for any cricketer, and his game is considered to be of a quite high standard.


Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket.

    Test cricket is considered to be much slower than ODI and T20 cricket but there are some great batsmen in the world who have made Test match cricket the same as ODI and T20 by their batting skills.

    Many great cricketers in the world have scored triple centuries in Tests like Don Bradman, Wally Hammond Virender Sehwag, Lara, Ricky Ponting, Sachin Tendulkar, Inzamam, Sangakkara, Chris Gayle, etc.

    These batsmen have thrashed many of the most famous bowlers in the world in their cricket careers period very badly and also scored many fastest triple centuries in Test matches.


    S. Player Balls Vs
    01 Virender Sehwag 278 South Africa
    02 Matthew Hayden 362 Zimbabwe
    03 Virender Sehwag 364 Pakistan
    04 Karun Nair 381 England
    05 David Warner 389 Pakistan
    06 Chris Gayle 393 Sri Lanka
    07 Brian Lara 404 England
    08 Lawrence Rowe 430 England
    09 Inzamam-ul-Haq 436 New Zeeland
    10 Donald Bradman 448 England

    So here we are discussing the top ten cricketers who have hammered the fastest triple centuries in test cricket history all over the world.

     

    10. Donald Bradman:

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... Donald George Bradman
    • Date of birth... 27 August 1908
    • Date of death...25 February 2001
    • Born territory...Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
    • Height...1.70 m
    • Main Role in the team... As a Batsman
    • Batting genre... Right Handed Batting
    • Bowling genre... Right-arm leg-break
    • Test debut... vs England at Exhibition Ground, Australia, Nov 30, 1928
    • Last Test... vs England at Kennington Oval,  England, Aug 14, 1948
     
    Run 334
    Date 11 July 193o
    Against England
    Strike/rate 74.55
    Balls 448
    Fours 46
    Sixes 00
    Min 383
    Test 3rd
    Venue Headingley ground, Leeds, England



    09. Inzamam-ul-Haq:

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... Syed Inzamam-ul-Haq.
    • Date of birth...03 March 1970.
    • Born territory... Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.
    • Height... 1.91 m
    • Main Role in the team... As a Batsman/wicket keeper
    • Batting genre... Right Handed Batting.
    • Bowling genre...---
    • Test debut ...vs England at Edgbaston cricket ground, England, Jun 04, 1992.
    • Last Test...vs South Africa at Gaddafi Stadium, Pakistan, Oct 08, 2007.

    Run 329
    Date 01 May 2002
    Against New Zealand
    Strike/rate 75.46
    Balls 436
    Min 579
    Fours 38
    Sixes 09
    Test 1st
    Venue Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan



    08. Lawrence Rowe:

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... Lawrence George Rowe.
    • Date of birth...08  January 1949.
    • Born territory... Whitfield Town, Kingston, Jamaica.
    • Height... N/A.
    • Main Role in the team... As a Batsman.
    • Batting genre... Right Handed Batting.
    • Bowling genre... Left-arm fast-medium.
    • Test debut...vs New Zealand at Sabina Park, Jamaica, Feb 16, 1972.
    • Last Test... vs New Zealand at Eden Park, New Zealand, Feb 29, 1980.
    table fastest triple century

    Run 302
    Date 6 March 1974
    Against England
    Strike/rate 70.23
    Balls 430
    Min 612
    Fours 36
    Sixes 01
    Test 3rd
    Venue Barbados Kensington Oval, Bridgetown



    07. Brian Lara:

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... Brian Charles Lara   
    • Date of birth... 02 Mayl, 1969.
    • Born territory... Cantaro, Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago.
    • Height...1.73 m.
    • Main Role in the team... As a Batsman.    
    • Batting genre... Left-Handed Batting.    
    • Bowling genre... Right-arm orthodox.               
    • Test debut...vs Pakistan at Gaddafi Stadium, Dec 06, 1990.
    • Last Test...vs Pakistan at National Stadium, Nov 27, 2006.  

    Run 329*
    Date 03 January 2012
    Against England
    Strike/rate 70.30
    Balls 468
    Min 609
    Fours 39
    Sixes 01
    Test 2nd
    Venue Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia



    06. Chris Gayle:

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... Christopher Henry Gayle.
    • Date of birth... 21 September 1979.
    • Born territory... Kingston, Jamaica.
    • Height... 1.91 m
    • Main Role in the team... As an All-rounder.
    • Batting genre... Left Handed Batting.
    • Bowling genre... Right-arm off-break.
    • Test debut... vs Zimbabwe at Queen's Park Oval, West Indies, Mar 16, 2000.
    • Last Test... vs Bangladesh at Arnos Vale Ground, West Indies, Sep 05, 2014.

    Run 333
    Date 15 November 2010
    Against Sri Lanka
    Strike/rate 76.20
    Balls 437
    Min 653
    Fours 34
    Sixes 09
    Test 1st
    Venue Galle International Stadium, Sri Lanka



    05. David Warner:

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... David Andrew Warner.
    • Date of birth... 27 October 1986.
    • Born territory... Paddington, Sydney, Australia.
    • Height...1.70 m.
    • Main Role in the team... As an Opening Batsman.
    • Batting genre... Left Handed Batting.
    • Bowling genre... Right arm leg- break.
    • Test debut... vs New Zealand at The Gabba, Australia, Dec 01, 2011.
    • Last Test...vs India  at Australia,  January 2021.

    Run 335*
    Date 30 November 2019
    Against Pakistan
    Strike/rate 80.14
    Balls 418
    Min 554
    Fours 39
    Sixes 01
    Test 2nd
    Venue Adelaide Oval, Australia



    04. Karun Nair:

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... Karun Kaladharan Nair
    • Date of birth... 06 December 1991.
    • Born territory... Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
    • Height...1.68 m
    • Main Role in the team... As a Batsman
    • Batting genre... Right Handed Bat
    • Bowling genre... Right-arm off-break
    • Test debut... vs England at IS Bindra Stadium, Punjab India, Nov 26, 2016
    • Last Test... vs Australia at HPCA Stadium, Dharamshala, India, Mar 25, 2017

    Run 303*
    Date 16 December 2016
    Against England
    Strike/rate 79.53
    Balls 381
    Min 565
    Fours 32
    Sixes 04
    Test 5th
    Venue M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India





    3. Virender Sehwag:  

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... Virender Sehwag
    • Date of birth...  20 October 1978.
    • Height... 1.73 m
    • Main Role in the team... As an Opening Batsman
    • Batting genre... Right Handed Batting
    • Bowling genre... Right-arm off-break
    • Test debut... vs South Africa at Mangaung Oval, South Africa, Nov 03, 2001
    • Last Test ... vs Australia at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, India, Mar 02, 2013

    Run 309
    Date 28 March 2004
    Against Pakistan
    Strike/rate 82.40
    Balls 375
    Min 531
    Fours 39
    Sixes 06
    Test 1st
    Venue Multan Cricket Stadium, Pakistan




    2. Matthew Hayden:

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... Matthew Lawrence Hayden
    • Date of birth... 29 October 1971.
    • Born territory ...Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia.
    • Height... 1.88 m.
    • Main Role in the team… As an Opening Batsman.
    • Batting genre... Left Handed Batting.
    • Bowling genre ... Right-arm medium.
    • Test debut...vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, South Africa, Mar 04, 1994.
    • Last Test ... vs South Africa at Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia, Jan 03, 2009.

    Run 380
    Date 09 October 2003
    Against Zimbabwe
    Strike/rate 86.96
    Balls 437
    Min 622
    Fours 38
    Sixes 11
    Test 1st
    Venue WACA Ground, Perth, Australia




    1. Virender Sehwag:

    Personal Profile:

    • Full Name... Virender Sehwag
    • Date of birth... 20 October 1978.
    • Born territory...Najafgarh, Delhi, India.
    • Height... 1.73 m.
    • Main Role in the team... As an  Opening Batsman.
    • Batting genre... Right Handed Batting.
    • Bowling genre... Right-arm off-break.
    • Test debut... vs South Africa at Mangaung Oval, South Africa, Nov 03, 2001.
    • Last Test... vs Australia at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, India, Mar 02, 2013.

    Run 319
    Date 26 March 2008
    Against South Africa
    Strike/rate 104.93
    Balls 304
    Min 530
    Fours 42
    Sixes 05
    Test 1st
    Venue M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India





    • Virender Sehwag has hammered the fastest triple century in the world against South Africa in March 2008 at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India by facing the lowest number of balls. Whereas Wally Hammond was cracked the fastest triple century in the world against New Zealand in March 1933 at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, in the shortest time period spending on the crease. 



    Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket.
     
     

    Wally Hammond:     

    Personal Profile:

    Wally Hammond hammered the fastest triple century in a test match against New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland, in March 1933. Which is the lowest time period in the world ever which he had taken for hitting a triple century in one inning of the test match. He achieved this accomplishment at the first innings of this test match by hitting a superb knock of 336 runs in 288 minutes while remaining not-out, Although there is no Authentic data available on how many balls he played to achieve this feat.

    Wally Hammond captained the Test team for England in a total of 20 Tests, of which four were won and three were lost and fourteen were drawn. 

    Hammond was one of the greatest cricketers of that period, He played 45 Tests in his cricketing career, scoring 7,249 runs at an average of 58.45 with the help of 22 centuries and also took 83 Test wickets.

    After retiring from international cricket, he moved to South Africa in the 1950s to start a business where he suffered a serious car accident in 1960, which left him very Unhealthy, and in 1965 he was met with a heart attack due to which he has died.

    • Full Name... Walter Reginald Hammond
    • Date of birth ... 19 June 1903.
    • Date of death... 01 July 1965 at Kloof, Natal, South Africa
    • Born territory... Buckland, Dover, Kent,  England
    • Main Role in the team... As an  Allrounder
    • Batting genre... Right Handed Batting
    • Bowling genre... Right-arm fast-medium fast
    • Test debut...vs South Africa at Old Wanderers, Dec 24, 1927
    • Last Test ...vs New Zealand at AMI Stadium, Mar 21, 1947



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