Test match is the most iconic, long, and little bit slow oldest format of the cricket game, It is very difficult and competitive to score a triple century in Test match cricket, 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.

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. Lawrence Rowe:

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  • 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



9. Michael Clarke:

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  • Full Name... Michael John Clarke
  • Date of birth... 02 April 1981
  • Born territory... Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
  • Height...1.78 m
  • Main Role in the team... As a Batsman
  • Batting genre... Right Handed Batting
  • Bowling genre... Left-arm orthodox
  • Test debut... vs India at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, India, Oct 06, 2004
  • Last Test...vs England at Kennington Oval, England, Aug 20, 2015

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



8. Donald Bradman:

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  • 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



7. Inzamam-ul-Haq:

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  • 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

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



6. Chris Gayle:

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  • 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

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



5. Karun Nair:

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  • 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



4. David Warner:

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  • 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




3. Virender Sehwag:  

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  • 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:

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  • 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:

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  • 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:     

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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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