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Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket.

Test match is the most iconic, long, and old format of a cricket game, It is very difficult and competitive to score a triple century in Test match cricket, so a triple century in Test cricket is considered a great achievement for any cricketer, and his game is considered to be of a high standard.

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

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

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.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

9. Michael Clarke:

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.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

8. Donald Bradman:

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 5 ft 7 in
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.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

7. Inzamam-ul-Haq:

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.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

6. Chris Gayle:

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.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

5. Karun Nair:

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 Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, India, Nov 26, 2016.
Last Test...... ……………….vs Australia at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, India, Mar 25, 2017.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

4. David Warner:

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.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

3. Virender Sehwag:

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.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

2. Matthew Hayden:

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.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

1. Virender Sehwag:

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.

Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket
Top Ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket

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.
Top ten Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket.
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Wally Hammond:

Wally Hammond was hammered the fastest Triple century in the shortest time period in a Test match against New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland New Zealand on March 1933.

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. Continue to read...

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