Virender Sehwag holds the world record for scoring the fastest triple hundred in test cricket in 278 balls
Virender Sehwag holds the world record for scoring the fastest triple hundred in test cricket in 278 balls

Fastest triple hundred in test, Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag holds the world record for scoring the fastest triple hundred in test cricket in 278 balls.

He achieved this amazing feat against South Africa in the Future Cup in Chennai, India, in 2008.

Top 3 Fastest triple hundreds in test cricket

Balls facedPlayerMatchLocationYear
278Virender SehwagIndia vs South AfricaChennai2007-08
362Matthew HaydenAustralia vs ZimbabwePerth2003-04
364Virender SehwagIndia vs PakistanMultan2003-04

Virender Sehwag, the beast on his day

Virender Sehwag, known for his aggressive and unorthodox style of play, holds the record for the fastest triple century in Test cricket. In March, 2008, Sehwag achieved the feat in just 278 balls during a match against South Africa at the Chennai Cricket Stadium. It is the only instance in test cricket history where a triple century is made by a batsman playing less than 300 balls.

fastest triple hundred in test

Sehwag’s innings of 319, which included 42 fours and 5 sixes, helped India post a massive total of 627 runs in their first innings. The innings was not only a personal milestone for Sehwag but also a team effort.

Sehwag’s knock was not just about the number of runs scored but also about the way he scored them. He was known for his fearless approach and his ability to take on the best bowlers in the world. He had a unique ability to score runs all around the ground and was not afraid to take on the bowlers even on the fast and bouncy pitches.

fastest triple hundred in test

Sehwag’s triple century is still remembered as one of the greatest innings in the history of Indian cricket and a testament to his skill and ability as a cricketer. He retired from international cricket in 2015 but his records and achievements continue to be celebrated by cricket fans around the world.

FAQs

Who holds the record for the fastest triple century in Test cricket?

Virender Sehwag holds the record for the fastest triple century in Test cricket, achieving the feat in just 278 balls during a match against South Africa in March, 2008.

How many runs did Virender Sehwag score in his fastest triple century?

Virender Sehwag scored 319 runs in his fastest triple century innings.

When did Virender Sehwag score his fastest triple century and in how many balls?

Virender Sehwag scored his fastest triple century in March, 2008, during a match against South Africa at the Chennai Cricket Stadium.

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