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Top 5: Fastest Triple Centuries in Test Cricket (in terms of balls faced)

Here is list of the top five fastest 300s in the history of Test cricket in terms of the balls faced by the triple centurion batsmen to reach the mark.

SNPlayerOpponentBalls Faced For 300Final Score
1Virender Sehwag
(India)
South Africa278319 (304)
2Matthew Hayden
(Australia)
Zimbabwe362380 (487)
3Virender Sehwag (India)Pakistan364309 (375)
4Karun Nair
(India)
England381303* (381)
5David Warner (Australia)Pakistan389335* (418)
Table: Top 5 Fastest 300s In Test Cricket
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Key Facts:

  • Virender Sehwag’s triple century against South Africa is the only one to have been scored at a strike rate over 100.
  • Karun Nair has scored 374 runs in Test cricket. 81% of his Test career runs were scored in his single triple-century knock (303*) against England in 2016.


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