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Highest Test score for India

Rajneesh Gupta | March 29, 2004 12:24 IST
Last Updated: March 29, 2004 13:44 IST


Virender Sehwag on Monday overhauled V V S Laxman's epic 281 against Australia at Kolkata in 2001 and also became the first Indian to score a triple century in Test cricket. He became only the 17th player to score a triple century in Test cricket. 

A look at the highest Test scores by Indians:

ScoreBatsmanVsInnsTestVenueSeason
309V SehwagPak1st1stMultan2003-04
281VVS LaxmanAus2nd2ndCalcutta2000-01
241*SR TendulkarAus1st4thSydney 2003-04
236*SM GavaskarWI 1st6thMadras (MAC)1983-84
233R DravidAus1st2ndAdelaide2003-04
231MH MankadNZ 1st5thMadras (Corp)1955-56
227VG KambliZim1st1stDelhi 1992-93
224VG KambliEng1st3rdBombay (WS)1992-93
223MH MankadNZ 1st2ndBombay (BS)1955-56
223PR UmrigarNZ 1st1stHyderabad 1955-56
222R DravidNZ 1st1stAhmedabad 2003-04
222GR ViswanathEng1st5thMadras (MAC)1981-82
221SM GavaskarEng2nd4thThe Oval1979
220SM GavaskarWI 2nd5thPort-of-Spain1970-71
218SV ManjrekarPak1st3rdLahore 1989-90
217SR TendulkarNZ 1st3rdAhmedabad1999-00
217R DravidEng1st4thThe Oval2002
212DN SardesaiWI 1st1stKingston1970-71
206RJ ShastriAus1st3rdSydney 1991-92
205SM GavaskarWI 1st1stBombay (WS)1978-79
203*Nawab of PataudiEng2nd4thDelhi1963-64
201*SR TendulkarZim1st2ndNagpur2000-01
201NS SidhuWI 1st2ndPort-of-Spain1996-97
201AD GaekwadPak1st2ndJullundur1983-84
200*DN SardesaiNZ 2nd3rdBombay (BS)1964-65
200*R DravidZim1st1stDelhi 2000-01


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Sub: incredible

it was a superb effort by virendra sehwag.laurels for his 309.but at the same time a legend by name sachin tendulkars knock of 194 and ...


Posted by p.vasudevan





Sub: Highest score for India

Congratulations! you did do India !. We Indians are proud of you Virender. It is your Contribution and you alone are shining. No politician or ...


Posted by Patrick





Sub: Three cheers for Shewag

Three cheers for Shewag


Posted by Nandkishore





Sub: Triple Century

Congrats Vinrendra Sewehag. You made India proud on Pakistan soil. Best of Luck Perubhotla Balasubramanyam


Posted by Balasubramanyam





Sub: WONDERFULL.... VIRU......

Hi, Viru this is your drumendous 300 against pakistan as first indian and also in all test career. We wish you all the best and ...


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