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Triple centurions in Test cricket

Last updated on: January 05, 2012 17:46 IST
Michael Clarke hit a majestic unbeaten 329 before declaring Australia's first innings at 659 for four, with a lead of 468, on the third day of the second Test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground Thursday.

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His triple century was just the 25th in Test cricket and the fourth highest Test score by an Australian. It was also the 14th highest by any batsman and the highest in 100 Tests over more than a century at the SCG.

Rajneesh Gupta lists the other batsmen to score a triple hundred.


Player       

Runs

Mins

Balls

 4s

6s

SR

Teams

Venue     

Date         

BC Lara       

400*

732

582

43

4

68.73

WI v Eng

St. John's 

11 Apr 2004

ML Hayden    

380

622

437

38

11

86.96

Aus v Zim

Perth     

10 Oct 2003

BC Lara      

375

766

538

45

 -

69.70

WI v Eng

St. John's 

17 Apr 1994

DPMD Jayawardene

374

752

572

43

1

65.38

SL v SA

Colombo SSC

29 Jul 2006

GS Sobers   

365*

614

**

38

-

-

WI v Pak

Kingston  

01 Mar 1958

L Hutton     

364

797

847

35

 -

42.98

Eng v Aus

The Oval  

22 Aug 1938

ST Jayasuriya

340

799

578

36

2

58.82

SL v Ind

Colombo RPS

05 Aug 1997

Hanif Mohammad

337

970

**

24

 -

-

Pak v WI 

Bridgetown

23 Jan 1958

WR Hammond   

336*

318

400

34

10

84.00

Eng v NZ 

Auckland  

01 Apr 1933

MA Taylor    

334*

720

564

32

1

59.22

Aus v Pak

Peshawar  

16 Oct 1998

DG Bradman   

334

383

448

46

 -

74.55

Aus v Eng

Leeds     

11 Jul 1930

GA Gooch     

333

628

485

43

3

68.66

Eng v Ind

Lord's    

27 Jul 1990

CH Gayle

333

653

437

34

9

76.20

WI v SL

Galle

16 Nov 2010

MJ Clarke

329*

**

468

39

1

70.30

Aus v Ind

Sydney

05 Jan 2012

Inzamam-ul-Haq

329

579

436

38

9

75.46

Pak v NZ 

Lahore    

02 May 2002

A Sandham    

325

600

640

28

-

50.78

Eng v WI 

Kingston  

04 Apr 1930

V Sehwag

319

530

304

42

5

104.93

Ind v SA

Chennai

28 Mar 2008

CH Gayle

317

630

483

37

3

65.63

WI v SA

St. John's 

03 May 2005

Younis Khan

313

760

568

27

4

55.11

Pak v SL

Karachi

24 Feb 2009

RB Simpson   

311

762

740

23

1

42.03

Aus v Eng

Manchester

25 Jul 1964

JH Edrich    

310*

532

450

52

5

68.89

Eng v NZ 

Leeds     

09 Jul 1965

V Sehwag

309

531

375

39

6

82.40

Ind v Pak

Multan

30 Mar 2004

RM Cowper    

307

727

589

20

 -

52.12

Aus v Eng

Melbourne 

16 Feb 1966

DG Bradman   

304

511

473

43

2

64.27

Aus v Eng

Leeds     

23 Jul 1934

LG Rowe      

302

612

430

36

1

70.23

WI v Eng

Bridgetown

10 Mar 1974

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