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Gayle creates history with second triple ton

November 16, 2010 20:00 IST

West Indies opener Chris Gayle on Tuesday became the fourth batsman in Test history to score two triple hundreds, after slamming an entertaining 333 in the first Test against Sri Lanka, in Galle.

The left-hander joins a select band comprising of Don Bradman, Brian Lara and Virender Sehwag, who have achieved the feat.

The details:

Batsman

Scores

Against

Venue

Season

Don Bradman (Aus)

334

England

Leeds

1930

 

304

England

Leeds

1934

Brian Lara (WI)

375

England

St. John's

1993-94

 

400*

England

St. John's

2003-04

Virender Sehwag (Ind)

309

Pakistan

Multan

2003-04

 

319

South Africa

Chennai

2007-08

Chris Gayle

317

South Africa

St. John's

2004-05

 

333

Sri Lanka

Galle

2010-11

 

Rajneesh Gupta