A triple century (a player score of 300 or more) in Test Cricket has been achieved by 26 different batsmen on 30 occasions, from eight of the ten Test-Cricket playing nations. Although, none cricket player from Zimbabwe and Bangladesh has scored 300.
Here are the top cricketers who have accomplished the glorious triple-century in Test Cricket.
Sir Don Bradman
Acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time, Sir Don Bradman was an Australian cricketer and played for Australia from 1928 to 1948. He is one of only four players in Test CricketÂ to have scored 300 or more runsÂ in a single inningsÂ on more than one occasion. Bradman scored 334 in the 3rdÂ test in 1930 and again he scored 304 in 1934, both times against England. He told in an interview that his favourite modern cricket players are Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne.
Often considered as one of the most destructive batsman of the game, Sehwag is an aggressive right-handed opening batsmanÂ and a part-time right-arm off-spin bowler. Sehwag scored 309 in 2004 against Pakistan.Â First Indian batsman to have scored a Test triple century. In 2008, Sehwag scored his second triple century, scoring 319 against South Aftrica.
Brain LaraÂ is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest cricketers of all-time. In 1994, Lara scored 375 against England in the 5th test. Then again in 2004, he scored 400* against England.Â He is the only batsman to have ever scored a century, a double century, a triple century, a quadruple century and a quintuple century in first class games over the course of a senior career.
Jayasuriya is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and former Captain of Sri Lanka national cricket team.Â He is well known for his powerful striking and match winning all-round performances in ODIÂ cricket. In 1997, he scored 340 in the 1st test against India.
Considered one of the most powerful batsmen in ODI cricket.Â He is one of only four players who have scored two triple centuriesÂ at Test level, 317 against South AfricaÂ in 2005, and 333 against Sri LankaÂ in 2010.
Karun made his Test cricketÂ debut in 2016 against England. He became the third player in international cricket to convert his maiden centuryÂ into a triple century, by scoring an unbeaten 303 against EnglandÂ in his third Test. He is only Indian cricket player after Sehwag to score a triple century in international cricket.