Friday, March 28, 2008

Fastest triple hundred

Test matches

Balls faced

Balls faced Batsman Match Location Year
278 Virender Sehwag India v South Africa Chennai
362 Matthew Hayden Australia v Zimbabwe Perth 2003-04
364 Virender Sehwag Pakistan v India Multan 2003-04

Minutes batted

Minutes Batsman Match Location Year
288 Wally Hammond England v New Zealand Auckland 1932-33
336 Don Bradman Australia v England Leeds 1930

Note: Accurate information is not available about the balls required to reach a triple-hundred in earlier matches. It is estimated Hammond took approximately 355 balls.