Ind vs SA: Against South Africa, Sehwag had the fastest triple century of Test cricket

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Author 2019-10-02 00:29:02

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Hello friends The Indian cricket team is all set for the first Test match against South Africa, but the batsman who plays India's biggest innings against this team is Virender Sehwag. This record is still recorded in the name of Sehwag. In 2008, Sehwag scored a triple century against South Africa and this was the second triple century of his Test career. The most special thing of this triple century was that it was the fastest triple century in Test cricket history.

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Sehwag scored the fastest triple century

One can hardly forget Sehwag's innings in the 2008 Test match played in Chennai. In this Test match, Sehwag had a fierce class of South African bowlers and set a world record for scoring the fastest triple century in Test cricket. Sehwag completed his triple century in this match with just 278 balls. At the same time, he scored 319 runs and in his innings, he hit 24 fours and 5 sixes. Sehwag faced a total of 304 balls in this innings. In this match, Rahul Dravid along with Sehwag had scored 111 runs and both batsmen shared 268 runs for the second wicket. This test match was a draw.

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For India, Virender Sehwag is the player to score two triple centuries in Test cricket. He scored the first triple century of his career against Pakistan in the year 2004. After this, he became the fourth such batsman in the world to score two triple centuries in Tests by scoring another triple century against South Africa in 2008. Sehwag is also named in the list along with Brian Lara, Chris Gayle and Sir Don Bradman.

Sehwag's record in Test against South Africa in India

Sehwag's record against South Africa on Indian soil is amazing. He played a total of 7 Test matches against the Proteas on his soil in which he scored a total of 924 runs at an average of 84. He had scored a total of four centuries in these Test matches against South Africa.

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