Ind vs SA: This batsman scored the fastest triple century in Test cricket
News Track 02 October 2019 14:57
New Delhi: The first match of the three-Test series between India and South Africa has started from today. Virender Sehwag has played the biggest innings for India against South Africa. 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.
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 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. For India, Virender Sehwag is the player to score two triple centuries in Test cricket.