Top 5 fastest triple centuries in first class cricket

By Kaif - January 28, 2024 - Last updated on Jan 29, 2024 03:47 PM
Top 5 fastest triple centuries in first class cricket

In the Ranji Trophy match between Hyderabad and Arunachal Pradesh, Hyderabad opener Tanmay Agarwal destroyed the record books by scoring a triple century. However, he could not score his fourth century and was out after scoring 366 runs. However, he has scored the fastest triple century in the history of first class cricket. So let us know about those 5 players who have scored the fastest triple century in first-class cricket.

Top 5 fastest triple centuries in first class cricket

5. Kusal Perera - 244 balls

fastest triple centuries in first class cricket

Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera, while playing for Colts Cricket Club in 2012-13, scored a triple century in 244 balls against Saracens Sports Club.

4. Vivian Richards - 244 balls

fastest triple centuries in first class cricket

West Indies' legendary batsman Vivian Richards, while playing for Warwickshire, scored a triple century in 244 balls against Somerset in 1985.

3. Ken Rutherford - 234 balls

fastest triple centuries in first class cricket

New Zealand's Ken Rutherford, representing New Zealand in 1986, completed his triple century in 234 balls against DB Close XI.

2. Marco Marais - 234 balls

fastest triple centuries in first class cricket

Marco Marais of South Africa, playing for Border, scored a triple century in 191 balls against Eastern Province in 2017-18. Before Tanmay Agarwal, the record of fastest triple century in first class cricket was in the name of Marco.

1. Tanmay Agarwal

fastest triple centuries in first class cricket

India's Tanmay Agarwal has scored the fastest triple century in first class cricket against Arunachal Pradesh while playing for Hyderabad in Ranji Trophy. He achieved this feat in just 147 balls. Tanmay was out after scoring 366 runs. He missed his fourth century. Tanmay hit 34 fours and 26 sixes in his innings.

Also Read: 5 records broken by Tanmay Agarwal during his knock of 366 in Ranji Trophy

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