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.
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.
West Indies' legendary batsman Vivian Richards, while playing for Warwickshire, scored a triple century in 244 balls against Somerset in 1985.
New Zealand's Ken Rutherford, representing New Zealand in 1986, completed his triple century in 234 balls against DB Close XI.
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.
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.