Australian opener David Warner hit his 1st triple hundred against Pakistan on Saturday changing into ideal the seventh from his nation to the landmark.
Warner hit his maiden 300 on Saturday at the Adelaide Oval (AP)
- David Warner introduced up his 300 off 389 balls
- Warner’s 300 is the main in Tests after Karun Nair’s 303* in 2016
- Warner place on 361 runs for the 2nd wicket with Marnus Labuschagne
Australian opener David Warner on Saturday hit his maiden triple hundred in Test cricket at the Adelaide Oval all the intention by the continuing 2nd Test vs Pakistan. Warner’s triple hundred is de facto the 1st from an Australian since historical captain Michael Clarke hit 329* vs India in January 2012.
In all fits, Warner’s triple is the main in Tests after Karun Nair’s 303* vs England in December 2016. It was as soon as also the main triple hundred by a left-hander after Kumar Sangakkara’s 319 vs Bangladesh in February 2014.
Warner’s derive is now the ideal individual derive at the Adelaide Oval surpassing Don Bradman’s 299. Australia declared their innings appropriate after Warner went previous the ideal Test rankings of Don Bradman and Mark Taylor (334). Warner’s 335* is now the 2nd most practical individual Test derive by an Australian at the again of Matthew Hayden’s 380 vs Zimbabwe. Warner seemed successfully draw to interrupt Hayden’s file and even Brian Lara’s 400 when Tim Paine declared the innings with the crew total at 589/3.
Incidentally, that is ideal the 2nd triple-hundred in the history of Day-night Test fits after Azhar Ali’s 302* vs West Indies in Dubai, 2016. But Warner’s 335* is now the ideal Test derive in Day-night fits.
Warner’s 300 came off 389 balls making it the 4th quickest triple hundred ever in the history of Test cricket. India’s Virender Sehwag holds the file for the quickest triple hundred ever, having taken appropriate 278 balls to the milestone vs South Africa in Chennai in 2007-08.
Quickest 300s in Test history:
Virender Sehwag – 278 balls vs South Africa. 2007-08
Matthew Hayden – 362 balls vs Zimbabwe, 2003-04
Virender Sehwag – 364 balls vs Pakistan, 2003-04
Earlier, Warner and Labuschagne continued flaying the Pakistan bowling after resuming on 302/1 overnight. Warner introduced up his 2nd double hundred off 260 balls and continued to hit boundaries at will in his marathon knock.
Sooner than being bowled by Afridi for 162, Labuschagne boosted his 2019 runs tally to 829 runs. The pair had added a file 361 runs for the 2nd wicket, which is the 2nd most practical partnership for any wicket at the Adelaide Oval.
Australia have by no manner misplaced a Day-night Test and after the innings of Warner and Labuschagne, it does not seek love that file is going to eradicate from now on or less hit by any ability.
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