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Balls faced

Balls faced Batsman Match Location Year
278 Virender Sehwag India v South Africa Chennai 2007-08
362 Matthew Hayden Australia v Zimbabwe Perth 2003-04
364 Virender Sehwag India v Pakistan Multan 2003-04

Minutes batted

Minutes Batsman Match Location Year
288 Wally Hammond England v New Zealand Auckland 1932-33
336 Don Bradman Australia v England Leeds 1930

Note: Accurate information is not available about the balls required to reach a triple-hundred in earlier matches. It is estimated Hammond took approximately 355 balls.

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Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Saurav Ganguly have scored hundreds in the same Test innings on only one occasion. In August 2002 at Headingly, Tendulkar top scored with 193, while Dravid and Ganguly scored 148 and 128 respectively in the first innings of the Test leading India to a famous win against England by an innings and 46 runs.

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