Records / Test matches / Batting records / Youngest player to score a triple hundred

Player Age Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
GS Sobers 21y 213d 365* West Indies v Pakistan Kingston 26 Feb 1958 Test # 450
DG Bradman 21y 318d 334 Australia v England Leeds 11 Jul 1930 Test # 196
L Hutton 22y 58d 364 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
Hanif Mohammad 23y 27d 337 Pakistan v West Indies Bridgetown 17 Jan 1958 Test # 446
BC Lara 24y 349d 375 West Indies v England St John's 16 Apr 1994 Test # 1259
LG Rowe 25y 57d 302 West Indies v England Bridgetown 6 Mar 1974 Test # 734
RM Cowper 25y 129d 307 Australia v England Melbourne 11 Feb 1966 Test # 601
V Sehwag 25y 160d 309 India v Pakistan Multan 28 Mar 2004 Test # 1693
CH Gayle 25y 220d 317 West Indies v South Africa St John's 29 Apr 2005 Test # 1750

Ages are shown as at the start of the match concerned.
Only the first double-century by a player is shown.

Records include the following recent matches:
West Indies v New Zealand at Bridgetown, 3rd Test, Jun 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2127]
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, 2nd Test, Jun 20-24, 2014 [Test # 2126]
West Indies v New Zealand at Port of Spain, 2nd Test, Jun 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2125]

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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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