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Warner hits 335, breaks Don Bradman’s 87-year-old record

" Warner smashed an unbeaten 335 against Pakistan, the 10th highest score ever in Test cricket"

David Warnar brought up his maiden triple century in Test cricket on Saturday against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. Warner became the seventh Australian batsman to score a triple ton in Test cricket history. 

Warner reached 389  in 120th over with a boundry hit of Mohammad Abbas delivery.

The 33-year-old Aussie opener has become the fourth batsman to score a triple ton against Pakistan. The previous triple ton was scored by Virender Sehwag (309) on March 28, 2004. Garfield Sobers (365*) and Mark Taylor (334*) are the other two batsmen to score a triple century against Pakistan.

He also surpassed Mark Taylor and Don Bradman’s score of 334 to register the second-highest score in a Test innings. .

Bradman’s record of highest score at Adelaide Oval. The Aussie legend scored an unbeaten 299 against South Africa on January 29, 1932, at the same venue

Warner joined the list of elite openers with most 250-plus scores in Test cricket. Sanath Jayasuriya, Graeme Smith, Chris Gayle and Alastair Cook have crossed the 250-run mark twice whereas Sehwag tops the list with four such scores.

The New South Wales batsman also shared the second-highest second-wicket partnership for Australia in Test cricket. He added 361 runs for the second wicket with Marnus Labuschagne.

The Indian Express
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