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Top Test Triple Centuries – Karun Nair joins the Elite Duo

Top Test Triple Centuries – Karun Nair joins the Elite Duo

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Britain surrendered their most astounding ever Test score to any restriction as triple-centurion Karun Nair heaped on the anguish for Alastair Cook's vacationers in India's own national-record 759 for seven proaclaimed. Nair (303 not out) turned out to be just the third batsman ever to transform a lady Test century into a triple, after the immense Garfield Sobers and Bobby Simpson, as England's past most noticeably bad 751 for five - exacted by West Indies in Antigua in 2004 - was committed to history. Karun Nair, in just his third Test after past scores of four and 13, shared a 6th wicket remain of 181 with Ravi Ashwin (67) on day four of this fifth and last match of the arrangement to pile on a mammoth lead of 282. Sober's score of 365 not out against Pakistan in 1958, then a worl...