New Delhi: West Indies opener Chris Gayle recently posted a picture on his Instagram handle indicating that he wants the Indian batsman Rohit Sharma to score a triple ton in Tests. Both Sehwag and Gayle have scored two triple centuries in Test cricket while Rohit Sharma has two doubles in ODI cricket.
All the three batsmen have scored double centuries in the ODI format. Chris Gayle added the caption, “The double century club in ODI. @rohitsharma45 just need a triple in test and it would be the Triple Century Club . Great to be among the legend Virender Sehwag. #Champions.”
The big Jamaican was pretty much aware of the fact that all the 3 batsmen in this picture scored their double centuries. He mentioned it was the double century club in ODI.Gayle followed it up by saying a triple ton in Tests from Rohit Sharma will make it a triple century club too. Both Chris Gayle and Virender Sehwag have their triple centuries in Tests, while Rohit Sharma is yet to achieve the milestone.
When it comes to ODIs, Virender Sehwag broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the highest individual score in ODIs, when he hit 219 against West Indies in 2011. A year later, Sharma scored his second ODI double ton of 264 runs against Sri Lanka and became the only batsman in the history of the game to score 2 double hundreds. And coming to the Jamaican hitter West Indies Opener Chris Gayle smacked his only double ton against Zimbabwe during the ICC World Cup 2015.