Karnataka batsman Karun Nair scored a thundering triple hundred against England in the fifth and final test at Chennai. He scored not out 303 runs in 381 balls. Karun had a great season in the domestic circuit with Karnataka.
He stands as the only second Indian batsman after legendary Virender Sehwag to scored triple ton in test cricket .
He has also become the third player to change his maiden ton into triple century in test cricket. Only Sir Garfield Sobers and Bob Simpson achieved this record earlier.
The Indian Cricket team has always raised itself with great players , since the retirement of five - legendary Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, and Virender Sehwag. The new superstar of Indian Cricket is Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin. Some younsters like Karun Nair, KL Rahul , Jayant Yadav also showed their calliber.