3. 375, WI vs. ENG, 1994
In 1994 at St.John’s, Lara scored a brilliant knock of 375 off 538 balls against England in the fifth test of England’s tour of WI which was almost on to set a world record but couldn’t. On that day, he surpassed the record of Garry Sobers’ record of 365 for the highest test innings.
Everyone was overjoyed with his achievement but his teammates were not having any surprised expressions because they knew that only he could break this kind of record and there is nothing surprising in it. He had batted for 766 minutes and scored 375 runs (which included 45 fours) with a strike rate of 69.70. The match ended in a draw.