Records / Test matches / Batting records / Most runs in an innings (progressive record holder)

Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
C Bannerman 165* 285 - 18 0 Australia v England Melbourne 15 Mar 1877 Test # 1
WL Murdoch 211 490 525 24 0 Australia v England The Oval 11 Aug 1884 Test # 16
RE Foster 287 419 - 37 0 England v Australia Sydney 11 Dec 1903 Test # 78
A Sandham 325 600 640 28 0 England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
DG Bradman 334 383 448 46 0 Australia v England Leeds 11 Jul 1930 Test # 196
WR Hammond 336* 318 - 34 10 England v New Zealand Auckland 31 Mar 1933 Test # 226
L Hutton 364 797 847 35 0 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
GS Sobers 365* 614 - 38 0 West Indies v Pakistan Kingston 26 Feb 1958 Test # 450
BC Lara 375 766 538 45 0 West Indies v England St John's 16 Apr 1994 Test # 1259
ML Hayden 380 622 437 38 11 Australia v Zimbabwe Perth 9 Oct 2003 Test # 1661
BC Lara 400* 778 582 43 4 West Indies v England St John's 10 Apr 2004 Test # 1696

leading scores are calculated for each date upon which a match ends

Records include the following recent matches:
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, 1st Test, Sep 5-9, 2014 [Test # 2138]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]

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WG Grace, Fred Grace and Edward Grace, all brothers, made their debuts in the same Test match, versus Australia at The Oval, in 1880. Another set of brothers, Alec Hearne, George Hearne and Jack Hearne, also made their debuts for England in the same Test, versus South Africa at Newlands in 1892.

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