Player Byes Total Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
LEG Ames 37 327 3 England v Australia The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
KD Karthik 35 537 2 India v Pakistan Bangalore 8 Dec 2007 Test # 1852
MJ Prior 35 544 2 England v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Mar 2009 Test # 1914
JT Murray 33 390 2 England v India Mumbai (BS) 11 Nov 1961 Test # 513
JM Parks 33 391/9d 3 England v West Indies Kingston 8 Feb 1968 Test # 629
MJ Prior 33 664 1 England v India The Oval 9 Aug 2007 Test # 1842
WL Cornford 31 387 2 England v New Zealand Auckland 21 Feb 1930 Test # 191
ATW Grout 31 366 3 Australia v Pakistan Lahore 21 Nov 1959 Test # 480
M Bisset 30 417 1 South Africa v England Cape Town 11 Mar 1910 Test # 110
W Carkeek 30 329 1 Australia v South Africa Nottingham 5 Aug 1912 Test # 127
EAC Hunte 30 327 4 West Indies v England Georgetown 21 Feb 1930 Test # 192
TG Evans 30 189 3 England v New Zealand Wellington 24 Mar 1951 Test # 333
TG Evans 29 378 3 England v India Lord's 19 Jun 1952 Test # 352
BK Kunderan 29 559/8d 1 India v England Kanpur 15 Feb 1964 Test # 557
DL Murray 29 291 3 West Indies v Pakistan Bridgetown 18 Feb 1977 Test # 797
Hanif Mohammad 28 372 1 Pakistan v India Delhi 16 Oct 1952 Test # 355
NR Mongia 28 952/6d 2 India v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 2 Aug 1997 Test # 1374
MS Dhoni 28 577 2 India v Australia Delhi 29 Oct 2008 Test # 1891
EJ Smith 26 476 3 England v Australia Adelaide 12 Jan 1912 Test # 118
NC Tufnell 25 327 3 England v South Africa Cape Town 11 Mar 1910 Test # 110
TA Ward 25 450 2 South Africa v England Durban 13 Dec 1913 Test # 130
AC Gilchrist 25 288 4 Australia v West Indies Port of Spain 19 Apr 2003 Test # 1639
AJ Stewart 25 682/6d 2 England v South Africa Lord's 31 Jul 2003 Test # 1653
BB McCullum 25 526 2 New Zealand v England Leeds 3 Jun 2004 Test # 1702
HAPW Jayawardene 25 315 4 Sri Lanka v West Indies Providence 22 Mar 2008 Test # 1869
MJ Prior 25 479 2 England v Sri Lanka Lord's 3 Jun 2011 Test # 1995

Only the designated keeper for the match is listed

Known cases of deputising for the designated wicketkeeper in the above list include:

- FE Woolley, at the age of 47, kept for the whole of the innings for LEG Ames for 37 byes

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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