High scores
Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
G Kirsten 275 878 642 26 0 South Africa v England Durban 26 Dec 1999 Test # 1480
RG Pollock 274 417 401 43 0 South Africa v Australia Durban 5 Feb 1970 Test # 671
SP Fleming 262 576 423 31 2 New Zealand v South Africa Cape Town 27 Apr 2006 Test # 1800
E Paynter 243 334 - 24 0 England v South Africa Durban 20 Jan 1939 Test # 269
AD Nourse 231 289 - 36 0 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
HH Gibbs 228 383 240 29 6 South Africa v Pakistan Cape Town 2 Jan 2003 Test # 1637
JH Kallis 224 434 325 31 1 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
WJ Edrich 219 460 - 25 0 England v South Africa Durban 3 Mar 1939 Test # 271
GS Blewett 214 519 421 33 0 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 28 Feb 1997 Test # 1356
RG Pollock 209 350 - 30 0 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 31 Dec 1966 Test # 613
AC Gilchrist 204* 293 213 19 8 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 22 Feb 2002 Test # 1590
HL Collins 203 267 - 26 0 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 12 Nov 1921 Test # 146
BC Lara 202 439 274 32 2 West Indies v South Africa Johannesburg 12 Dec 2003 Test # 1674
JH Kallis 201* 389 270 15 5 South Africa v India Centurion 16 Dec 2010 Test # 1985
GC Smith 200 338 287 25 0 South Africa v Bangladesh East London 18 Oct 2002 Test # 1619
HH Gibbs 196 442 354 25 1 South Africa v India Port Elizabeth 16 Nov 2001 Test # 1569
C Washbrook 195 295 - 18 0 England v South Africa Johannesburg 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
HH Gibbs 192 474 335 24 3 South Africa v West Indies Centurion 16 Jan 2004 Test # 1682
SJ McCabe 189* - - - 0 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
JW Burke 189 578 - 15 0 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 Test # 445
JB Hobbs 187 - - - 0 England v South Africa Cape Town 11 Mar 1910 Test # 110
JH Kallis 186 383 262 25 3 South Africa v New Zealand Johannesburg 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1846
MA Atherton 185* 643 492 29 0 England v South Africa Johannesburg 30 Nov 1995 Test # 1315
GC Smith 183 391 273 25 0 South Africa v England Cape Town 3 Jan 2010 Test # 1946
DT Lindsay 182 273 227 25 5 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 23 Dec 1966 Test # 611
CP Mead 181 454 - - 0 England v South Africa Durban 18 Jan 1923 Test # 150
WR Hammond 181 336 - 16 0 England v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1938 Test # 268
G Kirsten 180 558 461 20 0 South Africa v Sri Lanka Durban 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1526
ME Trescothick 180 367 248 24 4 England v South Africa Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005 Test # 1734
RN Harvey 178 240 - 16 0 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1949 Test # 319
JH Kallis 177 479 344 20 0 South Africa v West Indies Durban 26 Dec 2003 Test # 1679
HM Amla 176* 511 378 24 0 South Africa v New Zealand Johannesburg 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1846
HW Taylor 176 310 - 25 0 South Africa v England Johannesburg 23 Dec 1922 Test # 148
L Klusener 174 333 221 25 2 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 9 Dec 1999 Test # 1475
ER Dexter 172 339 - 28 0 England v South Africa Johannesburg 23 Dec 1964 Test # 572
SR Tendulkar 169 329 254 26 0 India v South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 1997 Test # 1349
DJ Cullinan 168 425 306 20 0 South Africa v West Indies Cape Town 2 Jan 1999 Test # 1440
AL Hassett 167 - - 14 1 Australia v South Africa Port Elizabeth 3 Mar 1950 Test # 322
AB de Villiers 163 313 196 12 7 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 19 Mar 2009 Test # 1916
AG Prince 162* 333 223 23 2 South Africa v Bangladesh Centurion 26 Nov 2008 Test # 1895
JH Kallis 162 364 264 21 1 South Africa v England Durban 26 Dec 2004 Test # 1730
MJ Clarke 161* 430 301 17 0 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 1 Mar 2014 Test # 2122
HH Gibbs 161 484 307 25 0 South Africa v England Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005 Test # 1734
JH Kallis 161 459 291 19 0 South Africa v India Cape Town 2 Jan 2011 Test # 1988
AB de Villiers 160* 303 205 19 2 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
SR Waugh 160 501 366 22 0 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 28 Feb 1997 Test # 1356
JH Kallis 160 345 289 26 0 South Africa v New Zealand Bloemfontein 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
G Kirsten 160 372 227 17 1 South Africa v Bangladesh Potchefstroom 25 Oct 2002 Test # 1621
PJ Hughes 160 376 323 15 3 Australia v South Africa Durban 6 Mar 2009 Test # 1913
WW Armstrong 159* - - - 0 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 18 Oct 1902 Test # 76
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
South Africa v Australia at Centurion, 1st Test, Feb 12-15, 2014 [Test # 2119]
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