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Most runs in a series
Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
DG Bradman (Aus) 5 7 0 974 334 139.14 4 0 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1930
WR Hammond (Eng) 5 9 1 905 251 113.12 4 0 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1928/29
MA Taylor (Aus) 6 11 1 839 219 83.90 2 5 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1989
RN Harvey (Aus) 5 9 0 834 205 92.66 4 3 0
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1952/53
IVA Richards (WI) 4 7 0 829 291 118.42 3 2 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1976
CL Walcott (WI) 5 10 0 827 155 82.70 5 2 0
Australia in West Indies Test Series, 1955
GS Sobers (WI) 5 8 2 824 365* 137.33 3 3 0
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 1957/58
DG Bradman (Aus) 5 9 0 810 270 90.00 3 1 2
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1936/37
DG Bradman (Aus) 5 5 1 806 299* 201.50 4 0 0
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1931/32
BC Lara (WI) 5 8 0 798 375 99.75 2 2 0
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1993/94
ED Weekes (WI) 5 7 0 779 194 111.28 4 2 0
West Indies in India Test Series, 1948/49
SM Gavaskar (India) 4 8 3 774 220 154.80 4 3 0
India in West Indies Test Series, 1970/71
AN Cook (Eng) 5 7 1 766 235* 127.66 3 2 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 2010/11
BC Lara (WI) 6 10 1 765 179 85.00 3 3 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1995
Mudassar Nazar (Pak) 6 8 2 761 231 126.83 4 1 0
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1982/83
DG Bradman (Aus) 5 8 0 758 304 94.75 2 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1934
DCS Compton (Eng) 5 8 0 753 208 94.12 4 2 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1947
GA Gooch (Eng) 3 6 0 752 333 125.33 3 2 0
India in England Test Series, 1990
H Sutcliffe (Eng) 5 9 0 734 176 81.55 4 2 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1924/25
SM Gavaskar (India) 6 9 1 732 205 91.50 4 1 1
West Indies in India Test Series, 1978/79
DI Gower (Eng) 6 9 0 732 215 81.33 3 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1985
GA Faulkner (SA) 5 10 0 732 204 73.20 2 5 0
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1910/11
GS Sobers (WI) 5 8 1 722 174 103.14 3 2 1
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1966
ED Weekes (WI) 5 8 1 716 207 102.28 3 2 0
India in West Indies Test Series, 1952/53
DG Bradman (Aus) 5 6 2 715 201 178.75 4 1 0
India in Australia Test Series, 1947/48
GC Smith (SA) 5 9 0 714 277 79.33 2 1 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 2003
JH Kallis (SA) 4 6 2 712 177 178.00 4 1 0
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (West Indies in South Africa), 2003/04
GS Sobers (WI) 5 8 1 709 226 101.28 3 1 1
England in West Indies Test Series, 1959/60
RT Ponting (Aus) 4 8 1 706 257 100.85 2 2 1
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (India in Australia), 2003/04
GA Headley (WI) 4 8 0 703 223 87.87 4 0 0
England in West Indies Test Series, 1929/30
GS Chappell (Aus) 6 11 5 702 182* 117.00 3 3 0
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1975/76
KD Walters (Aus) 4 6 0 699 242 116.50 4 2 0
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1968/69
CL Walcott (WI) 5 10 2 698 220 87.25 3 3 0
England in West Indies Test Series, 1953/54
AR Morris (Aus) 5 9 1 696 196 87.00 3 3 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1948
EH Hendren (Eng) 4 8 2 693 205* 115.50 2 5 0
England in West Indies Test Series, 1929/30
BC Lara (WI) 3 6 0 688 221 114.66 3 1 0
West Indies in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2001/02
DG Bradman (Aus) 5 8 1 680 234 97.14 2 3 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1946/47
L Hutton (Eng) 5 8 1 677 205 96.71 2 3 0
England in West Indies Test Series, 1953/54
GA Gooch (Eng) 6 12 0 673 133 56.08 2 4 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1993
GM Turner (NZ) 5 8 1 672 259 96.00 2 2 0
New Zealand in West Indies Test Series, 1971/72
WM Lawry (Aus) 5 8 0 667 205 83.37 3 2 0
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1968/69
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 3 5 0 665 192 133.00 4 1 0
West Indies in Pakistan Test Series, 2006/07
DL Amiss (Eng) 5 9 1 663 262* 82.87 3 0 0
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1973/74
JB Hobbs (Eng) 5 9 1 662 187 82.75 3 1 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1911/12
VT Trumper (Aus) 5 9 2 661 214* 94.42 2 2 0
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1910/11
RN Harvey (Aus) 5 8 3 660 178 132.00 4 1 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1949/50
G Boycott (Eng) 5 10 3 657 142* 93.85 2 5 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1970/71
AJ Strauss (Eng) 5 10 1 656 147 72.88 3 1 2
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2004/05
E Paynter (Eng) 5 8 0 653 243 81.62 3 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1938/39
Zaheer Abbas (Pak) 6 6 1 650 215 130.00 3 0 0
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1982/83
RN Harvey (Aus) 5 7 1 650 204 108.33 3 1 0
Australia in West Indies Test Series, 1955
JH Edrich (Eng) 6 11 2 648 130 72.00 2 4 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1970/71
DN Sardesai (India) 5 8 0 642 212 80.25 3 1 0
India in West Indies Test Series, 1970/71
CH Lloyd (WI) 5 9 1 636 242* 79.50 2 1 0
West Indies in India Test Series, 1974/75
MP Vaughan (Eng) 5 10 0 633 183 63.30 3 0 2
The Ashes (England in Australia), 2002/03
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 4 7 0 631 202 90.14 3 0 0
Pakistan in England Test Series, 2006
Hanif Mohammad (Pak) 5 9 0 628 337 69.77 1 3 0
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 1957/58
KR Stackpole (Aus) 6 12 0 627 207 52.25 2 2 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1970/71
MJ Clarke (Aus) 4 6 1 626 329* 125.20 2 0 0
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (India in Australia), 2011/12
RR Sarwan (WI) 5 6 0 626 291 104.33 3 1 0
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 2008/09
JH Kallis (SA) 5 10 1 625 162 69.44 3 2 2
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2004/05
MJ Slater (Aus) 5 10 0 623 176 62.30 3 1 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1994/95
CC Hunte (WI) 5 9 1 622 260 77.75 3 0 1
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 1957/58
AD Nourse (SA) 5 9 0 621 149 69.00 2 5 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1947
RB Richardson (WI) 4 7 0 619 194 88.42 2 3 0
India in West Indies Test Series, 1988/89
R Dravid (India) 4 8 3 619 233 123.80 1 3 0
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (India in Australia), 2003/04
LG Rowe (WI) 5 7 0 616 302 88.00 3 0 0
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1973/74
MP Vaughan (Eng) 4 7 1 615 197 102.50 3 1 1
India in England Test Series, 2002
B Sutcliffe (NZ) 5 9 2 611 230* 87.28 2 1 0
New Zealand in India Test Series, 1955/56
WR Hammond (Eng) 5 8 1 609 181 87.00 3 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1938/39
GS Chappell (Aus) 6 11 0 608 144 55.27 2 5 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1974/75
DT Lindsay (SA) 5 7 0 606 182 86.57 3 2 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1966/67
EJ Barlow (SA) 5 10 2 603 201 75.37 3 1 1
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1963/64
R Dravid (India) 4 6 0 602 217 100.33 3 1 0
India in England Test Series, 2002
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]
England v India at Nottingham, 1st Test, Jul 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2128]

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