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Most runs in a series by a wicketkeeper
Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
DT Lindsay (SA) 5 7 0 606 182 86.57 3 2 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1966/67
A Flower (Zim) 2 4 2 540 232* 270.00 2 2 0
Zimbabwe in India Test Series, 2000/01
BK Kunderan (India) 5 10 0 525 192 52.50 2 1 0
England in India Test Series, 1963/64
BJ Haddin (Aus) 5 8 0 493 118 61.62 1 5 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 2013/14
FCM Alexander (WI) 5 10 2 484 108 60.50 1 5 1
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1960/61
AC Gilchrist (Aus) 3 5 2 473 204* 157.66 2 1 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 2001/02
AJ Stewart (Eng) 5 10 1 465 164 51.66 1 1 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1998
CL Walcott (WI) 5 7 0 452 152 64.57 2 2 0
West Indies in India Test Series, 1948/49
A Flower (Zim) 2 4 2 422 199* 211.00 2 1 0
South Africa in Zimbabwe Test Series, 2001/02
LEG Ames (Eng) 4 8 1 417 149 59.57 2 0 0
England in West Indies Test Series, 1929/30
FM Engineer (India) 5 10 0 415 121 41.50 1 3 0
England in India Test Series, 1972/73
WW Wade (SA) 5 9 1 407 125 50.87 1 3 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1948/49
A Flower (Zim) 3 6 2 388 129 97.00 1 3 0
Sri Lanka in Zimbabwe Test Series, 1999/00
AJ Stewart (Eng) 6 12 0 378 78 31.50 0 3 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1993
Imtiaz Ahmed (Pak) 5 10 1 375 135 41.66 1 2 0
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1960/61
PJL Dujon (WI) 6 7 0 367 98 52.42 0 4 1
West Indies in India Test Series, 1983/84
APE Knott (Eng) 5 9 1 365 87 45.62 0 3 0
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1973/74
APE Knott (Eng) 6 11 1 364 106* 36.40 1 3 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1974/75
JHB Waite (SA) 5 9 0 362 134 40.22 2 1 1
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1957/58
BJ Haddin (Aus) 5 9 1 360 136 45.00 1 3 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 2010/11
IA Healy (Aus) 5 9 3 356 161* 59.33 1 0 1
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1996/97
AB de Villiers (SA) 3 5 1 352 121 88.00 2 1 0
Pakistan in South Africa Test Series, 2012/13
WB Phillips (Aus) 6 11 1 350 91 35.00 0 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1985
Imtiaz Ahmed (Pak) 5 9 0 344 122 38.22 1 1 1
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 1957/58
AC Gilchrist (Aus) 3 3 1 343 162 171.50 2 1 0
Trans-Tasman Trophy (Australia in New Zealand), 2004/05
AJ Stewart (Eng) 5 8 0 342 95 42.75 0 3 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1999/00
DL Murray (WI) 6 11 0 342 66 31.09 0 4 0
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1975/76
AB de Villiers (SA) 3 6 0 341 116 56.83 1 1 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 2013/14
MV Boucher (SA) 4 7 1 341 95 56.83 0 3 0
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2009/10
PJL Dujon (WI) 5 8 1 341 139 48.71 1 1 1
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1984/85
AC Gilchrist (Aus) 5 5 0 340 152 68.00 1 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2001
LEG Ames (Eng) 5 8 3 339 115 67.80 1 1 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1938/39
AC Gilchrist (Aus) 5 8 2 333 133 55.50 1 2 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 2002/03
T Taibu (Zim) 2 4 1 330 153 110.00 1 2 1
Zimbabwe in Bangladesh Test Series, 2004/05
MS Dhoni (India) 4 6 2 326 224 81.50 1 0 0
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 2012/13
MJ Prior (Eng) 4 6 1 324 126* 64.80 1 2 1
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 2007
FM Engineer (India) 4 8 0 321 63 40.12 0 2 0
India in New Zealand Test Series, 1967/68
RT Spooner (Eng) 5 10 1 319 92 35.44 0 3 1
England in India Test Series, 1951/52
RD Jacobs (WI) 5 10 3 317 78 45.28 0 2 0
West Indies in South Africa Test Series, 1998/99
RD Jacobs (WI) 5 10 4 317 113* 52.83 1 2 3
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (South Africa in West Indies), 2000/01
RC Russell (Eng) 6 11 3 314 128* 39.25 1 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1989
RW Marsh (Aus) 6 11 2 313 55 34.77 0 1 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1974/75
MJ Prior (Eng) 3 5 2 311 110* 103.66 1 2 0
England in New Zealand Test Series, 2012/13
MJ Prior (Eng) 4 6 2 310 131* 77.50 1 2 1
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 2008/09
Taslim Arif (Pak) 3 4 1 307 210* 102.33 1 1 0
Australia in Pakistan Test Series, 1979/80
MS Dhoni (India) 4 6 1 307 92 61.40 0 4 0
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 2008/09
HB Cameron (SA) 5 8 0 306 90 38.25 0 3 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1935
PJL Dujon (WI) 5 7 1 305 67 50.83 0 4 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1988
SMH Kirmani (India) 5 9 0 305 55 33.88 0 2 0
India in Australia Test Series, 1977/78
H Carter (Aus) 5 10 3 300 66 42.85 0 3 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1907/08

Only matches in the series where the player was the designated wicketkeeper are included

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]
New Zealand v India at Wellington, 2nd Test, Feb 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2120]
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Kevin Pietersen has scored 158 in an innings three times in Tests. This is the highest Test score to be hit by a batsman thrice in his career. Two of the instances came against Australia. The next-highest such score is by Steve Waugh, who scored 157 three times in his career. In Waugh's case too, two of the instances were against the same opposition - England.

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