High scores
Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
IVA Richards 291 472 386 38 0 West Indies v England The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
Zaheer Abbas 274 544 467 38 0 Pakistan v England Birmingham 3 Jun 1971 Test # 687
Zaheer Abbas 240 545 410 22 0 Pakistan v England The Oval 22 Aug 1974 Test # 744
IVA Richards 232 438 313 31 4 West Indies v England Nottingham 3 Jun 1976 Test # 777
SM Gavaskar 221 490 443 21 0 India v England The Oval 30 Aug 1979 Test # 854
D Lloyd 214* 448 396 17 0 England v India Birmingham 4 Jul 1974 Test # 741
DL Amiss 203 443 320 28 0 England v West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
DI Gower 200* 365 279 24 0 England v India Birmingham 12 Jul 1979 Test # 851
IM Chappell 192 439 367 17 0 Australia v England The Oval 28 Aug 1975 Test # 763
G Boycott 191 629 471 23 0 England v Australia Leeds 11 Aug 1977 Test # 807
DL Amiss 188 370 303 29 0 England v India Lord's 20 Jun 1974 Test # 740
DL Amiss 183 422 372 19 0 England v Pakistan The Oval 22 Aug 1974 Test # 744
KWR Fletcher 178 379 380 21 2 England v New Zealand Lord's 21 Jun 1973 Test # 723
BE Congdon 176 409 377 19 0 New Zealand v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1973 Test # 722
BE Congdon 175 514 454 12 0 New Zealand v England Lord's 21 Jun 1973 Test # 723
JH Edrich 175 538 420 21 0 England v Australia Lord's 31 Jul 1975 Test # 761
R Edwards 170* 324 290 13 0 Australia v England Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700
RB Kanhai 157 339 280 21 0 West Indies v England Lord's 23 Aug 1973 Test # 727
G Boycott 155 458 341 12 0 England v India Birmingham 12 Jul 1979 Test # 851
GS Sobers 150* 288 227 19 0 West Indies v England Lord's 23 Aug 1973 Test # 727
RC Fredericks 150 510 443 17 0 West Indies v England Birmingham 9 Aug 1973 Test # 726
RA Woolmer 149 495 390 20 0 England v Australia The Oval 28 Aug 1975 Test # 763
AW Greig 139 200 178 16 0 England v New Zealand Nottingham 7 Jun 1973 Test # 722
DL Amiss 138* 363 276 12 0 England v New Zealand Nottingham 7 Jun 1973 Test # 722
RC Fredericks 138 282 253 14 1 West Indies v England Lord's 17 Jun 1976 Test # 778
RA Woolmer 137 389 338 22 0 England v Australia Manchester 7 Jul 1977 Test # 805
IT Botham 137 201 152 10 5 England v India Leeds 16 Aug 1979 Test # 853
IVA Richards 135 288 261 18 0 West Indies v England Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779
APE Knott 135 293 210 18 0 England v Australia Nottingham 28 Jul 1977 Test # 806
CG Greenidge 134 250 198 18 0 West Indies v England Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779
CH Lloyd 132 238 196 15 2 West Indies v England The Oval 26 Jul 1973 Test # 725
GS Chappell 131 373 303 14 0 Australia v England Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
G Boycott 131 417 374 9 0 England v New Zealand Nottingham 10 Aug 1978 Test # 829
RB McCosker 127 370 294 14 0 Australia v England The Oval 28 Aug 1975 Test # 763
G Boycott 125 418 293 6 0 England v India The Oval 30 Aug 1979 Test # 854
KWR Fletcher 123* 335 289 8 0 England v India Manchester 6 Jun 1974 Test # 739
GP Howarth 123 336 291 14 0 New Zealand v England Lord's 24 Aug 1978 Test # 830
KWR Fletcher 122 513 377 10 0 England v Pakistan The Oval 22 Aug 1974 Test # 744
G Boycott 121* 309 261 12 1 England v Pakistan Lord's 17 Jun 1971 Test # 688
BD Julien 121 171 143 18 2 West Indies v England Lord's 23 Aug 1973 Test # 727
RA Woolmer 120 301 248 13 0 England v Australia Lord's 16 Jun 1977 Test # 804
IM Chappell 118 330 267 20 0 Australia v England The Oval 10 Aug 1972 Test # 702
MH Denness 118 244 220 12 0 England v India Lord's 20 Jun 1974 Test # 740
APE Knott 116 185 175 22 0 England v Pakistan Birmingham 3 Jun 1971 Test # 687
V Pollard 116 437 311 10 0 New Zealand v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1973 Test # 722
AW Greig 116 340 264 15 0 England v West Indies Leeds 22 Jul 1976 Test # 780
APE Knott 116 305 212 14 0 England v West Indies Leeds 22 Jul 1976 Test # 780
G Boycott 115 221 181 20 0 England v New Zealand Leeds 5 Jul 1973 Test # 724
CG Greenidge 115 214 147 14 2 West Indies v England Leeds 22 Jul 1976 Test # 780
KR Stackpole 114 335 255 10 0 Australia v England Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700

Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 [Test # 854]
England v India at Leeds, 3rd Test, Aug 16-21, 1979 [Test # 853]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Aug 2-7, 1979 [Test # 852]