High scores
Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
L Hutton 364 797 847 35 0 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
WR Hammond 336* 318 - 34 10 England v New Zealand Auckland 31 Mar 1933 Test # 226
DG Bradman 334 383 448 46 0 Australia v England Leeds 11 Jul 1930 Test # 196
A Sandham 325 600 640 28 0 England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
DG Bradman 304 430 473 43 2 Australia v England Leeds 20 Jul 1934 Test # 236
DG Bradman 299* 396 - 23 0 Australia v South Africa Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215
GA Headley 270* 495 - 30 0 West Indies v England Kingston 14 Mar 1935 Test # 241
DG Bradman 270 458 375 22 0 Australia v England Melbourne 1 Jan 1937 Test # 257
WH Ponsford 266 460 422 27 0 Australia v England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
DG Bradman 254 341 376 25 0 Australia v England Lord's 27 Jun 1930 Test # 195
DG Bradman 244 316 271 32 1 Australia v England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
E Paynter 243 334 - 24 0 England v South Africa Durban 20 Jan 1939 Test # 269
WR Hammond 240 367 394 32 0 England v Australia Lord's 24 Jun 1938 Test # 264
DG Bradman 232 438 417 16 0 Australia v England The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
SJ McCabe 232 235 277 34 1 Australia v England Nottingham 10 Jun 1938 Test # 263
WR Hammond 231* 460 579 27 0 England v Australia Sydney 18 Dec 1936 Test # 256
AD Nourse 231 289 - 36 0 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
WR Hammond 227 301 - - 0 England v New Zealand Christchurch 24 Mar 1933 Test # 225
DG Bradman 226 277 - 22 0 Australia v South Africa Brisbane 27 Nov 1931 Test # 212
GA Headley 223 390 385 28 0 West Indies v England Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
DG Bradman 223 297 - 24 0 Australia v West Indies Brisbane 16 Jan 1931 Test # 203
WJ Edrich 219 460 - 25 0 England v South Africa Durban 3 Mar 1939 Test # 271
WR Hammond 217 290 - 30 0 England v India The Oval 15 Aug 1936 Test # 254
E Paynter 216* 319 333 26 1 England v Australia Nottingham 10 Jun 1938 Test # 263
DG Bradman 212 437 395 14 0 Australia v England Adelaide 29 Jan 1937 Test # 258
CA Roach 209 295 - 22 3 West Indies v England Georgetown 21 Feb 1930 Test # 192
WA Brown 206* 369 370 22 0 Australia v England Lord's 24 Jun 1938 Test # 264
EH Hendren 205* - - 29 0 England v West Indies Port of Spain 1 Feb 1930 Test # 189
GB Legge 196 280 - 23 0 England v New Zealand Auckland 21 Feb 1930 Test # 191
L Hutton 196 335 - 21 0 England v West Indies Lord's 24 Jun 1939 Test # 272
H Sutcliffe 194 436 496 13 0 England v Australia Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
SJ McCabe 189* - - - 0 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
SJ McCabe 187* 242 233 25 0 Australia v England Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
M Leyland 187 381 438 17 0 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
WH Ponsford 183 348 - 11 0 Australia v West Indies Sydney 1 Jan 1931 Test # 201
WH Ponsford 181 387 413 19 0 Australia v England Leeds 20 Jul 1934 Test # 236
GA Headley 176 - - - 0 West Indies v England Bridgetown 11 Jan 1930 Test # 187
KS Duleepsinhji 173 292 321 21 0 England v Australia Lord's 27 Jun 1930 Test # 195
GA Headley 169* 375 - 18 0 West Indies v England Manchester 22 Jul 1933 Test # 228
J Hardstaff 169* 326 400 20 0 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
DG Bradman 169 223 191 15 0 Australia v England Melbourne 26 Feb 1937 Test # 259
DG Bradman 167 183 - 18 0 Australia v South Africa Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
WR Hammond 167 170 - 21 0 England v India Manchester 25 Jul 1936 Test # 253
L Hutton 165* 310 - 17 0 England v West Indies The Oval 19 Aug 1939 Test # 274
B Mitchell 164* 330 - - 0 South Africa v England Lord's 29 Jun 1935 Test # 243
H Sutcliffe 161 403 391 10 0 England v Australia The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
WM Woodfull 161 300 - 5 0 Australia v South Africa Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
M Leyland 161 250 - 17 1 England v South Africa The Oval 17 Aug 1935 Test # 246
WM Woodfull 155 323 391 9 0 Australia v England Lord's 27 Jun 1930 Test # 195
M Leyland 153 317 309 19 0 England v Australia Manchester 6 Jul 1934 Test # 235

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 West Indies at The Oval, 3rd Test, Aug 19-22, 1939 [Test # 274]
England v West Indies at Manchester, 2nd Test, Jul 22-25, 1939 [Test # 273]
England v West Indies at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 24-27, 1939 [Test # 272]