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High scores
Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
SG Barnes 234 649 667 17 0 Australia v England Sydney 13 Dec 1946 Test # 280
DG Bradman 234 397 396 24 0 Australia v England Sydney 13 Dec 1946 Test # 280
DCS Compton 208 354 - 20 0 England v South Africa Lord's 21 Jun 1947 Test # 286
MP Donnelly 206 355 - 26 0 New Zealand v England Lord's 25 Jun 1949 Test # 315
L Hutton 206 300 - 25 0 England v New Zealand The Oval 13 Aug 1949 Test # 317
J Hardstaff 205* 315 - 16 0 England v India Lord's 22 Jun 1946 Test # 276
DG Bradman 201 272 296 21 1 Australia v India Adelaide 23 Jan 1948 Test # 294
AL Hassett 198* 340 305 16 0 Australia v India Adelaide 23 Jan 1948 Test # 294
AR Morris 196 406 - 16 0 Australia v England The Oval 14 Aug 1948 Test # 303
C Washbrook 195 295 - 18 0 England v South Africa Johannesburg 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
ED Weekes 194 - - 18 0 West Indies v India Mumbai (BS) 9 Dec 1948 Test # 305
WJ Edrich 191 317 - 22 3 England v South Africa Manchester 5 Jul 1947 Test # 287
B Mitchell 189* 420 - - 0 South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1947 Test # 289
A Melville 189 364 - 16 1 South Africa v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1947 Test # 285
WJ Edrich 189 361 - 26 1 England v South Africa Lord's 21 Jun 1947 Test # 286
DG Bradman 187 316 313 19 0 Australia v England Brisbane 29 Nov 1946 Test # 279
DG Bradman 185 288 336 20 0 Australia v India Brisbane 28 Nov 1947 Test # 290
DCS Compton 184 413 - 19 0 England v Australia Nottingham 10 Jun 1948 Test # 299
AR Morris 182 291 - 33 0 Australia v England Leeds 22 Jul 1948 Test # 302
DG Bradman 173* 255 292 29 0 Australia v England Leeds 22 Jul 1948 Test # 302
DCS Compton 163 290 - 19 0 England v South Africa Nottingham 7 Jun 1947 Test # 285
ED Weekes 162 188 - 24 0 West Indies v India Kolkata 31 Dec 1948 Test # 308
JB Stollmeyer 160 - - 11 0 West Indies v India Chennai 27 Jan 1949 Test # 310
L Hutton 158 290 - 16 0 England v South Africa Johannesburg 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
EAB Rowan 156* 370 - - 0 South Africa v England Johannesburg 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
AR Morris 155 364 317 8 0 Australia v England Melbourne 1 Jan 1947 Test # 281
RN Harvey 153 250 251 12 0 Australia v India Melbourne 6 Feb 1948 Test # 295
CL Walcott 152 245 - 12 0 West Indies v India Delhi 10 Nov 1948 Test # 304
AD Nourse 149 244 - 15 1 South Africa v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1947 Test # 285
DCS Compton 147 286 350 15 0 England v Australia Adelaide 31 Jan 1947 Test # 282
DCS Compton 145* 324 - 16 0 England v Australia Manchester 8 Jul 1948 Test # 301
VS Hazare 145 313 372 17 0 India v Australia Adelaide 23 Jan 1948 Test # 294
C Washbrook 143 317 - 22 0 England v Australia Leeds 22 Jul 1948 Test # 302
KR Miller 141* 270 198 9 1 Australia v England Adelaide 31 Jan 1947 Test # 282
ED Weekes 141 - - 15 0 West Indies v England Kingston 27 Mar 1948 Test # 298
SG Barnes 141 277 - 14 2 Australia v England Lord's 24 Jun 1948 Test # 300
SC Griffith 140 354 - 15 0 England v West Indies Port of Spain 11 Feb 1948 Test # 296
DG Bradman 138 290 321 10 0 Australia v England Nottingham 10 Jun 1948 Test # 299
AL Hassett 137 354 - 20 1 Australia v England Nottingham 10 Jun 1948 Test # 299
FG Mann 136* 230 - 12 1 England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1949 Test # 313
VS Hazare 134* - - 18 0 India v West Indies Mumbai (BS) 9 Dec 1948 Test # 305
JDB Robertson 133 315 - 15 0 England v West Indies Port of Spain 11 Feb 1948 Test # 296
DG Bradman 132 199 204 8 0 Australia v India Melbourne 1 Jan 1948 Test # 292
FMM Worrell 131* 215 - 15 0 West Indies v England Georgetown 3 Mar 1948 Test # 297
AD Nourse 129* - - - 0 South Africa v England Johannesburg 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
VM Merchant 128 315 - 12 0 India v England The Oval 17 Aug 1946 Test # 278
AL Hassett 128 392 395 10 1 Australia v England Brisbane 29 Nov 1946 Test # 279
ED Weekes 128 194 - 16 0 West Indies v India Delhi 10 Nov 1948 Test # 304
DG Bradman 127* 178 169 13 0 Australia v India Melbourne 1 Jan 1948 Test # 292
WW Wade 125 350 - - 0 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1949 Test # 313

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:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Dec 31, 1949 - Jan 4, 1950 [Test # 319]
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, 1st Test, Dec 24-28, 1949 [Test # 318]
England v New Zealand at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 13-16, 1949 [Test # 317]
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