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High scores
Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
RB Simpson 311 762 740 23 1 Australia v England Manchester 23 Jul 1964 Test # 564
JH Edrich 310* 532 450 52 5 England v New Zealand Leeds 8 Jul 1965 Test # 593
RM Cowper 307 727 589 20 0 Australia v England Melbourne 11 Feb 1966 Test # 601
SM Nurse 258 476 - 34 1 West Indies v New Zealand Christchurch 13 Mar 1969 Test # 652
KF Barrington 256 683 - 26 0 England v Australia Manchester 23 Jul 1964 Test # 564
G Boycott 246* 573 555 30 1 England v India Leeds 8 Jun 1967 Test # 618
KD Walters 242 480 412 24 0 Australia v West Indies Sydney 14 Feb 1969 Test # 646
GT Dowling 239 556 519 26 5 New Zealand v India Christchurch 22 Feb 1968 Test # 631
GS Sobers 226 647 - 24 0 West Indies v England Bridgetown 6 Jan 1960 Test # 485
RB Simpson 225 545 427 18 1 Australia v England Adelaide 28 Jan 1966 Test # 600
WM Lawry 210 - - - 3 Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 5 May 1965 Test # 589
BF Butcher 209* 461 416 22 0 West Indies v England Nottingham 30 Jun 1966 Test # 607
RG Pollock 209 350 - 30 0 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 31 Dec 1966 Test # 613
ER Dexter 205 495 - 22 0 England v Pakistan Karachi 2 Feb 1962 Test # 522
WM Lawry 205 461 416 12 1 Australia v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 1968 Test # 643
Nawab of Pataudi 203* 430 - 23 2 India v England Delhi 8 Feb 1964 Test # 556
Hanif Mohammad 203* 445 - 33 0 Pakistan v New Zealand Lahore 2 Apr 1965 Test # 586
EJ Barlow 201 392 - 27 0 South Africa v Australia Adelaide 24 Jan 1964 Test # 553
RB Simpson 201 - - - 0 Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 5 May 1965 Test # 589
SM Nurse 201 - - - 0 West Indies v Australia Bridgetown 5 May 1965 Test # 589
DN Sardesai 200* 548 - 25 0 India v New Zealand Mumbai (BS) 12 Mar 1965 Test # 582
FMM Worrell 197* 682 - 17 2 West Indies v England Bridgetown 6 Jan 1960 Test # 485
BK Kunderan 192 415 - 31 0 India v England Chennai 10 Jan 1964 Test # 551
VL Manjrekar 189* 445 - 29 0 India v England Delhi 13 Dec 1961 Test # 516
Hanif Mohammad 187* 542 556 21 0 Pakistan v England Lord's 27 Jul 1967 Test # 621
RW Barber 185 296 255 19 0 England v Australia Sydney 7 Jan 1966 Test # 599
MC Cowdrey 182 323 - 23 1 England v Pakistan The Oval 16 Aug 1962 Test # 534
CC Hunte 182 504 485 27 0 West Indies v England Manchester 6 Jun 1963 Test # 543
DT Lindsay 182 273 227 25 5 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 23 Dec 1966 Test # 611
NC O'Neill 181 401 - 22 0 Australia v West Indies Brisbane 9 Dec 1960 Test # 498
PJP Burge 181 411 - 22 0 Australia v England The Oval 17 Aug 1961 Test # 511
ER Dexter 180 344 - 31 0 England v Australia Birmingham 8 Jun 1961 Test # 507
CG Borde 177* 540 - 13 0 India v Pakistan Chennai 13 Jan 1961 Test # 503
G Pullar 175 365 - 15 1 England v South Africa The Oval 18 Aug 1960 Test # 496
RG Pollock 175 283 - 18 3 South Africa v Australia Adelaide 24 Jan 1964 Test # 553
ER Dexter 174 481 - 22 0 England v Australia Manchester 23 Jul 1964 Test # 564
GS Sobers 174 240 260 24 0 West Indies v England Leeds 4 Aug 1966 Test # 608
PR Umrigar 172* 248 - - 0 India v West Indies Port of Spain 4 Apr 1962 Test # 528
KF Barrington 172 406 - 26 0 England v India Kanpur 1 Dec 1961 Test # 514
ER Dexter 172 234 - 18 5 England v Pakistan The Oval 16 Aug 1962 Test # 534
ER Dexter 172 339 - 28 0 England v South Africa Johannesburg 23 Dec 1964 Test # 572
Saeed Ahmed 172 350 - 18 1 Pakistan v New Zealand Karachi 9 Apr 1965 Test # 587
BC Booth 169 330 - 19 0 Australia v South Africa Brisbane 6 Dec 1963 Test # 548
GS Sobers 168 270 234 25 1 West Indies v Australia Sydney 13 Jan 1961 Test # 502
SM Nurse 168 215 - 22 2 West Indies v New Zealand Auckland 27 Feb 1969 Test # 648
Khalid Ibadulla 166 330 - 20 0 Pakistan v Australia Karachi 24 Oct 1964 Test # 569
WM Lawry 166 398 406 23 0 Australia v England Brisbane 10 Dec 1965 Test # 597

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:
India v Australia at Chennai, 5th Test, Dec 24-28, 1969 [Test # 669]
India v Australia at Kolkata, 4th Test, Dec 12-16, 1969 [Test # 668]
India v Australia at Delhi, 3rd Test, Nov 28-Dec 2, 1969 [Test # 667]
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