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High scores
Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
LG Rowe 302 612 430 36 1 West Indies v England Bridgetown 6 Mar 1974 Test # 734
IVA Richards 291 472 386 38 0 West Indies v England The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
RG Pollock 274 417 401 43 0 South Africa v Australia Durban 5 Feb 1970 Test # 671
Zaheer Abbas 274 544 467 38 0 Pakistan v England Birmingham 3 Jun 1971 Test # 687
DL Amiss 262* 570 563 40 1 England v West Indies Kingston 16 Feb 1974 Test # 732
GM Turner 259 704 759 22 0 New Zealand v West Indies Georgetown 6 Apr 1972 Test # 696
KD Walters 250 394 342 30 2 Australia v New Zealand Christchurch 18 Feb 1977 Test # 796
SFAF Bacchus 250 510 - 33 0 West Indies v India Kanpur 2 Feb 1979 Test # 845
GS Chappell 247* 410 356 30 1 Australia v New Zealand Wellington 1 Mar 1974 Test # 733
CH Lloyd 242* 429 - 19 4 West Indies v India Mumbai 23 Jan 1975 Test # 753
Zaheer Abbas 240 545 410 22 0 Pakistan v England The Oval 22 Aug 1974 Test # 744
Zaheer Abbas 235* 375 - 29 2 Pakistan v India Lahore 27 Oct 1978 Test # 832
IVA Richards 232 438 313 31 4 West Indies v England Nottingham 3 Jun 1976 Test # 777
GM Turner 223* 572 - 26 0 New Zealand v West Indies Kingston 16 Feb 1972 Test # 693
SM Gavaskar 221 490 443 21 0 India v England The Oval 30 Aug 1979 Test # 854
SM Gavaskar 220 529 - 22 0 India v West Indies Port of Spain 13 Apr 1971 Test # 686
KWR Fletcher 216 443 413 29 0 England v New Zealand Auckland 20 Feb 1975 Test # 757
D Lloyd 214* 448 396 17 0 England v India Birmingham 4 Jul 1974 Test # 741
LG Rowe 214 427 - 19 1 West Indies v New Zealand Kingston 16 Feb 1972 Test # 693
DN Sardesai 212 470 - 17 1 India v West Indies Kingston 18 Feb 1971 Test # 680
KR Stackpole 207 454 356 25 1 Australia v England Brisbane 27 Nov 1970 Test # 674
Javed Miandad 206 410 - 29 2 Pakistan v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976 Test # 784
SM Gavaskar 205 397 342 29 2 India v West Indies Mumbai 1 Dec 1978 Test # 835
DL Amiss 203 443 320 28 0 England v West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
Mushtaq Mohammad 201 383 - 20 0 Pakistan v New Zealand Dunedin 7 Feb 1973 Test # 712
DI Gower 200* 365 279 24 0 England v India Birmingham 12 Jul 1979 Test # 851
IM Chappell 196 295 243 21 4 Australia v Pakistan Adelaide 22 Dec 1972 Test # 704
IVA Richards 192* 321 - 20 6 West Indies v India Delhi 11 Dec 1974 Test # 747
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
MH Denness 188 492 448 17 0 England v Australia Melbourne 8 Feb 1975 Test # 755
AI Kallicharran 187 367 315 25 0 West Indies v India Mumbai 1 Dec 1978 Test # 835
CA Davis 183 602 - 21 0 West Indies v New Zealand Bridgetown 23 Mar 1972 Test # 695
DL Amiss 183 422 372 19 0 England v Pakistan The Oval 22 Aug 1974 Test # 744
GS Chappell 182* 366 274 22 0 Australia v West Indies Sydney 3 Jan 1976 Test # 767
TW Jarvis 182 540 555 19 0 New Zealand v West Indies Georgetown 6 Apr 1972 Test # 696
MH Denness 181 414 392 25 0 England v New Zealand Auckland 20 Feb 1975 Test # 757
DL Amiss 179 511 397 22 1 England v India Delhi 17 Dec 1976 Test # 788
GR Viswanath 179 420 - 14 0 India v West Indies Kanpur 2 Feb 1979 Test # 845
GS Sobers 178* 340 - 19 1 West Indies v India Bridgetown 1 Apr 1971 Test # 685
CH Lloyd 178 354 - 24 1 West Indies v Australia Georgetown 6 Apr 1973 Test # 720
KWR Fletcher 178 379 380 21 2 England v New Zealand Lord's 21 Jun 1973 Test # 723
IVA Richards 177 341 - 23 2 West Indies v India Port of Spain 7 Apr 1976 Test # 775
BE Congdon 176 409 377 19 0 New Zealand v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1973 Test # 722
RB Simpson 176 388 355 17 0 Australia v India Perth 16 Dec 1977 Test # 811
Zaheer Abbas 176 315 - 24 2 Pakistan v India Faisalabad 16 Oct 1978 Test # 831
Asif Iqbal 175 275 - 18 1 Pakistan v New Zealand Dunedin 7 Feb 1973 Test # 712
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

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:
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 29, 1979 - Jan 1, 1980 [Test # 867]
India v Pakistan at Kanpur, 4th Test, Dec 25-30, 1979 [Test # 866]
India v Pakistan at Mumbai, 3rd Test, Dec 16-20, 1979 [Test # 865]
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