High scores
Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
VVS Laxman 281 631 452 44 0 India Kolkata 11 Mar 2001 Test # 1535
SR Tendulkar 241* 613 436 33 0 India Sydney 2 Jan 2004 Test # 1680
R Dravid 233 594 446 23 1 India Adelaide 12 Dec 2003 Test # 1673
BC Lara 226 405 298 22 0 West Indies Adelaide 25 Nov 2005 Test # 1773
PD Collingwood 206 515 392 16 0 England Adelaide 1 Dec 2006 Test # 1819
G Gambhir 206 550 380 26 1 India Delhi 29 Oct 2008 Test # 1891
VVS Laxman 200* 465 301 21 0 India Delhi 29 Oct 2008 Test # 1891
V Sehwag 195 312 233 25 5 India Melbourne 26 Dec 2003 Test # 1678
KC Sangakkara 192 431 282 27 1 Sri Lanka Hobart 16 Nov 2007 Test # 1847
MP Vaughan 183 399 278 27 1 England Sydney 2 Jan 2003 Test # 1636
BC Lara 182 351 235 29 1 West Indies Adelaide 15 Dec 2000 Test # 1523
R Dravid 180 446 353 20 0 India Kolkata 11 Mar 2001 Test # 1535
VVS Laxman 178 403 298 30 0 India Sydney 2 Jan 2004 Test # 1680
MP Vaughan 177 371 306 22 3 England Adelaide 21 Nov 2002 Test # 1628
MA Butcher 173* 315 227 23 1 England Leeds 16 Aug 2001 Test # 1556
VVS Laxman 167 255 198 27 0 India Sydney 2 Jan 2000 Test # 1481
MP Vaughan 166 281 215 20 1 England Manchester 11 Aug 2005 Test # 1760
JP Duminy 166 448 340 18 0 South Africa Melbourne 26 Dec 2008 Test # 1902
CH Gayle 165* 441 285 16 1 West Indies Adelaide 4 Dec 2009 Test # 1939
AB de Villiers 163 313 196 12 7 South Africa Cape Town 19 Mar 2009 Test # 1916
AJ Strauss 161 370 268 22 0 England Lord's 16 Jul 2009 Test # 1925
KP Pietersen 158 285 187 15 7 England The Oval 8 Sep 2005 Test # 1763
KP Pietersen 158 377 257 15 1 England Adelaide 1 Dec 2006 Test # 1819
NJ Astle 156* 408 275 22 1 New Zealand Perth 30 Nov 2001 Test # 1573
V Sehwag 155 356 221 21 0 India Chennai 14 Oct 2004 Test # 1714
SR Tendulkar 154* 429 243 14 1 India Sydney 2 Jan 2008 Test # 1857
G Kirsten 153 437 359 20 0 South Africa Sydney 2 Jan 2002 Test # 1582
SR Tendulkar 153 342 205 13 3 India Adelaide 24 Jan 2008 Test # 1863
V Sehwag 151 354 236 11 2 India Adelaide 24 Jan 2008 Test # 1863
AG Prince 150 358 249 19 2 South Africa Cape Town 19 Mar 2009 Test # 1916
VVS Laxman 148 356 282 18 0 India Adelaide 12 Dec 2003 Test # 1673
HJH Marshall 146 338 256 23 1 New Zealand Christchurch 10 Mar 2005 Test # 1739
MP Vaughan 145 277 218 19 3 England Melbourne 26 Dec 2002 Test # 1634
SC Ganguly 144 291 196 18 0 India Brisbane 4 Dec 2003 Test # 1671
Shahriar Nafees 138 274 189 19 0 Bangladesh Fatullah 9 Apr 2006 Test # 1797
MR Ramprakash 133 365 232 18 0 England The Oval 23 Aug 2001 Test # 1558
MS Atapattu 133 337 268 19 0 Sri Lanka Cairns 9 Jul 2004 Test # 1706
ST Jayasuriya 131 204 145 17 2 Sri Lanka Kandy 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
AJ Strauss 129 351 210 17 0 England The Oval 8 Sep 2005 Test # 1763
RR Sarwan 128 381 241 18 1 West Indies North Sound 30 May 2008 Test # 1877
JDP Oram 126* 258 178 12 3 New Zealand Brisbane 18 Nov 2004 Test # 1721
SR Tendulkar 126 346 230 15 2 India Chennai 18 Mar 2001 Test # 1539
MA Butcher 124 337 275 19 0 England Sydney 2 Jan 2003 Test # 1636
BC Lara 122 298 208 13 1 West Indies Port of Spain 19 Apr 2003 Test # 1639
AG Prince 119 395 271 13 0 South Africa Sydney 2 Jan 2006 Test # 1780
IJL Trott 119 331 193 12 0 England The Oval 20 Aug 2009 Test # 1931
SV Carlisle 118 298 213 15 2 Zimbabwe Sydney 17 Oct 2003 Test # 1663
MS Atapattu 118 283 219 19 0 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Mar 2004 Test # 1691
S Chanderpaul 118 381 276 13 1 West Indies Kingston 22 May 2008 Test # 1875
D Ganga 117 326 238 17 1 West Indies Port of Spain 19 Apr 2003 Test # 1639

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 Pakistan at Melbourne, 1st Test, Dec 26-30, 2009 [Test # 1943]
Australia v West Indies at Perth, 3rd Test, Dec 16-20, 2009 [Test # 1941]
Australia v West Indies at Adelaide, 2nd Test, Dec 4-8, 2009 [Test # 1939]