High scores
Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
CH Gayle 333 653 437 34 9 West Indies v Sri Lanka Galle 15 Nov 2010 Test # 1977
MJ Clarke 329* 609 468 39 1 Australia v India Sydney 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2027
KC Sangakkara 319 551 482 32 8 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Chattogram 4 Feb 2014 Test # 2117
HM Amla 311* 790 529 35 0 South Africa v England The Oval 19 Jul 2012 Test # 2049
KK Nair 303* 565 381 32 4 India v England Chennai 16 Dec 2016 Test # 2241
Azhar Ali 302* 658 469 23 2 Pakistan v West Indies Dubai (DSC) 13 Oct 2016 Test # 2224
BB McCullum 302 775 559 32 4 New Zealand v India Wellington 14 Feb 2014 Test # 2120
AN Cook 294 773 545 33 0 England v India Birmingham 10 Aug 2011 Test # 2003
LRPL Taylor 290 567 374 43 0 New Zealand v Australia Perth 13 Nov 2015 Test # 2187
AB de Villiers 278* 601 418 23 6 South Africa v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 20 Nov 2010 Test # 1979
AC Voges 269* 410 285 33 0 Australia v West Indies Hobart 10 Dec 2015 Test # 2193
TWM Latham 264* 694 489 21 1 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Wellington 15 Dec 2018 Test # 2335
AN Cook 263 836 528 18 0 England v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 13 Oct 2015 Test # 2180
MN Samuels 260 618 455 31 3 West Indies v Bangladesh Khulna 21 Nov 2012 Test # 2060
MJ Clarke 259* 582 398 26 0 Australia v South Africa Brisbane 9 Nov 2012 Test # 2056
BA Stokes 258 338 198 30 11 England v South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2016 Test # 2197
JE Root 254 614 406 27 0 England v Pakistan Manchester 22 Jul 2016 Test # 2208
HM Amla 253* 675 473 22 0 South Africa v India Nagpur 6 Feb 2010 Test # 1951
DA Warner 253 409 286 24 2 Australia v New Zealand Perth 13 Nov 2015 Test # 2187
Shoaib Malik 245 639 420 24 4 Pakistan v England Abu Dhabi 13 Oct 2015 Test # 2180
AN Cook 244* 634 409 27 0 England v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017 Test # 2289
AN Cook 243 588 407 33 0 England v West Indies Birmingham 17 Aug 2017 Test # 2270
V Kohli 243 447 287 25 0 India v Sri Lanka Delhi 2 Dec 2017 Test # 2286
KS Williamson 242* 623 438 18 0 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Wellington 3 Jan 2015 Test # 2155
AC Voges 239 504 364 30 3 Australia v New Zealand Wellington 12 Feb 2016 Test # 2201
SPD Smith 239 578 399 30 1 Australia v England Perth 14 Dec 2017 Test # 2288
Taufeeq Umar 236 712 496 17 1 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Abu Dhabi 18 Oct 2011 Test # 2009
AN Cook 235* 625 428 26 0 England v Australia Brisbane 25 Nov 2010 Test # 1981
IR Bell 235 497 364 23 2 England v India The Oval 18 Aug 2011 Test # 2004
V Kohli 235 515 340 25 1 India v England Mumbai 8 Dec 2016 Test # 2239
GC Smith 234 627 388 16 0 South Africa v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 23 Oct 2013 Test # 2100
MJ Clarke 230 345 257 40 1 Australia v South Africa Adelaide 22 Nov 2012 Test # 2061
KP Pietersen 227 428 308 33 1 England v Australia Adelaide 3 Dec 2010 Test # 1983
IJL Trott 226 490 349 20 0 England v Bangladesh Lord's 27 May 2010 Test # 1958
Azhar Ali 226 562 428 20 2 Pakistan v Bangladesh Dhaka 6 May 2015 Test # 2161
BB McCullum 225 543 308 22 4 New Zealand v India Hyderabad (Deccan) 12 Nov 2010 Test # 1975
JH Kallis 224 434 325 31 1 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
MS Dhoni 224 365 265 24 6 India v Australia Chennai 22 Feb 2013 Test # 2074
BB McCullum 224 462 307 29 5 New Zealand v India Auckland 6 Feb 2014 Test # 2118
Mohammad Hafeez 224 464 332 23 3 Pakistan v Bangladesh Khulna 28 Apr 2015 Test # 2159
RT Ponting 221 516 404 21 0 Australia v India Adelaide 24 Jan 2012 Test # 2031
KC Sangakkara 221 698 425 24 0 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Galle 6 Aug 2014 Test # 2133
Mushfiqur Rahim 219* - 421 18 1 Bangladesh v Zimbabwe Dhaka 11 Nov 2018 Test # 2325
KC Sangakkara 219 399 335 29 0 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 26 Jul 2010 Test # 1966
DM Bravo 218 572 416 31 0 West Indies v New Zealand Dunedin 3 Dec 2013 Test # 2104
Younis Khan 218 451 308 31 4 Pakistan v England The Oval 11 Aug 2016 Test # 2216
LRPL Taylor 217* 491 319 23 0 New Zealand v West Indies Dunedin 3 Dec 2013 Test # 2104
Shakib Al Hasan 217 418 276 31 0 Bangladesh v New Zealand Wellington 12 Jan 2017 Test # 2246
SPD Smith 215 503 346 25 1 Australia v England Lord's 16 Jul 2015 Test # 2171
SR Tendulkar 214 547 363 22 2 India v Australia Bengaluru 9 Oct 2010 Test # 1973
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years

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:
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Only Test, Mar 15-18, 2019 [Test # 2351]
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Wellington, 2nd Test, Mar 8-12, 2019 [Test # 2350]
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Hamilton, 1st Test, Feb 28-Mar 3, 2019 [Test # 2349]