Highest totals
Team Score Overs RR Inns Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
West Indies 687/8d 182.5 3.75 1 v England The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
West Indies 652/8d 168.4 3.86 1 v England Lord's 23 Aug 1973 Test # 727
England 633/5d 165.2 3.82 1 v India Birmingham 12 Jul 1979 Test # 851
England 629 182.5 3.44 1 v India Lord's 20 Jun 1974 Test # 740
Pakistan 608/7d 195.0 3.11 1 v England Birmingham 3 Jun 1971 Test # 687
Pakistan 600/7d 165.3 3.62 1 v England The Oval 22 Aug 1974 Test # 744
New Zealand 551/9d 204.5 2.68 2 v England Lord's 21 Jun 1973 Test # 723
England 545 225.4 2.41 2 v Pakistan The Oval 22 Aug 1974 Test # 744
England 538 233.5 2.30 3 v Australia The Oval 28 Aug 1975 Test # 763
Australia 532/9d 181.0 2.93 1 v England The Oval 28 Aug 1975 Test # 763
West Indies 494 153.3 3.21 1 v England Nottingham 3 Jun 1976 Test # 777
England 463/9 196.0 2.36 3 v New Zealand Lord's 21 Jun 1973 Test # 723
England 459/2d 140.0 3.27 2 v India Birmingham 4 Jul 1974 Test # 741
England 452/8d 144.0 3.13 2 v Pakistan Birmingham 1 Jun 1978 Test # 825
West Indies 450 88.4 5.07 1 v England Leeds 22 Jul 1976 Test # 780
New Zealand 440 188.1 2.33 4 v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1973 Test # 722
England 437 169.1 2.58 2 v Australia Manchester 7 Jul 1977 Test # 805
England 436/7d 147.4 2.95 3 v Australia Lord's 31 Jul 1975 Test # 761
England 436 155.4 2.80 1 v Australia Leeds 11 Aug 1977 Test # 807
England 435 129.5 3.35 2 v West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
India 429/8 150.5 2.84 4 v England The Oval 30 Aug 1979 Test # 854
England 429 180.5 2.37 1 v New Zealand Nottingham 10 Aug 1978 Test # 829
England 419/9d 129.5 3.22 2 v India Lord's 2 Aug 1979 Test # 852
England 419 145.1 2.88 2 v New Zealand Leeds 5 Jul 1973 Test # 724
West Indies 415 145.0 2.86 1 v England The Oval 26 Jul 1973 Test # 725
West Indies 411/5d 114.0 3.60 3 v England Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779
Australia 399 151.5 2.62 2 v England The Oval 10 Aug 1972 Test # 702
England 387 133.3 2.89 2 v West Indies Leeds 22 Jul 1976 Test # 780
England 386 160.4 2.40 1 v India Manchester 5 Aug 1971 Test # 691
Australia 385 131.3 2.92 2 v England The Oval 25 Aug 1977 Test # 808
England 364 91.2 3.98 1 v Pakistan Lord's 15 Jun 1978 Test # 826
England 364 124.2 2.92 2 v Australia Nottingham 28 Jul 1977 Test # 806
Australia 359 121.0 2.96 1 v England Birmingham 10 Jul 1975 Test # 760
England 356 121.2 2.93 3 v Australia The Oval 10 Aug 1972 Test # 702
England 355 108.4 3.26 1 v India The Oval 19 Aug 1971 Test # 692
England 353 120.5 2.92 2 v Pakistan Birmingham 3 Jun 1971 Test # 687
Pakistan 350 209.4 1.66 2 v England Leeds 8 Jul 1971 Test # 689
New Zealand 339 143.1 2.36 1 v England Lord's 24 Aug 1978 Test # 830
England 334/8d 116.5 2.85 3 v India The Oval 30 Aug 1979 Test # 854
England 332 134.4 2.46 2 v West Indies Nottingham 3 Jun 1976 Test # 777
Australia 329/3 109.0 3.01 4 v England Lord's 31 Jul 1975 Test # 761
England 328/9d 143.3 2.28 1 v India Manchester 6 Jun 1974 Test # 739
West Indies 327 149.3 2.18 1 v England Birmingham 9 Aug 1973 Test # 726
England 325/8d 97.0 3.35 3 v New Zealand Nottingham 7 Jun 1973 Test # 722
Australia 324/4d 92.0 3.52 3 v England Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700
India 318/4 148.0 2.14 3 v England Lord's 2 Aug 1979 Test # 852
England 316 105.2 3.00 1 v Pakistan Leeds 8 Jul 1971 Test # 689
England 315 87.4 3.59 1 v Australia Lord's 31 Jul 1975 Test # 761
Australia 315 118.4 2.65 1 v England Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700
India 313 165.3 1.89 2 v England Lord's 22 Jul 1971 Test # 690

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:
England v India at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 [Test # 854]
England v India at Leeds, 3rd Test, Aug 16-21, 1979 [Test # 853]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Aug 2-7, 1979 [Test # 852]