Highest totals
Team Score Overs RR Inns Ground Match Date Scorecard
England 903/7d 335.2 2.69 1 The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
England 658/8d 188.0 3.50 1 Nottingham 10 Jun 1938 Test # 263
England 627/9d 201.0 3.11 1 Manchester 6 Jul 1934 Test # 235
England 524 229.4 2.28 2 Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
England 494 137.3 3.59 1 Lord's 24 Jun 1938 Test # 264
South Africa 491 149.3 3.28 3 Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
England 454 171.2 2.64 2 Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
England 440 198.3 2.21 1 Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
England 426/6d 141.2x8 2.26 1 Sydney 18 Dec 1936 Test # 256
England 425 128.4 3.30 1 Lord's 27 Jun 1930 Test # 195
England 412 191.3 2.15 3 Adelaide 13 Jan 1933 Test # 222
England 405 171.2 2.36 1 The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
England 391 175.2 2.23 2 Leeds 11 Jul 1930 Test # 196
England 375 116.4 3.21 3 Lord's 27 Jun 1930 Test # 195
England 358 113.6x8 2.36 1 Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
England 356 185.4 1.91 2 Brisbane 10 Feb 1933 Test # 223
West Indies 350/6d 135.0 2.59 1 Sydney 27 Feb 1931 Test # 208
England 341 146.1 2.33 1 Adelaide 13 Jan 1933 Test # 222
England 330 113.4x8 2.18 2 Adelaide 29 Jan 1937 Test # 258
England 323 78.6x8 3.07 4 Melbourne 1 Jan 1937 Test # 257
England 321 117.3 2.73 2 The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
South Africa 312/9 - - 2 Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
South Africa 308 140.4 2.18 1 Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215
England 302 96.0 3.14 3 Nottingham 13 Jun 1930 Test # 194
West Indies 296 127.1 2.32 1 Adelaide 12 Dec 1930 Test # 199
South Africa 282 115.0 2.45 3 Durban 14 Dec 1935 Test # 247
South Africa 274 123.2 2.22 3 Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215
England 270 89.4 3.01 1 Nottingham 13 Jun 1930 Test # 194
England 268 138.3 1.93 2 Nottingham 8 Jun 1934 Test # 233
England 256 116.6x8 1.64 3 Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
England 251 99.2 2.52 3 The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
England 251/8 108.0 2.32 2 Manchester 25 Jul 1930 Test # 197
West Indies 249 98.0 2.54 3 Adelaide 12 Dec 1930 Test # 199
South Africa 248 114.2 2.16 1 Durban 14 Dec 1935 Test # 247
England 243 74.0x8 2.46 4 Adelaide 29 Jan 1937 Test # 258
England 242/8d 72.0 3.36 3 Lord's 24 Jun 1938 Test # 264
England 239 71.5x8 2.50 2 Melbourne 26 Feb 1937 Test # 259
England 229/6 135.5 1.68 3 Leeds 20 Jul 1934 Test # 236
South Africa 227 113.1 2.00 3 Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
South Africa 225 115.0 1.95 4 Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
England 223 98.1 2.27 1 Leeds 22 Jul 1938 Test # 265
South Africa 222 109.1 2.03 1 Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
England 200 105.4 1.89 1 Leeds 20 Jul 1934 Test # 236
West Indies 193 104.3 1.84 2 Brisbane 16 Jan 1931 Test # 203
South Africa 182 87.4 2.07 3 Cape Town 1 Jan 1936 Test # 249
South Africa 170 138.1 1.23 2 Brisbane 27 Nov 1931 Test # 212
England 168/2 71.2 2.35 4 Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
England 165 49.2x8 2.51 3 Melbourne 26 Feb 1937 Test # 259
England 162/4 79.4 2.03 4 Brisbane 10 Feb 1933 Test # 223

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 Australia at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 20-24, 1938 [Test # 266]
England v Australia at Leeds, 4th Test, Jul 22-25, 1938 [Test # 265]
England v Australia at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jun 24-28, 1938 [Test # 264]