Highest totals
Team Score Overs RR Inns Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
England 903/7d 335.2 2.69 1 v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
England 849 258.2 3.28 1 v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
Australia 729/6d 232.0 3.14 2 v England Lord's 27 Jun 1930 Test # 195
Australia 701 171.2 4.09 1 v England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
Australia 695 256.1 2.71 2 v England The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
England 658/8d 188.0 3.50 1 v Australia Nottingham 10 Jun 1938 Test # 263
England 654/5 218.2x8 2.24 4 v South Africa Durban 3 Mar 1939 Test # 271
England 627/9d 201.0 3.11 1 v Australia Manchester 6 Jul 1934 Test # 235
Australia 604 140.5x8 3.22 1 v England Melbourne 26 Feb 1937 Test # 259
Australia 584 183.5 3.17 2 v England Leeds 20 Jul 1934 Test # 236
England 571/8d 142.0 4.02 2 v India Manchester 25 Jul 1936 Test # 253
Australia 566 168.0 3.36 1 v England Leeds 11 Jul 1930 Test # 196
Australia 564 149.7x8 2.82 3 v England Melbourne 1 Jan 1937 Test # 257
England 560/8d 147.3 3.79 1 v New Zealand Christchurch 24 Mar 1933 Test # 225
Australia 558 147.0 3.79 1 v West Indies Brisbane 16 Jan 1931 Test # 203
Australia 554 164.4 3.36 3 v South Africa Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
England 548/7d 156.0 3.51 2 v New Zealand Auckland 31 Mar 1933 Test # 226
England 540 171.4 3.14 1 v New Zealand Auckland 21 Feb 1930 Test # 191
West Indies 535/7d 168.0 3.18 1 v England Kingston 14 Mar 1935 Test # 241
England 534/6d 132.0 4.04 2 v South Africa The Oval 17 Aug 1935 Test # 246
South Africa 530 202.6x8 1.96 1 v England Durban 3 Mar 1939 Test # 271
England 524 229.4 2.28 2 v Australia Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
Australia 513 138.0 3.71 2 v South Africa Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215
South Africa 513/8d 192.0 2.67 1 v England Cape Town 1 Jan 1931 Test # 202
West Indies 498 101.5x8 3.67 2 v England The Oval 19 Aug 1939 Test # 274
England 494 137.3 3.59 1 v Australia Lord's 24 Jun 1938 Test # 264
South Africa 491 149.3 3.28 3 v Australia Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
Australia 491 190.3 2.57 2 v England Manchester 6 Jul 1934 Test # 235
South Africa 481 142.1x8 2.53 3 v England Durban 3 Mar 1939 Test # 271
South Africa 476 145.4 3.26 1 v England The Oval 17 Aug 1935 Test # 246
England 471/8d 129.0 3.65 1 v India The Oval 15 Aug 1936 Test # 254
West Indies 471 148.0 3.18 1 v England Georgetown 21 Feb 1930 Test # 192
England 469/4d 88.5x8 3.96 1 v South Africa Durban 20 Jan 1939 Test # 269
Australia 469 154.5 3.02 2 v South Africa Sydney 18 Dec 1931 Test # 213
New Zealand 469/9d 157.4 2.97 3 v England Lord's 27 Jun 1931 Test # 209
England 467 153.0 3.05 2 v West Indies Bridgetown 11 Jan 1930 Test # 187
Australia 455 146.5 3.09 2 v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
England 454 134.0 3.38 2 v New Zealand Lord's 27 Jun 1931 Test # 209
England 454 171.2 2.64 2 v Australia Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
South Africa 451 136.5 3.29 2 v New Zealand Christchurch 27 Feb 1932 Test # 217
Australia 450 137.3 3.27 1 v South Africa Brisbane 27 Nov 1931 Test # 212
England 442 141.4 3.12 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 13 Feb 1931 Test # 206
New Zealand 440 136.3 3.22 1 v England Wellington 24 Jan 1930 Test # 188
England 440 198.3 2.21 1 v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
Australia 439 127.4 3.43 2 v South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
England 438 136.5 3.20 2 v India Mumbai 15 Dec 1933 Test # 230
Australia 435 108.2 4.01 1 v England Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
Australia 433 123.2x8 2.63 3 v England Adelaide 29 Jan 1937 Test # 258
Australia 429 162.2 2.64 2 v South Africa Durban 14 Dec 1935 Test # 247
England 428/7 - - 1 v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1938 Test # 268

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 West Indies at The Oval, 3rd Test, Aug 19-22, 1939 [Test # 274]
England v West Indies at Manchester, 2nd Test, Jul 22-25, 1939 [Test # 273]
England v West Indies at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 24-27, 1939 [Test # 272]