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Bowler Batsman
TP Horan WW Read Aus v Eng Sydney 1882-83
A Coningham AC MacLaren Aus v Eng Melbourne 1894-95
WM Bradley F Laver Eng v Aus Manchester 1899
EG Arnold VT Trumper Eng v Aus Sydney 1903-04
AEE Vogler EG Hayes SA v Eng Johannesburg 1905-06
JN Crawford AEE Vogler Eng v SA Johannesburg 1905-06
GG Macaulay GAL Hearne Eng v RSA Cape Town 1922-23
MW Tate MJ Susskind Eng v RSA Birmingham 1924
M Henderson EW Dawson NZ v Eng Christchurch 1929-30
HD Smith E Paynter NZ v Eng Christchurch 1932-33
TF Johnson WW Keeton WI v Eng The Oval 1939
R Howorth DV Dyer Eng v RSA The Oval 1947
Intikhab Alam CC McDonald Pak v Aus Karachi 1959-60
RK Illingworth PV Simmons Eng v WI Nottingham 1991
NM Kulkarni MS Atapattu Ind v SL Colombo 1997
MKGCP Lakshitha Mohammad Ashraful SL v Ban Colombo 2002
NM Lyon KC Sangakkara Aus v SL Galle 2011
RMS Eranga SR Watson SL v Aus Colombo (SSC) 2011
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Kevin Pietersen has scored 158 in an innings three times in Tests. This is the highest Test score to be hit by a batsman thrice in his career. Two of the instances came against Australia. The next-highest such score is by Steve Waugh, who scored 157 three times in his career. In Waugh's case too, two of the instances were against the same opposition - England.

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