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Team Score Score Diff Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Pakistan 106 657/8d 551 v West Indies Bridgetown 17 Jan 1958 Test # 446
New Zealand 174 671/4 497 v Sri Lanka Wellington 31 Jan 1991 Test # 1162
New Zealand 192 680/8d 488 v India Wellington 14 Feb 2014 Test # 2120
India 171 657/7d 486 v Australia Kolkata 11 Mar 2001 Test # 1535
West Indies 590 134 456 v India Mumbai 22 Nov 2011 Test # 2019
Zimbabwe 131 563/9d 432 v West Indies Harare 27 Jul 2001 Test # 1553
West Indies 133 564/8 431 v New Zealand Bridgetown 23 Mar 1972 Test # 695
England 139 570/7d 431 v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2004 Test # 1730
South Africa 506 80 426 v Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1910 Test # 112
India 83 505/3d 422 v New Zealand Mohali 10 Oct 1999 Test # 1462
England 551/6d 129 422 v Australia Adelaide 1 Dec 2006 Test # 1819
South Africa 199 620 421 v Australia Johannesburg 23 Dec 1966 Test # 611
Australia 586 166 420 v England Sydney 14 Dec 1894 Test # 42
Australia 668 249 419 v West Indies Bridgetown 14 May 1955 Test # 406
South Africa 156 572/7 416 v England Durban 26 Dec 1999 Test # 1480
England 75 475 400 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1894 Test # 43
New Zealand 503 105 398 v India Auckland 6 Feb 2014 Test # 2118
England 186 583/4d 397 v West Indies Birmingham 30 May 1957 Test # 439
Bangladesh 556 167 389 v West Indies Dhaka 13 Nov 2012 Test # 2057
West Indies 149 536/9d 387 v Australia Bridgetown 19 Apr 1991 Test # 1169
Sri Lanka 547/8d 164 383 v Australia Colombo (SSC) 17 Aug 1992 Test # 1194
Pakistan 538 155 383 v England Leeds 4 Aug 2006 Test # 1813
India 88 463/5d 375 v New Zealand Mumbai (BS) 12 Mar 1965 Test # 582
Australia 701 327 374 v England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
Pakistan 574/8d 200 374 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1972 Test # 705
Australia 520/7d 150 370 v West Indies Perth 16 Dec 2009 Test # 1941
West Indies 548/7d 184 364 v New Zealand St John's 27 Apr 1996 Test # 1326
South Africa 483/9d 121 362 v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1951 Test # 334
South Africa 30 390 360 v England Birmingham 14 Jun 1924 Test # 153
Australia 556 196 360 v India Adelaide 12 Dec 2003 Test # 1673
Australia 118 477 359 v England Birmingham 5 Jun 1997 Test # 1368
Australia 198 554 356 v South Africa Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
Pakistan 245 599/7d 354 v India Karachi 29 Jan 2006 Test # 1783
West Indies 481 128 353 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 12 Nov 2003 Test # 1669
Australia 600 250 350 v England Melbourne 1 Jan 1925 Test # 159

Cases are limited to where the lower score is a completed innings, and so excludes declarations

Records include the following recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2149]
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]

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South Africa's AB de Villiers is the only wicketkeeper to score a hundred and effect ten dismissals in the same Test. He scored 103* in the second innings and effected 11 dismissals in a Test against Pakistan at Johannesburg in 2013.

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