Player Byes Total Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
LEG Ames 37 327 3 England v Australia The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
KD Karthik 35 537 2 India v Pakistan Bangalore 8 Dec 2007 Test # 1852
MJ Prior 35 544 2 England v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Mar 2009 Test # 1914
JT Murray 33 390 2 England v India Mumbai (BS) 11 Nov 1961 Test # 513
JM Parks 33 391/9d 3 England v West Indies Kingston 8 Feb 1968 Test # 629
MJ Prior 33 664 1 England v India The Oval 9 Aug 2007 Test # 1842
WL Cornford 31 387 2 England v New Zealand Auckland 21 Feb 1930 Test # 191
ATW Grout 31 366 3 Australia v Pakistan Lahore 21 Nov 1959 Test # 480
M Bisset 30 417 1 South Africa v England Cape Town 11 Mar 1910 Test # 110
W Carkeek 30 329 1 Australia v South Africa Nottingham 5 Aug 1912 Test # 127
EAC Hunte 30 327 4 West Indies v England Georgetown 21 Feb 1930 Test # 192
TG Evans 30 189 3 England v New Zealand Wellington 24 Mar 1951 Test # 333
TG Evans 29 378 3 England v India Lord's 19 Jun 1952 Test # 352
BK Kunderan 29 559/8d 1 India v England Kanpur 15 Feb 1964 Test # 557
DL Murray 29 291 3 West Indies v Pakistan Bridgetown 18 Feb 1977 Test # 797
Hanif Mohammad 28 372 1 Pakistan v India Delhi 16 Oct 1952 Test # 355
NR Mongia 28 952/6d 2 India v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 2 Aug 1997 Test # 1374
MS Dhoni 28 577 2 India v Australia Delhi 29 Oct 2008 Test # 1891
EJ Smith 26 476 3 England v Australia Adelaide 12 Jan 1912 Test # 118
NC Tufnell 25 327 3 England v South Africa Cape Town 11 Mar 1910 Test # 110
TA Ward 25 450 2 South Africa v England Durban 13 Dec 1913 Test # 130
AC Gilchrist 25 288 4 Australia v West Indies Port of Spain 19 Apr 2003 Test # 1639
AJ Stewart 25 682/6d 2 England v South Africa Lord's 31 Jul 2003 Test # 1653
BB McCullum 25 526 2 New Zealand v England Leeds 3 Jun 2004 Test # 1702
HAPW Jayawardene 25 315 4 Sri Lanka v West Indies Providence 22 Mar 2008 Test # 1869
MJ Prior 25 479 2 England v Sri Lanka Lord's 3 Jun 2011 Test # 1995

Only the designated keeper for the match is listed

Known cases of deputising for the designated wicketkeeper in the above list include:

- FE Woolley, at the age of 47, kept for the whole of the innings for LEG Ames for 37 byes

Records include the following recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
New Zealand v India at Wellington, 2nd Test, Feb 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2120]

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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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