Player Total Balls Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
HAPW Jayawardene 726/9d 981 2 Sri Lanka v India Mumbai (BS) 2 Dec 2009 Test # 1937
T Taibu 713/3d 993 2 Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Bulawayo 14 May 2004 Test # 1699
HP Tillakaratne 671/4 1323 3 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Wellington 31 Jan 1991 Test # 1162
AC Parore 660/5d 1016 1 New Zealand v West Indies Wellington 10 Feb 1995 Test # 1289
TG Evans 659/8d 1384 2 England v Australia Sydney 13 Dec 1946 Test # 280
SMH Kirmani 652 856 2 India v Pakistan Faisalabad 3 Jan 1983 Test # 945
Kamran Akmal 644/7d 932 1 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Karachi 21 Feb 2009 Test # 1909
AJ Stewart 632/4d 1176 1 England v Australia Lord's 17 Jun 1993 Test # 1224
JL Hendriks 619 1223 1 West Indies v Australia Sydney 14 Feb 1969 Test # 646
IDS Smith 616/5d 1218 1 New Zealand v Pakistan Auckland 24 Feb 1989 Test # 1116
SS Dighe 610/6d 1026 2 India v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 29 Aug 2001 Test # 1559
A Flower 609/6d 935 1 Zimbabwe v India Nagpur 25 Nov 2000 Test # 1517
RC Russell 601/7d 1071 1 England v Australia Leeds 8 Jun 1989 Test # 1121
A Flower 600/3d 834 1 Zimbabwe v South Africa Harare 7 Sep 2001 Test # 1562
Moin Khan 599/4d 1044 1 Pakistan v Australia Peshawar 15 Oct 1998 Test # 1426
MV Boucher 595 893 2 South Africa v New Zealand Auckland 18 Mar 2004 Test # 1689
Mushfiqur Rahim 594/5d 1061 2 Bangladesh v Pakistan Chittagong 9 Dec 2011 Test # 2022
RC Russell 593/5d 1082 1 England v West Indies St John's 16 Apr 1994 Test # 1259
RS Kaluwitharana 586/7d 876 1 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 7 Mar 1997 Test # 1358
MS Dhoni 581 1020 1 India v West Indies Basseterre 22 Jun 2006 Test # 1807
LD Chandimal 580/4d 834 1 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
MV Boucher 574/9d 1020 2 South Africa v England Durban 26 Dec 2009 Test # 1944
AC Parore 567/8d 1048 2 New Zealand v England Nottingham 2 Jun 1994 Test # 1260
RD Jacobs 566/9d 804 1 West Indies v England Birmingham 29 Jul 2004 Test # 1708
AB de Villiers 565/5d 828 2 South Africa v Australia Brisbane 9 Nov 2012 Test # 2056
RJ Blakey 560/6d 990 1 England v India Chennai 11 Feb 1993 Test # 1213
WW Wade 559/9d 1047 1 South Africa v England Cape Town 31 Dec 1938 Test # 268
Khaled Mashud 556/4d 836 2 Bangladesh v Australia Cairns 25 Jul 2003 Test # 1652
PA Patel 556 762 1 India v Australia Adelaide 12 Dec 2003 Test # 1673
Khaled Mashud 555/5d 621 2 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 2001 Test # 1561
T Taibu 554 909 2 Zimbabwe v India Bulawayo 13 Sep 2005 Test # 1765
JJ Kelly 551 1050 1 Australia v England Sydney 13 Dec 1897 Test # 53
APE Knott 551/9d 1229 2 England v New Zealand Lord's 21 Jun 1973 Test # 723
JS Foster 551/6d 876 1 England v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2002 Test # 1634
AC Gilchrist 551/6d 1008 1 Australia v England Adelaide 1 Dec 2006 Test # 1819
HAPW Jayawardene 551/6d 882 1 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 30 Jun 2012 Test # 2047
AB de Villiers 550 644 1 South Africa v Australia Adelaide 22 Nov 2012 Test # 2061
LK Germon 548/7d 996 1 New Zealand v West Indies St John's 27 Apr 1996 Test # 1326
KC Sangakkara 545 983 2 Sri Lanka v England Birmingham 30 May 2002 Test # 1605
Imtiaz Ahmed 544/5d 876 1 Pakistan v England Birmingham 31 May 1962 Test # 530
TM Findlay 543/3d 1608 2 West Indies v New Zealand Georgetown 6 Apr 1972 Test # 696
MV Boucher 543/5d 913 1 South Africa v West Indies Georgetown 31 Mar 2005 Test # 1745
D Ramdin 543/6d 882 1 West Indies v South Africa Basseterre 18 Jun 2010 Test # 1961
Khaled Mashud 541/9d 666 2 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 21 Jul 2002 Test # 1609
IA Healy 536/9d 975 3 Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 19 Apr 1991 Test # 1169
Khaled Mashud 536 960 2 Bangladesh v West Indies Dhaka 8 Dec 2002 Test # 1630
APE Knott 532/9d 1086 1 England v Australia The Oval 28 Aug 1975 Test # 763
DT Lindsay 531 999 1 South Africa v England Johannesburg 23 Dec 1964 Test # 572
SMH Kirmani 528 898 1 India v Australia Adelaide 23 Jan 1981 Test # 894
RC Russell 528 948 2 England v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1989 Test # 1122
GO Jones 527/5d 672 3 England v Australia Perth 14 Dec 2006 Test # 1821
MJ Prior 527/7d 876 1 England v Australia Manchester 1 Aug 2013 Test # 2092
APE Knott 526/7d 798 1 England v West Indies Port of Spain 14 Mar 1968 Test # 635
CFK van Wyk 522 981 2 New Zealand v West Indies North Sound 25 Jul 2012 Test # 2050
WAS Oldfield 521 1053 1 Australia v England Brisbane 30 Nov 1928 Test # 176
D Ramdin 521/6d 905 3 West Indies v India St John's 2 Jun 2006 Test # 1805
JHB Waite 520 1068 1 South Africa v Australia Melbourne 6 Feb 1953 Test # 365
IA Healy 517 996 1 Australia v South Africa Adelaide 30 Jan 1998 Test # 1397
PJL Dujon 515 845 1 West Indies v Australia Adelaide 3 Feb 1989 Test # 1114
RG de Alwis 514/4d 786 1 Sri Lanka v Australia Kandy 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
CJ Richards 514/5d 1026 1 England v Australia Adelaide 12 Dec 1986 Test # 1060
Moin Khan 513 1043 2 Pakistan v Australia Rawalpindi 1 Oct 1998 Test # 1424
RD Jacobs 513/9d 1176 1 West Indies v India St John's 10 May 2002 Test # 1602
BN French 512/6d 1182 1 England v New Zealand Wellington 3 Mar 1988 Test # 1094
PB Dassanayake 511 971 1 Sri Lanka v India Lucknow 18 Jan 1994 Test # 1244
JL Hendriks 510 1091 2 West Indies v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1968 Test # 643
WB Phillips 509 874 2 Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 30 Mar 1984 Test # 986
KJ Wadsworth 507/6d 984 1 New Zealand v Pakistan Dunedin 7 Feb 1973 Test # 712
Mushfiqur Rahim 505 750 1 Bangladesh v England Lord's 27 May 2010 Test # 1958
KC Sangakkara 504/7d 950 2 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
SMH Kirmani 503/8d 912 1 India v Pakistan Faisalabad 16 Oct 1978 Test # 831
RS Kaluwitharana 500/6d 990 1 Sri Lanka v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1995 Test # 1319
RC Russell 500/7d 786 2 England v West Indies St John's 20 Mar 1998 Test # 1411

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