Most runs
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
GA Gooch (Eng) 1975-1994 21 39 1 2015 333 53.02 6 5 2
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2004-2012 18 31 1 1562 161 52.06 5 6 1
AJ Stewart (Eng) 1990-2003 20 37 4 1476 124* 44.72 3 8 2
DI Gower (Eng) 1978-1990 17 30 2 1241 108 44.32 2 8 1
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2014 18 32 1 1238 106 39.93 3 7 0
KP Pietersen (Eng) 2005-2013 15 25 3 1235 202* 56.13 5 3 2
IR Bell (Eng) 2005-2014 16 28 5 1222 199 53.13 4 8 1
G Boycott (Eng) 1965-1981 16 29 3 1189 128* 45.73 3 6 1
MP Vaughan (Eng) 2000-2008 12 19 1 974 120 54.11 6 2 1
AJ Lamb (Eng) 1982-1992 13 24 2 959 139 43.59 4 2 1
MJ Prior (Eng) 2007-2014 14 24 3 906 126* 43.14 3 4 2
IJL Trott (Eng) 2010-2013 8 15 1 893 226 63.78 2 6 1
DCS Compton (Eng) 1938-1955 11 17 2 882 208 58.80 3 5 2
N Hussain (Eng) 1996-2004 11 18 1 861 155 50.64 3 5 1
MA Atherton (Eng) 1990-2001 15 27 0 852 99 31.55 0 7 3
TW Graveney (Eng) 1952-1968 11 16 1 843 153 56.20 2 5 1
KF Barrington (Eng) 1955-1968 12 18 0 838 148 46.55 1 7 1
L Hutton (Eng) 1937-1954 12 23 4 812 196 42.73 3 1 2
RA Smith (Eng) 1988-1995 10 19 4 785 148* 52.33 2 5 1
WR Hammond (Eng) 1928-1946 12 19 1 772 240 42.88 2 0 0
ME Trescothick (Eng) 2001-2006 11 18 0 762 194 42.33 2 3 0
JH Edrich (Eng) 1963-1975 13 20 1 746 175 39.26 3 2 2
MC Cowdrey (Eng) 1956-1968 13 21 3 733 152 40.72 2 2 0
GP Thorpe (Eng) 1995-2005 13 24 3 711 89 33.85 0 6 1
FE Woolley (Eng) 1912-1932 8 12 1 690 134* 62.72 1 5 0
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2008-2014 13 20 3 660 169 38.82 1 3 2
IT Botham (Eng) 1978-1992 15 21 0 652 108 31.04 1 5 3
MA Butcher (Eng) 1997-2004 8 15 0 651 137 43.40 2 3 0
MW Gatting (Eng) 1980-1993 12 22 3 607 81 31.94 0 5 2
JE Root (Eng) 2013-2014 4 8 1 591 200* 84.42 2 2 0
W Bardsley (Aus) 1909-1926 5 7 2 575 193* 115.00 2 2 1
GS Sobers (WI) 1957-1973 5 9 3 571 163* 95.16 2 2 0
AW Greig (Eng) 1972-1977 8 14 0 563 106 40.21 1 4 0
LEG Ames (Eng) 1931-1938 7 12 2 555 137 55.50 2 3 0
DG Bradman (Aus) 1930-1948 4 8 1 551 254 78.71 2 1 0
APE Knott (Eng) 1968-1980 14 22 1 533 83 25.38 0 4 2
S Chanderpaul (WI) 2000-2012 5 9 3 512 128* 85.33 1 4 1
DB Vengsarkar (India) 1979-1990 4 8 1 508 157 72.57 3 1 1
AR Border (Aus) 1980-1993 5 9 4 503 196 100.60 1 3 0
RC Russell (Eng) 1988-1996 9 13 4 502 124 55.77 1 2 0
JB Hobbs (Eng) 1909-1930 6 8 0 489 211 61.12 3 0 0
GA Hick (Eng) 1991-2000 10 18 0 488 101 27.11 1 3 1
PD Collingwood (Eng) 2006-2010 9 13 0 486 186 37.38 2 2 2
CG Greenidge (WI) 1976-1988 4 7 1 471 214* 78.50 2 1 0
H Sutcliffe (Eng) 1924-1935 8 11 0 466 122 42.36 2 1 0
PBH May (Eng) 1952-1961 8 13 1 455 112 37.91 1 3 2
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 2002-2014 4 8 1 448 119 64.00 2 2 0
A Flintoff (Eng) 2000-2009 10 14 2 429 142 35.75 1 3 1
ER Dexter (Eng) 1960-1965 6 10 2 413 80* 51.62 0 5 0
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2124]
England v Australia at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 18-21, 2013 [Test # 2091]

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