Top Test Scores (Team)

Sr. No.TeamScoreOversInningsAgainstVenueDateResult
1Sri Lanka952/6 d271.02IndiaColombo (RPS)2 Aug 1997Drawn
2England907/3 d335.21AustraliaThe Oval20 Aug 1938Won by innings and 579 runs
3England849258.21West IndiesKingston3 Apr 1930Drawn
4West Indies790/3 d208.12PakistanKingston26 Feb 1958Won by innings and 174 runs
5Pakistan765/6 d248.52Sri LankaKarachi21 Feb 2009Drawn
6Sri Lanka 760/7 d202.42IndiaAhmedabad16 Nov 2009Drawn
7India759/7 d190.42EnglandChennai16 Dec 2016Won by innings and 75 runs
8Australia758/8 d245.42West IndiesKingston11 June 1955Won by innings and 82 runs
9Sri Lanka756/5 d185.12South AfricaColombo (SSC)27 Jul 2006Won by innings and 153 runs
10West Indies751/5 d202.01EnglandSt John’s10 Apr 2004Drawn

*Last updated on 24 Feb 2020

In the top 50 Test team scores, Australia appear 12 times, India appear nine times and the Windies appear eight times.

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On the other hand, the opposing team has been 16 times England, nine times India and five times West Indies and Sri Lanka each.

Off the 50 top test scores, 20 matches have ended in a win by an innings for the top scoring team. Among other matches, 25 have ended in a draw while the rest have been won by a huge margin.

Another interesting fact to be noted is that only four high scores have come in the third innings of the match i.e. second innings of the team in the match. Rest all 46 scores have come in the team’s first innings.

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