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Cricket: Records

Cricket is a sport that lends itself easily to statistics, and this website could not hope to provide a comprehensive list of cricket records. Instead, we just aim to cover the ones that are most likely to come up in quizzes.

Batting

364 for England v Australia, The Oval, 1938 Click to show or hide the answer
365 for West Indies v Pakistan, Kingston, 1958 Click to show or hide the answer
375 for West Indies v England, St John's, 1994 Click to show or hide the answer
380 for Australia v Zimbabwe, Perth, 9–10 October 2003 Click to show or hide the answer
400 for West Indies v England, St John's, 10–12 April 2004 Click to show or hide the answer
Highest first class innings (Brian Lara, Warwickshire v. Durham 1994) Click to show or hide the answer
15,921 runs in 200 Tests for India, 1989–2013 Click to show or hide the answer
11,953 runs in 131 Tests for West Indies, 1990 – 2006 Click to show or hide the answer
11,174 runs in 156 Tests for Australia, 1978–94 Click to show or hide the answer
10,927 runs in 168 Tests for Australia, 1985–2004 Click to show or hide the answer
10,122 runs in 125 Tests for India, 1971–87 Click to show or hide the answer
Highest innings score in an ODI (England v. Pakistan, at Trent Bridge, August 2016) Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer

Bowling

First bowler to take 100 Test wickets (England, 1895) Click to show or hide the answer
First to take 200 Test wickets (Australia, 1936) Click to show or hide the answer
First to take 300 Test wickets (England, 1964) Click to show or hide the answer
First to take 400 Test wickets (New Zealand, 1990) Click to show or hide the answer
First to take 500 Test wickets (West Indies, 2001) Click to show or hide the answer
Second bowler, and the first spinner, to take 500 Test wickets (Australia, 2004) Click to show or hide the answer
First to take 600 wickets (Australia, 2005) Click to show or hide the answer
First to take 700 wickets (Australia, 2006) Click to show or hide the answer
First to take 800 Test wickets (Sri Lanka, 2010); overtook Warne's record of 708 Test wickets in 2007; overtook Wasim Akram's record of 502 ODI wickets in 2009 Click to show or hide the answer
Third bowler to take 600 wickets Click to show or hide the answer

First English bowler to take 400 Test wickets (2015), and the first to take 500 (2017) Click to show or hide the answer

Innings

Highest total in a Test match (Sri Lanka v. India, 1997–8) Click to show or hide the answer
Lowest innings score in a Test match (New Zealand v. England, Auckland, 1954–5) Click to show or hide the answer
South Africa's lowest innings score in a Test match (v. England, 1896 and 1924) Click to show or hide the answer
Australia's lowest innings score in a Test match (v. England, 1930) Click to show or hide the answer
India's lowest innings score in a Test match (v. England, 1974) Click to show or hide the answer
England's lowest innings score in a Test match (v. Australia, Melbourne, 1887) Click to show or hide the answer
England's lowest innings score in a Test match since 1887 (v. West Indies, 1994) Click to show or hide the answer
West Indies lowest innings total (v. England, 2004) Click to show or hide the answer
Lowest innings score in a one–day international (Pakistan, 1993) Click to show or hide the answer

Results

Closest Test win (West Indies beat Australia, Adelaide 1993) Click to show or hide the answer
Closest Test win in England (England beat Australia, Edgbaston, 2005) Click to show or hide the answer
Previous closest Test win in England (Australia beat England, Old Trafford, 1902) Click to show or hide the answer
England's previous closest Test win (v. Australia, Melbourne, 1982) Click to show or hide the answer

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