Teams posting a team total of 700 plus runs in a test innings

Sri Lanka posted a team  total of 713 for 9 declared against Bangladesh at Chittagong in the recently concluded test to provide the 23rd occasion of a team posting a total of 700 plus runs  in an innings in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Sri Lanka 952/6d 271.0 2 v India Colombo (RPS) 02 Aug 1997
2 England 903/7d 335.2 1 v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938
3 England 849 258.2 1 v West Indies Kingston 03 Apr 1930
4 West Indies 790/3d 208.1 2 v Pakistan Kingston 26 Feb 1958
5 Pakistan 765/6d 248.5 2 v Sri Lanka Karachi 21 Feb 2009
6 Sri Lanka 760/7d 202.4 2 v India Ahmedabad 16 Nov 2009
7 India 759/7d 190.4 2 v England Chennai 16 Dec 2016
8 Australia 758/8d 245.4 2 v West Indies Kingston 11 Jun 1955
9 Sri Lanka 756/5d 185.1 2 v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 27 Jul 2006
10 West Indies 751/5d 202.0 1 v England St John’s 10 Apr 2004
11 West Indies 749/9d 194.4 2 v England Bridgetown 26 Feb 2009
12 West Indies 747 235.2 2 v South Africa St John’s 29 Apr 2005
13 Australia 735/6d 146.3 1 v Zimbabwe Perth 09 Oct 2003
14 Sri Lanka 730/6d 187.5 2 v Bangladesh Dhaka 27 Jan 2014
15 Australia 729/6d 232.0 2 v England Lord’s 27 Jun 1930
16 India 726/9d 163.3 2 v Sri Lanka Mumbai (BS) 2 Dec 2009
17 Sri Lanka 713/3d 165.3 2 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 14 May 2004
18 Sri Lanka 713/9d 199.3 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 31 Jan 2018
19 England 710/7d 188.1 2 v India Birmingham 10 Aug 2011
20 Pakistan 708 220.3 1 v England The Oval 06 Aug 1987
21 India 707 225.2 2 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 26 Jul 2010
22 India 705/7d 187.3 1 v Australia Sydney 02 Jan 2004
23 Australia 701 171.2 1 v England The Oval 18 Aug 1934

Sri Lanka posted a team  total of 713 for 9 declared against Bangladesh at Chittagong in the recently concluded test to provide the sixth occasion of Sri Lanka posting a total of 700 plus runs  in an innings in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below. Sri Lanka is the only team to post 700 plus runs in an innings on six occasions and  thus  own  the record for posting 700 plus runs on most occasions.

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Sri Lanka 952/6d 271.0 2 v India Colombo (RPS) 02 Aug 1997
2 Sri Lanka 760/7d 202.4 2 v India Ahmedabad 16 Nov 2009
3 Sri Lanka 756/5d 185.1 2 v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 27 Jul 2006
4 Sri Lanka 730/6d 187.5 2 v Bangladesh Dhaka 27 Jan 2014
5 Sri Lanka 713/3d 165.3 2 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 14 May 2004
6 Sri Lanka 713/9d 199.3 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 31 Jan 2018

 

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