Highest Test Score by a Captain
    Name   vs Venue Date
1 BC Lara (WI) 400* Eng St John's 10 Apr 2004
2 DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 374 SAf Colombo SSC 27 Jul 2006
3 MA Taylor (Aus) 334* Pak Peshawar 15 Oct 1998
4 GA Gooch (Eng) 333 Ind Lord's 26 Jul 1990
5 MJ Clarke (Aus) 329* Ind Sydney 3 Jan 2012
6 Younis Khan (Pak) 313 SL Karachi 21 Feb 2009
7 RB Simpson (Aus) 311 Eng Manchester 23 Jul 1964
8 BB McCullum (NZ) 302 Ind Wellington BR 14 Feb 2014
9 MD Crowe (NZ) 299 SL Wellington BR 31 Jan 1991
10 PBH May (Eng) 285* WI Birmingham 30 May 1957
11 GC Smith (SAf) 277 Eng Birmingham 24 Jul 2003
12 SP Fleming (NZ) 274* SL Colombo PS 25 Apr 2003
13 DG Bradman (Aus) 270 Eng Melbourne 1 Jan 1937
14 AN Cook (Eng) 263 Pak Abu Dhabi 13 Oct 2015
15 SP Fleming (NZ) 262 SAf Cape Town 27 Apr 2006
16 MJ Clarke (Aus) 259* SAf Brisbane 9 Nov 2012
17 GC Smith (SAf) 259 Eng Lord's 31 Jul 2003
18 Wasim Akram (Pak) 257* Zim Sheikhupura 17 Oct 1996
19 V Kohli (Ind) 254* SAf Pune 10 Oct 2019
20 KS Williamson (NZ) 251 WI Hamilton 3 Dec 2020
21 MS Atapattu (SL) 249 Zim Bulawayo 14 May 2004
22 FDM Karunaratne (SL) 244 Ban Pallekele 21 Apr 2021
23 V Kohli (Ind) 243 SL Delhi 2 Dec 2017
24 CH Lloyd (WI) 242* Ind Mumbai 23 Jan 1975
25 WR Hammond (Eng) 240 Aus Lord's 24 Jun 1938
= DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 240 Pak Karachi 21 Feb 2009
27 GT Dowling (NZ) 239 Ind Christchurch LP 22 Feb 1968
= SPD Smith (Aus) 239 Eng Perth WACA 14 Dec 2017
29 KS Williamson (NZ) 238 Pak Christchurch 3 Jan 2021
30 Saleem Malik (Pak) 237 Aus Rawalpindi 5 Oct 1994
31 GS Chappell (Aus) 235 Pak Faisalabad 6 Mar 1980
= V Kohli (Ind) 235 Eng Mumbai 8 Dec 2016
33 DG Bradman (Aus) 234 Eng Sydney 13 Dec 1946
= GC Smith (SAf) 234 Pak Dubai ICS 23 Oct 2013
35 CL Hooper (WI) 233 Ind Georgetown 11 Apr 2002
36 GC Smith (SAf) 232 Ban Chittagong 29 Feb 2008
37 MJ Clarke (Aus) 230 SAf Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
38 JE Root (Eng) 228 SL Galle 14 Jan 2021
39 JE Root (Eng) 226 NZ Hamilton 29 Nov 2019
40 RB Simpson (Aus) 225 Eng Adelaide 28 Jan 1966
41 MS Dhoni (Ind) 224 Aus Chennai 22 Feb 2013
= BB McCullum (NZ) 224 Ind Auckland 6 Feb 2014
43 DS Atkinson (WI) 219 Aus Bridgetown 14 May 1955
= KC Sangakkara (SL) 219 Ind Colombo SSC 26 Jul 2010
45 JE Root (Eng) 218 Ind Chennai 5 Feb 2021
46 SR Tendulkar (Ind) 217 NZ Ahmedabad 29 Oct 1999
47 BC Lara (WI) 216 Pak Multan 19 Nov 2006
48 DI Gower (Eng) 215 Aus Birmingham 15 Aug 1985
49 DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 213* Eng Galle 18 Dec 2007
50 BC Lara (WI) 213 Aus Kingston 13 Mar 1999
* = not out.
Bold = record less than 3 years old.
Date shown is the first day of match.


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