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Jayawardene leads Lanka's record haul

November 19, 2009 17:53 IST

Sri Lanka set a plethora of records during their massive first innings total of 706 for seven declared against India in the first Test in Ahmedabad, on Thursday.

They obliterated England's record of 652 for seven declared to register the highest total against India in India.

Mahela Jayawardene, who scored his sixth double century in Tests with a sparking knock of 275, registered the highest individual innings against India in India, going past Younis Khan's 267.

Following are the details:

Highest totals in Test cricket

Score

Team

Opposition

Venue

Season

952-6d

Sri Lanka

v India

Colombo (RPS)

1997-98

903-7d

England

v Australia

The Oval

1938

849

England

v West Indies

Kingston

1929-30

790-3d

West Indies

v Pakistan

Kingston

1957-58

765-6d

Pakistan

v Sri Lanka

Karachi

2008-09

760-7d

Sri Lanka

v India 

Ahmedabad

2009-10

 

Highest totals against India in India

Total

Team

Venue

Season

760-7d

Sri Lanka

Ahmedabad

2009-10

652-7d

England

Chennai

1984-85

644-8d

West Indies

Delhi

1958-59

631

West Indies

Delhi

1948-49

630-6d

New Zealand

Mohali

2003-04

 

Highest individual innings against India

Runs

Batsman

Venue

Season

340

ST Jayasuriya (SL)

Colombo (RPS)

1997-98

333

GA Gooch (Eng)

Lord's

1990

280*

Javed Miandad (Pak)

Hyderabad (Pak)

1982-83

275

DPMD Jayawardene (SL)

Ahmedabad

2009-10

267

Younis Khan (Pak)

Bangalore

2004-05

 

Highest individual innings against India in India

Runs

Player

Venue

Season

275

DPMD Jayawardene (SL)

Ahmedabad

2009-10

267

Younis Khan (Pak)

Bangalore

2004-05

256

RB Kanhai (WI)

Kolkata

1958-59

250

SFAF Bacchus (WI)

Kanpur

1978-79

242*

CH Lloyd (WI)

Mumbai

1974-75

 

Rajneesh Gupta