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Most runs scored by a player in a Test match (male)

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  • Who: Graham Gooch

  • What: Most runs scored by a player in a Test match (male)

  • Where: United Kingdom

The most runs scored by one player in a Test match is 456 by Graham Gooch (England) in the 1st Test against India at Lords, Middlesex, England between 26 and 31 July 1990. The England captain scored 333 in the first innings and 123 in the second.

 

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