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Most runs scored in a day in a first-class match (male)

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  • Who: Australia

  • What: Most runs scored in a day in a first-class match (male)

  • Where: Not Applicable

The most runs scored in a day is 721 by Australia in 5hr 48min against Essex at Southchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK on 15 May 1948.

 

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