Highest score by last player to bat in a first-class innings (excluding openers)

Batting position Score Player Match Season
3234*JDC BryantEastern Province (442-2 dec) v North West at Potchefstroom2002/03
4258*AR BawneMaharashtra (635-2 dec) v Delhi at Mumbai2016/17
5255*FMM WorrellBarbados (619-3 dec) v Trinidad at Port of Spain1945/46
6300*M MaraisBorder (512-4 dec) v Eastern Province at East London2017/18
7261*CC PassailaigueJamaica (702-5 dec) v Lord Tennyson’s XI at Kingston 1931/32
8241*AJ MandalChhattisgarh (520-7 dec) v Uttarakhand at Naya Raipur2019/20
9145*Akram RazaHabib Bank (744-7) v Pakistan National Shipping Corporation at Lahore1993/94
10123*JN GillespieYorkshire (594-9 dec) v Surrey at The Oval2007
11163TPB SmithEssex (417) v Derbyshire at Chesterfield1947

Other scores of 250 or above:

Batting position Score Player Match Season
4252*DCS ComptonMiddlesex (478-2 dec) v Somerset at Lord’s1948
5254GW HumpageWarwickshire (523-4 dec) v Lancashire at Southport1982
6254*R Sanjay YadavMeghalaya (662-4 dec) v Mizoram at Kolkata2019/20

The highest by those batting at 1 or 2 in an innings in which no other batter came to the crease are:

Batting position Score Player Match Season
1324Waheed MirzaKarachi Whites (561-1 dec) v Quetta at Karachi1976/77
2313H SutcliffeYorkshire (555-1 dec) v Essex at Leyton1932
Note also:
2288*AJ FinchCricket Australia XI (503-1 dec) v New Zealanders at Sydney2015/16

Thanks to Ric Finlay, Andrew Samson, Kevin Jones and Keith Walmsley
Last updated 31 July 2023

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