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First Class Honours

Highest Team Total
810-4d Durham - 1994
Edgbaston
  • Hampshire 657-6d 1899
      Edgbaston
  • Glamorgan 657-7d 1994
      Edgbaston
  • Worcestershire 645-7d 1914
      Tipton Road
  • Sussex 645-7d 1996
      County Ground
  • Somerset 642 2011
      County Ground
  • Derbyshire 635 1900
      Edgbaston
  • Hampshire 631-7d 1997
      County Ground
  • Middlesex 631-9d 2001
      Lord's Cricket Ground
Highest Individual Innings
501* BC Lara - 1994
vs Durham - Edgbaston
  • MA Wagh 315 2001
    vs Middlesex - Lord's Cricket Ground
  • FR Foster 305* 1914
    vs Worcestershire - Tipton Road
  • NV Knight 303* 2004
    vs Middlesex - Lord's Cricket Ground
  • RG Twose 277* 1994
    vs Glamorgan - Edgbaston
  • S Kinneir 268* 1911
    vs Hampshire - Edgbaston
  • IR Bell 262* 2004
    vs Sussex - Cricket Field Road
  • WG Quaife 255* 1905
    vs Surrey - Kennington Oval
  • NV Knight 255* 2002
    vs Hampshire - Edgbaston
Best Bowling in Innings
10-41 JD Bannister - 1959
vs Combined Services - Mitchell's and Butler's Ground
  • WE Hollies 10-49 1946
    vs Nottinghamshire - Edgbaston
  • H Howell 10-51 1923
    vs Yorkshire - Edgbaston
  • H Howell 9-32 1925
    vs Hampshire - Edgbaston
  • S Hargreave 9-35 1903
    vs Surrey - Kennington Oval
  • H Howell 9-35 1924
    vs Somerset - County Ground
  • JD Bannister 9-35 1955
    vs Yorkshire - Bramall Lane
  • CR Woakes Play video 9-36 2016
    vs Durham - Edgbaston
  • CWC Grove 9-39 1952
    vs Sussex - Edgbaston
Most Appearances
665 WG Quaife
  • DL Amiss 547
     
  • FR Santall 496
     
  • WE Hollies 476
     
  • EJ Smith 444
     
  • LTA Bates 441
     
  • MJK Smith 430
     
  • HE Dollery 413
     
  • RES Wyatt 404
     
Best Bowling in Match
15-76 S Hargreave - 1903
vs Surrey - Kennington Oval
  • TW Cartwright 15-89 1967
    vs Glamorgan - St Helen's
  • H Howell 14-71 1924
    vs Somerset - County Ground
  • TL Pritchard 14-93 1951
    vs Glamorgan - Edgbaston
  • S Hargreave 14-99 1902
    vs Lancashire - Old Trafford
  • HJ Pallett 14-100 1894
    vs Essex - County Ground
  • S Hargreave 14-115 1901
    vs London County - Edgbaston
  • RG Carter 14-136 1958
    vs Somerset - Edgbaston
  • HJ Pallett 14-141 1896
    vs Hampshire - County Ground
Most Runs in Career
35146 DL Amiss
  • WG Quaife 33987
     
  • MJK Smith 27672
     
  • HE Dollery 23479
     
  • RES Wyatt 21687
     
  • LTA Bates 19326
     
  • NF Horner 18217
     
  • AI Kallicharran 18158
     
  • JA Jameson 18149
     
Most Hundreds in Season
9 AI Kallicharran - 1984
  • BC Lara 9 1994
     
  • RES Wyatt 8 1937
     
  • RB Kanhai 8 1972
     
  • AI Kallicharran 8 1982
     
  • RES Wyatt 7 1929
     
  • WJP Stewart 7 1962
     
  • JA Jameson 7 1976
     
  • DL Amiss 7 1978
     
Most Fifties in Season
20 WJP Stewart - 1960
Most Wickets in Season
180 WE Hollies - 1946
5000 Runs and 300 Wickets in Career
8066 515 DR Brown
  • FSG Calthorpe 8311 514
     
  • TW Cartwright 10781 1058
     
  • FR Foster 5436 587
     
  • Khalid Ibadulla 14766 418
     
  • WG Quaife 33987 900
     
  • S Santall 6490 1207
     
  • NMK Smith 6783 374
     
  • A Townsend 11965 323
     
Most Runs in Season
2417 MJK Smith - 1959
  • WJP Stewart 2318 1962
     
  • AI Kallicharran 2301 1984
     
  • DL Amiss 2239 1984
     
  • AI Kallicharran 2120 1982
     
  • N Kilner 2114 1933
     
  • MJK Smith 2099 1961
     
  • Khalid Ibadulla 2098 1962
     
  • MJK Smith 2090 1962
     
Most Runs in Match
501 BC Lara - 1994
vs Durham - Edgbaston
  • NV Knight 342 2002
    vs Sussex - Edgbaston
  • IR Bell 324 2004
    vs Sussex - Cricket Field Road
  • AI Kallicharran 317 1984
    vs Northamptonshire - Edgbaston
  • MA Wagh 315 2001
    vs Middlesex - Lord's Cricket Ground
  • AJ Moles 307 1990
    vs Glamorgan - St Helen's
  • FR Foster 305 1914
    vs Worcestershire - Tipton Road
  • NV Knight 303 2004
    vs Middlesex - Lord's Cricket Ground
  • IR Bell 293 2004
    vs Lancashire - Old Trafford
Most Wicket-Keeper Catches in Career
655 EJ Smith
  • GW Humpage 627
     
  • AC Smith 558
     
  • TR Ambrose 532
     
  • RT Spooner 525
     
  • AFA Lilley 494
     
  • KJ Piper 475
     
  • JA Smart 255
     
  • T Frost 247
     
Most Catches in the Field in Innings
7 R Clarke - 2011
vs Lancashire - Aigburth
  • MJK Smith 6 1962
    vs Leicestershire - Coventry Road
  • TS Fishwick 5 1904
    vs South Africans - Edgbaston
  • MJK Smith 5 1961
    vs Glamorgan - St Helen's
  • JA Jameson 5 1971
    vs Indians - Edgbaston
  • J Whitehouse 5 1975
    vs Oxford University - The University Parks
  • AC Storie 5 1988
    vs Leicestershire - Edgbaston
  • RP Davis 5 1994
    vs Somerset - County Ground
  • R Clarke 5 2012
    vs Durham - Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground
Most Catches in the Field in Match
9 R Clarke - 2011
vs Lancashire - Aigburth
  • HE Dollery 7 1953
    vs Hampshire - United Services Ground
  • J Whitehouse 7 1975
    vs Oxford University - The University Parks
  • NE Partridge 6 1921
    vs Cambridge University - FP Fenner's Ground
  • MJK Smith 6 1959
    vs Somerset - Clarence Park
  • MJK Smith 6 1962
    vs Leicestershire - Coventry Road
  • AC Storie 6 1988
    vs Leicestershire - Edgbaston
  • NV Knight 6 1999
    vs Kent - Mote Park
  • IJL Trott 6 2007
    vs Sussex - Edgbaston
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