Current Bowling Records (after 1st test in Barbadosl) 570 - Jimmy Anderson 433 - Stuart Broad 389 - Sir Ian Botham 325 - Bob Willis 307 - Fred Truman 297 - Derek Underwood 255 - Graeme Swann 252 - Brian Statham 248 - Matthew Hoggard 236 - Sir Alec Bedser 234 - Andrew Caddick 229 - Darren Gough 226 - Steve Harmison 226 - Andrew Flintoff 202 - John Snow Jimmy Anderson is 4th in the all-time list and is 49 behind Anil Kumble Stuart Broad is joint 9th (with Steyn and Herath). He is 1 behind Kapil Dev. Surely Broad will play in the 2nd test??

Ben Stokes passed 3,000 runs in Test cricket in Barbados He is the 5th Englishman to take 100 wickets and score 3,000 runs (Tony Greig, Ian Botham, Andrew Flintoff and Stuart Broad) Stokes has 3,000 runs and 123 wickets

Current Batting Records (after 2nd Test in Antigua) 12472 - Alastair Cook 8900 - Graham Gooch 8463 - Alec Stewart 8231 - David Gower 8181 - Kevin Pietersen 8114 - Geoffrey Boycott 7728 - Michael Atherton 7727 - Ian Bell 7624 - Colin Cowdrey 7249 - Wally Hammond 7037 - Andrew Strauss 6971 - Len Hutton 6806 - Ken Barrington 6744 - Graham Thorpe 6548 - Joe Root Joe Root remains 53rd in the all-time list

Current Bowling Records (after 2nd Test in Antigua) 572 - Jimmy Anderson 436 - Stuart Broad 389 - Sir Ian Botham 325 - Bob Willis 307 - Fred Truman 297 - Derek Underwood 255 - Graeme Swann 252 - Brian Statham 248 - Matthew Hoggard 236 - Sir Alec Bedser 234 - Andrew Caddick 229 - Darren Gough 226 - Steve Harmison 226 - Andrew Flintoff 202 - John Snow Jimmy Anderson is 4th in the all-time list and is 47 behind Anil Kumble Stuart Broad is 7th. He is 83 behind Courtney Walsh

Current Batting Records (after 3rd Test in St Lucia) 12472 - Alastair Cook 8900 - Graham Gooch 8463 - Alec Stewart 8231 - David Gower 8181 - Kevin Pietersen 8114 - Geoffrey Boycott 7728 - Michael Atherton 7727 - Ian Bell 7624 - Colin Cowdrey 7249 - Wally Hammond 7037 - Andrew Strauss 6971 - Len Hutton 6806 - Ken Barrington 6744 - Graham Thorpe 6685 - Joe Root Joe Root has nudged into 52nd in the all-time list having briefly gone past Virat Kohli. He is 59 behind Graham Thorpe Jonny Bairstow has 3806 runs, Ben Stokes 3152, Stuart Broad 3064, Moeen Ali 2769 and Jos Butler 1722

Current Batting Records (after 1st Test in Birmingham) 12472 - Alastair Cook 8900 - Graham Gooch 8463 - Alec Stewart 8231 - David Gower 8181 - Kevin Pietersen 8114 - Geoffrey Boycott 7728 - Michael Atherton 7727 - Ian Bell 7624 - Colin Cowdrey 7249 - Wally Hammond 7037 - Andrew Strauss 6971 - Len Hutton 6806 - Ken Barrington 6803 - Joe Root 6744 - Graham Thorpe Joe Root has moved into 51st in the all-time list. He is 3 behind Ken Barrington

Current Bowling Records (after 1st Test in Birmingham 572 - Jimmy Anderson 450 - Stuart Broad 389 - Sir Ian Botham 325 - Bob Willis 307 - Fred Truman 297 - Derek Underwood 255 - Graeme Swann 252 - Brian Statham 248 - Matthew Hoggard 236 - Sir Alec Bedser 234 - Andrew Caddick 229 - Darren Gough 226 - Steve Harmison 226 - Andrew Flintoff 202 - John Snow Jimmy Anderson is 4th in the all-time list and is 47 behind Anil Kumble Stuart Broad is 7th. He is 69 behind Courtney Walsh

Current Batting Records (after 2nd Test at Lords) 12472 - Alastair Cook 8900 - Graham Gooch 8463 - Alec Stewart 8231 - David Gower 8181 - Kevin Pietersen 8114 - Geoffrey Boycott 7728 - Michael Atherton 7727 - Ian Bell 7624 - Colin Cowdrey 7249 - Wally Hammond 7037 - Andrew Strauss 6971 - Len Hutton 6817 - Joe Root 6806 - Ken Barrington 6744 - Graham Thorpe Joe Root has moved into 49st in the all-time list passing Ken Barrington and Ross Taylor. He is 51 behind Dilip Vengsaker Ben Stokes 7th test century moves him to 3,336 test runs. Jonny Bairstow has 3,902

Current Bowling Records (after 2nd Test at Lords) 572 - Jimmy Anderson 454 - Stuart Broad 389 - Sir Ian Botham 325 - Bob Willis 307 - Fred Truman 297 - Derek Underwood 255 - Graeme Swann 252 - Brian Statham 248 - Matthew Hoggard 236 - Sir Alec Bedser 234 - Andrew Caddick 229 - Darren Gough 226 - Steve Harmison 226 - Andrew Flintoff 202 - John Snow Jimmy Anderson is 4th in the all-time list and is 47 behind Anil Kumble Stuart Broad is 7th. He is 65 behind Courtney Walsh

Current Batting Records (after 3rd Test in Leeds) 12472 - Alastair Cook 8900 - Graham Gooch 8463 - Alec Stewart 8231 - David Gower 8181 - Kevin Pietersen 8114 - Geoffrey Boycott 7728 - Michael Atherton 7727 - Ian Bell 7624 - Colin Cowdrey 7249 - Wally Hammond 7037 - Andrew Strauss 6971 - Len Hutton 6894 - Joe Root 6806 - Ken Barrington 6744 - Graham Thorpe Joe Root has moved into 51st in the all-time list passing Dilip Vengsaker. He is 77 behind Len Hutton

Current Bowling Records (after 3rd Test in Leeds) 572 - Jimmy Anderson 458 - Stuart Broad 389 - Sir Ian Botham 325 - Bob Willis 307 - Fred Truman 297 - Derek Underwood 255 - Graeme Swann 252 - Brian Statham 248 - Matthew Hoggard 236 - Sir Alec Bedser 234 - Andrew Caddick 229 - Darren Gough 226 - Steve Harmison 226 - Andrew Flintoff 202 - John Snow Jimmy Anderson is 4th in the all-time list and is 47 behind Anil Kumble Stuart Broad is 7th. He is 61 behind Courtney Walsh

Following the retirement of Hashim Amla, Joe Root is the highest aggregate run scorer of current players: 6894 - Joe Root 6839 - Ross Taylor 6673 - Virat Kohli 6577 - Steve Smith 6442 - David Warner 6163 - Kane Williamson 5669 - Azhar Ali 5641 - Angelo Mathews 5453 - Cheteshwar Pujara A golden era of batting?? It will be fascinating to see how far Root/Kohli/Smith/Williamson get in their careers

Current Batting Records (after 4th Test at Old Trafford) 12472 - Alastair Cook 8900 - Graham Gooch 8463 - Alec Stewart 8231 - David Gower 8181 - Kevin Pietersen 8114 - Geoffrey Boycott 7728 - Michael Atherton 7727 - Ian Bell 7624 - Colin Cowdrey 7249 - Wally Hammond 7037 - Andrew Strauss 6971 - Len Hutton 6965 - Joe Root 6806 - Ken Barrington 6744 - Graham Thorpe Joe Root is 51st in the all-time list. He is 6 behind Len Hutton, 8 behind Sanath Jayasuria, 34 behind the great Don Bradman and 72 behind Andrew Strauss. Though Steve Smith is now only 95 behind him!!

Current Bowling Records (after 4th Test at Old Trafford) 572 - Jimmy Anderson 463 - Stuart Broad 389 - Sir Ian Botham 325 - Bob Willis 307 - Fred Truman 297 - Derek Underwood 255 - Graeme Swann 252 - Brian Statham 248 - Matthew Hoggard 236 - Sir Alec Bedser 234 - Andrew Caddick 229 - Darren Gough 226 - Steve Harmison 226 - Andrew Flintoff 202 - John Snow Jimmy Anderson is 4th in the all-time list and is 47 behind Anil Kumble After another decent test, Stuart Broad remains 7th. He is 56 behind Courtney Walsh

Current Batting Records (after 5th Test at The Oval) 12472 - Alastair Cook 8900 - Graham Gooch 8463 - Alec Stewart 8231 - David Gower 8181 - Kevin Pietersen 8114 - Geoffrey Boycott 7728 - Michael Atherton 7727 - Ian Bell 7624 - Colin Cowdrey 7249 - Wally Hammond 7043 - Joe Root 7037 - Andrew Strauss 6971 - Len Hutton 6806 - Ken Barrington 6744 - Graham Thorpe Joe Root is 47th in the all-time list having passed Len Hutton, Sanath Jayasuria, Don Bradman and Andrew Strauss. Though Steve Smith is now only 70 behind him. Root needs 68 to pass Greg Chappell. Jonny Bairstow has 4020 runs (6 hundreds), Ben Stokes 3593 (8 hundreds)

Current Bowling Records (after 5th Test at The Oval) 572 - Jimmy Anderson 467 - Stuart Broad 389 - Sir Ian Botham 325 - Bob Willis 307 - Fred Truman 297 - Derek Underwood 255 - Graeme Swann 252 - Brian Statham 248 - Matthew Hoggard 236 - Sir Alec Bedser 234 - Andrew Caddick 229 - Darren Gough 226 - Steve Harmison 226 - Andrew Flintoff 202 - John Snow Jimmy Anderson is 4th in the all-time list and is 47 behind Anil Kumble Stuart Broad remains 7th. He is 52 behind Courtney Walsh Moeen Ali has 181 wickets, Ben Stokes 135 and Chris Woakes 88. Jofra Archer already has 22 - surely if he stays fit will get on this table at some point.

Jonny Bairstow has 184 wicketkeeping dismissals which puts him 22nd in the all-time list He is the 5th placed Englishman behind Knott (269), Prior, Stewart and Evans

Updated current players most aggregate runs in tests: Joe Root - 7043 Steve Smith - 6973 Ross Taylor - 6839 Virat Kohli - 6749 David Warner - 6458 Kane Williamson - 6163 Azhar Ali - 5669 Angelo Matthews - 5641 Cheteshwar Pujara - 5486

Virat Kohli today scored 254 not out against South Africa - his highest test score That's now 7054 test runs at an average of 55.10 (26 hundreds and 22 fifties) A class act both on and off the field