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Team Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Opposition
South Africa 6 0 5 0 1 v 2 teams
Triangular Tournament (Australia, England, South Africa in England), 1912
Australia 6 0 2 0 4 v England
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1970/71
West Indies 6 0 1 0 5 v India
West Indies in India Test Series, 1978/79
Australia 6 0 2 0 4 v India
Australia in India Test Series, 1979/80
Pakistan 6 0 2 0 4 v India
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1979/80
England 6 0 1 0 5 v India
England in India Test Series, 1981/82
India 6 0 3 0 3 v Pakistan
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1982/83
India 6 0 3 0 3 v West Indies
West Indies in India Test Series, 1983/84
England 6 0 4 0 2 v Australia
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1989
England 5 0 1 0 4 v Australia
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1899
Australia 5 0 2 0 3 v England
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1905
South Africa 5 0 4 0 1 v England
England in South Africa Test Series, 1913/14
England 5 0 5 0 0 v Australia
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1920/21
England 5 0 3 0 2 v Australia
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1921
South Africa 5 0 3 0 2 v England
South Africa in England Test Series, 1924
Australia 5 0 1 0 4 v England
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1926
South Africa 5 0 2 0 3 v England
South Africa in England Test Series, 1929
England 5 0 1 0 4 v South Africa
England in South Africa Test Series, 1930/31
South Africa 5 0 5 0 0 v Australia
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1931/32
England 5 0 1 0 4 v South Africa
South Africa in England Test Series, 1935
South Africa 5 0 4 0 1 v Australia
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1935/36
South Africa 5 0 1 0 4 v England
England in South Africa Test Series, 1938/39
England 5 0 3 0 2 v Australia
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1946/47
South Africa 5 0 3 0 2 v England
South Africa in England Test Series, 1947
India 5 0 4 0 1 v Australia
India in Australia Test Series, 1947/48
England 5 0 4 0 1 v Australia
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1948
India 5 0 1 0 4 v West Indies
West Indies in India Test Series, 1948/49
South Africa 5 0 2 0 3 v England
England in South Africa Test Series, 1948/49
South Africa 5 0 4 0 1 v Australia
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1949/50
India 5 0 1 0 4 v West Indies
India in West Indies Test Series, 1952/53
Australia 5 0 1 0 4 v England
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1953
New Zealand 5 0 4 0 1 v South Africa
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1953/54
India 5 0 0 0 5 v Pakistan
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1954/55
Pakistan 5 0 0 0 5 v India
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1954/55
West Indies 5 0 3 0 2 v Australia
Australia in West Indies Test Series, 1955
New Zealand 5 0 2 0 3 v India
New Zealand in India Test Series, 1955/56
West Indies 5 0 3 0 2 v England
West Indies in England Test Series, 1957
South Africa 5 0 3 0 2 v Australia
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1957/58
New Zealand 5 0 4 0 1 v England
New Zealand in England Test Series, 1958
India 5 0 3 0 2 v West Indies
West Indies in India Test Series, 1958/59
England 5 0 4 0 1 v Australia
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1958/59
India 5 0 5 0 0 v England
India in England Test Series, 1959
West Indies 5 0 1 0 4 v England
England in West Indies Test Series, 1959/60
South Africa 5 0 3 0 2 v England
South Africa in England Test Series, 1960
India 5 0 0 0 5 v Pakistan
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1960/61
Pakistan 5 0 0 0 5 v India
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1960/61
England 5 0 2 0 3 v India
England in India Test Series, 1961/62
India 5 0 5 0 0 v West Indies
India in West Indies Test Series, 1961/62
Pakistan 5 0 4 0 1 v England
Pakistan in England Test Series, 1962
England 5 0 0 0 5 v India
England in India Test Series, 1963/64
India 5 0 0 0 5 v England
England in India Test Series, 1963/64
England 5 0 1 0 4 v Australia
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1964
South Africa 5 0 1 0 4 v England
England in South Africa Test Series, 1964/65
West Indies 5 0 1 0 4 v England
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1967/68
West Indies 5 0 1 0 4 v India
India in West Indies Test Series, 1970/71
New Zealand 5 0 0 0 5 v West Indies
New Zealand in West Indies Test Series, 1971/72
West Indies 5 0 0 0 5 v New Zealand
New Zealand in West Indies Test Series, 1971/72
West Indies 5 0 2 0 3 v Australia
The Frank Worrell Trophy (Australia in West Indies), 1972/73
England 5 0 3 0 2 v West Indies
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1976
Australia 5 0 3 0 2 v England
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1977
England 5 0 1 0 4 v West Indies
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1980
India 5 0 2 0 3 v West Indies
India in West Indies Test Series, 1982/83
Pakistan 5 0 2 0 3 v Australia
Pakistan in Australia Test Series, 1983/84
Australia 5 0 3 0 2 v West Indies
The Frank Worrell Trophy (Australia in West Indies), 1983/84
England 5 0 5 0 0 v West Indies
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1984
England 5 0 5 0 0 v West Indies
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1985/86
India 5 0 1 0 4 v Pakistan
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1986/87
England 5 0 1 0 4 v Pakistan
Pakistan in England Test Series, 1987
England 5 0 4 0 1 v West Indies
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1988
England 5 0 3 0 2 v Australia
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1990/91
India 5 0 4 0 1 v Australia
India in Australia Test Series, 1991/92
England 5 0 1 0 4 v South Africa
England in South Africa Test Series, 1995/96
India 5 0 1 0 4 v West Indies
India in West Indies Test Series, 1996/97
West Indies 5 0 5 0 0 v South Africa
West Indies in South Africa Test Series, 1998/99
West Indies 5 0 5 0 0 v Australia
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 2000/01
England 5 0 5 0 0 v Australia
The Ashes (England in Australia), 2006/07
England 5 0 1 0 4 v West Indies
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 2008/09
Australia 5 0 3 0 2 v England
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2013
England 5 0 5 0 0 v Australia
The Ashes (England in Australia), 2013/14

Records include the following recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
New Zealand v India at Wellington, 2nd Test, Feb 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2120]

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Kevin Pietersen has scored 158 in an innings three times in Tests. This is the highest Test score to be hit by a batsman thrice in his career. Two of the instances came against Australia. The next-highest such score is by Steve Waugh, who scored 157 three times in his career. In Waugh's case too, two of the instances were against the same opposition - England.

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