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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:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]
England v India at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 15-17, 2014 [Test # 2137]
Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Only Test, Aug 9-12, 2014 [Test # 2135]

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WG Grace, Fred Grace and Edward Grace, all brothers, made their debuts in the same Test match, versus Australia at The Oval, in 1880. Another set of brothers, Alec Hearne, George Hearne and Jack Hearne, also made their debuts for England in the same Test, versus South Africa at Newlands in 1892.

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