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Lowest totals
Team Score Overs RR Inns Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
India 42 17.0 2.47 3 v England Lord's 20 Jun 1974 Test # 740
England 64 27.3x8 1.75 4 v New Zealand Wellington 10 Feb 1978 Test # 817
New Zealand 65 37.6x8 1.29 1 v England Christchurch 25 Feb 1971 Test # 681
New Zealand 67 37.1 1.80 3 v England Lord's 24 Aug 1978 Test # 830
England 71 32.5 2.16 2 v West Indies Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779
India 81 26.3x8 2.30 3 v New Zealand Wellington 13 Feb 1976 Test # 772
India 83 38.5 2.13 4 v England Chennai 14 Jan 1977 Test # 793
Australia 90 35.1 2.55 1 v West Indies Port of Spain 3 Mar 1978 Test # 819
Australia 94 43.4 2.15 4 v West Indies Port of Spain 15 Apr 1978 Test # 823
England 95 34.3x8 2.07 2 v Australia Melbourne 12 Mar 1977 Test # 800
India 96 55.5 1.71 1 v England Lord's 2 Aug 1979 Test # 852
New Zealand 97 41.4 2.32 2 v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1973 Test # 722
India 97 26.2 3.68 3 v West Indies Kingston 21 Apr 1976 Test # 776
England 101 45.3 2.21 2 v Australia Birmingham 10 Jul 1975 Test # 760
England 101 45.1 2.23 3 v India The Oval 19 Aug 1971 Test # 692
Australia 103 31.3 3.26 2 v England Leeds 11 Aug 1977 Test # 807
New Zealand 105 27.0x8 2.91 4 v England Christchurch 24 Feb 1978 Test # 818
Pakistan 105 36.0 2.91 2 v England Lord's 15 Jun 1978 Test # 826
Pakistan 106 46.0x8 1.72 4 v Australia Sydney 6 Jan 1973 Test # 707
West Indies 109 52.3 2.07 3 v Australia Georgetown 6 Apr 1973 Test # 720
Australia 111 49.2x8 1.69 4 v England Sydney 6 Jan 1979 Test # 840
New Zealand 112 30.2x8 2.77 2 v Australia Auckland 22 Mar 1974 Test # 736
Australia 116 56.5x8 1.53 4 v England Sydney 9 Jan 1971 Test # 676
England 116 55.2 2.09 3 v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
Australia 116 37.7x8 2.29 1 v England Brisbane 1 Dec 1978 Test # 834
India 118 42.5 2.75 4 v West Indies Bangalore 22 Nov 1974 Test # 745
New Zealand 120 69.4 1.72 2 v England Nottingham 10 Aug 1978 Test # 829
India 122 51.5 2.35 2 v England Delhi 17 Dec 1976 Test # 788
New Zealand 123 44.3x8 2.07 3 v England Wellington 10 Feb 1978 Test # 817
Australia 125 60.2 2.07 4 v India Kanpur 2 Oct 1979 Test # 857
England 126 63.5 1.97 4 v West Indies Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779
India 126 41.5 3.01 2 v Pakistan Delhi 4 Dec 1979 Test # 863
West Indies 128 39.3x8 2.43 3 v Australia Sydney 3 Jan 1976 Test # 767
Australia 131 49.4x8 1.98 1 v India Sydney 7 Jan 1978 Test # 814
England 131 55.0 2.38 1 v West Indies Port of Spain 2 Feb 1974 Test # 731
West Indies 133 49.3 2.68 1 v New Zealand Bridgetown 23 Mar 1972 Test # 695
Australia 135 76.5 1.75 2 v England Leeds 14 Aug 1975 Test # 762
Australia 136 56.1 2.42 3 v England Leeds 27 Jul 1972 Test # 701
Australia 138 43.6x8 2.36 1 v England Melbourne 12 Mar 1977 Test # 800
Pakistan 139 66.5 2.07 3 v England Lord's 15 Jun 1978 Test # 826
New Zealand 140 55.4 2.51 2 v India Chennai 26 Nov 1976 Test # 787
New Zealand 141 80.2 1.75 4 v India Mumbai 10 Nov 1976 Test # 785
New Zealand 142 70.3 2.01 3 v England Leeds 5 Jul 1973 Test # 724
Australia 142 58.0 2.44 2 v England Manchester 8 Jun 1972 Test # 698
Australia 143 61.1x8 1.75 3 v England Sydney 10 Feb 1979 Test # 846
New Zealand 143 67.0 2.13 4 v India Chennai 26 Nov 1976 Test # 787
Australia 146 86.5 1.68 1 v England Leeds 27 Jul 1972 Test # 701
Pakistan 148 72.4 2.03 2 v England Lord's 17 Jun 1971 Test # 688
Pakistan 151 44.1x8 2.56 4 v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1977 Test # 790
West Indies 151 45.5 3.29 3 v India Chennai 12 Jan 1979 Test # 841

Completed innings only.
Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 29, 1979 - Jan 1, 1980 [Test # 867]
India v Pakistan at Kanpur, 4th Test, Dec 25-30, 1979 [Test # 866]
India v Pakistan at Mumbai, 3rd Test, Dec 16-20, 1979 [Test # 865]
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