Records / 1880s / Test matches / Smallest victories (including ties)

By runs
Winner Margin Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Australia 6 runs v England Sydney 20 Feb 1885 Test # 19
Australia 7 runs v England The Oval 28 Aug 1882 Test # 9
England 13 runs v Australia Sydney 28 Jan 1887 Test # 25
Australia 61 runs v England Lord's 16 Jul 1888 Test # 28
England 69 runs v Australia Sydney 26 Jan 1883 Test # 12
England 71 runs v Australia Sydney 25 Feb 1887 Test # 26
England 126 runs v Australia Sydney 10 Feb 1888 Test # 27
By wickets
Winner Margin Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Australia 4 wickets v England Sydney 17 Feb 1883 Test # 13
England 4 wickets v Australia Manchester 5 Jul 1886 Test # 22
England 5 wickets v Australia The Oval 6 Sep 1880 Test # 4
Australia 5 wickets v England Sydney 17 Feb 1882 Test # 6
Australia 6 wickets v England Sydney 3 Mar 1882 Test # 7
England 8 wickets v Australia Adelaide 12 Dec 1884 Test # 17
Australia 8 wickets v England Sydney 14 Mar 1885 Test # 20
England 8 wickets v South Africa Port Elizabeth 12 Mar 1889 Test # 31
Australia 9 wickets v England Melbourne 30 Dec 1882 Test # 10
England 10 wickets v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1885 Test # 18

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:
South Africa v England at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Mar 25-26, 1889 [Test # 32]
South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, 1st Test, Mar 12-13, 1889 [Test # 31]
England v Australia at Manchester, 3rd Test, Aug 30-31, 1888 [Test # 30]
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