Records / 1920s / Test matches / Smallest victories (including ties)

By runs
Winner Margin Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Australia 11 runs v England Adelaide 16 Jan 1925 Test # 160
England 12 runs v Australia Adelaide 1 Feb 1929 Test # 179
Australia 81 runs v England Melbourne 1 Jan 1925 Test # 159
England 87 runs v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1927 Test # 169
England 109 runs v South Africa Durban 16 Feb 1923 Test # 152
Australia 119 runs v England Adelaide 14 Jan 1921 Test # 137
South Africa 168 runs v England Johannesburg 23 Dec 1922 Test # 148
Australia 193 runs v England Sydney 19 Dec 1924 Test # 158
Australia 219 runs v England Leeds 2 Jul 1921 Test # 142
England 289 runs v Australia The Oval 14 Aug 1926 Test # 167
Australia 307 runs v England Sydney 27 Feb 1925 Test # 162
Australia 377 runs v England Sydney 17 Dec 1920 Test # 135
England 675 runs v Australia Brisbane 30 Nov 1928 Test # 176
By wickets
Winner Margin Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
England 1 wicket v South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1923 Test # 149
England 3 wickets v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1928 Test # 178
South Africa 4 wickets v England Johannesburg 28 Jan 1928 Test # 171
Australia 5 wickets v England Melbourne 8 Mar 1929 Test # 180
England 5 wickets v South Africa Leeds 13 Jul 1929 Test # 183
Australia 8 wickets v England Melbourne 11 Feb 1921 Test # 138
Australia 8 wickets v England Lord's 11 Jun 1921 Test # 141
South Africa 8 wickets v England Durban 4 Feb 1928 Test # 172
England 8 wickets v Australia Sydney 14 Dec 1928 Test # 177
Australia 9 wickets v England Sydney 25 Feb 1921 Test # 139
England 9 wickets v South Africa Leeds 12 Jul 1924 Test # 155
Australia 10 wickets v England Nottingham 28 May 1921 Test # 140
Australia 10 wickets v South Africa Cape Town 26 Nov 1921 Test # 147
England 10 wickets v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1927 Test # 168

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:
England v South Africa at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 17-20, 1929 [Test # 185]
England v South Africa at Manchester, 4th Test, Jul 27-30, 1929 [Test # 184]
England v South Africa at Leeds, 3rd Test, Jul 13-16, 1929 [Test # 183]
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