Records / 1990s / Test matches / Smallest victories (including ties)

By runs
Winner Margin Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
West Indies 1 run v Australia Adelaide 23 Jan 1993 Test # 1210
South Africa 5 runs v Australia Sydney 2 Jan 1994 Test # 1243
England 12 runs v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1998 Test # 1436
Pakistan 12 runs v India Chennai 28 Jan 1999 Test # 1442
Australia 16 runs v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 17 Aug 1992 Test # 1194
England 19 runs v Australia The Oval 21 Aug 1997 Test # 1377
England 23 runs v South Africa Leeds 6 Aug 1998 Test # 1422
Pakistan 29 runs v South Africa Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
Pakistan 33 runs v New Zealand Hamilton 2 Jan 1993 Test # 1207
Australia 38 runs v India Adelaide 25 Jan 1992 Test # 1184
West Indies 38 runs v India Bridgetown 27 Mar 1997 Test # 1363
Sri Lanka 42 runs v Pakistan Faisalabad 15 Sep 1995 Test # 1305
New Zealand 44 runs v Pakistan Lahore 21 Nov 1996 Test # 1339
Pakistan 46 runs v India Kolkata 16 Feb 1999 Test # 1444
West Indies 52 runs v South Africa Bridgetown 18 Apr 1992 Test # 1188
Pakistan 52 runs v Zimbabwe Rawalpindi 9 Dec 1993 Test # 1240
South Africa 53 runs v Pakistan Faisalabad 24 Oct 1997 Test # 1382
Zimbabwe 61 runs v India Harare 7 Oct 1998 Test # 1425
India 64 runs v South Africa Ahmedabad 20 Nov 1996 Test # 1338
Pakistan 65 runs v New Zealand Faisalabad 26 Oct 1990 Test # 1153
South Africa 70 runs v Sri Lanka Cape Town 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
England 72 runs v West Indies Lord's 22 Jun 1995 Test # 1299
Pakistan 74 runs v Australia Sydney 30 Nov 1995 Test # 1314
New Zealand 83 runs v England The Oval 19 Aug 1999 Test # 1458
Australia 92 runs v Pakistan Melbourne 12 Jan 1990 Test # 1134
South Africa 93 runs v New Zealand Auckland 4 Mar 1995 Test # 1291
India 96 runs v West Indies Mumbai 18 Nov 1994 Test # 1274
Australia 98 runs v England Sydney 2 Jan 1999 Test # 1439
Pakistan 99 runs v Zimbabwe Harare 15 Feb 1995 Test # 1290
England 106 runs v Australia Adelaide 26 Jan 1995 Test # 1284
England 114 runs v New Zealand Birmingham 5 Jul 1990 Test # 1147
England 115 runs v West Indies Leeds 6 Jun 1991 Test # 1171
New Zealand 120 runs v Sri Lanka Hamilton 14 Mar 1997 Test # 1359
Australia 123 runs v West Indies Brisbane 22 Nov 1996 Test # 1340
Australia 124 runs v West Indies Sydney 29 Nov 1996 Test # 1343
Pakistan 131 runs v Zimbabwe Karachi 1 Dec 1993 Test # 1237
England 137 runs v Sri Lanka Lord's 22 Aug 1991 Test # 1176
New Zealand 137 runs v South Africa Johannesburg 25 Nov 1994 Test # 1276
Australia 139 runs v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 1992 Test # 1205
Sri Lanka 144 runs v Pakistan Sialkot 22 Sep 1995 Test # 1306
By wickets
Winner Margin Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Pakistan 1 wicket v Australia Karachi 28 Sep 1994 Test # 1268
West Indies 1 wicket v Australia Bridgetown 26 Mar 1999 Test # 1453
Pakistan 2 wickets v England Lord's 18 Jun 1992 Test # 1190
Australia 2 wickets v South Africa Port Elizabeth 14 Mar 1997 Test # 1360
Pakistan 3 wickets v Sri Lanka Faisalabad 2 Jan 1992 Test # 1182
West Indies 3 wickets v England Port of Spain 5 Feb 1998 Test # 1398
England 3 wickets v West Indies Port of Spain 13 Feb 1998 Test # 1399
Pakistan 3 wickets v Zimbabwe Harare 21 Mar 1998 Test # 1412
England 4 wickets v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 1997 Test # 1355
South Africa 4 wickets v West Indies Johannesburg 26 Nov 1998 Test # 1429
New Zealand 4 wickets v India Wellington 26 Dec 1998 Test # 1435
Australia 4 wickets v Pakistan Hobart 18 Nov 1999 Test # 1469
England 5 wickets v West Indies The Oval 8 Aug 1991 Test # 1175
New Zealand 5 wickets v Australia Auckland 12 Mar 1993 Test # 1217
Sri Lanka 5 wickets v England Colombo (SSC) 13 Mar 1993 Test # 1219
Pakistan 5 wickets v New Zealand Auckland 10 Feb 1994 Test # 1248
New Zealand 5 wickets v Pakistan Christchurch 24 Feb 1994 Test # 1251
Sri Lanka 5 wickets v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 14 Jan 1998 Test # 1395
England 6 wickets v Pakistan Leeds 23 Jul 1992 Test # 1192
England 6 wickets v West Indies Manchester 27 Jul 1995 Test # 1301
West Indies 6 wickets v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1996 Test # 1346
West Indies 6 wickets v Sri Lanka St John's 13 Jun 1997 Test # 1369
South Africa 6 wickets v Sri Lanka Centurion 27 Mar 1998 Test # 1414
Sri Lanka 6 wickets v Australia Kandy 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
Sri Lanka 6 wickets v Zimbabwe Harare 26 Nov 1999 Test # 1473
West Indies 7 wickets v Pakistan Faisalabad 23 Nov 1990 Test # 1157
West Indies 7 wickets v England Birmingham 25 Jul 1991 Test # 1174
South Africa 7 wickets v New Zealand Cape Town 2 Jan 1995 Test # 1282
South Africa 7 wickets v Zimbabwe Harare 13 Oct 1995 Test # 1307
India 7 wickets v Australia Delhi 10 Oct 1996 Test # 1335
Zimbabwe 7 wickets v Pakistan Peshawar 27 Nov 1998 Test # 1430
Australia 7 wickets v England Perth 28 Nov 1998 Test # 1431
England 7 wickets v New Zealand Birmingham 1 Jul 1999 Test # 1455

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 Durban, 3rd Test, Dec 26-30, 1999 [Test # 1480]
Australia v India at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 1999 [Test # 1479]
New Zealand v West Indies at Wellington, 2nd Test, Dec 26-29, 1999 [Test # 1478]
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