Records / Melbourne Cricket Ground / One-Day Internationals / Smallest victories (including ties)

By runs
Winner Margin Target Opposition Match Date Scorecard
West Indies 2 runs 216 v England 20 Jan 1980 ODI # 86
New Zealand 2 runs 240 v England 13 Jan 1983 ODI # 167
Australia 2 runs 205 v West Indies 14 Jan 1989 ODI # 551
Australia 3 runs 223 v England 10 Jan 1991 ODI # 662
Australia 3 runs 203 v New Zealand 16 Dec 1993 ODI # 863
Australia 4 runs 199 v West Indies 15 Dec 1992 ODI # 780
Australia 5 runs 230 v England 25 Jan 2003 ODI # 1941
Australia 6 runs 236 v New Zealand 1 Feb 1981 ODI # 113
Australia 6 runs 217 v New Zealand 7 Jan 1988 ODI # 488
Australia 6 runs 115 v Pakistan 10 Jan 1989 ODI # 549
South Africa 6 runs 242 v Australia 23 Jan 1998 ODI # 1283
Australia 8 runs 227 v West Indies 5 Jan 1989 ODI # 546
Australia 9 runs 174 v West Indies 12 Dec 1991 ODI # 695
Sri Lanka 9 runs 239 v Australia 2 Mar 2012 ODI # 3253
Sri Lanka 13 runs 222 v Australia 29 Feb 2008 ODI # 2687
Australia 15 runs 261 v Pakistan 23 Jan 2000 ODI # 1545
Australia 17 runs 275 v West Indies 10 Feb 2013 ODI # 3334
West Indies 18 runs 246 v Pakistan 21 Nov 1981 ODI # 122
Australia 18 runs 202 v Sri Lanka 18 Jan 1996 ODI # 1041
Australia 18 runs 289 v India 9 Jan 2004 ODI # 2077
Australia 18 runs 238 v Pakistan 4 Feb 2005 ODI # 2220
Australia 22 runs 236 v England 4 Feb 1988 ODI # 503
Pakistan 22 runs 250 v England 25 Mar 1992 ODI # 752
New Zealand 23 runs 200 v Australia 11 Jan 2002 ODI # 1783
Australia 24 runs 250 v West Indies 19 Dec 1995 ODI # 1024
Australia 24 runs 102 v Sri Lanka 22 Feb 2008 ODI # 2683
Pakistan 25 runs 219 v Australia 9 Jan 1982 ODI # 132
West Indies 26 runs 253 v Australia 22 Jan 1984 ODI # 239
West Indies 27 runs 222 v Australia 8 Jan 1984 ODI # 231
South Africa 28 runs 231 v Australia 21 Jan 1994 ODI # 876
Australia 28 runs 270 v India 12 Jan 2000 ODI # 1539
Australia 30 runs 229 v Sri Lanka 26 Dec 1989 ODI # 596
Australia 32 runs 213 v Pakistan 12 Jan 1993 ODI # 790
West Indies 34 runs 237 v Australia 15 Dec 1988 ODI # 540
England 37 runs 226 v Australia 10 Jan 1995 ODI # 969
Australia 38 runs 244 v Sri Lanka 14 Jan 1988 ODI # 493
Australia 39 runs 264 v New Zealand 11 Dec 1990 ODI # 650
Australia 39 runs 339 v West Indies 9 Feb 2001 ODI # 1687
Australia 43 runs 210 v Pakistan 21 Jan 1984 ODI # 238
Australia 43 runs 311 v Sri Lanka 7 Feb 1999 ODI # 1403
By wickets
Winner Margin Balls Rem Target Overs Opposition Match Date Scorecard
Sri Lanka 1 wicket 34 240 44.2 v Australia 3 Nov 2010 ODI # 3065
Australia 2 wickets 3 246 49.3 v New Zealand 29 Jan 2002 ODI # 1799
England 3 wickets 23 191 37.1x8 v Australia 1 Jan 1975 ODI # 16
England 3 wickets 6 208 49.0 v Australia 8 Dec 1979 ODI # 77
England 3 wickets 1 226 40.5 v South Africa 12 Mar 1992 ODI # 741
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 15 214 47.3 v Australia 9 Jan 1996 ODI # 1032
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 2 243 49.4 v Australia 16 Jan 1996 ODI # 1039
Australia 3 wickets 3 182 49.3 v Pakistan 16 Jan 1997 ODI # 1164
South Africa 3 wickets 3 272 49.3 v Australia 16 Jan 2009 ODI # 2795
Australia 4 wickets 10 213 38.6x8 v England 4 Feb 1979 ODI # 59
Australia 4 wickets 16 157 47.2 v New Zealand 7 Dec 1980 ODI # 98
Pakistan 4 wickets 4 210 49.2 v Australia 22 Nov 1981 ODI # 123
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 4 227 49.2 v Australia 19 Jan 1985 ODI # 291
West Indies 4 wickets 4 272 49.2 v Australia 10 Feb 1985 ODI # 304
West Indies 4 wickets 18 148 47.0 v Australia 18 Jan 1993 ODI # 793
New Zealand 4 wickets 5 252 49.1 v Australia 21 Jan 1998 ODI # 1281
South Africa 4 wickets 9 199 48.3 v Australia 13 Jan 2002 ODI # 1784
England 4 wickets 3 253 49.3 v Australia 9 Feb 2007 ODI # 2515
Australia 5 wickets 42 191 34.6x8 v England 5 Jan 1971 ODI # 1
West Indies 5 wickets 17 147 47.1 v Australia 10 Jan 1982 ODI # 133
Australia 5 wickets 14 214 34.4 v England 23 Jan 1983 ODI # 174
New Zealand 5 wickets 1 239 49.5 v India 23 Jan 1986 ODI # 355
India 5 wickets 20 176 46.4 v West Indies 16 Jan 1992 ODI # 707
Australia 5 wickets 8 173 48.4 v West Indies 6 Dec 1996 ODI # 1147
Australia 5 wickets 10 291 48.2 v New Zealand 4 Feb 2007 ODI # 2501
India 5 wickets 25 160 45.5 v Australia 10 Feb 2008 ODI # 2675
Australia 6 wickets 147 95 21.5x8 v England 7 Feb 1979 ODI # 60
West Indies 6 wickets 27 213 45.3 v Australia 12 Feb 1984 ODI # 248
India 6 wickets 25 184 45.5 v Pakistan 20 Feb 1985 ODI # 309
India 6 wickets 7 236 48.5 v Australia 31 Jan 1986 ODI # 360
West Indies 6 wickets 9 148 48.3 v England 30 Jan 1987 ODI # 428
England 6 wickets 48 172 36.0 v Australia 8 Feb 1987 ODI # 432
England 6 wickets 61 158 39.5 v West Indies 27 Feb 1992 ODI # 721
Australia 6 wickets 67 142 38.5 v New Zealand 17 Dec 1997 ODI # 1265
Australia 6 wickets 13 177 38.5 v Pakistan 16 Jan 2000 ODI # 1541
Australia 6 wickets 44 155 42.4 v Pakistan 2 Feb 2000 ODI # 1554
New Zealand 6 wickets 7 226 48.5 v Australia 6 Feb 2009 ODI # 2816
Australia 6 wickets 5 295 49.1 v England 16 Jan 2011 ODI # 3081
Australia 6 wickets 26 270 45.4 v England 12 Jan 2014 ODI # 3454
By balls remaining in the second innings
Winner Margin Balls Rem Target Overs Max Opposition Match Date Scorecard
New Zealand 5 wickets 1 239 49.5 50.0 v India 23 Jan 1986 ODI # 355
England 3 wickets 1 226 40.5 41.0 v South Africa 12 Mar 1992 ODI # 741
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 2 243 49.4 50.0 v Australia 16 Jan 1996 ODI # 1039
Australia 3 wickets 3 182 49.3 50.0 v Pakistan 16 Jan 1997 ODI # 1164
Australia 2 wickets 3 246 49.3 50.0 v New Zealand 29 Jan 2002 ODI # 1799
England 4 wickets 3 253 49.3 50.0 v Australia 9 Feb 2007 ODI # 2515
South Africa 3 wickets 3 272 49.3 50.0 v Australia 16 Jan 2009 ODI # 2795
Pakistan 4 wickets 4 210 49.2 50.0 v Australia 22 Nov 1981 ODI # 123
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 4 227 49.2 50.0 v Australia 19 Jan 1985 ODI # 291
West Indies 4 wickets 4 272 49.2 50.0 v Australia 10 Feb 1985 ODI # 304
New Zealand 4 wickets 5 252 49.1 50.0 v Australia 21 Jan 1998 ODI # 1281
Australia 6 wickets 5 295 49.1 50.0 v England 16 Jan 2011 ODI # 3081
England 3 wickets 6 208 49.0 50.0 v Australia 8 Dec 1979 ODI # 77
India 6 wickets 7 236 48.5 50.0 v Australia 31 Jan 1986 ODI # 360
New Zealand 6 wickets 7 226 48.5 50.0 v Australia 6 Feb 2009 ODI # 2816
South Africa 7 wickets 8 190 48.4 50.0 v Australia 9 Dec 1993 ODI # 860
Australia 5 wickets 8 173 48.4 50.0 v West Indies 6 Dec 1996 ODI # 1147
West Indies 6 wickets 9 148 48.3 50.0 v England 30 Jan 1987 ODI # 428
South Africa 4 wickets 9 199 48.3 50.0 v Australia 13 Jan 2002 ODI # 1784
Australia 4 wickets 10 213 38.6x8 40.0x8 v England 4 Feb 1979 ODI # 59
West Indies 7 wickets 10 182 48.2 50.0 v Australia 20 Jan 1987 ODI # 421
Australia 5 wickets 10 291 48.2 50.0 v New Zealand 4 Feb 2007 ODI # 2501
Australia 6 wickets 13 177 38.5 41.0 v Pakistan 16 Jan 2000 ODI # 1541
Australia 5 wickets 14 214 34.4 37.0 v England 23 Jan 1983 ODI # 174
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 15 214 47.3 50.0 v Australia 9 Jan 1996 ODI # 1032
Australia 4 wickets 16 157 47.2 50.0 v New Zealand 7 Dec 1980 ODI # 98
Australia 7 wickets 16 193 47.2 50.0 v India 11 Jan 1981 ODI # 106
Australia 7 wickets 16 188 47.2 50.0 v India 9 Feb 1986 ODI # 363
West Indies 5 wickets 17 147 47.1 50.0 v Australia 10 Jan 1982 ODI # 133
India 8 wickets 17 177 47.1 50.0 v Pakistan 10 Mar 1985 ODI # 319
West Indies 4 wickets 18 148 47.0 50.0 v Australia 18 Jan 1993 ODI # 793
West Indies 10 wickets 19 221 46.5 50.0 v Pakistan 23 Feb 1992 ODI # 717
Australia 8 wickets 20 182 46.4 50.0 v New Zealand 9 Jan 1983 ODI # 165
India 5 wickets 20 176 46.4 50.0 v West Indies 16 Jan 1992 ODI # 707
Australia 7 wickets 22 215 45.2 49.0 v England 17 Feb 1985 ODI # 307
England 3 wickets 23 191 37.1x8 40.0x8 v Australia 1 Jan 1975 ODI # 16
Pakistan 7 wickets 24 160 46.0 50.0 v West Indies 6 Mar 1985 ODI # 317
India 6 wickets 25 184 45.5 50.0 v Pakistan 20 Feb 1985 ODI # 309
Australia 7 wickets 25 163 45.5 50.0 v Pakistan 23 Feb 1990 ODI # 610
India 5 wickets 25 160 45.5 50.0 v Australia 10 Feb 2008 ODI # 2675
Tied matches
Team 1 Team 2 Ground Match Date Scorecard
Australia West Indies Melbourne Cricket Ground 11 Feb 1984 ODI # 247
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v England at Melbourne, 1st ODI, Jan 12, 2014 [ODI # 3454]
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, 5th ODI, Feb 10, 2013 [ODI # 3334]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, 1st ODI, Jan 11, 2013 [ODI # 3317]
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