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Winner Score Target Margin Opposition Score Ground Match Date Scorecard
England 75/6 73 4 wickets v West Indies 51/6d Bridgetown 8 Jan 1935 Test # 238
Australia 404/3 404 7 wickets v England 365/8d Leeds 22 Jul 1948 Test # 302
England 174/7 172 3 wickets v South Africa 187/3d Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1949 Test # 313
England 215/3 215 7 wickets v West Indies 92/2d Port of Spain 14 Mar 1968 Test # 635
West Indies 348/5 345 5 wickets v New Zealand 297/8d Auckland 27 Feb 1969 Test # 648
India 406/4 403 6 wickets v West Indies 271/6d Port of Spain 7 Apr 1976 Test # 775
Australia 342/8 339 2 wickets v India 330/9d Perth 16 Dec 1977 Test # 811
West Indies 344/1 342 9 wickets v England 300/9d Lord's 28 Jun 1984 Test # 990
England 251/8 249 2 wickets v South Africa forfeited Centurion 14 Jan 2000 Test # 1483
England 315/4 315 6 wickets v Australia 176/4d Leeds 16 Aug 2001 Test # 1556
Australia 288/2 287 8 wickets v South Africa 194/6d Sydney 2 Jan 2006 Test # 1780
India 387/4 387 6 wickets v England 311/9d Chennai 11 Dec 2008 Test # 1898

Records include the following recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2149]
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]

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