Records / Test matches / Team records / Smallest margin of victory (by wickets)

Smallest victories
Winner Margin Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
England 1 wicket v Australia The Oval 11 Aug 1902 Test # 74
South Africa 1 wicket v England Johannesburg 2 Jan 1906 Test # 88
England 1 wicket v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1908 Test # 97
England 1 wicket v South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1923 Test # 149
Australia 1 wicket v West Indies Melbourne 31 Dec 1951 Test # 345
New Zealand 1 wicket v West Indies Dunedin 8 Feb 1980 Test # 873
Pakistan 1 wicket v Australia Karachi 28 Sep 1994 Test # 1268
West Indies 1 wicket v Australia Bridgetown 26 Mar 1999 Test # 1453
West Indies 1 wicket v Pakistan St John's 25 May 2000 Test # 1497
Pakistan 1 wicket v Bangladesh Multan 3 Sep 2003 Test # 1658
Sri Lanka 1 wicket v South Africa Colombo (PSS) 4 Aug 2006 Test # 1812
India 1 wicket v Australia Mohali 1 Oct 2010 Test # 1972
England 2 wickets v Australia The Oval 11 Aug 1890 Test # 34
Australia 2 wickets v England Sydney 13 Dec 1907 Test # 96
England 2 wickets v South Africa Durban 16 Dec 1948 Test # 306
Australia 2 wickets v West Indies Melbourne 10 Feb 1961 Test # 506
India 2 wickets v Australia Mumbai (BS) 10 Oct 1964 Test # 567
Australia 2 wickets v India Perth 16 Dec 1977 Test # 811
West Indies 2 wickets v England Nottingham 5 Jun 1980 Test # 880
New Zealand 2 wickets v Pakistan Dunedin 9 Feb 1985 Test # 1012
West Indies 2 wickets v Pakistan Bridgetown 22 Apr 1988 Test # 1097
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
England 2 wickets v South Africa Centurion 14 Jan 2000 Test # 1483
Sri Lanka 2 wickets v Pakistan Rawalpindi 26 Feb 2000 Test # 1485
England 2 wickets v West Indies Lord's 29 Jun 2000 Test # 1503
India 2 wickets v Australia Chennai 18 Mar 2001 Test # 1539
Australia 2 wickets v South Africa Johannesburg 31 Mar 2006 Test # 1795
Australia 2 wickets v South Africa Johannesburg 17 Nov 2011 Test # 2018
Australia 3 wickets v England Manchester 16 Jul 1896 Test # 51
England 3 wickets v South Africa Johannesburg 26 Feb 1910 Test # 108
England 3 wickets v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1928 Test # 178
England 3 wickets v South Africa Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1949 Test # 313
Australia 3 wickets v West Indies Brisbane 9 Nov 1951 Test # 340
South Africa 3 wickets v England Manchester 7 Jul 1955 Test # 410
Australia 3 wickets v West Indies Georgetown 31 Mar 1978 Test # 822
India 3 wickets v West Indies Chennai 12 Jan 1979 Test # 841
England 3 wickets v Pakistan Leeds 26 Aug 1982 Test # 933
Pakistan 3 wickets v England Karachi 2 Mar 1984 Test # 978
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 3 wickets v Sri Lanka Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
South Africa 3 wickets v Sri Lanka Centurion 15 Nov 2002 Test # 1626
West Indies 3 wickets v Australia St John's 9 May 2003 Test # 1645
England 3 wickets v Australia Nottingham 25 Aug 2005 Test # 1762
Australia 3 wickets v Bangladesh Fatullah 9 Apr 2006 Test # 1797
New Zealand 3 wickets v Bangladesh Chittagong 17 Oct 2008 Test # 1888
Pakistan 3 wickets v Australia Leeds 21 Jul 2010 Test # 1965
Australia 3 wickets v West Indies Bridgetown 7 Apr 2012 Test # 2040
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 1st Test, Oct 22-26, 2014 [Test # 2140 - Live]
    » Australia 113/0 (31.0 ov, DA Warner 75*, CJL Rogers 31*, Imran Khan 0/23) - Stumps
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, 1st Test, Sep 5-9, 2014 [Test # 2138]

Statsguru Trivia

Use Statsguru to submit your own queries and mail us the urls here

Did you know?

WG Grace, Fred Grace and Edward Grace, all brothers, made their debuts in the same Test match, versus Australia at The Oval, in 1880. Another set of brothers, Alec Hearne, George Hearne and Jack Hearne, also made their debuts for England in the same Test, versus South Africa at Newlands in 1892.

Random Record

Most consecutive five-wickets-in-an-innings - Test matches

Sponsored Links

Tournament, match & LIVE fixed odds at bet365