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Winner Wkts Margin Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
England 2 inns & 18 runs v South Africa Lord's 28 Jun 1924 Test # 154
England 2 inns & 71 runs v New Zealand Leeds 3 Jul 1958 Test # 456
England 2 inns & 78 runs v India Birmingham 4 Jul 1974 Test # 741
South Africa 2 inns & 60 runs v Bangladesh Chittagong 24 Apr 2003 Test # 1640
South Africa 2 inns & 12 runs v England The Oval 19 Jul 2012 Test # 2049
India 3 inns & 109 runs v New Zealand Chennai 6 Jan 1956 Test # 420
West Indies 3 inns & 174 runs v Pakistan Kingston 26 Feb 1958 Test # 450
Pakistan 3 inns & 119 runs v India Hyderabad (Sind) 14 Jan 1983 Test # 946
Pakistan 3 inns & 264 runs v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001 Test # 1560
Sri Lanka 3 inns & 254 runs v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 14 May 2004 Test # 1699
South Africa 3 inns & 21 runs v Zimbabwe Cape Town 4 Mar 2005 Test # 1737
England 3 inns & 261 runs v Bangladesh Lord's 26 May 2005 Test # 1751
England 3 inns & 27 runs v Bangladesh Chester-le-Street 3 Jun 2005 Test # 1753
India 3 inns & 239 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 25 May 2007 Test # 1833
England 4 inns & 26 runs v New Zealand The Oval 29 Jul 1931 Test # 210
England 4 inns & 13 runs v South Africa Durban 20 Jan 1939 Test # 269
India 4 10 wickets v Pakistan Mumbai (BS) 13 Nov 1952 Test # 357
England 4 inns & 187 runs v New Zealand Leeds 8 Jul 1965 Test # 593
Australia 4 inns & 38 runs v Sri Lanka Kandy 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
Australia 4 inns & 62 runs v England Lord's 17 Jun 1993 Test # 1224
Australia 4 inns & 148 runs v England Leeds 22 Jul 1993 Test # 1227
Zimbabwe 4 inns & 64 runs v Pakistan Harare 31 Jan 1995 Test # 1285
New Zealand 4 inns & 185 runs v Pakistan Hamilton 27 Mar 2001 Test # 1540
Australia 4 inns & 25 runs v England The Oval 23 Aug 2001 Test # 1558
South Africa 4 9 wickets v Zimbabwe Harare 7 Sep 2001 Test # 1562
South Africa 4 inns & 107 runs v Bangladesh East London 18 Oct 2002 Test # 1619
Australia 4 inns & 98 runs v Bangladesh Cairns 25 Jul 2003 Test # 1652
West Indies 4 inns & 99 runs v Bangladesh Kingston 4 Jun 2004 Test # 1703
Australia 4 inns & 80 runs v Bangladesh Chittagong 16 Apr 2006 Test # 1799
Sri Lanka 4 inns & 193 runs v Bangladesh Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
Australia 4 inns & 40 runs v Sri Lanka Brisbane 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1845
South Africa 4 inns & 100 runs v West Indies Durban 10 Jan 2008 Test # 1860
South Africa 4 inns & 25 runs v India Centurion 16 Dec 2010 Test # 1985
Australia 4 inns & 68 runs v India Sydney 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2027
South Africa 4 10 wickets v Sri Lanka Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028

Records include the following recent matches:
West Indies v New Zealand at Bridgetown, 3rd Test, Jun 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2127]
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, 2nd Test, Jun 20-24, 2014 [Test # 2126]
West Indies v New Zealand at Port of Spain, 2nd Test, Jun 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2125]

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Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Saurav Ganguly have scored hundreds in the same Test innings on only one occasion. In August 2002 at Headingly, Tendulkar top scored with 193, while Dravid and Ganguly scored 148 and 128 respectively in the first innings of the Test leading India to a famous win against England by an innings and 46 runs.

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