The List January 17, 2006

Lowest first-innings totals and winning

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Least runs in the 1st match innings of a won match
Team Runs Opposition Margin Ground Season Scorecard
England 45 v Australia 13 runs Sydney 1886/87 Test 25
Australia 63 v England 7 runs The Oval 1882 Test 9
England 75 v Australia 94 runs Melbourne 1894/95 Test 43
England 76 v South Africa 53 runs Leeds 1907 Test 94
England 92 v South Africa 210 runs Cape Town 1898/99 Test 59
Pakistan 102 v New Zealand 65 runs Faisalabad 1990/91 Test 1153
India 104 v Australia 13 runs Mumbai 2004/05 Test 1720
Australia 112 v England 229 runs Melbourne 1901/02 Test 66
England 113 v Australia 126 runs Sydney 1887/88 Test 27
Pakistan 116 v India 16 runs Bangalore 1986/87 Test 1073
Australia 116 v England 61 runs Lord's 1888 Test 28
Australia 116 v West Indies 202 runs Sydney 1951/52 Test 347
Australia 120 v Sri Lanka 27 runs Kandy 2003/04 Test 1688
South Africa 126 v England 28 runs Johannesburg 1930/31 Test 200
West Indies 127 v Pakistan 204 runs Port of Spain 1992/93 Test 1220
England 133 v South Africa 71 runs Lord's 1955 Test 409
Pakistan 133 v England 24 runs The Oval 1954 Test 390
England 133 v South Africa 87 runs Cape Town 1927/28 Test 169
Australia 137 v England 49 runs Sydney 1907/08 Test 100
Australia 138 v England 45 runs Melbourne 1976/77 Test 800

Most runs in the 1st match innings of a lost match
Team Runs Opposition Margin Ground Season Scorecard
Australia 586 v England 10 runs Sydney 1894/95 Test 42
Australia 556 v India 4 wickets Adelaide 2003/04 Test 1673
West Indies 526 v England 7 wickets Port of Spain 1967/68 Test 635
Australia 520 v South Africa 6 wickets Melbourne 1952/53 Test 365
England 519 v Australia 5 wickets Melbourne 1928/29 Test 180
England 496 v Australia 7 wickets Leeds 1948 Test 302
Australia 490 v West Indies 1 wickets Bridgetown 1998/99 Test 1453
South Africa 484 v England 9 wickets The Oval 2003 Test 1659
South Africa 451 v Australia 8 wickets Sydney 2005/06 Test 1780
West Indies 448 v Sri Lanka 10 wickets Galle 2001/02 Test 1567
Australia 447 v England 6 wickets Leeds 2001 Test 1556
Australia 445 v India 171 runs Kolkata 2000/01 Test 1535
England 445 v Sri Lanka 10 wickets The Oval 1998 Test 1423
Australia 435 v England 8 wickets Sydney 1932/33 Test 224
New Zealand 433 v Australia 9 wickets Christchurch 2004/05 Test 1739
Australia 429 v West Indies 10 wickets Bridgetown 1983/84 Test 986
England 425 v Australia 7 wickets Lord's 1930 Test 195
India 424 v Australia 8 wickets Bangalore 1997/98 Test 1413
Zimbabwe 422 v India 7 wickets Delhi 2000/01 Test 1515
Australia 414 v England 6 wickets Melbourne 1894/95 Test 46

Biggest lead after the 2nd match innings of a lost match
Team Lead Opposition Margin Ground Season Scorecard
Sri Lanka 291 v Australia 16 runs Colombo (SSC) 1992 Test 1194
Australia 274 v India 171 runs Kolkata 2000/01 Test 1535
Australia 261 v England 10 runs Sydney 1894/95 Test 42
South Africa 248 v England 2 wickets Centurion 1999/00 Test 1483
South Africa 236 v Australia 5 wickets Durban 1949/50 Test 320
Australia 227 v England 18 runs Leeds 1981 Test 905
Australia 182 v India 59 runs Melbourne 1980/81 Test 895
England 177 v Australia 54 runs Manchester 1961 Test 510
South Africa 171 v England 71 runs Lord's 1955 Test 409
New Zealand 170 v Pakistan 7 wickets Wellington 2003/04 Test 1677
England 163 v Australia 72 runs Sydney 1891/92 Test 36
Australia 161 v West Indies 1 wickets Bridgetown 1998/99 Test 1453
Sri Lanka 161 v Australia 197 runs Galle 2003/04 Test 1685
South Africa 160 v Australia 169 runs Melbourne 1931/32 Test 214
South Africa 158 v Australia 89 runs Melbourne 1910/11 Test 112
Australia 148 v South Africa 5 wickets Durban 2001/02 Test 1595
England 144 v Pakistan 22 runs Multan 2005/06 Test 1770
England 144 v Australia 49 runs Sydney 1907/08 Test 100
Pakistan 144 v New Zealand 5 wickets Christchurch 1993/94 Test 1251
Australia 142 v England 93 runs Sydney 1978/79 Test 840

Smallest target set after the 3rd match innings of a won match
Team Target Opposition Margin Ground Season Scorecard
Australia 85 v England 7 runs The Oval 1882 Test 9
West Indies 99 v Zimbabwe 35 runs Port of Spain 1999/00 Test 1490
India 107 v Australia 13 runs Mumbai 2004/05 Test 1720
England 111 v Australia 66 runs The Oval 1896 Test 52
England 111 v Australia 13 runs Sydney 1886/87 Test 25
South Africa 117 v Australia 5 runs Sydney 1993/94 Test 1243
West Indies 120 v India 38 runs Bridgetown 1996/97 Test 1363
Australia 124 v England 3 runs Manchester 1902 Test 73
Australia 124 v England 61 runs Lord's 1888 Test 28
England 124 v Australia 19 runs The Oval 1997 Test 1377
Pakistan 127 v New Zealand 33 runs Hamilton 1992/93 Test 1207
England 129 v South Africa 53 runs Leeds 1907 Test 94
England 130 v Australia 18 runs Leeds 1981 Test 905
England 132 v South Africa 32 runs Johannesburg 1898/99 Test 58
New Zealand 137 v England 72 runs Wellington 1977/78 Test 817
India 143 v Australia 59 runs Melbourne 1980/81 Test 895
South Africa 146 v Pakistan 53 runs Faisalabad 1997/98 Test 1382
England 151 v Australia 29 runs Birmingham 1981 Test 906
England 153 v Australia 69 runs Sydney 1882/83 Test 12
Australia 154 v England 45 runs Melbourne 1876/77 Test 1

Biggest target set after the 3rd match innings of a lost match
Team Target Opposition Margin Ground Season Scorecard
Australia 418 v West Indies 3 wickets St John's 2002/03 Test 1645
England 404 v Australia 7 wickets Leeds 1948 Test 302
West Indies 403 v India 6 wickets Port of Spain 1975/76 Test 775
Pakistan 369 v Australia 4 wickets Hobart 1999/00 Test 1469
West Indies 359 v Australia 3 wickets Georgetown 1977/78 Test 822
New Zealand 345 v West Indies 5 wickets Auckland 1968/69 Test 648
England 342 v West Indies 9 wickets Lord's 1984 Test 990
India 339 v Australia 2 wickets Perth 1977/78 Test 811
South Africa 336 v Australia 5 wickets Durban 1949/50 Test 320
Australia 335 v South Africa 5 wickets Durban 2001/02 Test 1595
Australia 332 v England 3 wickets Melbourne 1928/29 Test 178
South Africa 331 v Australia 4 wickets Cape Town 2001/02 Test 1593
Zimbabwe 326 v Sri Lanka 5 wickets Colombo (SSC) 1997/98 Test 1395
Pakistan 324 v New Zealand 5 wickets Christchurch 1993/94 Test 1251
Pakistan 317 v West Indies 8 wickets Georgetown 1957/58 Test 452
England 315 v Australia 4 wickets Adelaide 1901/02 Test 67
Australia 315 v England 6 wickets Leeds 2001 Test 1556
Australia 314 v Pakistan 1 wickets Karachi 1994/95 Test 1268
Australia 308 v West Indies 1 wickets Bridgetown 1998/99 Test 1453
New Zealand 305 v England 4 wickets Christchurch 1996/97 Test 1355

Statistics upto and including:
• Test # 1780: Australia v South Africa at Sydney, 3rd Test, Jan 2-6, 2006
• ODI # 2312: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Napier, 4th ODI, Jan 8, 2006


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