Smallest margin of victory (by wickets)

Smallest margin of victory (by wickets) in Tests

Smallest victories
Winner
Margin
Target
Overs
Opposition
Ground
Match Date
Scorecard
1 wicket26366.5v AustraliaThe Oval11 Aug 1902Test # 74
1 wicket284112.5v EnglandJohannesburg2 Jan 1906Test # 88
1 wicket282121.4v AustraliaMelbourne1 Jan 1908Test # 97
1 wicket17388.3v South AfricaCape Town1 Jan 1923Test # 149
1 wicket26097.0x8v West IndiesMelbourne31 Dec 1951Test # 345
1 wicket10450.0v West IndiesDunedin8 Feb 1980Test # 873
1 wicket314106.1v AustraliaKarachi28 Sep 1994Test # 1268
1 wicket308120.1v AustraliaBridgetown26 Mar 1999Test # 1453
1 wicket21691.0v PakistanSt John's25 May 2000Test # 1497
1 wicket26191.0v BangladeshMultan3 Sep 2003Test # 1658
1 wicket352113.3v South AfricaColombo (PSS)4 Aug 2006Test # 1812
1 wicket21658.4v AustraliaMohali1 Oct 2010Test # 1972
1 wicket30485.3v South AfricaDurban13 Feb 2019Test # 2347
1 wicket359125.4v AustraliaLeeds22 Aug 2019Test # 2357
1 wicket16856.5v PakistanKingston12 Aug 2021Test # 2430
2 wickets9551.0x5v AustraliaThe Oval11 Aug 1890Test # 34
2 wickets27498.3v EnglandSydney13 Dec 1907Test # 96
2 wickets12828.0x8v South AfricaDurban16 Dec 1948Test # 306
2 wickets258111.7x8v West IndiesMelbourne10 Feb 1961Test # 506
2 wickets254128.4v AustraliaBrabourne10 Oct 1964Test # 567
2 wickets33987.2x8v IndiaPerth16 Dec 1977Test # 811
2 wickets20868.4v EnglandNottingham5 Jun 1980Test # 880
2 wickets27899.4v PakistanDunedin9 Feb 1985Test # 1012
2 wickets26677.0v PakistanBridgetown22 Apr 1988Test # 1097
2 wickets13845.1v EnglandLord's18 Jun 1992Test # 1190
2 wickets27093.3v South AfricaGqeberha14 Mar 1997Test # 1360
2 wickets24975.1v South AfricaCenturion14 Jan 2000Test # 1483
2 wickets22083.5v PakistanRawalpindi26 Feb 2000Test # 1485
2 wickets18869.5v West IndiesLord's29 Jun 2000Test # 1503
2 wickets15541.1v AustraliaChennai18 Mar 2001Test # 1539
2 wickets29291.4v South AfricaJohannesburg31 Mar 2006Test # 1795
2 wickets31086.5v South AfricaJohannesburg17 Nov 2011Test # 2018
2 wickets28570.0v Sri LankaChristchurch9 Mar 2023Test # 2498
2 wickets28192.3v EnglandBirmingham16 Jun 2023Test # 2507
3 wickets12584.3x5v EnglandManchester16 Jul 1896Test # 51
3 wickets22158.4v South AfricaJohannesburg26 Feb 1910Test # 108
3 wickets332159.5v AustraliaMelbourne29 Dec 1928Test # 178
3 wickets17223.7x8v South AfricaGqeberha5 Mar 1949Test # 313
3 wickets23685.7x8v West IndiesBrisbane9 Nov 1951Test # 340
3 wickets14530.3v EnglandManchester7 Jul 1955Test # 410
3 wickets359101.0v West IndiesGeorgetown31 Mar 1978Test # 822
3 wickets12546.2v West IndiesChennai12 Jan 1979Test # 841
3 wickets21980.2v PakistanLeeds26 Aug 1982Test # 933
3 wickets6530.3v EnglandKarachi2 Mar 1984Test # 978
3 wickets18570.5v Sri LankaFaisalabad2 Jan 1992Test # 1182
3 wickets28298.2v EnglandPort of Spain5 Feb 1998Test # 1398
3 wickets225108.0v West IndiesPort of Spain13 Feb 1998Test # 1399
3 wickets19253.5v ZimbabweHarare21 Mar 1998Test # 1412
3 wickets16171.1v Sri LankaKandy7 Mar 2001Test # 1532
3 wickets12135.3v Sri LankaCenturion15 Nov 2002Test # 1626
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:

England vs West Indies at Nottingham, West Indies in England 2nd Test, Jul 18-22, 2024 [Test # 2539 - Live]
>> 351/5 (84.0 ov, JO Holder 23*, J Da Silva 32*, AAP Atkinson 1/77) - Stumps

West Indies vs England at Lord's, West Indies in England 1st Test, Jul 10-12, 2024 [Test # 2538]

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh at Chattogram, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test, Mar 30-Apr 3, 2024 [Test # 2537]