Lowest innings total in a Test, 26 runs
Do you know what is the lowest innings total of a Test Match? It is 26 runs recorded by New Zealand in a match against England in year 1955.
In a match between New Zealand and England in March 1955 at Auckland ground, New Zealand scored 200 runs in their 1st inning and in reply, Bowled out England on 246.
England only managed to take a 46 runs lead, never thought that they would win this match by an inning when New Zealand started their second inning. England bowlers were unplayable in New Zealand’s second inning. New Zealand team bowled out on 26 runs in 27 overs and England won the match by an inning and 20 runs.
Next 4 lowest inning totals are registered against South Africa. Those are 30, 30, 35 and 36 runs.
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New Zealand and the record of Lowest innings total in a Test
The lowest innings total in a Test match is 26, recorded by New Zealand against England in 1955. This historic match took place at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. The New Zealand team was bowled out for just 26 runs in their first innings
The England team went on to win the match by an innings and 20 runs. This match remains one of the most one-sided in Test cricket history, with England dominating from start to finish. The record for the lowest innings total in a Test match has been challenged several times, but it still stands to this day. This match serves as a reminder of the importance of a strong bowling performance and complete domination in the game.
What is the lowest innings total in a Test match?
The lowest innings total in a Test match is 26, recorded by New Zealand against England in 1955.
Who won the match which sets the record of lowest innings total in a Test match?
England won the match by an innings and 20 runs.
Where did this historic match which sets the record of lowest innings total take place?
This historic match took place at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.
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