The smallest margin of victory (by runs)

Records for Test Matches

WinnerMarginTargetOversOppositionGroundMatch Date
West Indies1 run18679.0v AustraliaAdelaide23 Jan 1993
New Zealand1 run25874.2v EnglandWellington24 Feb 2023
England2 runs28264.3v AustraliaBirmingham4 Aug 2005
Australia3 runs12449.4v EnglandManchester24 Jul 1902
England3 runs29296.1v AustraliaMelbourne26 Dec 1982
New Zealand4 runs17658.4v PakistanAbu Dhabi16 Nov 2018
South Africa5 runs11756.3v AustraliaSydney2 Jan 1994
Australia6 runs214111.1×4v EnglandSydney20 Feb 1885
Australia7 runs8555.0×4v EnglandThe Oval28 Aug 1882
South Africa7 runs17750.1v Sri LankaKandy30 Jul 2000
New Zealand7 runs24163.4v AustraliaHobart9 Dec 2011
England10 runs17768.0v AustraliaSydney14 Dec 1894
Australia11 runs375111.2×8v EnglandAdelaide16 Jan 1925
England12 runs349151.5v AustraliaAdelaide1 Feb 1929
England12 runs17546.4v AustraliaMelbourne26 Dec 1998
Pakistan12 runs27195.2v IndiaChennai28 Jan 1999