Top 10 Lowest Scores in Test Cricket

Test Cricket is usually known for having long innings of batting performances, but this has been proven wrong in some cases. When Pitch and Bowlers shake their hands, life is always been difficult for the opposition batsmen irrespective of any format.

Here, are some of the exceptional cases of the lowest scores in test cricket where the team total was even less than the highest runs scored in an over of test cricket.


What are the lowest scores in Test cricket by India?

India registered their lowest test score of 36 runs against Australia in 2020, and 42 runs against England in 1974. So far, India registered only two totals less than 50 in the Test format.

What is the lowest test score in Test cricket?

New Zealand registered the lowest Test score, 26 runs against England in 1955.

Top 10: Lowest Scores in Test Cricket

New Zealand263EnglandAuckland25 Mar 1955
South Africa304EnglandGqeberha13 Feb 1896
South Africa302EnglandBirmingham14 Jun 1924
South Africa354EnglandCape Town1 Apr 1899
South Africa361AustraliaMelbourne12 Feb 1932
Australia362EnglandBirmingham29 May 1902
India36/93AustraliaAdelaide17 Dec 2020
Ireland384EnglandLord’s24 Jul 2019
New Zealand421AustraliaWellington29 Mar 1946
Australia422EnglandSydney10 Feb 1888
India42/93EnglandLord’s20 Jun 1974