Most Shortest Test match in the History of Cricket

By Vipin
January 05, 2024

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5. England vs Australia, 1888: 197 overs

In the same series, the iconic Lord's witnessed the shortest Test ever played at its hallowed turf lasting just 197 overs

4. England vs Australia, 1888: 196 overs

During the 1888 Ashes series, another short-lived encounter unfolded at Old Trafford

3. West Indies vs England, 1935: 112 overs

In January 1935, Bridgetown witnessed one of the strangest and shortest Test matches ever played

2. Australia vs South Africa, 1935: 109.2 overs

The second-shortest Test match was between Australia and South Africa at the MCG, which lasted 656 balls

1. India vs South Africa, 2023: 107 overs

Hoping to draw only their second-ever Test series in South Africa, India pacers Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah produced memorable spells

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