Saturday, 24 August 2013

In a two team Test Series of 3 or more matches, List of instances where the team who has lost the series has scored more runs and taken more wickets than the team who has won the series


The Ashes (Australia in England), 1884, 3 Tests
Australia - 0, England - 1
Australia - 1107 Runs, England - 1085 Runs
Australia - 41 Wickets, England - 39 Wickets


The Ashes (England in Australia), 1891/92, 3 Tests
England - 1, Australia - 2
England - 1384 Runs, Australia - 1280 Runs
England - 59 Wickets, Australia - 50 Wickets


The Ashes (England in Australia), 1894/95, 5 Tests
Australia - 2, England - 3
Australia - 2822 Runs, England - 2399 Runs
Australia - 92 Wickets, England - 90 Wickets


The Ashes (Australia in England), 1902, 5 Tests
England - 1, Australia - 2
England - 1646 Runs, Australia - 1395 Runs
England - 72 Wickets, Australia - 70 Wickets


South Africa in England Test Series, 1935, 5 Tests
England - 0, South Africa - 1
England - 2365 Runs, South Africa - 2358 Runs
England - 71 Wickets, South Africa - 66 Wickets


India in Australia Test Series, 1977/78, 5 Tests
India - 2, Australia - 3
India - 2918 Runs, Australia - 2761 Runs
India - 98 Wickets, Australia - 87 Wickets


Pakistan in India Test Series, 1986/87, 5 Tests
India - 0, Pakistan - 1
India - 2362 Runs, Pakistan - 2313 Runs
India - 69 Wickets, Pakistan - 62 Wickets


England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01, 3 Tests
Sri Lanka - 1, England - 2
Sri Lanka - 1339 Runs, England - 1313 Runs
Sri Lanka - 53 Wickets, England - 45 Wickets


The Ashes (Australia in England), 2009, 5 Tests
Australia - 1, England - 2
Australia - 2886 Runs, England - 2869 Runs
Australia - 84 Wickets, England - 71 Wickets