Tag Cricket Records
316 Australia vs England test matches = over 1200 innings. Naturally, some of them were very short ones.
36 all out by Australia against England at Birmingham is the lowest total in an Ashes test match, which happened back in 1902. Wilfred Rhodes terrorised Aussie batting with his 7 wicket haul in his 11 overs. interestingly, Australia didn't lose that match. it was a three day test match, which ended as draw.
Australia hold next two ugly spots as well, with all out scores of 42 and 44 while the smallest team score by England vs Australia is 45, which they made at Sydney back in 1887. Note that in those days, an over contained only 4 ball, not 8 balls and neither 6 balls which is now the rule.
What are the other smallest totals in Australia-England test cricket? following is a list comprising all scores less than 80. note that most of following small scores were made in very early days of cricket. The most recent one is 79 by England at Gabba in Brisbane were they were lost all their 10 wickets of second innings for just 79 runs.
Note : in days gone by, tests were played with an over consisting of 5 balls, 4 balls or even 8 balls.. so, following list includes how may balls per over it had then.