STATBOX-Cricket-Lowest scores in tests

Wed Jan 2, 2013 5:13pm IST

Jan 2 (Reuters) - New Zealand were all out for 45 in their
first innings on the opening day of the first test against South
Africa in Cape Town on Wednesday.
    Following is a list of the 15 lowest totals in tests:
    Team        Score  Opposition   Venue           Date
  New Zealand   26     England      Auckland        Mar 25, 1955
  South Africa  30     England      Port Elizabeth  Feb 13, 1896
  South Africa  30     England      Birmingham      Jun 14, 1924
  South Africa  35     England      Cape Town       Apr 1, 1899
  South Africa  36     Australia    Melbourne       Feb 12, 1932
  Australia     36     England      Birmingham      May 29, 1902
  New Zealand   42     Australia    Wellington      Mar 29, 1946
  Australia     42     England      Sydney          Feb 10, 1888
  India         42     England      Lord's          Jun 20, 1974
  South Africa  43     England      Cape Town       Mar 25, 1889
  Australia     44     England      The Oval        Aug 10, 1896
  South Africa  45     Australia    Melbourne       Feb 12, 1932
  England       45     Australia    Sydney          Jan 28, 1887
  New Zealand   45     South Africa Cape Town       Jan 2, 2013
  England       46     West Indies  Port of Spain   Mar 25, 1994
   

 (Compiled by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Tony Jimenez)

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