Test cricket is the pinnacle of the Gentleman’s Game and the one format that every player and team aspire to be successful at more than any other. Only the elite teams get to compete against each other and getting that elusive Test status is what the upcoming associations strive for most.
With such a high level of competition, one would expect the matches to be closely fought affairs but there have been many contests where one team has completely outplayed the opposition to register victories of mammoth proportions. Even more surprising is the fact that such cases have been witnessed even in contests between evenly matched teams who were expected to go toe to toe with each other.
Let us take a look at the Top 10 list for the biggest margin of victory (by an innings) achieved in Test cricket.