Top 10 shortest Test matches in history
- Rain, wet outfields, dangerous pitches, Test cricket has been curtailed for a number of reasons. Some of these might shock you.
8) England vs South Africa, Manchester, 26 – 30 July 1924
Manchester is at it again. With the series in the bag, England and South Africa travelled to the Northwest of the country to play the 4th of the 5 match Test series. South Africa won the toss and elected to bat, scoring 116 runs for the loss of 4 wickets before rain intervened on day 1. Tommy Ward, the opening batsman, helped himself to a half-century. There was incessent rain thereafter and the match had to be called off on day 3.
Total balls bowled: 401 (66.5 overs)
Score: SA – 116/4 in 66.5 overs, Eng – N/APublished 23 Aug 2016, 19:28 IST