Cricket’s Unforgettable Moments: Five Remarkable Low Scores Against India

Explore unforgettable moments in Test cricket as top nations, including South Africa and England, experienced unexpected batting collapses against India on South African pitches. From record lows to stellar performances by Indian bowlers, these matches showcase the thrilling unpredictability of the sport.

Cricket is a sport that is loved and followed by millions of people around the world. Here are five unique cricket scores held by the cricketing nations:

South Africa – 55 all out against India in Cape Town in 2023/24

South Africa’s recent match against India in Cape Town saw them being bowled out for just 55 runs, the lowest total by any side against India in Test cricket. The Indian bowlers, led by Mohammed Siraj, delivered a sensational performance, leaving the South African batting lineup in tatters.

New Zealand – 62 all out against India in Mumbai in 2021/22

New Zealand’s match against India in Mumbai in 2021/22 saw them bowled out for just 62 runs, the second-lowest total by any side against India in Test cricket. The Indian bowlers, led by Axar Patel, delivered a remarkable performance, leaving the New Zealand batting lineup in disarray.

South Africa – 79 all out against India in Nagpur in 2015/16

South Africa’s match against India in Nagpur in 2015/16 saw them being bowled out for just 79 runs, the third-lowest total by any side against India in Test cricket. The Indian bowlers, led by Ravichandran Ashwin, delivered a masterful performance, leaving the South African batting lineup struggling to contend with their relentless attack.

England – 81 all out against India in Ahmedabad in 2020/21

England’s match against India in Ahmedabad in 2020/21 saw them being bowled out for just 81 runs, the fourth-lowest total by any side against India in Test cricket. The Indian bowlers, led by Axar Patel, delivered a remarkable performance, leaving the English batting lineup in disarray.

Sri Lanka – 82 all out against India in Chandigarh in 1990/91

Sri Lanka’s match against India in Chandigarh in 1990/91 saw them being bowled out for just 82 runs, the fifth-lowest total by any side against India in Test cricket. The Indian bowlers, led by Kapil Dev, delivered a masterful performance, leaving the Sri Lankan batting lineup struggling to contend with their relentless attack.