Top 3 Biggest Test Wins In 2023

Check out the top three biggest Test wins in 2023, along with remarkable achievements and unforgettable events.

Sarah Andrew
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Test Cricket has seen some amazing matches being played across the year. Australia became the best Test-playing nation after beating India in the World Test Championships finals.  Pat Cummins and his team ended the year on a high with a crushing win over Pakistan.

The 79-run win at the Melbourne Cricket Ground meant that Australia won yet another Test series.  In this article, we cast a closer look at the top 3 biggest Test wins in 2023.

India Beat West Indies by an innings and 141 runs – Roseau


Ravichandran Ashwin picked 5/60 in the first innings as West Indies were bowled out for 150 runs. Team India took a lead of 271 runs with skipper Rohit Sharma scoring a fantastic century.  Debutant Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 171 runs off 387 balls while Virat Kohli scored 76 runs with the bat.

India declared at 421/5 to put the home team under huge pressure. In the second innings, Ravichandran Ashwin recorded his best overseas figures of 7/71 as West Indies were all out for 130.

Pakistan Beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 222 runs – Colombo


Batting first, Sri Lanka were all out for 166 runs with Dhananjaya De Silva scoring 57 runs. Abrar Ahmed led the bowling charts with four wickets while Naseem Shah picked two wickets. It was a Test match that is remembered for Pakistan’s total dominance.  The Pakistani batters then took over as Abdullah Shafique scored his maiden Test double ton.

The right-handed batter scored 201 runs while Agha Salman scored 132 as Pakistan took a lead of 410 runs. Noman Ali picked 7/70 as Sri Lanka were all out for 188 with Angelo Mathews top scoring with 63 not out. 

Sri Lanka Beat Ireland by an Innings and 280 runs – Galle


Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, and Sadeera Samarawickrama scored centuries to post 591/6 on the board. With a run rate of 4.5 runs per over, Sri Lanka had decimated the Irish bowling attack on a batting-friendly track in Galle.

Prabath Jayasuriya picked 7/52 to bowl Ireland out for 143 runs in the 1st innings. Ireland were bowled out for 168 runs in the second dig as the Sri Lankan bowlers spun the visitors to claim a huge win.