5. Aus vs Ind in 2018

One of the nightmare matches of the Australian team and on contrary the dream match for the Indians happened in the Boxing Day Test in 2018. History was created by the young Indian team under Virat Kohli on Australian soil by winning the Boxing Day Test for the first time.

4. South Africa vs India in 1996

South Africa is one of the sides along with Australia to host The Boxing Day Tests regularly. Since 1992, the tradition has been followed religiously. In 1996, the Indians played their second Boxing Day Test in and against South Africa.

3. Australia vs India in 2003

This day witnessed one of the best batting displays from two batters of both sides. India was the opposition team on a historic day and it was their fourth Boxing Day appearance. India won the toss and elected to bat first. The innings started with the explosive attacking of the batter Virender Sehwag.

2. New Zealand vs Sri Lanka in 2014

New Zealand inaugurated the Boxing Day Test ritual on their home soil in 1998. After which it was continued for a few years and it was on a halt for more than a decade. The Boxing Day Test was played in 2014 after 11 long years in the Kiwi soil at Christchurch.

1. Australia vs England in 1982

This was a close one. Three runs separated the teams after both sides’ first innings, and three runs separated them at the end of the match. England were 2-0 down heading into this fourth Test of the 1982/83 Ashes, but when Australia had stumbled to 218-9 chasing 292 for victory, England were firmly the favourites.