By Puneet Chaudhary - March 21, 2023
sports desk14 minutes ago
Australia beat India by 10 wickets in the second ODI. With this defeat, Team India lost the match by 10 wickets for the fourth time in the last 3 years including ODI and T20 format. India started playing ODIs in 1974 and T20 in 2006. Till 2019, in 46 years, India had lost only 4 times in these 2 formats by a margin of 10 wickets. But, in the last 38 months, Team India doubled this figure.
Neighboring country Pakistan is also better than us in this matter. The team has so far lost the match by a margin of 10 wickets only 6 times in the limited overs format. In the next story, we will know which team has lost white ball cricket matches by a margin of 10 wickets the maximum number of times among the 12 countries of Test playing nations. Which teams beat India by this margin and will also look at some interesting statistics.
First of all, see which team has lost 10 wickets most times in ODI and T20 format among the 12 Test playing countries.
Australia-South Africa beat the most times
Team India has played 1028 matches in ODIs and 199 matches in T20. The team had to face defeat by 10 wickets twice in ODIs and 6 times in T20s. Out of these, 4 teams were seen during the last 38 months. Both Australia in ODIs and England and Pakistan in T20s defeated the team by this margin in the T20 World Cup.
From 1974 to 2019, Team India had to face defeat by this margin only 4 times in both the formats. In these, South Africa had defeated us maximum 2 and West Indies-New Zealand had defeated us once each. But now Australia has also beaten us twice by this margin.
See in the graphic the teams that beat India by 10 wickets in ODIs…
India loses 171st ODI by 10 wickets
Team India has won 539 matches and lost 437 in ODIs, but the team has to face defeat by 10 wickets in every 171st ODI. This figure is 99 in T20. Including both formats, the team has played a total of 1227 matches. The team got 666 wins and 500 losses. In this way, in the white ball format, Team India has to face a defeat of 10 wickets in every 153rd match. Which is the worst after Sri Lanka among the top-8 Test teams.
Pakistan is also ahead of India
Where India has lost the match by 10 wickets 8 times in the white ball format. On the other hand, the neighboring country Pakistan is better than us in this matter, the team has lost 3 times in ODIs and only 3 times in T20 matches by this margin. The team has played a total of 948 matches in ODIs and 215 matches in T20.
The team has to face defeat by 10 wickets in every 71st T20, but this figure is 316 in ODIs. If both formats are combined, then in total 1163 matches, the team had to face defeat by this margin at least 6 times against India. That is, after 193 matches, the team gets defeated by 10 wickets in the white ball, which is better than Team India.
world champion England loses every 136th match
England, the defending champions of the T20 and ODI World Cups, lose every 136th white ball match by 10 wickets. But the team is ahead of India in total defeat by 10 wickets. They lost 6 in ODIs and only once in T20 by this margin. In this way, the team has to face defeat by this margin in every 129th match in ODIs.
West Indies and New Zealand are also ahead of us in this matter. Both have lost matches by 10 wickets 5-5 times in white ball format. Windies lost 4 matches in ODIs and New Zealand 3 times by this margin. Whereas in T20, New Zealand lost 2 matches and Windies once by this margin.
Sri Lanka is worse than India in top teams
Only Sri Lanka has a worse record than India among the top Test playing nations. The team lost 6 times in 881 matches of ODIs and 10 times in 176 matches of T20. That is, in both formats, the team lost 9 matches by this margin and the team loses every 117th match of the white ball format by this margin.
Bangladesh-Zimbabwe record worst
Bangladesh has the worst record among Test playing nations. The team has lost 12 wickets in ODIs and once in T20 by 10 wickets. To reach here, the team played only 555 matches in both the formats. That is, the team loses every 42nd match by 10 wickets.
Zimbabwe is after them in this matter. The team has lost 3 matches in T20 and 9 matches in ODIs by 10 wickets. The overall team loses every 56th match by 10 wickets.
Australia’s best record
The record of the Kangaroo team, which defeated India by 10 wickets in the second match of the ODI series, is the best among the top countries in this matter. The team has so far lost only once by this margin, that too in the ODI format. Till now no country has defeated them by 10 wickets in T20 format. Australia have played 977 ODIs and 174 T20Is, but no team could beat them by a margin of 10 wickets for the second time.
South Africa’s record is also excellent in this matter. They have lost only twice by a margin of 10 wickets. Both came in ODI format, in T20 also they have not been defeated by this margin till now. That means it takes 408 matches for a team to lose by 10 wickets, which is really amazing.
Ireland and Afghanistan also play Test teams. Where Ireland lost by 10 wickets only once in 144 ODIs and 184 T20 matches. At the same time, even after 141 ODIs and 110 T20 matches, Afghanistan has not yet seen defeat by this margin.
3rd ODI on Wednesday
The last match of the ODI series between India and Australia will be played in Chennai on Wednesday. This match will start from 1:30 pm. The first match of the series was won by India and the second by Australia, thus the 3-match series is tied at 1-1. The team that wins the third match will win the series.
India has not lost ODI series at home since 4 years
No team has been able to beat Team India in the ODI series at home for the last 4 years. The last time the team was defeated by Australia in March 2019 by a margin of 3-2 in a 5-ODI series. After that Team India played 7 series at home, but did not lose even in one. The team won all the series. In this, the team also defeated Australia once.
New Zealand, Sri Lanka, South Africa and England also had to lose ODI series in India 1-1 times during this period. West Indies lost the ODI series twice in India during this period.