Rohit-led Team India creates history, they have now surpassed the mighty 2003 Australia side in terms of winning the most matches in a year. India achieved this feat in their opening T20 World Cup encounter against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday, October 23.
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Meanwhile, if we look at the top six positions we will find out that there are only two teams – Australia and India. Both teams have dominated for several years in world cricket. However, Rohit Sharma-led team India will be looking to grab more wins to build up the lead of winning the most matches in a year.
Suppose we talk about the top three positions one by one. Firstly team India, currently holding the record surpassing Aussies- 39* wins in a year. India reached the mark in 56 games this year. Meanwhile, Australia managed 38 wins in just 47 games in the year 2003. And in a count of matches, they were ahead of the Men In Blue side until Sunday’s game.
That’s about the top two’s. Now, the third place is also occupied by team India as they recorded 37 wins in 53 games in the year 2017. The fourth position is occupied by Australia while rest two positions go to India in different years.
Let’s check out the complete list below. The top six teams with the most matches won in a year by any team at international cricket.
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Most Matches Won in a Year by Team