Test cricket is the longest format of the sport which is also considered as the most recognized and highest standard form of the sport. The 5-day long matches are the best way to determine the patience and strength of the team. Since 2015, the Indian Test Cricket team has been the most successful team with the most test wins. The team led by Virat Kohli has made its way to the top by fighting and playing exceptionally well. Also, India is playing against New Zealand in the World Test Championship finals starting from 18th June 2021. Let’s take a look at the top teams with the most test wins since 2015.
Indian has been the best side in the world since the start of this decade. MS Dhoni strengthened the base of the team before retiring in 2014. After him, Virat Kohli became the captain of the team. The Indian test team has been winning the most number of Test matches since 2015 under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. The present captain has been criticized a lot but in the end, all the men in blue did their best and gave everything to be at the top today. The team has scored 9 double centuries in these years. The men in blue have scored their highest total of 759 runs against England on 16 December 2016. India won against South Africa with the largest margin of 337 runs on 3 December 2015. In a total of 64 matches played, they won 40 matches and made their name on the top of this list.
The England test team is one of the teams to play a test match. They played against Australia for the first time in 1877. This team has played under the captaincy of Alastair Cook, Eoin Morgan, and Joe Root since 2015. Since 2015, the team scored the highest total of 629 against South Africa on 2nd June 2016 in Cape Town. Their highest victory after 2015 was against Pakistan by 330 runs on 22nd July 2016. The team played a total of 82 matches since 2015 and won 38 of them.
The first test match was played between Australia and England in 1877 and the winning team was Australia. The team has been quite a dominant team for ages and they are continuing their class in all the tournaments. This team has played under a few captains since 2013- Michael Clarke, Steve Smith, and Aaron Finch. Their highest total since 2015 is 662 runs against England on 14 December 2017. Their biggest victory since 2015 is winning by a margin of 405 runs against England on 16 July 2015. Since 2015 they have played a total of 62 test matches and have won 31 of them.
4. NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand is competing against India in the WTC finals from 18 June 2021. The team’s performance has always been great for many years. The team was captained by Brendon McCullum in December 2015. After his retirement, Kane Williamson became the captain of all the formats of the game. Their highest total since the beginning is 659 against Pakistan on 3 January 2021. Their biggest victory since 2015 is against Sri Lanka by a margin of 423 runs on 26 December 2018. Since 2015, they have played a total of 49 matches and have won 26 of them.
5. SOUTH AFRICA
This team has played under the captaincy of 3 cricketers since 2015- AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, and Quinton De Cock. The present captain of the team is Quinton De cock. Since 2015, the team hit the most runs of 627 against England on 2 January 2016. Their biggest win since 2015 is against Australia by a margin of 492 runs on 30 March 2018. Since 2015, they aggregated the most runs of 1447 against India on 2 October 2019. South Africa has played 54 test matches since 2015 and won 24 of them.
6. SRI LANKA
The 6th test team on this list is Sri Lanka. The team is led by Dimuth Karunaratne since February 2019. The Sri Lankan test team was led by Angelo Mathews, Rangana Herath, Dinesh Chandimal, and Suranga Lakmal before him. They made their highest total of 713 uns since 2015 under the captaincy of Angelo Mathews. Since 2015, their highest match aggregate is 1533 against Bangladesh on 31 January 2018. Since 2015, they have played a total of 63 matches and won 23 matches.