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Longest winning streak of series in test cricket

By Kaif - February 27, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 27, 2024 02:12 PM
Longest winning streak of series in test cricket

India has defeated England by five wickets in the fourth test. With this victory, Team India has achieved an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series. For India, Dhruv Jurel and Shubman Gill made an unbeaten 72-run partnership for the sixth wicket. Winning runs came from Jurel's bat. He won the match by taking two runs. Jurel remained unbeaten on 39 runs and Shubhman remained unbeaten on 52 runs. Apart from this, captain Rohit Sharma played an inning of 55 runs. The fifth and last Test of the series will be played in Dharamshala from March 7. Dhruv had scored 90 runs in the first innings. He was chosen player of the match. India has destroyed baseball. Baseball is called the aggressive cricket style of England. This is the first time that the England team has lost three consecutive Test matches under Stokes and McCullum.

With this, India has made another big record. Team India is the team that has won the most Test series at home. Let us know in this blog who has the longest streak of consecutive test series wins at home.

Longest winning streak of series in test cricket

TeamSeries winfrom when to when
India172013-2024
Australia101994-2001
Australia102004-2008
West Indies81976-1986
New Zealand82017-2021

3. Australia - 10 (2004-2008)

Longest Test series winning streak in Home

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Longest Test series winning streak in Home: At number three is Australia, which had won 10 consecutive Test series at home from 2004 to 2008. Under Ricky Ponting, Australia became one of the most ruthless and dominant teams in the history of Test cricket. It was almost impossible to beat Australia anywhere, let alone at home. Ponting is considered one of the most successful captains in Test cricket history. In 27 matches during the above time period, Australia won 23, drew three and lost only one. The Ricky Ponting-led team featured some of the best batsmen in Australian Test cricket history – Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer, Ponting, Michael Clarke, Mike Hussey, Adam Gilchrist and Andrew Symonds.

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2. Australia - 10 (1994-2000)

Australia

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Australia is also in second place, which had won 10 consecutive Test series at home from 1994 to 2001. Which was the record for the highest Test series at that time. The Australian Test team played 37 matches during this period. They finished with 27 wins, five draws and five losses – a winning percentage of around 73. Mark Taylor, Steve Waugh and Adam Gilchrist captained Australia during this period.

1. India - 17 (2013-2024)

Longest winning streak of series in test cricket

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Most consecutive Test series wins at home: India continued their dominance in the home Test with a five-wicket win over England in Ranchi and extended their unbeaten run at home to 17-0. England were the last team to beat India in a Test series at home, winning 2–1 in 2012. Since then, India have won 17 consecutive Test series at home – a record for most consecutive Test series wins at home.

Overall, since the 2012 Test series against England, India have won a total of 39 Tests out of 50, while losing only four times – twice each to Australia and England.

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