With the radiant win against West Indies in the Cuttack ODI, India has finished the decade as the most victorious team in the cricket world.
India has won the highest number of One Day International (ODI) matches in the 2010 decade.
- Matches Played: 249
- Matches Won: 157
- Matches Lost: 79
India has dominated and showed good form in the 50-over format with a win-loss ratio of 1.987 – the highest by a team in the decade.
Australia, England and South Africa are trialing India in 2nd, 3rd and 4th positions, respectively.
Most wins in ODI this decade (2010-2019) (min 100 matches played):
Moreover, India has also secured the record of winning most number of ODI series matches in the decade.
- India – 35 series wins
- England – 32 series wins
- Australia – 30 series wins
Most Wins Away (home of opposition + neutral venue) in ODIs (Minimum 40 Matched Played)
Consistency at its Peak
Even though India has not won any ICC trophy since 2013, the consistent and decent performance of the team in major competitions was the prime impetus for its dominance over other countries.
- 2011 – India won World Cup after a 28-year-long wait
- 2013 – India won Champions Trophy
- 2015 – India reached World Cup Semi-finals
- 2017 – India reached Champions Trophy Finals
- 2019 – India reached World Cup Semi-finals
India bagged a world cup win and a champions trophy win and appeared in 2 semi-finals and a final. This is how India has shown an unmatched consistency in all the major tournaments in this decade.
Let’s hope India will continue to enjoy its dominance in the New Year!