Cricket was introduced to the nation by the British, and the first cricket club was established in 1972. India debuted in its first international test match in 1932, however it would take another 20 years for them to secure a win. In the case of test matches it does not have any luck though since only a few of the games were achieved by this squad as seen on new update of cricket.
With the emergence of players like Gavaskar, Viswanath, etc. in the season 1970s, the Indian cricket team acquired some pace, one can say! The team has won the cricket world cup twice- in 1983 and 2011 which was quite a feat. The Indian cricket team has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the past 75 years, but has still remained to inspire pride in all of us. All top five poorest records in Indian cricket history are shown below.
- A Team That Lost The Most ODIs
The Indian cricket team has acquired the reputation of losing the majority of ODI games. Till now India has been featured up to a total of 990 games still had hard luck. They have played 990 games, scoring 514 and losing 424. According to the data above, one of the leading causes of this is that the Indian squad has participated in the most ODI contests in the annals of international cricket.
Similar to this, Australia and Pakistan have completed 955 and 955 ODIs, respectively. The Indian cricket team’s winning percentage is above 50%, which is far higher than that of the majority of the other teams on the list. With an astounding 63.35 percent, Australia has the greatest ODI winning average.
- The First Club to be Kicked Out of a Test Match Repeatedly in a Day
The cricket team from Afghanistan experienced major reaction in 2018 as a result of their two rejections on the same day. The environment of anything like a cricket test match is conducive to hitting. Four times in past century, a team has been ejected twice on the same day. This was extremely disappointing for the Indian cricket fans.
- Afghanistan vs India (2018)
In 2018, India hosted Afghanistan for their first-ever Test match. The guest team’s debut ended up being a huge disaster. Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan, who opened the game, exhibited first-rate teamwork and both scored a century. A total of 474 runs were scored by India by day’s finish. On the second day, though, neither of the Afghanistan players were able to surpass this mark and escape R Ashwin’s amazing bowling assaults.
- Zimbabwe vs New Zealand (2012 and 2005)
Zimbabwe joined New Zealand in January 2012. New Zealand produced 496 runs on the very first day, with each of the opening batsmen contributing half centuries. Together, Taylor and Watling scored 200 runs throughout the contest. In 2005, as New Zealand was playing a Test match in Zimbabwe, the tragedy was repeated. By the end of the first day, New Zealand have amassed 452 runs. New Zealand was also dismissed consecutively but as a result of their inability to manage the pressure of such high target.
- India vs England(1952)
This was the game where India had to bear up the embarrassment of getting dismissed multiple times in a single day. In 1952’s opening two Test matches, England had won numerous over India. The third one, though, was the most destructive. The England players had 347 runs just before close of the first day. The Indian team struggled to react using the same fervour. All other players combined only were able to accumulate 58 runs, making it exceedingly tough to end the game early. The English bowler Trueman’s brilliance that day was a key factor in getting the most wickets.
- A team that had acquired over than 350 ODI scores from the opposition
International one-day games have developed into a form that is more batsman-friendly. The bats are thicker now that the wicket configurations are more conducive to batting. This has outpaced the records set by other teams throughout the world. In the fifty-over format, a number of at least 350 has become the norm. The Indian team has amassed scores in 300+ ODI contests. The squad has, however, been the victim of the most 350+ points from the other teams. More than 12 times, the opposing team’s bowlers put up a tough fight against the Indian bowlers. This clearly indicates the weaknesses of the Indian bowlers. India has also played the much more 350+ scores of any team. This demonstrates how the Indian bowling department has been hidden by the team’s batting.
- The Indian Team produced the Most Extras ever :-
The maximum runs in a Test match innings were accumulated by the Indian cricket team against Pakistan in 2007. There had been a lot of excitement among Indian fans before to the 2007 Test match, as there is before the next India-Pakistan match. The five-day encounter between the two teams was eagerly anticipated by the crowd. The final time those two teams faced off against one another was in the 2007 game.
The game’s evolution in front of the Bangalore crowd was indeed rather dramatic. The Indian team was able to win as a result of final session’s low illumination. After 27 years, India beat Pakistan inside the opening Test match of the series. The Indian cricket team, while on the other hand, produced one of their lowest records during the first match of the series. In the first inning, Pakistan added 76 more runs as the Indian bowlers allowed 15 no-balls. With all of this, India set a record for most extras allowed in an international test match of cricket. The teams which scored the most extra points in an inning are listed below.
- Most Number of Fours Conceded in T20 Internationals
In 2007, the MS Dhoni-led Indian cricket team won the T20 World Championship. Indian cricket fans have embraced this version of the game ever since. Due to this triumph, the IPL’s popularity has also increased.
Cricket fans anticipated a fantastic encounter from India in 2009 when Sri Lanka arrived for a two-match T20 series. The strongest T20 players at the time were thought to be Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh. Sangakkara and Jayawardene were prepared for a quick response on the Sri Lankan front. Sadly, the Indian side forfeited the series and established one of the poorest records in the country’s history of cricket. The Indian bowlers gave up 29 fours to the opposing team, which was the most. No other club had let this many fours to be given up in some kind of a Twenty-20 inning by their bowlers. One of the worst records for the Indian Cricket team was established by these 29 fours.
So these were the worst records even made in history by the cricketers.
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