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India has the most victories in a calendar year

India left Australia behind to register the most victories in a calendar year. The men in blue won a total of 39 matches in 2022, having 24 in T20Is. India had earlier equaled Steve Waugh-led Australia’s record that was set in 2003 with the victory over South Africa. On Sunday Rohit Sharma led the team to defeat Pakistan by 4 wickets. Virat Kohli scored 82 runs which set the path for their win.

India had started the year with five defeats in a row to South Africa under Rohit Sharma. Further, India had won two Tests, 12 ODIs, and 24 T20Is since January 2022. In 2003, Steve Waugh led Australia had registered 30 wins out of 38 ODIs that included the 2003 World Cup and 8 Tests.

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Credits- Hindustan Times

India has now 39 wins(2 tests, 13 ODIs, and 24 T20Is) and Australia has 38 (8 Tests, 30 ODIs).

Team India’s performance in 2022

India has the most victories in a calendar year
Credits- India Today
  1. India had a poor start as it lost 5 games to South Africa.
  2. India then beat West Indies, and Sri Lanka and had an 11-run winning steak.
  3. India won two games against South Africa and drew the series.
  4. Under Hardik Pandya’s leadership, India defeated Ireland 2-0 in the t20 series.
  5. Rohit Sharma and Co won both T20 and ODU series against England in India.
  6. India defeated West Indies 3-0 in the ODI series.
  7. In the T20 series, India defeated the team by 4-1.
  8. India couldn’t enter the semifinals in Asia Cup but Virat Kohli hit his 71st century.
  9. India defeated both Australia and South Africa at home 2-1.
  10. Fun Fact: India had 7 captains this year due to the rotational policy in place.

In the recently concluded India vs Pakistan match, the men in blue defeated the men in green by 4 wickets. Next, they’re going to face the Netherlands on October 27.

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