Most Test wins in India by a visiting team

By Sidhant Maheshwari
Published on | Jan 29, 2024

A difficult place to tour

Winning in India is one of the biggest challenges for touring teams. In the history of the game, only 6 nations have won Test matches in India.

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New Zealand - 2 wins

The Kiwis have won just 2 Test matches on Indian soil, one in 1969 in Nagpur and the other one in Mumbai in Nov 1988.

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South Africa - 5 wins

The Proteas have managed 5 victories in India - 1996, 2000 (2 wins), 2008 and 2010. They haven't won a single Test since then.

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Pakistan - 5 wins

Pakistan too have won 5 Tests in India - 1952, 1987, 1999 (one in bilateral and one in Asian Test Championship) and their last win came in March 2005.

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West Indies - 14 wins

While the Windies have won 14 Test matches in India, their last Test victory in the country came way back in 1994.

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Australia - 14 wins

The Aussies too are tied with the men from the Caribbean with 14 wins. Their last Test win came against India in Indore in March 2023.

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England - 15 wins

England are now the most successful side when it comes to visiting India. The Three Lions with their win in Hyderabad have taken their tally to 15.

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