Test Cricket has always been challenging forms of cricket. Well, maintaining, consistency, commitment has been the features that determine a player and a particular team’s calibre in Test cricket. The longest version of the game has provided some nail-biting moments when it comes to rivalries between some of the best teams across the globe.
These teams took pride in their performances which gave the fans some ultimate moments to relish. In this piece, we are about to discuss teams who have registered the most number of whitewash series wins in Test cricket. These teams have maintained remarkable consistency with their resolve and temperament, which enabled them to record the most number of whitewash series wins.
It is also because these teams executed their plans as per the strengths of their opponents which gave them an edge over their opponents. It was simply amazing how some teams maintained their winning run, but it was the commitment to the field that gave them the upper hand.
We take a look at the eight teams who registered most whitewash series wins in Tests.
# 1 Australia (23 wins):
Australia is the team which tops the list with the most number of whitewash wins. The Baggy Greens have registered 23 whitewash wins in test cricket. Australia has always been the most dominating and successful team in test cricket.
The Kangaroos latest whitewash was against New Zealand this year when they won with a 3-0 margin at home. Marnus Labuchagne was the man of the series. Australia registered four whitewash wins over England (1920-21 with a 5-0 scoreline), (1979-80 with a 3-0 scoreline), (2006-07 with a 5-0 scoreline), (2013-14 with a 5-0 scoreline).
Australia has registered three white was series wins over South Africa (5-0 in 1931-32, 3-0 in 2001-02, 3-0 in 2005-06). Australia has registered two whitewash series wins over India (3-0 in 1967-68, 1999-00 and 4-0 in 2011-12). Australia has registered six whitewash series wins over Pakistan in 1972-73, 1999-00, 2002-03, 2004-05,2009-10, 2016-17 (all with a 3-0 scoreline).
Australia has registered three whitewash series wins over Sri-Lanka (in 1995-96, 2003-04, 2012-13). Australia completed two whitewash series wins over west-indies (1999-00 with a 5-0 scoreline and in 2005-06 with a 3-0 scoreline).
# 2 England (13 wins):
The three lions have always showcased their class and supremacy in test cricket with some accomplished performances. England registered its last whitewash series win over Sri-Lanka in 2018-19 with a 3-0 scoreline when debutant Ben Foakes was adjudged man of the series.
England registered four whitewash series wins over New Zealand (1962-63, 1965,1978, 2004) with a 3-0 scoreline. England registered three whitewash series wins over India 3 times (5-0 in 1959, 3-0 in 1967, 4-0 in 2011). England also registered two whitewash series wins over West-Indies (3-0 in 1928 and 4-0 in 2004).
England registered whitewash series wins over South Africa in 1895-96 and 1912 both with a 3-0 scoreline. England registered its whitewash series win over arch-rivals Australia in 1886 with a 3-0 scoreline.