Here we are taking a look at the list of teams with most number loses in the away Test matches (since Nov 2000). While we were gathering stats, shocking results have been revealed as we find out that the team that tops the list has just 1 win in the last 14 years. Moreover this is one team that has had one of the finest batsmen playing on their side.

This stat might probably not seem true, but unfortunately it is. Let us first take a look at the list of teams and their overseas record since the year 2000 excluding Bangladesh and Zimbabwe.

Team

No. of tests

Won

Lost

West Indies

60

1

45

New Zealand

51

6

31

Sri Lanka

51

8

27

India

73

16

32

Pakistan

79

23

38

England

79

20

33

South Africa

63

22

19

Australia

79

38

27

*Stat updated till 12 Dec, 2014
**Matches played since November 2000 only taken into consideration
***Zimbabwe and Bangladesh not included in the stat. 

West Indies are currently ranked 8th in ICC Test Ranking and this stats clearly explain the reason behind it. New Zealand doesn’t have a good overseas record either but winning 6 and losing 31 is still better than winning just 1 match and losing 45. The lone win coming against the South Africans.

It isn’t that West Indies doesn’t have a good team, they have had the likes of Brian Lara, Chanderpaul, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Chris Gayle and many batsmen in the past 14 years but the teams hasn’t clicked well together in overseas conditions.

India doesn’t have a good record either, as they have lost 32 (excluding the recent loss against Australia, which takes the tally to 33 loses in 74 Test matches) and won just 16 Test matches. Though India has a good chance to improve this record as they still have 3 more test matches to be played against Australia

South Africa and Australia are the only two teams that have won more overseas matches than they have lost in the past 14 years. Australia has won 38 while they have had to face defeat in 27 matches. South Africa on the other hand has won 22 and lost 19. 



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