The Indian National Cricket Team, also referred to as Team India and Men in Blue, represents India in International Cricket. The Indian Men’s team has won the 1983 and 2011 World Cup. This article will go over the history and recent performances of the indian national cricket team.
Indian National Cricket Team is an international cricket team that represents India in international cricket matches across all three formats of the game – Test, ODI and T20I. The team is under the administrative control of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
The Indian cricket team are the current world champions after their 2011 World Cup triumph in Australia. They have also won the 1983 and 1987 World Cups and have been runners-up at 1991, 1999 and 2012 World Cups. The Indian national cricket team has had a history of success with 14 men’s Test caps being awarded to Sachin Tendulkar, the most by an individual player of all teams. During 2006–2007, India’s first home series win on South Africa was followed up by an emphatic series win over Australia in England in 2007.
The Indian cricket team made their Test debut against England at Lord’s in 1932 as an independent nation in 1933. Before gaining independence of India and Pakistan in 1947, both teams used to play as British India, also referred to as The ‘Indian’ Team or ‘All-India’ Team. The Indian team was led by Nawab of Pataudi Sr.
The Indian cricket team also won the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013. With this win, they have become the first and only team to become back-to-back World Champions more than once.