14 Feb 2005 13:26:30
Luke Curtis
Test and ODI performance

found the post below in RSC...

England play the most test match cricket and are (I would imagine) the
most improved team and good value for their second place in the test
table.

OTOH England have played (of the major teams) the least amount of ODIs
and are playing abysmally (injuries accepted)




> I compiled these figures for some reason or another. Since we get the
> occasional post claiming that India hardly ever plays Test cricket, and
> so I don't lose them myself, here they are:
>
>Test matches played per team 2000-2004:
>
> 65 England
> 61 West Indies
> 59 Australia
> 56 South Africa
> 52 India
> 51 Sri Lanka
> 45 Pakistan
> 41 New Zealand
> 36 Zimbabwe
> 34 Bangladesh
>
> ODOs played per team 2000-2004:
>
> 160 Pakistan
> 153 India
> 141 Sri Lanka
> 141 South Africa
> 135 Zimbabwe
> 134 Australia
> 133 New Zealand
> 117 West Indies
> 105 England
> 64 Bangladesh
>
> Andrew
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