Team India is also known as Men in Blue is official India National Cricket Team represents India internationally in cricket and is administered by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). India Cricket Team is also the full member of International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1926, Pakistan became the official member of ICC as per recommendation by India after partition. Before partition, many players now Pakistan played for India.
India Cricket Team is the most prestigious Cricket team and one of the Big three teams. For more than a half century, India has played mind-freaking cricket and made history. You would be surprised to know that Cricket was officially played first by England who invented this game but has not yet won a single ICC Cricket World Cup till to date while India who is under-developed country has listed Two ICC Cricket World Cup in 1983 and 2011.
India is the Champion of the ICC T20 World Cup 2007 and runner-up of 2014. Cricket was introduced by Europeans and first, ever Cricket Club was established in 1792 in Calcutta now known as Kolkata. India won only 35 matches out of 196 in fifty years and was the weaker team and had to wait almost 20 years to win their first ever Test Victory between 1932 to 1952, In 1970, the Indian team became one of the strongest team ever having Suni Gavaskar and Gundappa Viswanath, all-rounder Kapil Dev and Spin magician Erapalli Prasanna, Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, Srinivas Venkataraghavan and Bishen Singh Bedi.
India lifted World Cups under the leadership of great Kapil Dev in 1983 and after 22 years under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2011 beating Sri Lanka. India became the first team to win the ICC World Cup more than two times following Australia and West Indies respectively. Besides this Team India won ICC Champions Trophy back in 2013 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni and 2007’s ICC T20 World Cup. Mr. Reliable MS Dhoni holds the records of winning most test matches for India as captain.