Any sportsman feels an increase of confidence when playing in their own backyard, this is because players have a sense of comfort playing at home, be it because of the fans, conditions, ground size, or any other reason. The following are the teams with most home wins combined in both ODI & T20I.
1. England – 142 wins (99 in ODIs & 43 in T20Is)
England has been one of the most dominant teams in the decade along with Australia. England is the most dominant team in their own fortress as they hold the record for most home wins in the limited-overs format. In ODI’s they have the joint highest wins along with Australia, 99 wins in 151 matches with a win/loss ratio of 2.106 losing 47 matches. In T20’s England have a record 43 victories in 56 matches at their home ground and has a win/loss ratio of 3.307 with only 13 losses. England has a combined 142 wins at their home ground, making them one of the most forceful teams in women’s cricket history.
2. Australia- 138 wins (99 in ODIs & 39 in T20Is)
Australia is the current ICC World T20 champions and the most exhilarating team of the present times. Australia is second on the list for the most home wins. In ODI’s Australia rank 1st jointly with England for most home wins with 99 wins and 21 losses. However, Australia has a better win/loss ratio than England with 4.714. In T20’s Australia have the second-best home wins’ record in the span of 2006 to 2020 with their 39 victories. But Australia’s most important victory came against India in the T20 World Cup Final which certified them as the best T20 team of the year. Australia has a combined home win total of 138 wins.
3. New Zealand – 98 wins (72 in ODIs & 26 in T20Is)
New Zealand also known as the White Ferns are known for their mammoth batting totals and having the highest team totals in ODI history are third on the list for most home wins. With their 72 wins in ODI’s and 26 wins in T20 they claim the third spot with their combined home wins of 98. A majority of these wins came under captain Suzie Bates and her incredible leadership.
4. India – 87 wins (69 in ODIs & 18 in T20Is)
India has been up there with the best teams in the limited-overs format. With players like Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami, and the current stars Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues India have remained on top of women’s cricket. India is ranked fourth for the most home wins in ODI’s & T20. In ODI’s India has recorded 69 wins with 41 losses and a win/loss ratio of 1.682. In T20’s India have registered 18 wins with a surprising 24 losses, amounting in 87 combined victories in the limited-overs format
5. South Africa- 61 wins (41 in ODIs & 20 in T20Is)
South Africa has the record for fifth-most home wins in ODI & T20. The Proteas have 41 home wins in ODI’s with 31 losses in 78 matches. South Africa has been under fire for underperforming in T20’s and the latest T20 World Cup, they have recorded 20 wins in 37 matches with a win/loss ratio of 1.333. South Africa has a combined 61 victories in the limited-overs format.