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The Wright Effect

- By Statsman    

India's performance in both forms of cricket has improved tremendously under John Wright's coaching.

The following statistics will bear testimony to India's performance in international cricket during the last 42 months with John Wright as in-charge of the team and pre-Wright period of another 42 months:

Under Wright (Nov, 2000-April, 2004)

  Test Mts Won Lost Drawn Success%
Home 15 8 1 6 66.67
Abroad 25 7 11 7 42
Total 40 15 12 13 53.75
  ODI Mts Won Lost Drawn Success%
Home 35 17 17 1 50
Abroad 72 42 26 4 61.11
Total 107 59 43 5 57.48


Before Wright (June, 1997-November, 2000)

  Test Mts Won Lost Drawn Success%
Home 14 4 5 5 46.43
Abroad 10 1 5 4 30
Total 24 5 10 9 39.56
  ODI Mts Won Lost Drawn Success%
Home 28 17 10 1 62.50
Abroad 107 46 54 7 46.26
Total 135 63 64 8 49.63


The success percentage has been calculated by allotting two points for a and a point for a drawn or no result game. The record also includes the recent India-Pakistan series.