India National Cricket Team
India National Cricket Team . Pic Credits: Twitter.
Prev1 of 5

Team India kept themselves alive in the ICC World Test Championship by beating Bangladesh 2-0 in their final test series in 2022. Overall 2022 was a tough year for the Indian cricket team has not been able to win either the ICC T20 World Cup or the Asia Cup.

They had a mixed bag in Test cricket too finishing the year at number two on the WTC points table and number two on the ICC Test rankings as well. The ranking however does not give a true picture of the team’s struggles in the format both home and overseas.

IPL 2023 | Sri Lanka tour of India 2023 | Dream11 Prediction | Fantasy Cricket Tips | Cricket Match Prediction Today | Cricket News | Cricket Live Score | New Zealand tour of India 2023 | Australia tour of India 2023

Rohit Sharma Virat Kohli
Rohit Sharma Virat Kohli. Image Credits: BCCI

Team India started 2022 by losing 2-1 to South Africa in a Test series away from home. Virat Kohli stepped down as India’s Test captain after winning the first Test in Centurion. India lost the next two Test matches under KL Rahul in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The Test series started with the first Test on Boxing Day (December 26).

India then beat Sri Lanka 2-0 in a Test series in February 2022. They then played the rescheduled fifth Test against England and lost the match that allowed England to level the Test series 2-2.

IPL 2023 | IND vs SL 2023 | India vs Sri Lanka 2023 | India National Cricket Team | IND vs NZ 2023 | India vs New Zealand 2023 | IND vs AUS 2023 | India vs Australia 2023

India vs Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan and KL Rahul
India vs Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan and KL Rahul (Credits: Twitter)

At the fag end of the year, India played against Bangladesh in a historic two-match Test series. The Tigers gave India a tough fight in both the Test matches and almost pulled off a miraculous win in the second Test. India play Australia in a four-Test match series early next year to end their WTC campaign. In this article, we take a look at the 5 worst Test matches for India in 2022.

5 Worst Test Matches For Team India In 2022

India v Bangladesh 2022 2nd Test, Dhaka

Ravuichandran Ashwin-Shreyas Iyer
Photo Credit: (Twitter/BCCI)

The second Test match between the two teams was a classic. Bangladesh scored 227 batting first. India responded by scoring 314 runs and taking a crucial lead of 87 runs. Bangladesh were bowled out for 231 runs in their second innings leaving India to win 145.

The batting side huffed and puffed to that score. From being 74/7 at one point thanks to Ravichandran Ashwin and Shreyas Iyer’s unbeaten 71-run partnership they won the match and the series and kept themselves alive in the WTC. Though India won the Test match it was not before the Tigers gave them a huge scare. Indian cricket fans and experts blamed the batting lineup for not standing up to the challenge and allowing the team to fall under pressure.

Also Read: Updated ICC World Test Championship Points Table After Australia vs South Africa 2nd Test

Prev1 of 5

Anshuman Roy

A Hardcore Cricket Enthusiast Having Previously Worked With Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint, Cricfit and Now With Cricket Addictor.