March 27, 2000

Aussies two wins away from Windies' all-time record

AAP

WELLINGTON, March 27 -- Steve Waugh's Australian team today recorded the second-best winning streak in Test cricket history.

Longest Test winning streaks

  • 11 wins - West Indies 1983-84 to 1984-85
  • 9* - Australia 1999-2000
  • 8 - Australia 1920-21 to 1921
  • 7 - England 1884-85 to 1887-88
  • 7 - England 1928 to 1928-29
  • 7 - West Indies 1984-85 to 1985-86
  • 7 - West Indies 1988 to 1988-89
  • 6 - England 1888 to 1890
  • 6 - England 1957 to 1958
  • 6 - West Indies 1961-62 to 1963
* - streak unbroken