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The England cricket team is the team that represents England and Wales in international cricket. Since 1 January 1997 it has been governed by the England and Wales Cricket Board , having been previously governed by Marylebone Cricket Club from 1903 until the end of 1996.

England
England cricket team logo.svg
England Cricket crest
Test status acquired 1877
Test Captain Alastair Cook
ODI and T20I Captain Eoin Morgan
Coach Trevor Bayliss
ICC Rankings Current Best-ever
Test
ODI
T20I
  • 5th
  • 5th
  • 5th
  • 1st
  • 1st
  • 1st
Test Matches
First Test
Tests Played Won/Lost
Total 983 351/289
(343 draws)
This year 17 6/8 (3 draws)
Last Test
One-Day Internationals
First ODI
ODIs Played Won/Lost
Total 677 328/318
(8 ties, 23 no result)
This year 18 11/5
(1 tie, 1 no result)
Last ODI
World Cup Appearances 11 (first in 1975)
Best result Runners-up (1979, 1987, 1992)
T20 Internationals
First T20I
T20Is Played Won/Lost
Total 89 43/41
(1 tie, 4 no result)
This year 10 5/5
(0 ties, 0 no result)
Last T20I
World Twenty20 Appearances 6 (first in 2007)
Best result Champions (2010)
As of 20 December 2016

The England cricket team is the team that represents England and Wales (and until 1992 also Scotland) in international cricket. Since 1 January 1997 it has been governed by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), having been previously governed by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) from 1903 until the end of 1996.

England and Australia were the first teams to play a Test match (between 15–19 March 1877), and these two countries together with South Africa formed the Imperial Cricket Conference (predecessor to today's International Cricket Council) on 15 June 1909. England and Australia also played the first One Day International (ODI) on 5 January 1971. England's first Twenty20 International (T20I) was played on 13 June 2005, once more against Australia.

As of 20 December 2016, England has played 983 Test matches, winning 351 and losing 289 (with 343 draws). The team has won The Ashes on 32 occasions, the same number as their opponents Australia. England has played 677 ODIs, winning 328, and its record in major ODI tournaments includes finishing as runners-up in three Cricket World Cups (1979, 1987 and 1992), and also in two ICC Champions Trophys (2004 and 2013). England has also played 89 T20Is, winning 43. They won the ICC World Twenty20 in 2010, and were runners-up in 2016.

England are currently ranked fifth in Tests, fifth in ODIs and fifth in T20Is by the ICC. England currently holds the record for the highest ever ODI total of 444.

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