How Many Times has India Lost by 10 Wickets in T20Is?

India is a powerhouse in T20I cricket, with a set of dynamic batters and skilled bowlers on their roster. That’s the main reason why the Men in Blue often dominate over other formidable opponents.

However, not every day is the same, isn’t it? Despite having the best players, the Indian team has conceded a heavy drubbing as they didn’t perform collectively.

Suffering a 10-wicket loss is rare in the T20I format, but India has gotten the bitter taste of it.  

So how many times has India lost by 10 wickets in T20Is? Thus far, India has suffered 10-wicket losses twice in the shortest format.

Here’s the list of matches India lost by 10 wickets in T20Is.

India’s 10-Wicket Losses in T20Is

India’s 1st Inn ScoreLost ToVenueDate
151/7Pakistan (152/0)Dubai (DICS)24 Oct 2021
168/6England (170/0)Adelaide10 Nov 2022

Key Insights

In 2021, India became the 22nd team to concede a defeat by 10 wickets in a T20I match.

India’s first 10-wicket loss came against arch-rivals Pakistan during the 2021 T20 World Cup. This was also India’s first defeat against Pakistan in the global T20 tournament. 

India incurred their other 10-wicket beating at the hands of England a year later in the same competition. That makes India the only team to lose 2 T20 World Cup matches by 10 wickets.

India is one of the 2 teams that have lost T20I matches by 10 wickets after scoring 150 or more runs in the first innings.

India’s 168 against England is the joint-highest first innings total in a 10-wicket defeat in the shortest format.

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