Australia played the most number of
ODI matches in the world. In total, they played 900 matches in which they
have won 547 matches, lost 302 matches and 9 tied with 64.42 winning percentage.
History of Australian cricket started over 200 years ago.
On recorded the first cricket match in
took place in Sydney in December 1803 and a report in the Sydney Gazette on 8 January 1804 suggested that cricket was already well established in the infant colony.
By 1826, the Currency Cricket Club, the Military Cricket Club, and the Australian Cricket Club had been formed.
Hyde Park and the Racecourse were the venues for these organized matches. The formation of clubs in Van Tasmania was not far behind with clubs formed in Hobart in 1832 and Launceston in 1843. In 1838, the Melbourne Cricket Club arguably the most influential and exclusive cricket club formed in Victoria.
Clubs in the other colonies followed in South Australia in 1839, and in Western Australia, in 1835
a match was arranged between the laborers and mechanics against the builders of the new Government House.