The Australian cricket team, alongside the English team, is the oldest team in Test cricket – Australia played their first ever Test cricket match against England in 1877.
The team has won 315 of the 682 Test matches and is regarded today as the leading Test match playing nation by the International Cricket Council by heading its Test Championship table.
Australia is also a leading international One-Day team; having won 381 of the 625 One-Day Internationals it has played against other countries. Australia won the Cricket World Cup in 1987, 1999 and 2003 - and remains the only Nation winning the World Cup three times. The Australian cricket team is currently also topping the ICC One-Day International Championship table.