2003 – Year Overview

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Annual Championship (Most weeks spent as Champions)

South Africa (42 weeks, 6 days)
Australia (9 weeks, 1 day)


Results and Tables

Table on 1 Jan 03

Opponent
A E I NZ P SA SL WI Z Series Held Series Won Series Drawn Match W/L %
1 S Africa L W W W DW W W W 7 6 1 28.00
2 Sri Lanka W L W W W L W W 6 6 0 28.57
3 Australia W L DW W W L W W 6 5 1 42.31
4 Pakistan L DL W W DL L W W 4 4 2 11.76
5 England L DL DL DW L W W W 4 3 3 3.45
6 India W DW L L L L W W 4 3 1 0.00
7 N Zealand DL DW W L L L W DW 4 2 3 -5.56
8 W Indies L L L L L L L W 1 1 0 -55.56
9 Zimbabwe L L L DL L L L L 0 0 1 -73.33

5 Jan – South Africa 2-0 Pakistan – 2 Tests – South Africa retain series trophy

6 Jan – Australia 4-1 England – 5 Tests – Australia retain the Ashes

7 May – Sri Lanka 0-0 New Zealand – 2 Tests – Sri Lanka retain series trophy

Opponent
A E I NZ P SA SL WI Z Series Held Series Won Series Drawn Match W/L %
1 S Africa L W W W W W W W 7 7 0 37.50
2 Australia W L DW W W L W W 6 5 1 42.31
3 Sri Lanka W L W DW W L W W 6 5 1 25.00
4 Pakistan L DL W W L L W W 4 4 1 0.00
5 England L DL DL DW L W W W 4 3 3 3.45
6 India W DW L L L L W W 4 3 1 0.00
7 N Zealand DL DW W L L DL W DW 4 2 4 0.00
8 W Indies L L L L L L L W 1 1 0 -55.56
9 Zimbabwe L L L DL L L L L 0 0 1 -73.33

13 May – West Indies 1-3 Australia – 4 Tests – Australia retain the Frank Worrell Trophy

7 Jun – England 2-0 Zimbabwe – 2 Tests – England retain series trophy

29 Jun – West Indies 1-0 Sri Lanka – 2 Tests – West Indies regain series trophy

8 Sep – England 2-2 South Africa – 5 Tests – South Africa retain series trophy

20 Oct – India 0-0 New Zealand – 2 Tests – New Zealand retain series trophy

20 Oct – Australia 2-0 Zimbabwe – 2 Tests – Australia retain the Southern Cross Trophy

28 Oct – Pakistan 1-0 South Africa – 2 Tests – Pakistan win series trophy and South Africa lose the Champions’ Mace to Australia

Opponent
A E I NZ P SA SL WI Z Series Held Series Won Series Drawn Match W/L %
1 Australia W L DW W W L W W 6 5 1 34.62
2 S Africa L DW W W L W W W 6 5 1 20.83
3 Pakistan L DL W W W L W W 5 5 1 18.75
4 Sri Lanka W L W DW W L L W 5 4 1 5.26
5 England L DL DL DW DL W W W 4 3 4 10.34
6 India W DW DL L L L W W 4 3 2 9.09
7 N Zealand DL DW DW L L DL W DW 4 1 5 -11.76
8 W Indies L L L L L L W W 2 2 0 -32.00
9 Zimbabwe L L L DL L L L L 0 0 1 -81.25

1 Nov – Bangladesh 0-2 England – 2 Tests – England win series trophy

Bangladesh become eligible to enter the League

Opponent
A B E I NZ P SA SL WI Z Series Held Series Won Series Drawn Match W/L %
1 Australia W W L DW W W L W W 7 6 1 39.29
2 S Africa L W DW W W L W W W 7 6 1 26.92
3 Pakistan L W DL W W W L W W 6 6 1 31.58
4 Sri Lanka W W L W DW W L L W 6 5 1 14.29
5 England L W DL DL DW DL W W W 5 4 4 16.13
6 India W W DW DL L L L W W 5 4 2 13.04
7 N Zealand DL W DW DW L L DL W DW 5 2 5 0.00
8 W Indies L W L L L L L W W 3 3 0 -22.22
9 Zimbabwe L W L L DL L L L L 1 1 1 -66.67
10 Bangladesh L L L L L L L L L 0 0 0 -94.44

16 Nov – Zimbabwe 0-1 West Indies – 2 Tests – West Indies retain the Clive Lloyd Trophy

21 Dec – Sri Lanka 1-0 England – 3 Tests – Sri Lanka regain series trophy

Opponent
A B E I NZ P SA SL WI Z Series Held Series Won Series Drawn Match W/L %
1 Australia W W L DW W W L W W 7 6 1 39.29
2 Sri Lanka W W W W DW W L L W 7 6 1 28.57
3 S Africa L W DW W W L W W W 7 6 1 26.92
4 Pakistan L W DL W W W L W W 6 6 1 31.58
5 India W W DW DL L L L W W 5 4 2 13.04
6 N Zealand DL W DW DW L L DL W DW 5 2 5 0.00
7 England L W DL DL DW DL L W W 4 3 4 6.45
8 W Indies L W L L L L L W W 3 3 0 -22.22
9 Zimbabwe L W L L DL L L L L 1 1 1 -66.67
10 Bangladesh L L L L L L L L L 0 0 0 -94.44

30 Dec – New Zealand 0-1 Pakistan – 2 Tests – Pakistan retain series trophy

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