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List of Indian Cricket Captains

List of Indian Cricket Captains
List of Indian Cricket Captains

People say cricket is a Religion but its more than that in India. Here is a List of Indian Cricket Captains.History of Indian Cricket goes back to the time British rule when players like Ranjitsinghji played for the English cricket team. Here is list of all Indian Cricket Captains who have represented India In all three formats which is ODI(One Day Internationals), Test Matches, T20s.

India Played its first test match on 31st May 1926 and first Indian captain was C.K. Naidu. What changed things for India happened under the captaincy of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, It was under his captaincy that India started winning abroad. The most Successful Indian Test captain is M.S. Dhoni but Saurav Ganguly has the most test wins abroad. The current Indian cricket captain is Virat Kohli in all three formats.

List of Indian Cricket Captains
Kapil Dev with 1983 world cup

INDIAN TEST CAPTAIN:

Sr. Name Year Played Won Lost Drawn
1 C.K. Naidu 1932-34 4 0 3 1
2 Maharajkumar 1936 3 0 2 1
3 Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi 1946 3 0 1 2
4 Lala Amarnath 1947-52 15 2 6 7
5 Vijay hazare 1953 14 1 5 8
6 Vinoo Mankad 1954-58 6 0 1 5
7 Ghulam Ahmed 1955-58 3 0 2 1
8 Polly Umrigar 1955-58 8 2 2 4
9 Hemu Adhikari 1958-59 1 0 0 1
10 Datta Gaekwad 1959 4 0 4 0
11 Pankaj Roy 1959 1 0 1 0
12 Gulabrai Ramchand 1959-60 5 1 2 2
13 Nari Contractor 1960-62 12 2 2 8
14 Mansoor Ali Khan Patuadi 1961-75 40 9 19 12
15 Chandu Borde 1967-68 1 0 1 0
16 Ajit Wadekar 1970-74 16 4 4 8
17 Srinivas Venkataghavan 1974-79 5 0 2 3
18 Sunil Gavaskar 1975-84 47 9 8 30
19 Bishen Singh Bedi 1975-78 22 6 11 5
20 Gundappa Vishwanath 1979-80 2 0 1 1
21 Kapil Dev 1982-86 34 4 7 23
22 Dilip Vengasarkar 1987-89 10 2 5 3
23 Ravi Shastri 1987-88 1 1 0 0
24 Krishnamachari Srikkanth 1989-90 4 0 0 4
25 Mohammad Azharuddin 1989-99 47 14 14 19
26 Sachin Tendulkar 1996-00 25 4 9 12
27 Saurav Ganguly 2000-06 49 21 13 15
28 Rahul Dravid 2003-07 25 8 6 11
29 Virendra Sehwag 2005-12 4 2 1 1
30 Anil Kumble 2007-08 14 3 5 6
31 M.S. Dhoni 2008-15 60 27 18 15
32 Virat Kohli 2015-present 40 22 9 9
33 Ajinkya Rahane 2017- 2 2 0 0

INDIAN ODI CAPTAIN:

List of Indian Cricket Captains
M.S. Dhoni with the 2011 world cup

Ajit Wadekar was the first captain for the One day International team .What changed things for India was the captaincy of Kapil Dev, when India won the world cup in 1983. India won its Second world cup under the captaincy of M.S. Dhoni in 2011 who is the most Successful One day Captain.

List of Indian Cricket Captains
Kohli current Captain

 

Sr. Name Year Played Won Lost Tied No Result
1 Ajit Wadekar 1974 2 0 2 0 0
2 Srinivas Venkatraghavan 1975-79 7 1 6 0 0
3 Bishen Singh Bedi 1975-78 4 1 3 0 0
4 Sunil Gavaskar 1980-85 37 14 21 0 2
5 Gundappa Vishwanath 1980-81 1 0 1 0 0
6 Kapil Dev 1982-92 74 39 33 0 2
7 Syed Kirmani 1983-84 1 0 1 0 0
8 Mohinder Amarnath 1984-85 1 0 0 0 1
9 Ravi Shastri 1986-91 11 4 7 0 0
10 Dilip Vengasarkar 1987-89 18 8 10 0 0
11 Krishnamachari Srikkanth 1989-90 13 4 8 0 1
12 Mohammed Azaharuddin 1989-99 174 90 76 2 6
13 Sachin tendulkar 1996-00 73 23 43 1 6
14 Ajay Jadeja 1997-00 13 8 5 0 0
15 Saurav Ganguly 1999-05 146 76 65 0 5
16 Rahul Dravid 2000-07 79 42 33 0 4
17 Anil Kumble 2001-02 1 1 0 0 0
18 Virendra Sehwag 2003-11 12 7 5 0 0
19 Mahendra Singh Dhoni 2007-2016 200 110 74 5 11
20 Suresh Raina 2010-14 12 6 5 0 1
21 Gautam Gambhir 2010-11 6 6 0 0 0
22 Virat Kohli 2013-present 49 38 10 0 1
23 Ajinkya Rahane 2015 3 3 0 0 0
24 Rohit Sharma 2017 8 7 1 0 0

INDIAN T20 CAPTAIN:

List of Indian Cricket Captains
M.S. Dhoni with the t20 World cup 2007

It is the Shortest format of the game and M.S. Dhoni was the first captain of India in this format and India won the Inaugural World cup in 2007. M.S. Dhoni is the most successful captain in this format as well.

Sr. Name Year Played Won Lost Tied No Result
1 Virendra Sehwag 2006 1 1 0 0 0
2 Mahendra Singh Dhoni 2007-2016 73 42 28 1 2
3 Suresh Raina 2010-11 3 3 0 0 0
4 Ajinkya Rahane 2015 2 1 1 0 0
5 Virat Kohli 2017-Present 15 10 5 0 0
6 Rohit Sharma 2017 9 8 1 0 0

Source: Wiki, espncricinfo.

Updated till Asia Cup 2018.

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