Best figures in a innings by a captain
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
N Kapil Dev 30.3 6 83 9 2.72 India v West Indies Ahmedabad 12 Nov 1983 Test # 967
Imran Khan 20.1 4 60 8 2.97 Pakistan v India Karachi 23 Dec 1982 Test # 942
N Kapil Dev 38.0 6 106 8 2.78 India v Australia Adelaide 13 Dec 1985 Test # 1032
CA Walsh 20.4 7 37 7 1.79 West Indies v New Zealand Wellington 10 Feb 1995 Test # 1289
Imran Khan 19.1 5 40 7 2.08 Pakistan v England Leeds 2 Jul 1987 Test # 1077
IWG Johnson 22.2 10 44 7 1.97 Australia v West Indies Georgetown 26 Apr 1955 Test # 405
AR Border 26.0 10 46 7 1.76 Australia v West Indies Sydney 26 Jan 1989 Test # 1113
Intikhab Alam 21.0x8 3 52 7 1.85 Pakistan v New Zealand Dunedin 7 Feb 1973 Test # 712
Imran Khan 25.3 11 52 7 2.03 Pakistan v England Birmingham 29 Jul 1982 Test # 931
DS Atkinson 40.0 21 53 7 1.32 West Indies v New Zealand Auckland 9 Mar 1956 Test # 424
GOB Allen 20.0 3 80 7 4.00 England v India The Oval 15 Aug 1936 Test # 254
Imran Khan 22.4 2 80 7 3.52 Pakistan v West Indies Georgetown 2 Apr 1988 Test # 1095
Waqar Younis 34.1 8 91 7 2.66 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Karachi 1 Dec 1993 Test # 1237
MA Noble 41.1 10 100 7 2.42 Australia v England Sydney 26 Feb 1904 Test # 81
AER Gilligan 6.3 4 7 6 1.07 England v South Africa Birmingham 14 Jun 1924 Test # 153
CA Walsh 15.2 8 18 6 1.17 West Indies v New Zealand Wellington 10 Feb 1995 Test # 1289
SM Pollock 13.4 6 30 6 2.19 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
Fazal Mahmood 18.3 9 34 6 1.83 Pakistan v West Indies Dhaka 6 Mar 1959 Test # 471
Imran Khan 17.2 3 35 6 2.01 Pakistan v India Hyderabad (Sind) 14 Jan 1983 Test # 946
Waqar Younis 21.5 7 44 6 2.01 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Karachi 1 Dec 1993 Test # 1237
Imran Khan 22.3 2 46 6 2.04 Pakistan v West Indies Karachi 20 Nov 1986 Test # 1058
Wasim Akram 20.0 8 48 6 2.40 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Faisalabad 24 Oct 1996 Test # 1337
Waqar Younis 16.2 2 55 6 3.36 Pakistan v Bangladesh Dhaka 9 Jan 2002 Test # 1584
SM Pollock 21.4 10 56 6 2.58 South Africa v India Bloemfontein 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
DL Vettori 25.0 7 56 6 2.24 New Zealand v West Indies Dunedin 11 Dec 2008 Test # 1897
JR Reid 35.0 15 60 6 1.71 New Zealand v South Africa Dunedin 28 Feb 1964 Test # 559
Fazal Mahmood 27.0 10 66 6 2.44 Pakistan v West Indies Dhaka 6 Mar 1959 Test # 471
GO Rabone 38.7x8 10 68 6 1.31 New Zealand v South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1954 Test # 379
R Benaud 32.0 11 70 6 2.18 Australia v England Manchester 27 Jul 1961 Test # 510
BS Bedi 21.3 4 71 6 3.30 India v England Bangalore 28 Jan 1977 Test # 794
GS Sobers 33.6x8 12 73 6 1.62 West Indies v Australia Brisbane 6 Dec 1968 Test # 642
N Kapil Dev 31.0 2 77 6 2.48 India v West Indies Delhi 29 Oct 1983 Test # 965
CA Walsh 22.0 4 79 6 3.59 West Indies v India Mumbai 18 Nov 1994 Test # 1274
EP Nupen 25.3 3 87 6 3.41 South Africa v England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1930 Test # 200
Imran Khan 25.0 3 98 6 3.92 Pakistan v India Faisalabad 3 Jan 1983 Test # 945
RGD Willis 28.0 3 101 6 3.60 England v India Lord's 10 Jun 1982 Test # 928
R Benaud 42.0x8 12 115 6 2.05 Australia v England Brisbane 30 Nov 1962 Test # 535
Intikhab Alam 30.0x8 4 127 6 3.17 Pakistan v New Zealand Auckland 16 Feb 1973 Test # 713
Imran Khan 41.5 8 129 6 3.08 Pakistan v England Birmingham 23 Jul 1987 Test # 1078
Naimur Rahman 44.3 9 132 6 2.96 Bangladesh v India Dhaka 10 Nov 2000 Test # 1512
G Giffen 78.2 21 155 6 1.97 Australia v England Melbourne 29 Dec 1894 Test # 43
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v Pakistan at Sharjah, 3rd Test, Nov 26-Dec 1, 2014 [Test # 2147 - Live]
    » New Zealand 130/1 (20.2 ov, BB McCullum 81*, KS Williamson 31*, Mohammad Hafeez 0/7)
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 2nd Test, Nov 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2146]
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Chittagong, 3rd Test, Nov 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2145]

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