Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR %
MS Dhoni 2007-2014 179 105 70 2 2 59.88
(Chennai Super Kings, India, Indians)
G Gambhir 2009-2014 96 56 38 1 1 59.47
(Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders)
AC Gilchrist 2007-2013 83 40 43 0 0 48.19
(Australia, Deccan Chargers, Kings XI Punjab, Middlesex)
RWT Key 2006-2014 82 45 34 2 1 56.79
(England Lions, Kent)
KC Sangakkara 2009-2013 80 34 44 2 0 43.75
(Deccan Chargers, Kandurata, Kings XI Punjab, Sri Lanka, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
DJG Sammy 2006-2014 75 40 33 1 1 54.72
(St Lucia, St Lucia Zouks, Sunrisers Hyderabad, West Indians, West Indies, West Indies XI, Windward Islands)
Shoaib Malik 2005-2014 70 50 17 2 1 73.91
(Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines, Sialkot Stallions)
CL White 2006-2014 70 43 26 1 0 62.14
(Australia, Australia A, Deccan Chargers, Melbourne Stars, Somerset, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Victoria)
GJ Bailey 2007-2014 68 38 28 1 1 57.46
(Australia, Australia A, Hobart Hurricanes, Kings XI Punjab, Tasmania)
SK Warne 2004-2013 64 34 29 1 0 53.90
(Hampshire, Melbourne Stars, Rajasthan Royals)
WTS Porterfield 2008-2014 63 37 23 0 3 61.66
(Gloucestershire, Ireland)
BB McCullum 2008-2014 61 25 31 2 3 44.82
(Kolkata Knight Riders, New Zealand, New Zealanders, Otago)
DM Benkenstein 2004-2012 60 24 29 2 5 45.45
(Dolphins, Durham)
Mushfiqur Rahim 2011-2014 59 29 30 0 0 49.15
(Abahani Limited, Bangladesh, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Bangladesh XI, Duronto Rajshahi, Sylhet Royals)
V Sehwag 2006-2012 58 32 26 0 0 55.17
(Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, India)
DL Vettori 2006-2013 58 28 28 2 0 50.00
(Brisbane Heat, New Zealand, Northern Districts, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
AW Gale 2010-2014 57 26 27 1 3 49.07
(England Lions, Yorkshire)
DPMD Jayawardene 2006-2013 57 29 26 2 0 52.63
(Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Sri Lanka, Wayamba United)
Misbah-ul-Haq 2006-2014 57 40 16 1 0 71.05
(Faisalabad Wolves, Pakistan, Pakistan A)
DJ Hussey 2006-2013 56 32 19 3 2 62.03
(Kings XI Punjab, Nottinghamshire, Victoria)
Mohammad Hafeez 2005-2014 56 36 19 1 0 65.17
(Faisalabad Wolves, Lahore Lions, Pakistan, Pakistan A, Wayamba United)
SR Tendulkar 2008-2011 55 32 23 0 0 58.18
(Mumbai Indians)
R Dravid 2008-2013 54 27 27 0 0 50.00
(Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
JS Foster 2008-2013 54 29 23 0 2 55.76
(Essex)
GJ Hopkins 2006-2014 54 29 22 2 1 56.60
(Auckland, Otago)
SM Katich 2007-2014 53 24 25 2 2 49.01
(Derbyshire, New South Wales, Perth Scorchers)
DKH Mitchell 2010-2014 51 24 27 0 0 47.05
(Worcestershire)
CO Obuya 2011-2013 50 18 31 0 1 36.73
(Kenya)
AN Petersen 2009-2014 50 20 25 1 4 44.56
(Glamorgan, Lions)
DJ Jacobs 2009-2014 49 27 17 3 2 60.63
(Warriors)
ME Trescothick 2010-2014 49 26 19 2 2 57.44
(Somerset)
PD Collingwood 2007-2013 47 18 25 0 4 41.86
(Durham, England, England XI, Impi)
MH Yardy 2009-2014 46 29 15 1 1 65.55
(Sussex)
GC Smith 2005-2014 44 28 14 1 1 66.27
(Cape Cobras, Somerset, South Africa, Surrey)
M van Jaarsveld 2006-2012 44 23 16 1 4 58.75
(Kent, Titans)
Yuvraj Singh 2008-2013 44 22 21 0 1 51.16
(India A, Kings XI Punjab, Pune Warriors)
NJ Dexter 2010-2013 43 14 27 1 1 34.52
(Middlesex)
M Klinger 2010-2014 43 19 22 0 2 46.34
(Adelaide Strikers, Gloucestershire, South Australia)
CJ Adams 2003-2008 42 19 20 0 3 48.71
(Sussex)
SC Ganguly 2008-2012 42 17 25 0 0 40.47
(Kolkata Knight Riders, Pune Warriors)
JM How 2006-2012 42 20 22 0 0 47.61
(Central Districts)
Younis Khan 2006-2014 42 19 22 1 0 46.42
(Abbottabad Falcons, Habib Bank Limited, Pakistan, Peshawar Panthers)
N Boje 2004-2012 41 25 14 0 2 64.10
(Eagles, Northamptonshire, Warriors)
MJ North 2006-2014 41 20 20 0 1 50.00
(Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Sixers, Western Australia)
Shahid Afridi 2006-2013 41 24 17 0 0 58.53
(Karachi Dolphins, Pakistan, Pakistan A, Pakistanis)
VS Solanki 2006-2013 41 16 23 0 2 41.02
(Surrey, Worcestershire)
BRM Taylor 2011-2014 41 17 23 0 1 42.50
(Chittagong Kings, Mid West Rhinos, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe XI)
DG Cork 2003-2011 40 25 12 1 2 67.10
(Derbyshire, Hampshire)
PG Fulton 2010-2014 40 17 21 0 2 44.73
(Canterbury)
V Kohli 2011-2014 40 19 18 2 1 51.28
(Royal Challengers Bangalore)
RJ Hamilton-Brown 2010-2012 39 20 17 0 2 54.05
(Mashonaland Eagles, Surrey)
Harbhajan Singh 2008-2014 39 19 17 1 2 52.70
(Mumbai Indians, Punjab)
MJ Hoggard 2010-2012 39 15 20 1 3 43.05
(Leicestershire)
G Chapple 2009-2013 38 19 13 5 1 58.10
(Lancashire)
PW Borren 2010-2014 37 22 15 0 0 59.45
(Netherlands)
CH Gayle 2007-2014 37 20 16 1 0 55.40
(Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, West Indians, West Indies)
APR Gidman 2006-2014 37 13 23 0 1 36.11
(Gloucestershire)
D Ganga 2006-2011 36 26 7 1 2 77.94
(Trinidad & Tobago)
MN van Wyk 2005-2014 36 21 12 3 0 62.50
(Dolphins, Eagles, Knights)
A Kumble 2009-2010 35 19 16 0 0 54.28
(Royal Challengers Bangalore)
Mashrafe Mortaza 2010-2014 35 23 12 0 0 65.71
(Bangladesh, Dhaka Gladiators, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Sylhet Division)
ML Pettini 2007-2014 35 17 15 1 2 53.03
(Essex, Mountaineers)
SD Udal 2004-2010 35 11 22 0 2 33.33
(Hampshire, Middlesex)
JAH Marshall 2006-2013 34 13 21 0 0 38.23
(Northern Districts)
SF Burger 2011-2014 33 18 15 0 0 54.54
(Namibia)
SP Fleming 2005-2009 33 18 14 1 0 56.06
(New Zealand, Nottinghamshire, Wellington)
AJ Hall 2009-2012 33 12 17 3 1 42.18
(Mashonaland Eagles, Northamptonshire)
BJ Hodge 2004-2014 33 20 13 0 0 60.60
(Barisal Burners, Leicestershire, Melbourne Stars, Victoria)
J Mubarak 2007-2013 33 21 11 0 1 65.62
(Colombo Cricket Club, Khulna Royal Bengals, Uthura Rudras, Wayamba)
RG Sharma 2013-2014 33 21 12 0 0 63.63
(Mumbai Indians)
JO Troughton 2010-2012 33 16 15 0 2 51.61
(Warwickshire)
TL Tsolekile 2005-2014 33 14 14 1 4 50.00
(Cape Cobras, Lions, Western Province Boland)
HH Dippenaar 2008-2010 32 12 16 3 1 43.54
(Eagles, Leicestershire)
JL Langer 2007-2009 32 14 16 0 2 46.66
(Somerset)
J Botha 2008-2014 31 16 14 0 1 53.33
(Adelaide Strikers, Northamptonshire, South Africa, Warriors)
AD Mascarenhas 2007-2013 31 18 10 1 2 63.79
(Hampshire)
SCJ Broad 2011-2014 30 12 16 0 2 42.85
(England, England XI)
LD Chandimal 2008-2014 30 14 15 0 1 48.27
(Schools Invitation XI, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka A, Uthura Yellows, Yaal Blazers)
JR Hopes 2007-2014 30 9 20 0 1 31.03
(Brisbane Heat, Delhi Daredevils, Queensland)
SHT Kandamby 2005-2012 30 14 13 2 1 51.72
(Basnahira North, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Sri Lanka, Uva Next, Wayamba)
WL Madsen 2012-2014 30 7 23 0 0 23.33
(Derbyshire)
JL Ontong 2008-2014 30 14 14 2 0 50.00
(Cape Cobras, Lions, South Africa A)
DJG Sales 2004-2014 30 12 14 1 3 46.29
(Northamptonshire)
RR Sarwan 2006-2013 30 18 12 0 0 60.00
(Guyana, Guyana Amazon Warriors, West Indies)
CD Cumming 2006-2010 29 11 14 1 3 44.23
(New Zealand A, Otago)
AC Thomas 2011-2014 29 17 10 0 2 62.96
(Somerset, Titans)
D Ramdin 2009-2014 28 18 7 1 2 71.15
(Guyana Amazon Warriors, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies)
Shakib Al Hasan 2009-2013 28 14 14 0 0 50.00
(Bangladesh, Khulna Division, Khulna Royal Bengals, Prime Bank Cricket Club)
Sohail Tanvir 2009-2014 28 14 12 2 0 53.57
(Rawalpindi Rams)
GJ Batty 2005-2013 27 12 15 0 0 44.44
(Surrey, Worcestershire)
MJ Chilton 2005-2010 27 17 10 0 0 62.96
(Lancashire)
RDB Croft 2003-2006 27 11 15 0 1 42.30
(Glamorgan)
RC Irani 2003-2006 27 14 12 0 1 53.84
(Essex)
ND McKenzie 2004-2014 27 13 13 1 0 50.00
(Hampshire, Lions)
Nawroz Mangal 2010-2013 27 16 11 0 0 59.25
(Afghanistan)
CMW Read 2004-2010 27 13 14 0 0 48.14
(Nottinghamshire)
AC Voges 2006-2012 27 16 10 0 1 61.53
(Nottinghamshire, Western Australia)
JWM Dalrymple 2009-2010 26 8 18 0 0 30.76
(Glamorgan)
LD Sutton 2004-2011 26 10 14 1 1 42.00
(Derbyshire)
KJ Coetzer 2012-2014 25 12 12 0 1 50.00
(Northamptonshire, Scotland)
H Davids 2013-2014 25 13 11 0 1 54.16
(Titans)
AJ Finch 2012-2014 25 11 14 0 0 44.00
(Melbourne Renegades, Pune Warriors, Yorkshire)
DL Hemp 2007-2012 25 5 17 0 3 22.72
(Bermuda, Glamorgan)
V Chopra 2012-2014 24 12 12 0 0 50.00
(Warwickshire)
JM Kemp 2010-2012 24 11 12 0 1 47.82
(Cape Cobras)
H Masakadza 2008-2011 24 16 8 0 0 66.66
(Easterns (Zimbabwe), Mountaineers)
JN Shah 2007-2014 24 8 15 1 0 35.41
(Saurashtra)
SB Styris 2006-2013 24 9 14 0 1 39.13
(Middlesex, Northern Districts)
JJ Cobb 2013-2014 23 8 13 1 1 38.63
(Leicestershire)
Imran Nazir 2006-2013 23 21 1 1 0 93.47
(Sialkot Stallions, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited)
RT Ponting 2005-2013 23 10 13 0 0 43.47
(Australia, Mumbai Indians)
Taufeeq Umar 2010-2013 23 11 11 0 1 50.00
(Lahore Eagles, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited)
PJ Horton 2010-2014 22 15 7 0 0 68.18
(Lancashire, Matabeleland Tuskers)
P Khadka 2012-2014 22 13 9 0 0 59.09
(Nepal)
I Khan 2007-2012 22 8 11 0 3 42.10
(Dolphins)
PA Patel 2009-2014 22 11 11 0 0 50.00
(Gujarat, Kochi Tuskers Kerala)
AG Wakely 2010-2013 22 11 11 0 0 50.00
(Northamptonshire)
IJ Westwood 2008-2010 22 14 5 1 2 72.50
(Warwickshire)
GD Elliott 2010-2013 21 8 13 0 0 38.09
(Wellington)
RA Jones 2006-2009 21 15 5 1 0 73.80
(Auckland)
Khurram Khan 2010-2014 21 12 9 0 0 57.14
(United Arab Emirates)
Mahmudullah 2012-2013 21 8 13 0 0 38.09
(Abahani Limited, Chittagong Kings)
Mohammad Ashraful 2007-2013 21 8 13 0 0 38.09
(Bangladesh, Dhaka Division, Dhaka Gladiators)
Mohammad Nabi 2011-2014 21 12 9 0 0 57.14
(Afghan Cheetas, Afghanistan)
Shahriar Nafees 2006-2013 21 6 15 0 0 28.57
(Bangladesh, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Barisal Burners, Barisal Division, Khulna Royal Bengals)
J Allenby 2012-2014 20 7 9 1 3 44.11
(Glamorgan)
JJ Atkinson 2012-2014 20 10 10 0 0 50.00
(Hong Kong)
SJ Croft 2011-2013 20 13 7 0 0 65.00
(Lancashire)
P Dogra 2009-2014 20 9 11 0 0 45.00
(Himachal Pradesh)
BJ Haddin 2005-2013 20 14 6 0 0 70.00
(Australia, Australia A, Sydney Sixers)
AD Mathews 2012-2013 20 9 10 0 1 47.36
(Basnahira Greens, Nagenahira Nagas, Pune Warriors, Sri Lanka)
KP Pietersen 2008-2014 20 5 15 0 0 25.00
(Delhi Daredevils, England, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
N Pothas 2007-2009 20 10 8 1 1 55.26
(Hampshire)
Saeed Anwar 2012-2014 20 11 8 1 0 57.50
(Khan Research Laboratories, Khan Research Labs, Multan Tigers)
JJ van der Wath 2013-2014 20 8 11 0 1 42.10
(Knights)
Yashpal Singh 2009-2014 20 7 13 0 0 35.00
(Services)
AM Amla 2007-2009 19 10 7 1 1 58.33
(Dolphins)
E Chigumbura 2008-2013 19 9 9 1 0 50.00
(Mashonaland Eagles, Northerns (Zimbabwe), Zimbabwe)
TM Dilshan 2008-2012 19 9 10 0 0 47.36
(Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Basnahira South, Sri Lanka)
EC Joyce 2008-2014 19 11 8 0 0 57.89
(Middlesex, Sussex)
SL Malinga 2012-2014 19 10 7 0 2 58.82
(Ruhuna Reds, Ruhuna Royals, Southern Express, Sri Lanka, Sri Lankans)
A Mishra 2007-2013 19 11 8 0 0 57.89
(Haryana)
MD Stoneman 2013-2014 19 9 9 0 1 50.00
(Durham)
MW Alleyne 2003-2005 18 9 6 0 3 60.00
(Gloucestershire)
DJ Bravo 2007-2014 18 8 9 1 0 47.22
(Mumbai Indians, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, West Indies)
MJ Clarke 2007-2010 18 12 4 1 1 73.52
(Australia)
Faisal Iqbal 2006-2014 18 6 11 1 0 36.11
(Karachi Dolphins, Karachi Zebras, Pakistan A)
KD Karthik 2007-2014 18 13 5 0 0 72.22
(Delhi Daredevils, Tamil Nadu)
NV Knight 2003-2005 18 10 6 1 1 61.76
(Warwickshire)
Rizwan Cheema 2010-2013 18 6 12 0 0 33.33
(Canada)
AM Sodumo 2011-2014 18 8 10 0 0 44.44
(Border)
P Utseya 2006-2010 18 5 12 1 0 30.55
(Zimbabwe)
C White 2004-2006 18 8 9 0 1 47.05
(Yorkshire)
DK Arinaitwe 2010-2013 17 4 13 0 0 23.52
(Uganda)
A Bagai 2010-2013 17 4 13 0 0 23.52
(Canada)
R Clarke 2006-2008 17 8 9 0 0 47.05
(Derbyshire, Surrey)
S Dhawan 2007-2014 17 7 10 0 0 41.17
(Delhi, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
D Gough 2007-2008 17 9 7 1 0 55.88
(Yorkshire)
P Joubert 2008-2010 17 9 6 0 2 60.00
(Titans)
AB McDonald 2009-2012 17 7 10 0 0 41.17
(Leicestershire, Melbourne Renegades, Victoria)
RD McMillan 2011-2014 17 7 9 1 0 44.11
(South Western Districts)
Mohammad Sami 2010-2013 17 10 6 1 0 61.76
(Karachi Dolphins)
K Noema-Barnett 2012-2014 17 2 13 1 1 15.62
(Central Districts)
CJL Rogers 2009-2012 17 3 14 0 0 17.64
(Derbyshire, Middlesex, Sydney Thunder)
Sachin Baby 2013-2014 17 12 5 0 0 70.58
(Kerala)
SU Shrivastava 2010-2014 17 6 10 1 0 38.23
(Vidarbha)
WU Tharanga 2010-2014 17 10 6 0 1 62.50
(Nondescripts Cricket Club, Ruhuna, Sri Lanka A, Udarata Rulers)
CFK van Wyk 2008-2010 17 8 7 2 0 52.94
(Canterbury, Central Districts)
SA Asnodkar 2009-2014 16 9 7 0 0 56.25
(Goa)
DC de Boorder 2012-2014 16 12 4 0 0 75.00
(Otago)
F du Plessis 2012-2014 16 9 7 0 0 56.25
(South Africa)
KHRK Fernando 2004-2007 16 11 4 0 1 73.33
(Chilaw Marians Cricket Club)
MW Goodwin 2010-2011 16 7 8 0 1 46.66
(Sussex)
SK Kamat 2007-2014 16 5 11 0 0 31.25
(Goa)
MD Mishra 2010-2014 16 11 4 1 0 71.87
(Madhya Pradesh)
RH Motwani 2010-2013 16 9 7 0 0 56.25
(Maharashtra)
CD Nash 2013-2014 16 4 12 0 0 25.00
(Sussex)
YK Pathan 2007-2014 16 10 6 0 0 62.50
(Baroda)
BJ Pelser 2011-2014 16 9 6 0 1 60.00
(North West)
BB Samantray 2011-2014 16 7 9 0 0 43.75
(Odisha, Orissa)
LRPL Taylor 2010-2013 16 7 5 2 2 57.14
(Delhi Daredevils, New Zealand, Pune Warriors)
HD Ackerman 2004-2005 15 8 7 0 0 53.33
(Leicestershire, Lions)
TL Lambert 2008-2013 15 7 6 1 1 53.57
(Jamaica)
EJG Morgan 2012-2014 15 4 10 0 1 28.57
(England, Middlesex)
P Mustard 2010-2010 15 4 8 0 3 33.33
(Durham)
LR Shukla 2009-2014 15 9 6 0 0 60.00
(Bengal)
GM Smith 2010-2010 15 5 8 0 2 38.46
(Derbyshire)
JN Snape 2006-2007 15 10 3 0 2 76.92
(Leicestershire)
MK Tiwary 2007-2012 15 12 3 0 0 80.00
(Bengal)

The result percentage excludes no results and counts ties as half a win

Records includes the following recent matches:
Barbados Tridents v St Lucia Zouks at Bridgetown, Caribbean Premier League 10th match, Jul 23, 2014 [Twenty20]
Northamptonshire v Nottinghamshire at Northampton, NatWest t20 Blast, Jul 23, 2014 [Twenty20]
Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford, NatWest t20 Blast, Jul 22, 2014 [Twenty20]

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