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Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied Draw W/L %W %L
RT Ponting (Aus/ICC) 2002-2012 324 220 77 2 13 2.85 67.90 23.76
SP Fleming (NZ) 1997-2007 303 128 135 2 25 0.94 42.24 44.55
GC Smith (Afr/ICC/SA) 2003-2014 286 163 89 1 27 1.83 56.99 31.11
AR Border (Aus) 1984-1994 271 139 89 2 38 1.56 51.29 32.84
MS Dhoni (India) 2007-2014 270 144 96 5 14 1.50 53.33 35.55
A Ranatunga (SL) 1988-1999 249 101 114 1 25 0.88 40.56 45.78
M Azharuddin (India) 1990-1999 221 104 90 2 19 1.15 47.05 40.72
SC Ganguly (Asia/India) 1999-2005 196 97 79 0 15 1.22 49.48 40.30
WJ Cronje (SA) 1994-2000 191 126 46 1 15 2.73 65.96 24.08
Imran Khan (Pak) 1982-1992 187 89 67 1 26 1.32 47.59 35.82
DPMD Jayawardene (Asia/SL) 2004-2013 186 101 67 2 8 1.50 54.30 36.02
BC Lara (WI) 1994-2007 172 69 85 0 11 0.81 40.11 49.41
SR Waugh (Aus) 1997-2004 163 108 44 3 7 2.45 66.25 26.99
CH Lloyd (WI) 1974-1985 158 100 30 1 26 3.33 63.29 18.98
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1998-2003 156 84 59 2 8 1.42 53.84 37.82
IVA Richards (WI) 1980-1991 155 94 44 0 15 2.13 60.64 28.38
DL Vettori (NZ) 2004-2011 142 60 62 3 10 0.96 42.25 43.66
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1993-2000 134 78 49 2 5 1.59 58.20 36.56
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 2000-2007 124 74 39 3 7 1.89 59.67 31.45
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Asia/Pak) 2001-2007 122 64 45 0 9 1.42 52.45 36.88
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2007-2014 121 74 35 1 7 2.11 61.15 28.92
DJG Sammy (WI) 2010-2014 117 46 56 2 10 0.82 39.31 47.86
MA Taylor (Aus) 1992-1999 117 62 43 1 11 1.44 52.99 36.75
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2006-2012 115 51 47 1 15 1.08 44.34 40.86
MP Vaughan (Eng) 2003-2008 113 59 34 2 14 1.73 52.21 30.08
Misbah-ul-Haq (Pak) 2008-2014 111 58 42 2 8 1.38 52.25 37.83
RB Richardson (WI) 1991-1996 111 57 42 3 7 1.35 51.35 37.83
N Kapil Dev (India) 1982-1987 108 43 40 1 22 1.07 39.81 37.03
ADR Campbell (Zim) 1996-2002 107 32 64 2 7 0.50 29.90 59.81
R Dravid (India) 2000-2007 104 50 39 0 11 1.28 48.07 37.50
N Hussain (Eng) 1997-2003 101 45 42 0 13 1.07 44.55 41.58
SR Tendulkar (India) 1996-2000 98 27 52 1 12 0.51 27.55 53.06
MA Atherton (Eng) 1993-2001 97 33 42 1 20 0.78 34.02 43.29
GS Chappell (Aus) 1975-1983 97 42 38 0 14 1.10 43.29 39.17
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1980-1993 96 40 39 1 14 1.02 41.66 40.62
AN Cook (Eng) 2009-2014 92 46 35 1 8 1.31 50.00 38.04
CH Gayle (WI) 2007-2010 90 26 49 1 8 0.53 28.88 54.44
GP Howarth (NZ) 1980-1985 90 42 33 0 12 1.27 46.66 36.66
HH Streak (Zim) 2000-2004 89 22 58 0 6 0.37 24.71 65.16
Habibul Bashar (Ban) 2004-2007 87 30 53 0 4 0.56 34.48 60.91
SM Gavaskar (India) 1976-1985 84 23 29 0 30 0.79 27.38 34.52
GA Gooch (Eng) 1988-1993 84 34 35 0 12 0.97 40.47 41.66
WTS Porterfield (Ire) 2008-2014 83 42 34 2 0 1.23 50.60 40.96
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2009-2012 82 45 26 0 7 1.73 54.87 31.70
MS Atapattu (SL) 2001-2006 81 43 33 0 4 1.30 53.08 40.74
LRD Mendis (SL) 1982-1987 80 13 54 0 9 0.24 16.25 67.50
SO Tikolo (Kenya) 2001-2011 80 28 50 0 0 0.56 35.00 62.50
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1993-2003 79 47 30 0 0 1.56 59.49 37.97
P Utseya (Zim) 2006-2010 78 23 53 2 0 0.43 29.48 67.94
KJ Hughes (Aus) 1979-1984 77 25 36 1 11 0.69 32.46 46.75
Mushfiqur Rahim (Ban) 2011-2014 76 20 48 0 5 0.41 26.31 63.15
BB McCullum (NZ) 2008-2014 75 33 32 1 7 1.03 44.00 42.66
A Flower (Zim) 1993-2000 72 13 45 2 9 0.28 18.05 62.50
CL Hooper (WI) 1997-2003 71 27 35 0 7 0.77 38.02 49.29
KC Wessels (SA) 1992-1994 68 25 33 0 8 0.75 36.76 48.52
CA Walsh (WI) 1994-1997 65 28 27 0 9 1.03 43.07 41.53
AB de Villiers (SA) 2012-2014 62 34 24 1 0 1.41 54.83 38.70
Mohammad Ashraful (Ban) 2007-2009 62 10 51 0 1 0.19 16.12 82.25
AD Mathews (SL) 2012-2014 61 33 20 0 5 1.65 54.09 32.78
MD Crowe (NZ) 1990-1993 60 23 29 0 7 0.79 38.33 48.33
MW Gatting (Eng) 1986-1988 60 28 16 0 16 1.75 46.66 26.66
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2009-2011 60 23 37 0 0 0.62 38.33 61.66
BRM Taylor (Zim) 2011-2014 59 15 44 0 0 0.34 25.42 74.57
JM Brearley (Eng) 1977-1981 56 33 13 0 9 2.53 58.92 23.21
DI Gower (Eng) 1982-1989 56 15 31 1 9 0.48 26.78 55.35
Shoaib Malik (Pak) 2007-2010 56 36 18 1 1 2.00 64.28 32.14
AJ Stewart (Eng) 1992-2003 56 19 33 0 3 0.57 33.92 58.92
PD Collingwood (Eng) 2007-2011 55 28 23 1 0 1.21 50.90 41.81
KR Rutherford (NZ) 1993-1995 55 12 35 1 5 0.34 21.81 63.63
Shahid Afridi (Pak) 2009-2011 54 26 27 0 0 0.96 48.14 50.00
PW Borren (Neth) 2010-2014 52 22 28 1 0 0.78 42.30 53.84

Records includes the following recent matches:
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin, 3rd ODI, Sep 12, 2014 [ODI # 3529]
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin, 2nd ODI, Sep 10, 2014 [ODI # 3528]

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