List of captains
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied Draw W/L %W %L
DR Jardine (ENG) 1932-1934 4 3 0 0 1 - 75.00 0.00
GOB Allen (ENG) 1936-1936 3 2 0 0 1 - 66.66 0.00
WR Hammond (ENG) 1946-1946 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
DG Bradman (AUS) 1947-1948 5 4 0 0 1 - 80.00 0.00
JDC Goddard (WI) 1948-1949 5 1 0 0 4 - 20.00 0.00
ND Howard (ENG) 1951-1952 4 1 0 0 3 - 25.00 0.00
DB Carr (ENG) 1952-1952 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
L Hutton (ENG) 1952-1952 4 3 0 0 1 - 75.00 0.00
AH Kardar (PAK) 1952-1955 10 1 2 0 7 0.50 10.00 20.00
JB Stollmeyer (WI) 1953-1953 5 1 0 0 4 - 20.00 0.00
HB Cave (NZ) 1955-1956 5 0 2 0 3 0.00 0.00 40.00
IWG Johnson (AUS) 1956-1956 2 2 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
RR Lindwall (AUS) 1956-1956 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00
FCM Alexander (WI) 1958-1959 5 3 0 0 2 - 60.00 0.00
PBH May (ENG) 1959-1959 3 3 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
MC Cowdrey (ENG) 1959-1959 2 2 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
R Benaud (AUS) 1959-1960 5 2 1 0 2 2.00 40.00 20.00
Fazal Mahmood (PAK) 1960-1961 5 0 0 0 5 0.00 0.00 0.00
ER Dexter (ENG) 1961-1962 5 0 2 0 3 0.00 0.00 40.00
FMM Worrell (WI) 1962-1962 5 5 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
MJK Smith (ENG) 1964-1964 5 0 0 0 5 0.00 0.00 0.00
RB Simpson (AUS) 1964-1978 10 6 3 0 1 2.00 60.00 30.00
JR Reid (NZ) 1965-1965 4 0 1 0 3 0.00 0.00 25.00
GS Sobers (WI) 1966-1971 8 2 1 0 5 2.00 25.00 12.50
DB Close (ENG) 1967-1967 3 3 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
WM Lawry (AUS) 1968-1969 7 5 1 0 1 5.00 71.42 14.28
BW Sinclair (NZ) 1968-1968 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
GT Dowling (NZ) 1968-1969 6 2 3 0 1 0.66 33.33 50.00
R Illingworth (ENG) 1971-1971 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 0.00 33.33
AR Lewis (ENG) 1972-1973 5 1 2 0 2 0.50 20.00 40.00
MH Denness (ENG) 1974-1974 3 3 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
CH Lloyd (WI) 1974-1983 20 10 3 0 7 3.33 50.00 15.00
GM Turner (NZ) 1976-1976 6 1 3 0 2 0.33 16.66 50.00
AW Greig (ENG) 1976-1977 5 3 1 0 1 3.00 60.00 20.00
Mushtaq Mohammad (PAK) 1978-1978 3 2 0 0 1 - 66.66 0.00
AI Kallicharran (WI) 1978-1979 6 0 1 0 5 0.00 0.00 16.66
JM Brearley (ENG) 1979-1980 5 2 0 0 3 - 40.00 0.00
KJ Hughes (AUS) 1979-1979 6 0 2 0 4 0.00 0.00 33.33
Asif Iqbal (PAK) 1979-1980 6 0 2 0 4 0.00 0.00 33.33
GS Chappell (AUS) 1981-1981 3 1 1 0 1 1.00 33.33 33.33
GP Howarth (NZ) 1981-1981 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
KWR Fletcher (ENG) 1981-1982 6 0 1 0 5 0.00 0.00 16.66
RGD Willis (ENG) 1982-1982 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
B Warnapura (SL) 1982-1982 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00
Imran Khan (PAK) 1982-1989 15 4 0 0 11 - 26.66 0.00
Zaheer Abbas (PAK) 1983-1984 5 0 0 0 5 0.00 0.00 0.00
DI Gower (ENG) 1984-1986 6 2 2 0 2 1.00 33.33 33.33
LRD Mendis (SL) 1985-1987 6 1 2 0 3 0.50 16.66 33.33
AR Border (AUS) 1985-1992 11 4 0 1 6 - 36.36 0.00
MW Gatting (ENG) 1986-1986 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 50.00
IVA Richards (WI) 1987-1989 8 4 1 0 3 4.00 50.00 12.50
JG Wright (NZ) 1988-1990 6 2 2 0 2 1.00 33.33 33.33
GA Gooch (ENG) 1990-1993 5 1 2 0 2 0.50 20.00 40.00
A Ranatunga (SL) 1990-1999 13 0 5 0 8 0.00 0.00 38.46
DL Houghton (ZIM) 1992-1993 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 50.00
KC Wessels (SA) 1992-1993 4 1 0 0 3 - 25.00 0.00
AJ Stewart (ENG) 1993-1993 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
KR Rutherford (NZ) 1994-1994 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00
CA Walsh (WI) 1994-1997 7 1 1 0 5 1.00 14.28 14.28
LK Germon (NZ) 1995-1995 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 0.00 33.33
MA Atherton (ENG) 1996-1996 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
MA Taylor (AUS) 1996-1998 4 1 3 0 0 0.33 25.00 75.00
WJ Cronje (SA) 1996-2000 8 5 2 0 1 2.50 62.50 25.00
BC Lara (WI) 1997-2006 5 1 1 0 3 1.00 20.00 20.00
ADR Campbell (ZIM) 1998-1998 1 1 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
SP Fleming (NZ) 1998-2003 9 3 1 0 5 3.00 33.33 11.11
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1999-1999 3 2 1 0 0 2.00 66.66 33.33
SR Waugh (AUS) 1999-2004 10 5 3 0 2 1.66 50.00 30.00
Naimur Rahman (BDESH) 2000-2000 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
HH Streak (ZIM) 2000-2001 4 1 2 0 1 0.50 25.00 50.00
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 2001-2001 3 2 1 0 0 2.00 66.66 33.33
SM Pollock (SA) 2001-2001 2 1 0 0 1 - 50.00 0.00
N Hussain (ENG) 2001-2002 7 1 2 0 4 0.50 14.28 28.57
SV Carlisle (ZIM) 2002-2002 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
CL Hooper (WI) 2002-2002 8 2 3 0 3 0.66 25.00 37.50
Inzamam-ul-Haq (PAK) 2004-2006 8 2 3 0 3 0.66 25.00 37.50
AC Gilchrist (AUS) 2004-2004 3 2 0 0 1 - 66.66 0.00
RT Ponting (AUS) 2004-2010 11 2 6 0 3 0.33 18.18 54.54
GC Smith (SA) 2004-2013 15 6 5 0 4 1.20 40.00 33.33
Habibul Bashar (BDESH) 2004-2007 4 0 3 0 1 0.00 0.00 75.00
T Taibu (ZIM) 2005-2005 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
MS Atapattu (SL) 2005-2005 3 0 2 0 1 0.00 0.00 66.66
Younis Khan (PAK) 2006-2007 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
A Flintoff (ENG) 2006-2006 3 1 1 0 1 1.00 33.33 33.33
MP Vaughan (ENG) 2007-2007 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 0.00 33.33
Shoaib Malik (PAK) 2007-2007 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 2008-2008 3 2 1 0 0 2.00 66.66 33.33
KP Pietersen (ENG) 2008-2008 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 50.00
DL Vettori (NZ) 2009-2010 6 0 2 0 4 0.00 0.00 33.33
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2009-2010 6 1 3 0 2 0.33 16.66 50.00
Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH) 2010-2010 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
DJG Sammy (WI) 2011-2013 8 0 5 0 3 0.00 0.00 62.50
AJ Strauss (ENG) 2011-2011 4 4 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2011-2014 8 5 3 0 0 1.66 62.50 37.50
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2012-2016 3 0 3 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
AN Cook (ENG) 2012-2016 14 5 6 0 3 0.83 35.71 42.85
SR Watson (AUS) 2013-2013 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
BB McCullum (NZ) 2014-2014 2 1 0 0 1 - 50.00 0.00
SPD Smith (AUS) 2014-2017 7 2 2 0 3 1.00 28.57 28.57
Mushfiqur Rahim (BDESH) 2015-2017 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 50.00
AD Mathews (SL) 2015-2015 3 1 2 0 0 0.50 33.33 66.66
HM Amla (SA) 2015-2015 4 0 3 0 1 0.00 0.00 75.00
JO Holder (WI) 2016-2016 4 0 2 0 2 0.00 0.00 50.00
KS Williamson (NZ) 2016-2016 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2017-2017 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
LD Chandimal (SL) 2017-2017 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years | post-war
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, 3rd Test, Aug 12-14, 2017 [Test # 2269]
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 3-6, 2017 [Test # 2267]
Sri Lanka v India at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 26-29, 2017 [Test # 2265]