Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied Draw W/L %W %L
R Illingworth (ENG) 1971-1973 17 5 5 0 7 1.00 29.41 29.41
JM Brearley (ENG) 1977-1979 15 9 0 0 6 - 60.00 0.00
IM Chappell (AUS) 1972-1975 9 3 2 0 4 1.50 33.33 22.22
AW Greig (ENG) 1975-1976 8 0 3 0 5 0.00 0.00 37.50
MH Denness (ENG) 1974-1975 7 3 1 0 3 3.00 42.85 14.28
Intikhab Alam (PAK) 1971-1974 6 0 1 0 5 0.00 0.00 16.66
AL Wadekar (INDIA) 1971-1974 6 1 3 0 2 0.33 16.66 50.00
GS Chappell (AUS) 1977-1977 5 0 3 0 2 0.00 0.00 60.00
CH Lloyd (WI) 1976-1976 5 3 0 0 2 - 60.00 0.00
S Venkataraghavan (INDIA) 1979-1979 4 0 1 0 3 0.00 0.00 25.00
MG Burgess (NZ) 1978-1978 3 0 3 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
BE Congdon (NZ) 1973-1973 3 0 2 0 1 0.00 0.00 66.66
RB Kanhai (WI) 1973-1973 3 2 0 0 1 - 66.66 0.00
Wasim Bari (PAK) 1978-1978 3 0 2 0 1 0.00 0.00 66.66

Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 [Test # 854]
England v India at Leeds, 3rd Test, Aug 16-21, 1979 [Test # 853]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Aug 2-7, 1979 [Test # 852]