Records / 1940s / Test matches / Most matches as captain

Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied Draw W/L %W %L
DG Bradman (Aus) 1946-1948 15 11 0 0 4 - 73.33 0.00
NWD Yardley (Eng) 1947-1948 11 3 5 0 3 0.60 27.27 45.45
L Amarnath (India) 1947-1949 10 0 5 0 6 0.00 0.00 50.00
WR Hammond (Eng) 1946-1947 8 1 2 0 5 0.50 12.50 25.00
JDC Goddard (WI) 1948-1949 7 3 0 0 5 - 42.85 0.00
FG Mann (Eng) 1948-1949 7 2 0 0 5 - 28.57 0.00
AD Nourse (SA) 1948-1950 7 0 4 0 3 0.00 0.00 57.14
WA Hadlee (NZ) 1946-1949 6 0 1 0 5 0.00 0.00 16.66
A Melville (SA) 1947-1947 5 0 3 0 2 0.00 0.00 60.00
GOB Allen (Eng) 1948-1948 3 0 2 0 1 0.00 0.00 66.66
Nawab of Pataudi (India) 1946-1946 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 0.00 33.33
FR Brown (Eng) 1949-1949 2 0 0 0 2 0.00 0.00 0.00
AL Hassett (Aus) 1949-1950 2 2 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
WA Brown (Aus) 1946-1946 1 1 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
K Cranston (Eng) 1948-1948 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00
GE Gomez (WI) 1948-1948 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00
GA Headley (WI) 1948-1948 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00

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:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Dec 31, 1949 - Jan 4, 1950 [Test # 319]
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, 1st Test, Dec 24-28, 1949 [Test # 318]
England v New Zealand at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 13-16, 1949 [Test # 317]
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