Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied Draw W/L %W %L
MA Atherton (ENG) 1993-1997 5 3 1 0 1 3.00 60.00 20.00
PBH May (ENG) 1955-1961 5 2 0 0 3 - 40.00 0.00
AJ Strauss (ENG) 2006-2012 5 3 2 0 0 1.50 60.00 40.00
JM Brearley (ENG) 1977-1981 4 1 0 0 3 - 25.00 0.00
AN Cook (ENG) 2013-2016 4 1 2 0 1 0.50 25.00 50.00
GA Gooch (ENG) 1988-1992 4 1 2 0 1 0.50 25.00 50.00
WG Grace (ENG) 1888-1896 4 4 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
N Hussain (ENG) 1999-2002 4 1 2 0 1 0.50 25.00 50.00
R Illingworth (ENG) 1969-1973 4 1 3 0 0 0.33 25.00 75.00
WL Murdoch (AUS) 1880-1890 4 1 2 0 1 0.50 25.00 50.00
MP Vaughan (ENG) 2003-2007 4 2 0 0 2 - 50.00 0.00
RES Wyatt (ENG) 1930-1935 4 1 2 0 1 0.50 25.00 50.00
AR Border (AUS) 1985-1993 3 0 2 0 1 0.00 0.00 66.66
FR Brown (ENG) 1949-1951 3 1 1 0 1 1.00 33.33 33.33
MC Cowdrey (ENG) 1959-1968 3 2 0 0 1 - 66.66 0.00
J Darling (AUS) 1899-1905 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 0.00 33.33
ER Dexter (ENG) 1962-1964 3 1 1 0 1 1.00 33.33 33.33
DI Gower (ENG) 1984-1989 3 1 1 0 1 1.00 33.33 33.33
WR Hammond (ENG) 1938-1946 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
L Hutton (ENG) 1952-1954 3 1 1 0 1 1.00 33.33 33.33
CH Lloyd (WI) 1976-1984 3 2 0 0 1 - 66.66 0.00
AC MacLaren (ENG) 1899-1909 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
GC Smith (SA) 2003-2012 3 1 2 0 0 0.50 33.33 66.66
DG Bradman (AUS) 1938-1948 2 1 1 0 0 1.00 50.00 50.00
APF Chapman (ENG) 1926-1928 2 2 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
IM Chappell (AUS) 1972-1975 2 1 0 0 1 - 50.00 0.00
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2013-2015 2 1 0 0 1 - 50.00 0.00
DB Close (ENG) 1966-1967 2 2 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
MS Dhoni (INDIA) 2011-2014 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
CB Fry (ENG) 1912-1912 2 2 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
MW Gatting (ENG) 1986-1987 2 0 0 0 2 0.00 0.00 0.00
JDC Goddard (WI) 1950-1957 2 1 1 0 0 1.00 50.00 50.00
AW Greig (ENG) 1975-1976 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 50.00
Lord Harris (ENG) 1880-1884 2 1 0 0 1 - 50.00 0.00
RT Ponting (AUS) 2005-2009 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 50.00
IVA Richards (WI) 1988-1991 2 1 1 0 0 1.00 50.00 50.00
RGD Willis (ENG) 1982-1983 2 1 0 0 1 - 50.00 0.00
WM Woodfull (AUS) 1930-1934 2 2 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
NWD Yardley (ENG) 1947-1948 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 50.00
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:
England v South Africa at The Oval, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2017 [Test # 2266]
England v Pakistan at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 11-14, 2016 [Test # 2216]
England v Australia at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 20-23, 2015 [Test # 2178]