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Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR %
RT Ponting (Aus) 2003-2011 29 26 2 0 1 92.85
SP Fleming (NZ) 1999-2007 27 16 10 0 1 61.53
M Azharuddin (India) 1992-1999 23 10 12 0 1 45.45
Imran Khan (Pak) 1983-1992 22 14 8 0 0 63.63
MS Dhoni (India) 2011-2015 17 14 2 1 0 85.29
CH Lloyd (WI) 1975-1983 17 15 2 0 0 88.23
GC Smith (SA) 2007-2011 17 11 6 0 0 64.70
AR Border (Aus) 1987-1992 16 11 5 0 0 68.75
WJ Cronje (SA) 1996-1999 15 11 3 1 0 76.66
N Kapil Dev (India) 1983-1987 15 11 4 0 0 73.33
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1996-1999 15 10 5 0 0 66.66
BC Lara (WI) 1999-2007 14 7 7 0 0 50.00
RB Richardson (WI) 1992-1996 14 7 7 0 0 50.00
SO Tikolo (Kenya) 2003-2011 13 5 8 0 0 38.46
LRD Mendis (SL) 1983-1987 12 1 11 0 0 8.33
WTS Porterfield (Ire) 2011-2015 12 5 7 0 0 41.66
SC Ganguly (India) 2003-2003 11 9 2 0 0 81.81
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 2007-2007 11 8 3 0 0 72.72
A Ranatunga (SL) 1996-1999 11 8 3 0 0 72.72
E Chigumbura (Zim) 2011-2015 10 3 7 0 0 30.00
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 2003-2003 10 5 4 1 0 55.00
SR Waugh (Aus) 1999-1999 10 7 2 1 0 75.00
MD Crowe (NZ) 1992-1992 9 7 2 0 0 77.77
Habibul Bashar (Ban) 2007-2007 9 3 6 0 0 33.33
BB McCullum (NZ) 2015-2015 9 8 1 0 0 88.88
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2011-2011 9 6 2 0 1 75.00
MP Vaughan (Eng) 2007-2007 9 5 4 0 0 55.55
KC Wessels (SA) 1992-1992 9 5 4 0 0 55.55
ADR Campbell (Zim) 1999-1999 8 3 4 0 1 42.85
PA de Silva (SL) 1992-1992 8 2 5 0 1 28.57
AB de Villiers (SA) 2015-2015 8 5 3 0 0 62.50
MW Gatting (Eng) 1987-1987 8 5 3 0 0 62.50
GA Gooch (Eng) 1992-1992 8 5 2 0 1 71.42
DL Houghton (Zim) 1992-1992 8 1 7 0 0 12.50
KJ Hughes (Aus) 1979-1983 8 3 5 0 0 37.50
DT Johnston (Ire) 2007-2007 8 2 5 1 0 31.25
Shahid Afridi (Pak) 2011-2011 8 6 2 0 0 75.00
AJ Stewart (Eng) 1992-2003 8 5 3 0 0 62.50
HH Streak (Zim) 2003-2003 8 2 5 0 1 28.57
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2015-2015 7 6 1 0 0 85.71
JO Holder (WI) 2015-2015 7 3 4 0 0 42.85
AD Mathews (SL) 2015-2015 7 4 3 0 0 57.14
Misbah-ul-Haq (Pak) 2015-2015 7 4 3 0 0 57.14
DJG Sammy (WI) 2011-2011 7 3 4 0 0 42.85
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2011-2015 7 3 4 0 0 42.85
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2011-2011 7 3 3 1 0 50.00
MA Taylor (Aus) 1996-1996 7 5 2 0 0 71.42
RGD Willis (Eng) 1983-1983 7 5 2 0 0 71.42
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

The result percentage excludes no results and counts ties as half a win

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, ICC Cricket World Cup final, Mar 29, 2015 [ODI # 3646]
Australia v India at Sydney, ICC Cricket World Cup 2nd semi final, Mar 26, 2015 [ODI # 3645]
New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, ICC Cricket World Cup 1st semi final, Mar 24, 2015 [ODI # 3644]
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