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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
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
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
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
MS Dhoni (India) 2011-2011 9 7 1 1 0 83.33
Habibul Bashar (Ban) 2007-2007 9 3 6 0 0 33.33
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
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
DJG Sammy (WI) 2011-2011 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

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

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai, ICC Cricket World Cup final, Apr 2, 2011 [ODI # 3148]
India v Pakistan at Mohali, ICC Cricket World Cup 2nd semi final, Mar 30, 2011 [ODI # 3147]
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS), ICC Cricket World Cup 1st semi final, Mar 29, 2011 [ODI # 3146]
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