Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR %
MS Dhoni 2007-2016 158 89 68 0 1 56.68
(Chennai Super Kings, India, Rising Pune Supergiants)
G Gambhir 2009-2017 151 91 60 0 0 60.26
(Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders)
V Kohli 2011-2017 82 39 38 2 3 50.63
(India, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
RG Sharma 2013-2017 75 49 25 1 0 66.00
(Mumbai Indians)
AC Gilchrist 2008-2013 60 26 34 0 0 43.33
(Deccan Chargers, Kings XI Punjab)
R Dravid 2008-2013 54 27 27 0 0 50.00
(Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
Harbhajan Singh 2008-2017 54 30 22 1 1 57.54
(Mumbai Indians, North Zone, Punjab)
V Sehwag 2007-2016 50 24 25 1 0 49.00
(Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Haryana, Kings XI Punjab)
KC Sangakkara 2009-2013 49 16 31 2 0 34.69
(Deccan Chargers, Kings XI Punjab, Sri Lanka, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
DA Warner 2013-2017 49 27 22 0 0 55.10
(Australia, Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
SC Ganguly 2008-2012 42 17 25 0 0 40.47
(Kolkata Knight Riders, Pune Warriors)
SK Warne 2008-2011 42 25 17 0 0 59.52
(Rajasthan Royals)
PA Patel 2009-2017 39 21 18 0 0 53.84
(Gujarat, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, West Zone)
SK Raina 2010-2017 39 21 16 2 0 56.41
(Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions, Uttar Pradesh)
SR Tendulkar 2008-2011 38 25 13 0 0 65.78
(Mumbai Indians)
Sachin Baby 2013-2017 36 23 13 0 0 63.88
(Kerala)
JN Shah 2007-2017 36 13 22 1 0 37.50
(Saurashtra)
GJ Bailey 2013-2015 31 13 18 0 0 41.93
(Australia, Kings XI Punjab)
Yuvraj Singh 2008-2016 31 15 15 0 1 50.00
(India A, Kings XI Punjab, Pune Warriors, Punjab)
DPMD Jayawardene 2010-2013 30 10 19 1 0 35.00
(Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala)
BB Samantray 2011-2017 28 14 14 0 0 50.00
(Odisha, Orissa)
SPD Smith 2012-2017 28 18 10 0 0 64.28
(Australia, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, Rising Pune Supergiant)
DL Vettori 2011-2012 28 15 13 0 0 53.57
(Royal Challengers Bangalore)
SK Kamat 2007-2017 27 6 21 0 0 22.22
(Goa)
Z Khan 2014-2017 27 12 15 0 0 44.44
(Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai)
M Kaif 2007-2017 25 11 14 0 0 44.00
(Andhra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh)
R Vinay Kumar 2013-2017 25 13 11 1 0 54.00
(Karnataka, South Zone)
MK Tiwary 2007-2017 24 21 3 0 0 87.50
(Bengal, East Zone)
P Dogra 2009-2016 22 9 13 0 0 40.90
(Himachal Pradesh)
A Mishra 2007-2016 22 12 10 0 0 54.54
(Haryana)
SA Asnodkar 2009-2015 21 9 12 0 0 42.85
(Goa)
A Kumble 2009-2010 20 10 10 0 0 50.00
(Royal Challengers Bangalore)
MD Mishra 2010-2015 20 13 6 1 0 67.50
(Madhya Pradesh)
Pankaj Singh 2014-2017 20 10 10 0 0 50.00
(Rajasthan)
GH Vihari 2015-2017 20 8 12 0 0 40.00
(Andhra, Hyderabad (India))
Yashpal Singh 2009-2014 20 7 13 0 0 35.00
(Services)
RH Motwani 2010-2015 19 9 10 0 0 47.36
(Maharashtra)
SU Shrivastava 2010-2015 19 7 11 1 0 39.47
(Vidarbha)
LR Shukla 2009-2015 19 11 8 0 0 57.89
(Bengal)
SR Watson 2008-2017 19 6 11 1 1 36.11
(Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
Bipul Sharma 2015-2017 18 11 7 0 0 61.11
(Himachal Pradesh)
NV Ojha 2015-2017 18 14 4 0 0 77.77
(Central Zone, Madhya Pradesh)
CL White 2009-2013 17 9 8 0 0 52.94
(Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Victoria)
JP Duminy 2015-2016 16 6 9 0 1 40.00
(Delhi Daredevils)
M Manhas 2010-2016 16 8 8 0 0 50.00
(Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir)
YK Pathan 2007-2014 16 10 6 0 0 62.50
(Baroda)
AP Tare 2015-2017 16 12 4 0 0 75.00
(Mumbai)
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

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

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
India v Australia at Guwahati, 2nd T20I, Oct 10, 2017 [T20I # 624]
India v Australia at Ranchi, 1st T20I, Oct 7, 2017 [T20I # 623]
Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant at Hyderabad (Deccan), Indian Premier League final, May 21, 2017 [Twenty20]