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Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied Draw W/L %W %L
MS Dhoni (India) 2008-2014 15 3 9 0 3 0.33 20.00 60.00
SM Gavaskar (India) 1981-1985 14 2 3 0 9 0.66 14.28 21.42
AL Wadekar (India) 1971-1974 11 3 4 0 4 0.75 27.27 36.36
M Azharuddin (India) 1990-1996 9 3 2 0 4 1.50 33.33 22.22
AN Cook (Eng) 2012-2014 9 5 2 0 2 2.50 55.55 22.22
VS Hazare (India) 1951-1952 9 1 4 0 4 0.25 11.11 44.44
Nawab of Pataudi (India) 1964-1967 8 0 3 0 5 0.00 0.00 37.50
SC Ganguly (India) 2001-2002 7 2 1 0 4 2.00 28.57 14.28
N Hussain (Eng) 2001-2002 7 1 2 0 4 0.50 14.28 28.57
R Dravid (India) 2006-2007 6 2 1 0 3 2.00 33.33 16.66
KWR Fletcher (Eng) 1981-1982 6 0 1 0 5 0.00 0.00 16.66
DI Gower (Eng) 1984-1986 6 2 2 0 2 1.00 33.33 33.33
BS Bedi (India) 1976-1977 5 1 3 0 1 0.33 20.00 60.00
JM Brearley (Eng) 1979-1980 5 2 0 0 3 - 40.00 0.00
NJ Contractor (India) 1961-1962 5 2 0 0 3 - 40.00 0.00
ER Dexter (Eng) 1961-1962 5 0 2 0 3 0.00 0.00 40.00
GA Gooch (Eng) 1990-1993 5 1 2 0 2 0.50 20.00 40.00
AW Greig (Eng) 1976-1977 5 3 1 0 1 3.00 60.00 20.00
AR Lewis (Eng) 1972-1973 5 1 2 0 2 0.50 20.00 40.00
MJK Smith (Eng) 1964-1964 5 0 0 0 5 0.00 0.00 0.00
DK Gaekwad (India) 1959-1959 4 0 4 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
ND Howard (Eng) 1951-1952 4 1 0 0 3 - 25.00 0.00
L Hutton (Eng) 1952-1952 4 3 0 0 1 - 75.00 0.00
DR Jardine (Eng) 1932-1934 4 3 0 0 1 - 75.00 0.00
CK Nayudu (India) 1932-1934 4 0 3 0 1 0.00 0.00 75.00
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2011-2011 4 4 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
S Venkataraghavan (India) 1979-1979 4 0 1 0 3 0.00 0.00 25.00
GOB Allen (Eng) 1936-1936 3 2 0 0 1 - 66.66 0.00
MA Atherton (Eng) 1996-1996 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
DB Close (Eng) 1967-1967 3 3 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
MH Denness (Eng) 1974-1974 3 3 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
A Flintoff (Eng) 2006-2006 3 1 1 0 1 1.00 33.33 33.33
WR Hammond (Eng) 1946-1946 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
R Illingworth (Eng) 1971-1971 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 0.00 33.33
N Kapil Dev (India) 1986-1986 3 2 0 0 1 - 66.66 0.00
PBH May (Eng) 1959-1959 3 3 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
Nawab of Pataudi (India) 1946-1946 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 0.00 33.33
MP Vaughan (Eng) 2007-2007 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 0.00 33.33
Vizianagram (India) 1936-1936 3 0 2 0 1 0.00 0.00 66.66
RGD Willis (Eng) 1982-1982 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
MC Cowdrey (Eng) 1959-1959 2 2 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
MW Gatting (Eng) 1986-1986 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 50.00
KP Pietersen (Eng) 2008-2008 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 50.00
DB Carr (Eng) 1952-1952 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
P Roy (India) 1959-1959 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
AJ Stewart (Eng) 1993-1993 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
GR Viswanath (India) 1980-1980 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 15-17, 2014 [Test # 2137]
England v India at Manchester, 4th Test, Aug 7-9, 2014 [Test # 2134]
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132]
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