Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR %
MS Dhoni 2007-2014 185 109 72 2 2 60.10
(Chennai Super Kings, India, Indians)
G Gambhir 2009-2014 102 61 39 1 1 60.89
(Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders)
DJG Sammy 2006-2014 89 44 41 2 2 51.72
(St Lucia, St Lucia Zouks, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Titans, West Indians, West Indies, West Indies XI, Windward Islands)
AC Gilchrist 2007-2013 83 40 43 0 0 48.19
(Australia, Deccan Chargers, Kings XI Punjab, Middlesex)
RWT Key 2006-2014 83 46 34 2 1 57.31
(England Lions, Kent)
KC Sangakkara 2009-2013 80 34 44 2 0 43.75
(Deccan Chargers, Kandurata, Kings XI Punjab, Sri Lanka, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
GJ Bailey 2007-2014 74 43 29 1 1 59.58
(Australia, Australia A, Hobart Hurricanes, Kings XI Punjab, Tasmania)
CL White 2006-2014 72 43 28 1 0 60.41
(Australia, Australia A, Deccan Chargers, Melbourne Stars, Somerset, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Victoria)
Shoaib Malik 2005-2014 70 50 17 2 1 73.91
(Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines, Sialkot Stallions)
SK Warne 2004-2013 64 34 29 1 0 53.90
(Hampshire, Melbourne Stars, Rajasthan Royals)
WTS Porterfield 2008-2014 63 37 23 0 3 61.66
(Gloucestershire, Ireland)
Mohammad Hafeez 2005-2014 62 39 22 1 0 63.70
(Faisalabad Wolves, Lahore Lions, Pakistan, Pakistan A, Wayamba United)
BB McCullum 2008-2014 61 25 31 2 3 44.82
(Kolkata Knight Riders, New Zealand, New Zealanders, Otago)
Misbah-ul-Haq 2006-2014 61 43 17 1 0 71.31
(Faisalabad Wolves, Pakistan, Pakistan A)
DM Benkenstein 2004-2012 60 24 29 2 5 45.45
(Dolphins, Durham)
Mushfiqur Rahim 2011-2014 60 29 30 0 1 49.15
(Abahani Limited, Bangladesh, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Bangladesh XI, Duronto Rajshahi, Sylhet Royals)
AW Gale 2010-2014 58 26 28 1 3 48.18
(England Lions, Yorkshire)
V Sehwag 2006-2012 58 32 26 0 0 55.17
(Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, India)
DL Vettori 2006-2013 58 28 28 2 0 50.00
(Brisbane Heat, New Zealand, Northern Districts, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
DPMD Jayawardene 2006-2013 57 29 26 2 0 52.63
(Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Sri Lanka, Wayamba United)
DJ Hussey 2006-2013 56 32 19 3 2 62.03
(Kings XI Punjab, Nottinghamshire, Victoria)
SR Tendulkar 2008-2011 55 32 23 0 0 58.18
(Mumbai Indians)
R Dravid 2008-2013 54 27 27 0 0 50.00
(Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
JS Foster 2008-2013 54 29 23 0 2 55.76
(Essex)
GJ Hopkins 2006-2014 54 29 22 2 1 56.60
(Auckland, Otago)
SM Katich 2007-2014 53 24 25 2 2 49.01
(Derbyshire, New South Wales, Perth Scorchers)
DKH Mitchell 2010-2014 53 25 28 0 0 47.16
(Worcestershire)
PG Fulton 2010-2014 51 23 26 0 2 46.93
(Canterbury, South Island)
CO Obuya 2011-2013 50 18 31 0 1 36.73
(Kenya)
AN Petersen 2009-2014 50 20 25 1 4 44.56
(Glamorgan, Lions)
MN van Wyk 2005-2014 50 24 22 3 1 52.04
(Dolphins, Eagles, Knights)

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

Records includes the following recent matches:
Griqualand West v Boland at Kimberley, CSA Provincial T20 Challenge, Dec 21, 2014 [Twenty20]
Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat at Sydney, Big Bash League, Dec 21, 2014 [Twenty20]
Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes at Melbourne, Big Bash League, Dec 20, 2014 [Twenty20]

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Virat Kohli scored 256 runs (115 and 141) against Australia, at the Adelaide Oval. This is the most runs scored by any player on captaincy debut and the first time that a player has scored two hundreds on captaincy debut in an overseas Test.

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