Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR %
MS Dhoni 2007-2018 244 143 96 2 3 59.75
(Chennai Super Kings, India, Indians, Rising Pune Supergiants)
G Gambhir 2009-2018 169 98 69 1 1 58.63
(Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders)
DJG Sammy 2006-2018 169 84 79 2 4 51.51
(Peshawar Zalmi, Rajshahi Kings, St Lucia, St Lucia Stars, St Lucia Zouks, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Titans, West Indians, West Indies, West Indies XI, Windward Islands)
KC Sangakkara 2009-2017 111 49 60 2 0 45.04
(Deccan Chargers, Dhaka Dynamites, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kandurata, Karachi Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Sri Lanka, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
BB McCullum 2008-2018 109 41 58 6 4 41.90
(Brisbane Heat, Gujarat Lions, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lahore Qalandars, Middlesex, New Zealand, New Zealanders, Otago, Rangpur Riders)
GJ Bailey 2007-2018 105 53 50 1 1 51.44
(Australia, Australia A, Hobart Hurricanes, Kings XI Punjab, Tasmania)
Shoaib Malik 2005-2018 100 65 31 2 2 67.34
(Comilla Victorians, Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans, Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines, Sialkot Region, Sialkot Stallions)
V Kohli 2011-2018 99 47 47 2 3 50.00
(India, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
Mashrafe Mortaza 2010-2017 99 56 42 0 1 57.14
(Bangladesh, Comilla Victorians, Dhaka Gladiators, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Rangpur Riders, Sylhet Division)
Misbah-ul-Haq 2006-2018 99 61 36 2 0 62.62
(Chittagong Vikings, Faisalabad Region, Faisalabad Wolves, Islamabad United, Pakistan, Pakistan A, Rangpur Riders)
RG Sharma 2013-2018 94 58 35 1 0 62.23
(India, Mumbai Indians)
M Klinger 2010-2017 92 44 42 1 5 51.14
(Adelaide Strikers, Gloucestershire, Perth Scorchers, South Australia)
WTS Porterfield 2008-2017 86 47 35 0 4 57.31
(Gloucestershire, Ireland)
CL White 2006-2018 84 48 34 2 0 58.33
(Australia, Australia A, Deccan Chargers, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Somerset, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Victoria)
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)
Shahid Afridi 2006-2016 83 46 36 1 0 56.02
(Karachi Dolphins, Pakistan, Pakistan A, Pakistanis, Peshawar Zalmi, Sylhet Super Stars)
Mushfiqur Rahim 2011-2017 82 35 46 0 1 43.20
(Abahani Limited, Bangladesh, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Bangladesh XI, Barisal Bulls, Duronto Rajshahi, Rajshahi Kings, Sylhet Royals, Sylhet Super Stars)
CH Gayle 2007-2017 80 43 34 1 2 55.76
(Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, West Indians, West Indies)
DKH Mitchell 2010-2016 79 38 40 0 1 48.71
(Worcestershire)
DJ Hussey 2006-2017 75 42 28 3 2 59.58
(Kings XI Punjab, Melbourne Stars, Nottinghamshire, Victoria)
Sarfraz Ahmed 2013-2018 74 49 24 0 1 67.12
(Karachi Dolphins, Karachi Region Blues, Karachi Whites, Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines, Quetta Gladiators)
MN van Wyk 2005-2016 73 33 34 3 3 49.28
(Dolphins, Eagles, Knights, South Africa A)
Mohammad Hafeez 2005-2018 72 47 24 1 0 65.97
(Faisalabad Wolves, Lahore Blues, Lahore Lions, Pakistan, Pakistan A, Peshawar Zalmi, Wayamba United)
AW Gale 2010-2015 70 30 35 2 3 46.26
(England Lions, Yorkshire)
Shakib Al Hasan 2009-2018 70 40 30 0 0 57.14
(Bangladesh, Dhaka Dynamites, Khulna Division, Khulna Royal Bengals, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Rangpur Riders)
DJ Bravo 2007-2018 67 38 27 1 1 58.33
(Lahore Qalandars, Melbourne Renegades, Mumbai Indians, Trinbago Knight Riders, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, West Indies)
Harbhajan Singh 2008-2018 67 35 28 2 2 55.38
(Mumbai Indians, North Zone, Punjab)
Mahmudullah 2012-2018 65 32 33 0 0 49.23
(Abahani Limited, Bangladesh, Barisal Bulls, Chittagong Kings, Khulna Titans)
GJ Batty 2005-2017 64 29 34 0 1 46.03
(Surrey, Worcestershire)
SK Warne 2004-2013 64 34 29 1 0 53.90
(Hampshire, Melbourne Stars, Rajasthan Royals)
AG Wakely 2010-2017 63 34 27 0 2 55.73
(Northamptonshire)
V Sehwag 2006-2016 62 32 29 1 0 52.41
(Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Haryana, India, Kings XI Punjab)
AC Voges 2006-2018 62 38 23 0 1 62.29
(Nottinghamshire, Perth Scorchers, Prime Minister's XI, Western Australia)
SJ Croft 2011-2017 61 34 26 1 0 56.55
(Lancashire)
DM Benkenstein 2004-2012 60 24 29 2 5 45.45
(Dolphins, Durham)
AJ Finch 2012-2018 59 27 32 0 0 45.76
(Australia, Melbourne Renegades, Pune Warriors, Yorkshire)
EJG Morgan 2012-2018 59 24 33 1 1 42.24
(England, England XI, Karachi Kings, Middlesex)
KA Pollard 2013-2017 59 28 28 0 3 50.00
(Barbados Tridents, Cape Cobras, Mumbai Indians)
JL Ontong 2008-2016 58 29 25 3 1 53.50
(Cape Cobras, Lions, South Africa, South Africa A)
DL Vettori 2006-2013 58 28 28 2 0 50.00
(Brisbane Heat, New Zealand, Northern Districts, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
JM Vince 2014-2017 58 31 25 1 1 55.26
(England Lions, Hampshire)
PW Borren 2010-2017 57 34 22 0 1 60.71
(Netherlands)
DPMD Jayawardene 2006-2013 57 29 26 2 0 52.63
(Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Sri Lanka, Wayamba United)
DA Warner 2011-2018 57 35 22 0 0 61.40
(Australia, Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sydney Thunder)
JA Rudolph 2009-2017 55 26 24 1 4 51.96
(Glamorgan, Titans, Yorkshire)
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)
SK Raina 2010-2018 53 31 20 2 0 60.37
(Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions, India, Indians, Uttar Pradesh)
PG Fulton 2010-2016 52 23 27 0 2 46.00
(Canterbury, South Island)
CO Obuya 2011-2016 52 19 32 0 1 37.25
(Kenya)
PD Collingwood 2007-2016 51 21 26 0 4 44.68
(Durham, England, England XI, Impi)
LD Chandimal 2008-2018 50 22 27 0 1 44.89
(Galle Guardians, Schools Invitation XI, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka A, Uthura Yellows, Yaal Blazers)
BJ Hodge 2004-2017 50 30 20 0 0 60.00
(Adelaide Strikers, Barisal Burners, Leicestershire, Melbourne Stars, Victoria)
AN Petersen 2009-2014 50 20 25 1 4 44.56
(Glamorgan, Lions)

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

Records includes the following recent matches:
Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians at Jaipur, Indian Premier League 21st match, Apr 22, 2018 [Twenty20]
Sunrisers Hyderabad v Chennai Super Kings at Hyderabad (Deccan), Indian Premier League 20th match, Apr 22, 2018 [Twenty20]
Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils at Bengaluru, Indian Premier League 19th match, Apr 21, 2018 [Twenty20]
Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab at Kolkata, Indian Premier League 18th match, Apr 21, 2018 [Twenty20]