Most matches as captain
Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied Draw W/L %W %L
GC Smith (SA) 2003-2013 10 5 4 0 1 1.25 50 40
WJ Cronje (SA) 1994-1999 7 3 2 0 2 1.50 42.85 28.57
F du Plessis (SA) 2017-2020 4 2 2 0 0 1.00 50 50
DJ McGlew (SA) 1957-1962 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0
CB van Ryneveld (SA) 1956-1958 3 1 2 0 0 0.50 33.33 66.66
ID Craig (AUS) 1957-1958 2 1 0 0 1 - 50 0
D Elgar (SA) 2019-2022 2 2 0 0 0 - 100 0
SP Fleming (NZ) 2000-2006 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0 50
TL Goddard (SA) 1964-1965 2 0 0 0 2 0.00 0 0
BC Lara (WI) 1998-2003 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0 100
PBH May (ENG) 1956-1957 2 1 1 0 0 1.00 50 50
SM Pollock (SA) 2000-2002 2 1 0 0 1 - 50 0
RT Ponting (AUS) 2006-2009 2 2 0 0 0 - 100 0
JR Reid (NZ) 1961-1962 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0 50
RB Simpson (AUS) 1966-1967 2 0 1 0 1 0.00 0 50
MJK Smith (ENG) 1964-1965 2 0 0 0 2 0.00 0 0
PL van der Merwe (SA) 1966-1967 2 1 0 0 1 - 50 0
KC Wessels (SA) 1992-1994 2 1 0 0 1 - 50 0
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 | 10 years | 25 years
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v India at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Jan 3-6, 2022 [Test # 2445]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Jan 3-5, 2021 [Test # 2401]
South Africa v England at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Jan 24-27, 2020 [Test # 2382]