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Who is the Most Successful Captain in India?

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Cricket is a game which is loved by a large population in India and interested in getting to know about the details of the game. Since, we often talk about the best batter or best baller, today we will be telling you about the most successful captain in India

So, if you wish to know this captain who is the most successful captain of the Indian cricket team. 

Most Successful Captain in Indian Cricket – Mahendra Singh Dhoni 

When we talk about the most successful captain then the first captain which comes in mind is MS Dhoni without any doubt. He has been the only captain in the Indian Cricket history who has won all the three ICC trophies. 

Under his captaincy Indian team won various titles which includes T20 world cup 2007, ODI world cup 2011, Champions Trophy 2013, Asia cup 2011 and 2016, Test match 2010 and 2011, Border Gavaskar Trophy in 2008, 2010 and 2013 and India was also no. 1 in ODI under Dhoni’s captaincy. 

Dhoni is popularly known for his cool and calm nature hence referred as Captain Cool, he has done amazing job for the Indian team, and he does not stop here only, his team Chennai Super Kings has won 5 IPL trophies which is the highest number of trophies won by any team in IPL. 

He is not only considered as the best captain in India but he is also considered as the greatest white ball captain ever in the world, In ODI India won 100 games out of 200 which is still the best record for any Indian captain, and the same is in T20 under his captaincy India won 41 out of 72 games which no other captain has done in this format yet. 

However, some people consider the successful captain on the basis of the win percentage, according to which Virat Kohli tops the list, even though under his captaincy India did not win any title. 

Let us have a look at the top 10 captains of India according to win percentage with the help of the table given below. 

List of Successful Captains of Indian By Win Percentage – 

No

Captain 

Career

Matches

Lost

Won

Win %

1

Virat Kohli 

2013-2022

213

135

60 

63.38%

2

MS Dhoni

2007-2018

332

178

120

53.61%

3

Sourav Ganguly

1991-2005

195

97

78

49.74%

4

Rahul Dravid

2000-2007

104

50

39

48.07%

5

M Azharuddin

1990-1999

221

104

90

47.05%

6

Kapil Dev

1982-1987

108

43

40

39.81%

7

D Vengsarkar

1987-1989

28

10

15

35.17%

8

S Tendulkar

1996-2000

98

27

52

27.55%

9

S Gavaskar

1976-1985

84

23

29

27.39%

10

Nawab Pataudi 

1962-1975

40

9

19

22.5%

We hope after you have read all the details and specifications which we have presented for you in this blog, you now have been able to figure out the successful captain in India and in that context our blog has been of extreme help to you.

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