3 Indian captains with the highest match winning percentage

3 Indian captains with the highest match winning percentage

A captain has the biggest role in 22 yards. Depending on the situation, sometimes the captain’s responsibilities increase a lot and his leadership affects the team. Whenever a successful captain of Team India is mentioned, the name of Mahendra Singh Dhoni comes first. Because he has won three ICC trophies. But did you know that there are some captains in India who are called 100% match-winning captains? So let’s find out about those three Indian captains with the highest match winning percentage.

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3 Indian captains with the highest match winning percentage


1) Anil Kumble

The legendary spin captain of the Indian cricket team Anil Kumble is a captain whose winning percentage is 100%. Kumble has a great bowling record. Kumble captained 14 Tests between 2006-07. However, in 2002, in the absence of Sourav, senior player Anil Kumble was given the reins of the team. He led the last match of the ODI series and won the series.

2) Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian cricketer, Gautam Gambhir’s name is also included in this list. Gambhir has led India in six ODIs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was rested in 2010-2011. At that time New Zealand toured India to play 5 ODIs. Gambhir’s strong performance helped India win 5-0. He still led and won 1 match against West Indies. As a result, Gautam Gambhir became known as the 100% match-winning captain.

3) Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane is now known as a Test specialist batsman. But there was a time when Rahane was a great performer in ODI cricket. However, he has not had a chance to play ODI cricket since 2016. In 2015, in the absence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rahane was given the captaincy of the tour of Zimbabwe. Where Rahane led India to a 3-0 series win. As a result, he also became the captain who won 100% of the matches.