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Who is the skipper/captain with most wins in Test & ODI ever?
Asked by: ubaid on 13-04-2011..
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BinitRicky Ponting is the undisputed leader when it comes to most successful captains in world cricket, be it test matches or one day internationals..

In test matches, Ricky Ponting won 48 tests for Australia while Steve Waugh whom Ponting replaced has won 41 tests for the nation. Graeme Smith of South Africa is still open with a chance to be the most successful captain if he can maintain his fitness and form. here's the list..
Most matches & wins as captain in test matches.
Captain (Country) Tests Won Lost Draw
Ricky Ponting (Australia) 77 48 16 13
Steve Waugh (Australia) 57 41 9 7
Graeme Smith (South Africa) 83 39 24 21
Clive Llyod (West Indies) 74 36 12 26
Allan Border (Australia) 93 32 22 38
Stephen Fleming (New Zealand) 80 28 27 25
Hensie Cronje (South Africa) 53 27 11 15
Vivian Richards (West Indies) 50 27 8 15
Mark Taylor (Australia) 50 26 13 11
Michael Vaughan (England) 51 26 11 14
Greg Chappell (Australia) 48 21 13 14
Sourav Ganguly (India) 49 21 13 14
Andrew Strauss (England) 39 21 5 13
Peter May (England) 41 20 10 11
Andrew Strauss with 16 wins and MS Dhoni with 14 wins are only other who are still leading their side.



In one day internationals, Ricky Ponting won 164 games for Australia while Allan Border, again for Australia, is only other player with hundred plus wins = 107. here's the list..
Most matches & wins as captain in ODI cricket.
Captain (Country) ODIs Won Lost Tied N/R
Ricky Ponting (Australia) 228 164 50 2 12
Allan Border (Australia) 178 107 67 1 3
Hensie Cronje (South Africa) 138 99 35 1 3
Stephen Fleming (New Zealand) 218 98 106 1 13
Graeme Smith (South Africa) 150 92 51 1 6
Mohammad Azharuddin (India) 174 90 76 2 6
Arjuna Ranatunga (Sri Lanka) 193 89 95 1 8
Sourav Ganguly (India) 147 76 66 0 5
Imran Khan (Pakistan) 139 75 59 1 4
Vivian Richards (West Indies) 105 67 36 0 2
Steve Waugh (Australia) 106 67 35 3 1
Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) 118 66 47 2 3
Wasim Akram (Pakistan) 109 66 41 2 0
MS Dhoni (India) 112 64 38 2 8

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