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Dhoni one short of taking over Ganguly's record

Last updated on: February 26, 2013 12:35 IST

India captain MS Dhoni has equalled former skipper Sourav Ganguly's Test  record for most wins. Dhoni achieved the coveted mark after team India defeated Australia by eight wickets in the first Test in Chennai on Tuesday.

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Ganguly was the most successful Test captain for India with 21 wins. And now, Dhoni is all set to overtake him during the current series with three more Tests to play.

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Dhoni also smashed a record 224 against Australia in the first Test on Monday to surpass Sachin Tendulkar's record of highest individual Test score by an Indian captain.

Looks like captain cool is on a roll!

Most successful captains in Test cricket

 

Tests

Won

Lost

Tied

Drawn

Win%

Graeme Smith (SA)

102

50

26

0

26

49.02

Ricky Ponting (Aus)

77

48

16

0

13

62.34

Steve Waugh (Aus)

57

41

9

0

7

71.93

Clive Lloyd (WI)

74

36

12

0

26

48.65

Allan Border (Aus)

93

32

22

1

38

34.41

Stephen Fleming (NZ)

80

28

27

0

25

35.00

Viv Richards (WI)

50

27

8

0

15

54.00

Hansie Cronje (SA)

53

27

11

0

15

50.94

Mark Taylor (Aus)

50

26

13

0

11

52.00

Michael Vaughan (Eng)

51

26

11

0

14

50.98

Most successful Indian captains in Test cricket

 

Tests

Won

Lost

Tied

Drawn

Win%

MS Dhoni

44

21

12

0

11

47.73

Sourav Ganguly

49

21

13

0

15

42.86

Mohammad Azharuddin

47

14

14

0

19

29.79

Tiger Pataudi

40

9

19

0

12

22.50

Sunil Gavaskar

47

9

8

0

30

19.15

Rahul Dravid

25

8

6

0

11

32.00

Bishan Singh Bedi

22

6

11

0

5

27.27

Ajit Wadekar

16

4

4

0

8

25.00

Sachin Tendulkar

25

4

9

0

12

16.00

Kapil Dev

34

4

7

1

22

11.76

 

Rajneesh Gupta
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