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| On Jul 10, 2022 11:24 AM IST

Rohit Sharma captaincy record: Who is India’s most successful captain in T20I?

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India’s most successful captain in T20I – Indian cricket team has seen many stalwarts leading the side, who took team to the great heights and made Team India a dominant force at world stage.

Let’s take a look at India’s most successful captain in T20I in terms of win percentage

( Minimum  10 matches)

Player Matches captained Won Lost Win %
1 Rohit Sharma 30 26 4 86.66%
2 Virat Kohli 50 30 16 64.58%
3 MS Dhoni 72 41 28 59.28%

Rohit Sharma is India’s most successful captain in T20I in terms of percentage. After having huge success as the skipper for Mumbai Indians in IPL, Rohit took Indian cricket to great heights in T20I cricket. So far he has led India in 30 matches out of which he has won 26 and lost only 4 matches. He also has the highest win percentage among Indian captains i.e 86.66%. He also created new record as he became only the first skipper to win 14 consecutive matches as the captain in T20Is.

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Virat Kohli is India’s second most successful captain in T20I in terms of percentage. After MS Dhoni announced stepped down as the skipper of the side, it was Kohli who took Indian forward and helped them to achieve new heights. He made India No.1 in T20Is. Overall he led India in 50 matches and won 30 matches at an win percentage of 64.58.

MS Dhoni, who is India’s most successful skipper, is third most successful captain in T20I in terms of percentage. However, he has most wins as the Indian T20I skipper as he has bagged 41 wins to his name from 72 matches at a win percentage of 59.28. He also the only Indian captain to win the T20 World Cup. He achieved the feat during his first tournament as the leader in 2007.

Apart from, Rohit, Kohli and Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya have led India in T20Is. All of them have a decent captaincy record.

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Ankit Jit Singh

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