List of Captains of One Day Cricket Team of India

There are total of 24 players have captained India ODIs team. The very first ODI captain of Indian cricket team was Ajit Wadekar, who became captain in 1974 and played just 2 matches as captain but unfortunately India lost both of them. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the most successful captain with 110 wins out of 200 games. Mohammad Azharuddin played 174 matches as captain while Saurav Ganguly played 146 matches as captain.

This is a list of cricketers who have captained the Indian cricket team for at least one One Day International.

 Name

    Year

  Match Played

 Success Rate

 1. Ajit Wadekar

 1974

 2

0

 2. Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan

 1975–1979

 7

14.28

 3. Bishen Singh Bedi

 1975-1978

 4

25

 4. Sunil Gavaskar

 1980-1985

 37

40

 5. Gundappa  Viswanath

 1980

 1

0

 6. Kapil Dev

 1982-1992

 74

54.16

 7. Syed Kirmani

 1983

 1

0

 8. Mohinder Amarnath

 1984

 1

TIED

 9. Ravi Shastri

 1986-1991

 11

36.36

 10. Dilip Vengsarkar

 1987-1988

 18

44.44

 11. Krishnamachari  Srikkanth

 1989

 13

33.33

 12. Mohammad Azharuddin

 1989-1999

 174

53.57

 13. Sachin Tendulkar

 1996-1999

 73

35.07

 14. Ajay Jadeja

 1997-1999

 13

61.53

 15. Sourav Ganguly

 1999–2005

 146

53.9

 16. Rahul Dravid

 2000-2007

 79

56

 17. Anil Kumble

 2001

 1

100

 18. Virender Sehwag

 2003-2011

 12

58.33

 19. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

 2007–2018

 200

59.52

 20. Suresh Raina

 2010

 12

54.54

 21. Gautam Gambhir

 2010

 6

100

 22. Virat Kohli

 2013- present

 57

75.89

 23. Ajinkya Rahane

 2015

 3

100

 24. Rohit Sharma

 2017-2018

 8

87.5

In the above table it can be seen that there are 24 players have been appointed as captain of Indian ODI team till date. Till date Mahendra Singh Dhoni is considered as the most successful Indian captain but Virat Kohli is chasing him with solid record win. Kohli has winning percentage of around 76% which far-far better than any Indian cricket captain ever.


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