Gautam Gambhir achieves second best captaincy record in T20, closes in on Dhoni! - Sportzwiki
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Gautam Gambhir achieves second best captaincy record in T20, closes in on Dhoni!


  • The last T20 match of KKR in the ongoing Champions league proved to be a landmark event for their captain Gautam Gambhir, as this happened to be his 100th match as a captain of any T20 team. Incidentally, KKR beat Dolphins by 36 runs in the encounter. Only MS Dhoni is running ahead of Gambhir with the most number of T20 matches played as a captain, that is 183 matches.

    Another interesting equation which emerged after this particular match for KKR is that with 13 victories, the Kolkata side has achieved the record of any Indian team with most number of successive wins in T20 format of the game.

    Here are the details of the captaincy record of Gautam Gambhir:

    Team

    Matches

    Won

    Lost

    Tied

    Win %

    Kolkata Knight Riders

    76

    44

    30

    1

    59.33

    Delhi Daredevils

    19

    11

    8

    0

    57.89

    Delhi

    5

    5

    0

    0

    100

    Total

    100

    60

    38

    1

    61.11

     

    The details of Top 3 Captains are mentioned below:

    Player

    Span

    Matches

    Won

    Lost

    Tied

    Win %

    MS Dhoni

    2007 to 2014

    183

    107

    72

    2

    59.66

    Gautam Gambhir

    2009 to 2014

    100

    60

    38

    1

    61.11

    Robert Key

    2006 to 2014

    83

    46

    34

    2

    57.31

     

     

                   

     

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