We are taking a look back at a list of players who have been on the wining side of the team most number of times in One Day Internationals. While there is just one players who has been a part of more than 250 ODI wins, there are 10 players with more than 200 wins in ODIs.
First let us take a look at Top 10 players with most number of ODI wins-
|Player Name||Team/s Played For||Matches Played||Wins|
|Ricky Ponting||Australia/ ICC||375||262|
|Sanath Jayasuriya||Asia/ Sri Lanka||445||233|
|Mahela Jayawardene||Asia/ Sri Lanka||422||229|
|Shahid Afridi||Asia/ Pakistan||380||212|
|Jacques Kallis||South Africa/ Africa||328||210|
|Kumar Sangakkara||Asia/ Sri Lanka||379||205|
|Adam Gilchrist||Australia/ ICC||287||202|
|Muttaiah Muralitharan||Asia/ Sri Lanka||350||202|
Stat updated till 27 August 2014
Ricky Ponting is the only player with more than 250 wins One Day Internationals. He has won 262 matches of 375 played in career. Then comes the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar with 234 wins in 463 matches. We can see a domination by Sub-continent players in this list and mainly Sri Lankans, there are 4 Sri Lankan players in this list. In all we 7 players from the sub-continent in the Top 10 list.
Adam Gilchrist has brilliant record, with 202 wins in just 287 matches. It can be said that, this was the one of the best phases of the Australian team and the record of Gilchrist and Ponting says it all.