Mahendra Singh Dhoni, one of India‘s most successful Test skippers. Dhoni declared his retirement from the test format of the game on Tuesday. Virat Kohli is the new captain of the Team India. He put an end to his test career after India failed to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Let’s see the details of other Indian skippers.

 

 

Player

Years

M

W

L

D

T

1

CK Nayudu

1932-1934

4

0

3

1

0

2

Vizianagram

1936-1936

3

0

2

1

0

3

Nawab of Pataudi

1946-1946

3

0

1

2

0

4

Lala Amarnath

1947-1952

15

2

6

7

0

5

Vijay Hazare

1951-1953

14

1

5

8

0

6

Vinoo Mankad

1955-1959

6

0

1

5

0

7

Ghulam Ahmed

1955-1959

3

0

2

1

0

8

Polly Umrigar

1955-1958

8

2

2

4

0

9

Hemu Adhikari

1959-1959

1

0

0

1

0

10

Datta Gaekwad

1959-1959

4

0

4

0

0

11

Pankaj Roy

1959-1959

1

0

1

0

0

12

Gulabrai Ramchand

1959-1960

5

1

2

2

0

13

Nari Contractor

1960-1962

12

2

2

8

0

14

MAK Pataudi

1962-1975

40

9

19

12

0

15

Chandu Borde

1967-1967

1

0

1

0

0

16

Ajit Wadekar

1971-1974

16

4

4

8

0

17

Srinivas Venkataraghavan

1974-1979

5

0

2

3

0

18

Sunil Gavaskar

1976-1985

47

9

8

30

0

19

Bishan Singh Bedi

1976-1978

22

6

11

5

0

20

Gundappa Viswanath

1980-1980

2

0

1

1

0

21

Kapil Dev

1983-1987

34

4

7

22

1

22

Dilip Vengsarkar

1987-1989

10

2

5

3

0

23

Ravi Shastri

1988-1988

1

1

0

0

0

24

Krisnamachari Srikkanth

1989-1989

4

0

0

4

0

25

Mohammad Azharuddin

1990-1999

47

14

14

19

0

26

Sachin Tendulkar

1996-2000

25

4

9

12

0

27

Sourav Ganguly

2000-2005

49

21

13

15

0

28

Rahul Dravid

2003-2007

25

8

6

11

0

29

Virender Sehwag

2005-2012

4

2

1

1

0

30

Anil Kumble

2007-2008

14

3

5

6

0

31

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

2008-2014

60

27

18

15

0

32

Virat Kohli

2014-2014

1

0

1

0

0

*Stats updated till 1st Jan, 2015

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