There were many captains in the history of the game but only a few of them succeeded on an international level and won matches away from home. The captain is the most important thing in cricket as he is ultimately responsible for everything. Through the below article we will see the top 5 captains with the most wins in international cricket.
#5 Virat Kohli
Virat in his 7 years of captaincy of India took the team to unbelievable heights and success. Virat made the Indian side one of the most difficult ones to play against. Virat as a captain has 135 international wins across all formats combined which put him at No.5 on our list.
#4 Allan Border
Allan Border is a former and retired Australian player who was one of the greatest batsmen and captain of his time. The reason for his success as captain lies in his batting as he was a perfect example of a captain leading from the front. Allan Border has 139 international wins across all formats combined.
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#3 Graeme Smith
The most successful test captain in the history of the game Graeme Smith is at No.3 on our list. Former South African skipper has 163 wins in international cricket as captain in all the formats combined. Smith made proteas one of the best cricketing nations, especially in tests.
#2 MS Dhoni
Most successful Indian captain and also the only captain to won all the ICC trophies MS Dhoni is a very famous personality in India and the world. Dhoni stands at No.2 on our list. he has 179 wins in international cricket in all the formats combined. Dhoni was known for his captaincy and his brilliant cricketing mind.
#1 Ricky Ponting
Most successful captain of Australia and in the world in terms of total international wins Ricky Ponting is a legend in captains of cricket. Ponting also won world cups as captain of the mighty Australian team of the 2000s. in terms of numbers, pointing has 220 wins most by any captain in the world and in the history of the game in all the formats of the game combined.