You asked: Who was the captain of the Indian team?

Who is India’s team captain?

Virat Kohli, India’s cricket captain, was more than a sporting hero.

Who was the first captain of Indian team?

Test match captains

Indian Test match captains
Number Name
1 C. K. Nayudu 1933–34
Total
2 Maharajkumar of Vizianagram 1936

Who was the best captain of Indian team?

Virat has been the most successful Test captain India has ever produced. After taking over the reins from MS Dhoni, he has led India in 68 Test matches and secured 40 wins at a win percentage of 58.82.

Who is the captain of Test cricket Team India?

“Without any doubt Rohit Sharma will be the new test captain of India. Rohit was named vice-captain before the South Africa series & will now be elevated as captain of the team. The announcement will be made soon”, declared top BCCI official to InsideSport.

Who is the No 1 captain in cricket?

Bottom Line: Steve Waugh

Steve Waugh is arguably the greatest captain of the modern era. He won 41 Tests in 57 matches he captained Australia, with a world-record winning percentage of 71.92.

Who is the father of cricket?

W. G. Grace

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Personal information
Full name William Gilbert Grace
Born 18 July 1848 Downend, near Bristol, England
Died 23 October 1915 (aged 67) Mottingham, Kent, England
Nickname W. G., The Doctor, The Champion, The Big ‘Un, The Old Man

When did Azharuddin became captain?

Captaincy. Azharuddin became the captain of the Indian team succeeding Krishnamachari Srikkanth in 1989. He led the Indian team in 47 Test matches and 174 One Day Internationals.

Who is the most unsuccessful captain in India?

Why Has India’s Most Successful Test Skipper Bowed Out Now. Virat Kohli quit as India’s Test captain on Saturday, after he had stepped down as T20I captain last September. The BCCI had removed him as India’s ODI captain in December.

Who is the longest Indian captain?

Kohli also holds the record for scoring most Test centuries (20) as India captain. It was under Kohli’s leadership that India was crowned the number one Test team in the ICC Rankings for a continuous period of 42 months from October 2016 till early March 2020.

Who is India’s most successful Test captain?

Kohli holds the record for most Test appearances as India Test captain (68) and he also holds the record for most Test wins by an Indian captain (40).