Rickey Ponting Australia The legacy of Australian Juggernaut continued for almost a decade thanks to this man. Arjuna Ranatunga Captaincy Record: Format Captaincy Span Matches Wins Lost Draws Winning Percentage Test 1989-1999 56 12 19 25 21. Saurav Ganguly India India is country where the game is religiously followed and the captaincy is not a comfortable position for any one. Eden Gardens in Kolkata has hosted the most Tests, and also has the second-largest of any cricket stadium in the world, being capable of holding more than 66,000 spectators. And besides all that, he injected the new blood into the team in the form of Yuvraj, Shewag, Harbhajan, Zaheer Khan and Ashish Nehra. During this time, Ranatunga helped in winning 101 matches, including the 1996 World Cup. She is a recipient of the for the year 2003.
Apart from this, India remained a weak team outside the. . He captained the team till 2000 before his controversial exit. Indian Cricket Team Captains : India has produced some well suited and dedicated cricket captain from different parts of the country. It played its first in 1928 against at. This is a list of all cricketers who have captained Indian national cricket team at the international level.
Which new players will get the chance and at the same time, the older players will also get the chance to improve their game. He had a fluid batting style which was in some ways similar to that of English great David Gower. Mithali was taken ill with a strain of typhoid during the CricInfo Women's World Cup in 2002, seriously hampering India's progress. However, the new core — Tendulkar, Dravid, Kumble and Ganguly — swore not to let this happen to them again, and lead Indian cricket out of the dark times. He played as the captain for his team between 1997 and 2004. Under his captaincy, India became the joint-winners of the with Sri Lanka, and the runners-up of the.
There was a time when Test matches were not that frequent. Victory in 2001 against the Australians marked the beginning of a dream run for India under their captain Ganguly, winning Test matches in , Sri Lanka, West Indies and England. India set a then Test record in the third Test against the West Indies at Port-of-Spain in 1976, when they chased 403 to win, thanks to 112 from Viswanath. From 1932 India had to wait until 1952, almost 20 years for its first Test victory. He took too much pressure and faced batting troubles as short deliveries were his biggest problem. Pitch reading, decision making, filed placements, bowling changes and above all the results produced are the few parameters to gauge the effectiveness of a captains.
This has sometimes led to controversy as to whether these selectors are biased towards their zones. She was named among the probables in the when she was just 14, but couldn't make it to the final squad. As per winning percentage in Test matches, Kohli is India's most successful test captain, having won more than 61% of Test matches at least 2 games. The Bombay Gymkhana was the first ground in India to host a full-scale cricket match featuring an Indian cricket team. Kohli's response was to say, on camera, that he was okay with the fan's preferences but if that's how he felt, he didn't understand why he lived in India; he ought to live elsewhere, presumably in the country to which his batting heroes belonged.
Well whatever you might say but the pragmatic thing is that you still have to do well to lead the team like that. He finished with captaining over 40 tests and made India claim their first victory on foreign soil, by defeating New Zealand 3-1. He represented the team in all formats of cricket, between 2002 and 2014, and received the captaincy a year into his career, performing the responsibility till the end of it. This leg spinner, best known for scalping all ten wickets in a single test innings, served as an Indian captain for many games before handing over the baton to Mahendra Singh Dhoni. His notable triumphs include Natwest series victory at Lords in 2002, champions trophy 2002, runner ups in the 2003 world cup, retaining the Border Gavaskar trophy against Australia in Australia in 2003-04 and defeating Pakistan in Pakistan for the first time in 2004.
Many of the responses to Kohli's video made the point that it was absurd for a man who endorses foreign cars, had his wedding in an Italian location, and more generally, lives the life of the roving cosmopolitan, to hector others for their sporting preferences. Archived from on 10 January 2007. Helmets are also dark blue. He was nicknamed Captain Cool for his temperament and is credited for bringing the spotlight on Sri Lanka. He is likely to retain his place as a keeper-batsman. It was the unofficial successor of the Brabourne Stadium, which is also located in Mumbai. India reached the final of the but lost to England by 9 runs, following which the team was praised by many including Prime Minister.
Pure aggression on and off the field. Tendulkar resigned, vowing never to captain the team again. Due to their love for blue colour, Nike launched the mega campaign called 'Bleed Blue' for the support of Indian team in which turned out to be a huge success and people over the internet and places adopted this to cheer for India. Australia won the five-match series 4—0, with Bradman tormenting the Indian bowling in his final Australian summer. And the first three put aside personal ambitions to let Ganguly lead them into a new era. The coach Romesh Powar in turn had criticized that Mithali Raj had threatened that she would retire from the game of the cricket when asked to play down the batting order.
They continued their improvement throughout the early 1950s with a series win against in 1956. The other problem with this peremptory demand for patriotism is that it is one thing to unconditionally support a cricket team when it's an underdog, as India used to be in the sixties and seventies, up against better organised, better funded, more gifted teams, and quite another to demand unthinking loyalty when India is the 800-pound gorilla of world cricket, led by an all-powerful board and represented by the best-paid cricketers in the world. But the real legacy of the captain is not defined by the number of matches being won but by the transition that captain brought in to the team. Gavaskar infamously blocked his way to 36 not out off 174 balls against England in the first World Cup in 1975, India scored just 132 for 3 and lost by 202 runs. The very nature of Under-19 cricket means that in practice no youth captains the side for more than one year.
During the same tour, a stampede occurred at Eden Gardens when tickets were oversold and India fell to another loss; the Australian team bus was later stoned with bricks. South Africa remained undefeated for two years in test matches from early 2012 to late 2013 under his reign. Dhoni succeeded him as the Test captain, making him the captain in all formats. In the mid-1980s there were two , which was at that time banned from official competition because of the apartheid régime then in force there. He has been awarded many national prestigious awards like Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan,etc. West Indies won the 5-Test series 1—0.