Indian Test captains down the ages

Updated: Dec 31, 2014, 11:17 IST | PTI |

One of India's most successful Test captains, Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday announced his retirement from the longest format of the game. Following is the list of cricketers who have captained the Indian Test team so far

New Delhi: One of India's most successful Test captains, Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday announced his retirement from the longest format of the game. Following is the list of cricketers who have captained the Indian Test team so far.

Name, number of matches captained, wins, losses, tied matches and drawn Tests.

C.K. Nayudu: 1932-1934 - 4 matches, 0 wins, 3 losses, 0 tied, 1 drawn

Maharaja of Vizianagram: 1936-1936 - 3 0 2 0 1

Nawab of Pataudi (Iftikhar Ali Khan): 1946-1946 - 3 0 1 0 2

Lala Amarnath: 1947-1952 - 15 2 6 0 7

Vijay Hazare: 1951-1954 - 14 1 5 0 8

Vinoo Mankad: 1955-1959 - 6 0 1 0 5

Ghulam Ahmed: 1955-1959 - 3 0 2 0 1

Polly Umrigar: 1955-1958 - 8 2 2 0 4

Hemu Adhikari: 1959-1959 - 1 0 0 0 1

Datta Gaekwad: 1959-1959 - 4 0 4 0 0

Pankaj Roy: 1959-1959 - 1 0 1 0 0

Gulabrai Ramchand: 1959-1960 - 5 1 2 0 2

Nari Contractor: 1960-1962 - 12 2 2 0 8

Nawab of Pataudi (Mansur Ali Khan): 1962-1975 - 40 9 19 0 12

Chandu Borde: 1967-1967 - 1 0 1 0 0

Ajit Wadekar: 1971-1974 - 16 4 4 0 8

S. Venkataraghavan: 1974-1979 - 5 0 2 0 3

Sunil Gavaskar: 1976-1985 - 47 9 8 0 30

Bishan Singh Bedi: 1976-1978 - 22 6 11 0 5

Gundappa Viswanath: 1980-1980 - 2 0 1 0 1

Kapil Dev: 1983-1987 - 34 4 7 1 22

Dilip Vengsarkar: 1987-1989 - 10 2 5 0 3

Ravi Shastri: 1988-1988 - 1 1 0 0 0

K. Srikkanth: 1989-1989 - 4 0 0 0 4

Mohammad Azharuddin: 1990-1999 - 47 14 14 0 19

Sachin Tendulkar: 1996-2000 - 25 4 9 0 12

Sourav Ganguly: 2000-2005 - 49 21 13 0 15

Rahul Dravid: 2003-2007 - 25 8 6 0 11

Virender Sehwag: 2005-2012 - 4 2 1 0 1

Anil Kumble: 2007-2008 - 14 3 5 0 6

Mahendra Singh Dhoni: 2008-2014 - 60 27 18 0 15

Virat Kohli: 2014 - 1 0 1 0 0

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