All-time Best ODI Captain

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, July 18th, 2016 | 0

Clive Lloyd (West Indies)

Undouble Mashrafe Mortaza is the best captain of Bangladesh ever. Under his captaincy, Bangladesh has got the chance to play Champions Trophy for the first time. In the meantime, Bangladesh has won series against Pakistan, India, South Africa and India consecutively.

After the tremendous success of Mashrafe, he reached the list of the greatest one-day captain. Clive Lloyd, Hansie Cronje and Ricky Ponting placing at top 3. Mashrafe Mortaza is on number 3. Statistics show that has led to at least 25 matches.

 

Top 5 list of all-time best ODI captain:

 

  1. Clive Lloyd (West Indies)                  : 84 matches, 64 wins, 18 defeat, won 77.71 percent.
  2. Ricky Ponting (Australia)                 : 230 games, 165 wins, 51 defeat, won 76.14 percent.
  3. Hansie Cronje (South Africa)          : 138 matches, 99 wins, 35 defeat, won 73.70 percent.
  4. Mashrafe Mortaza (Bangladesh)     : 28 matches, won 20, 8 defeat, to win the 71.42 percent.
  5. Clarke (Australia)                                 : 74 matches, 50 wins, 21 defeat, won the 70.42 percent.

 

The next 10 successful captains:

 

  1. Steve Waugh                       65.23
  2. Sir Viv Richards                 65.04
  3. Graeme Smith                    64.23
  4. Shaun Pollock                     64.06
  5. Waqar Younis                     61.66
  6. Wasim Akram                      61.46
  7.  Inazamama-ul-Haq          61.46
  8. Allan Border                          61.42
  9. AB de Villiers                         60.95
  10. Mahendra Singh Dhoni        60.00
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