Indian Cricket Team Captain

The Indian Cricket Team is the most followed and scrutinized cricket team in the world. All Indians are expected from team India to perform well and there is always a sense of anticipation every time the Indian side takes the field. Here is the list of Indian Cricket Team Captain so far.

List of Indian Cricket Team Captain

Following Virat Kohli’s decision to quit the captaincy from all formats of international cricket, a total of six people have led team India in 2022 so far. Prior to 2022, 5 captains had led the team India. Apart From Rohit Sharma, Bumrah, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya also led team India this year. Here is the Indian Cricket Team Captain list for all formats of cricket.

Indian Cricket Team Captain Test List

S. No.Test Indian Cricket Captain
1.C.K. Nayudu
2.Maharajkumar of Vizianagram
3.Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi
4.Lala Amarnath
5.Vijay Hazare
6.Vinoo Mankad
7.Ghulam Ahmed
8.Polly Umrigar
9.Hemu Adhikari
10.Datta Gaekwad
11.Pankaj Roy
12.Gulabrai Ramchand
13.Nari Contractor
14.Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
15.Chandu Borde
16.Ajit Wadekar
17.Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan
18.Sunil Gavaskar
19.Bishan Singh Bedi
20.Gundappa Viswanath
21.Kapil Dev
22.Dilip Vengsarkar
23.Ravi Shastri
24.Krishnamachari Srikanth
25.Mohammad Azharuddin
26.Sachin Tendulkar
27.Sourav Ganguly
28.Rahul Dravid
29.Virender Sehwag
30.Anil Kumble
31.Mahendra Singh Dhoni
32.Virat Kohli
33.Ajinkya Rahane
34.KL Rahul
35.Rohit Sharma
36.Jasprit Bumrah

Indian Cricket Team Captain ODI List

S. No.ODI Indian Cricket CaptainYear
1.Ajit Wadekar1974
2.Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan1975-1979
3.Bishen Singh Bedi1975-1978
4.Sunil Gavaskar1980-1985
5.Gundappa Viswanath1980
6.Kapil Dev1982-1992
7.Syed Kirmani1983
8.Mohinder Amarnath1984
9.Ravi Shastri1986-1991
10.Dilip Vengsarkar1987-1988
11.Krishnamachari Srikkanth1989
12.Mohammad Azharuddin1989-1999
13.Sachin Tendulkar1996-1999
14.Ajay Jadeja1998-1999
15.Sourav Ganguly1999-2005
16.Arhul Dravid2000-2007
17.Anil Kumble2001
18.Virender Sehwag2003-2011
19.Mahendra Singh Dhoni2007-2018
20.Suresh Raina2010
21.Gautam Gambhir2010-2011
22.Virat Kohli2013-2021
23.Ajinkay Rahane2015
24.Rohit Sharma2017-Present
25.Shikhar Dhawan2021-2022
26.KL Rahul2022

Indian Cricket Team Captain T20 List

S. No.T20 Indian Cricket CaptainYear
1.Virender Sehwag2006
2.Mahendra Singh Dhoni2007-2016
3.Suresh Raina2010-2011
4.Ajinkya Rahane2015
5.Virat Kohli2017-2021
6.Rohit Sharma2017-Present
7.Shikhar Dhawan2021
8.Rishabh Pant2022
9.Hardik Pandya2022

Captain of Indian Cricket Team 2022

Indian Cricket Team Captain Test 2022- Rohit Sharma

Indian Cricket Team Captain One Day 2022- KL Rahul (Against Zimbabwe)

Indian Cricket Team Captain T20 2022- Rohit Sharma (For Australia, South Africa and T20 World Cup)

Crickhit Question and Answer

  1. Who is the vice-captain of Indian cricket team 2022?

    Vice Captain of Indian Cricket Team 2022- For the upcoming season, India will host South Africa for 3 T20s in September, and after that South Africa for 3 T20s and 3 ODIs from the end of September to October mid. In the last Team India Tour to Australia for T20 World Cup from October to November 2022. On 12th September 2022, BCCI declared the team India squad for the Australia series, South Africa series, and T20 world cup. Rohit Sharma was appointed as the captain, KL Rahul as the vice-captain, and Rishabh Pant, and Dinesh Karthik will be the wicketkeeper of the Indian Cricket Team for the upcoming cricket series.

  2. Who is the Captain of Indian cricket team in 2022?

    Indian cricket captain 2022- On 12th September 2022, BCCI declared the team India squad for the Australia series, South Africa series, and T20 world cup. Rohit Sharma was appointed as the captain, KL Rahul as the vice-captain, and Rishabh Pant, and Dinesh Karthik will be the wicketkeeper of the Indian Cricket Team for the upcoming cricket series.

  3. Who is the First Indian Team Captain?

    The Indian team was first led by CK Nayudu against England at the Lord’s. They played only 7 tests, which were all against England, before the 2nd world war, losing 5 matches & played a draw twice.

  4. Who is the Most Successful captain of Team India?

    Test- A total of 36 players have captained India in test matches, of which Virat Kohli is the most successful win with 40 wins.

    One Day- A total of 26 players have captained India in one-day Internationals, of which Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the most successful with 110 wins.

    T20- A total of 9 players have captained India in T20s of which Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the most successful captain with 41 wins.

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