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MS Dhoni becomes India’s most successful ODI captain

MS Dhoni went past Mohammad Azharuddin © Getty Images
MS Dhoni went past Mohammad Azharuddin © Getty Images

Sep 1, 2014

MS Dhoni became India’s most successful One-Day International captain after India won against England in the fourth ODI at Edgbaston. Dhoni had equaled Mohammad Azharuddin’s record of 90 wins leading India after winning the third match. Dhoni is also sixth on the list of most ODI wins leading the team.

Among Indians, Dhoni is followed by Azharuddin, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Kapil Dev.

Captains M W
*MS Dhoni 162 91
Mohammad Azharuddin 174 90
Sourav Ganguly 146 76
Rahul Dravid 79 42
Kapil Dev 74 39

*Updated after India beat England on September 2, 2014

Most successful captains in ODIs.

Captains M W
Ricky Ponting 230 165
Allan Border 178 107
Hansie Cronje 138 99
Stephen Fleming 218 98
Graeme Smith 150 92
*MS Dhoni 162 91

*Updated after India beat England on September 2, 2014

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