As a captain three player played most one-day matches

stephen fleming

Cricket: In any format of cricket, the role of a captain is very important. It is the captain who leads and leads the team. The captain has the responsibility of leading the team inside and outside the field. Whenever a team wins a major tournament or title, the credit is given to the captain or even if he loses, the captain is also questioned.

There are many players who perform quite well as captains. Ricky Ponting, Graeme Smith all set new dimensions of success as captains. When a player consistently shows a good game as a captain, he gets a chance to captain for a long time.

In such a situation, there are many captains who get a chance to play as captain for a long time. We will tell you about 3 players who have played the most ODI matches as captain.

Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting was a tremendous Australia captain. Under his captaincy, the Australian team won the World Cup title twice in 2003 and 2007.

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It is said that the Australian team led by Ricky Ponting was invincible and no one could beat them and the figures also prove this.

Ponting played 230 ODI matches between 2002 and 2012 as captain for Australia. Out of these 230 ODIs, the Kangaroos team won 165 and lost in just 51 matches.

Stephen Fleming

Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming is second in this list. Fleming was a tremendous captain of his time and single-handedly carried the team. Under his captaincy, New Zealand won a number of important ODI matches.

Stephen Fleming captained the New Zealand team from 1997 to 2007 and during this time he played 218 matches as captain. Out of these, the Kiwi team won 98 matches and lost 106.

MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni is the most successful captain of India. Under his leadership, the Indian team has won all three ICC trophies. India first won the 2007 World Cup under the leadership of MS Dhoni.

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Then in 2011, he won the ODI World Cup after 28 years. Then finally beat England in 2013 to win the Champions Trophy.

India won many tournaments and series under MS Dhoni’s captaincy and proved to be one of India’s most successful captains. He played 200 ODIs in his career as a captain from 2007 to 2018, winning 110 and losing 74.


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