Cricket is a team game. And, like in case of all team sports, a cricket team, too, is held together by the captain. As the leader of the team, a captain has to take care of how to maintain balance in the team, be it in terms of focus or temperament.

He has to know when to stay calm in the face of stress, and keep his head clear to strategies the match. The captain is the pillar of success in a team. Let’s take a look at the top 10 most successful cricket captains of all time, based on the highest number of wins achieved.

Here are Captains with most wins in ODI Cricket:-

Imran Khan(75 Wins)

One of the Captain who led his team by front in both the departments. Imran always did his best on the field.

Pakistan won ICC World Cup 1992 under him and he is the most successful Pakistani Captain.

Under him, Pakistan won 75 games out of 139.

Sourav Ganguly(76 wins)

Another leader who led his team from front. Ganguly is the man who taught team India how to fight and transformed Indian side.

Naturally aggressive Captain who always have backed youngsters like Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan etc.

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India reached finals in ICC World Cup 2003 under him and Natwest Series victory in 2002 was his best win as a leader.

Arjuna Ranatunga(89 Wins)

Arjuna Ranatunga is known as one of the best Captains across the world. He is known for ICC World Cup 1996 win that Sri Lanka won under him.

Sri Lanka won 89 games out of 193 under him. Although, Sri Lanka was not great side in the times he led.

Mohammad Azharuddin(90 Wins)

One of the other best Captain of Indian Cricket team. Many great players like Sachin Tendulkar, Ajay Jadeja, Sourav Ganguly etc. has played under him.

His ODI career was pretty long, having played 334 matches, mostly batting in the middle order, he led India to many victories.

India has won 90 matches out of 171 under his leadership.

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