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 Captaincy Records and Statistics - Test Cricket
Captains for  in Chronological Order
  Player First Match Last Match Tests Won Lost Drawn Toss
1 Lillywhite, J 15/03/1877 31/03/1877 2 1 (50.00%) 1 (50.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
2 Harris, L 02/01/1879 11/08/1884 4 2 (50.00%) 1 (25.00%) 1 (25.00%) 2 (50.00%)
3 Shaw, A 31/12/1881 10/03/1882 4 0 (0.00%) 2 (50.00%) 2 (50.00%) 4 (100.00%)
4 Hornby, A N 28/08/1882 11/07/1884 2 0 (0.00%) 1 (50.00%) 1 (50.00%) 1 (50.00%)
5 Bligh, I F W 30/12/1882 17/02/1883 4 2 (50.00%) 2 (50.00%) 0 (0.00%) 3 (75.00%)
6 Shrewsbury, A 12/12/1884 25/02/1887 7 5 (71.43%) 2 (28.57%) 0 (0.00%) 3 (42.86%)
7 Steel, A G 05/07/1886 16/07/1888 4 3 (75.00%) 1 (25.00%) 0 (0.00%) 2 (50.00%)
8 Read, W W 10/02/1888 19/03/1892 2 2 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
9 Grace, W G 13/08/1888 01/06/1899 13 8 (61.54%) 3 (23.08%) 2 (15.38%) 4 (30.77%)
10 Smith, C A 12/03/1889 12/03/1889 1 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
11 Bowden, M P 25/03/1889 25/03/1889 1 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%)
12 Stoddart, A E 17/07/1893 29/01/1898 8 3 (37.50%) 4 (50.00%) 1 (12.50%) 2 (25.00%)
13 O'Brien, T C 13/02/1896 13/02/1896 1 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
14 Hawke, Lord 02/03/1896 01/04/1899 4 4 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 4 (100.00%)
15 MacLaren, A C 13/12/1897 09/08/1909 22 4 (18.18%) 11 (50.00%) 7 (31.82%) 11 (50.00%)
16 Warner, P F 11/12/1903 30/03/1906 10 4 (40.00%) 6 (60.00%) 0 (0.00%) 5 (50.00%)
17 Jackson, F S 29/05/1905 14/08/1905 5 2 (40.00%) 0 (0.00%) 3 (60.00%) 5 (100.00%)
18 Foster, R E 01/07/1907 19/08/1907 3 1 (33.33%) 0 (0.00%) 2 (66.67%) 3 (100.00%)
19 Fane, F L 13/12/1907 11/03/1910 5 2 (40.00%) 3 (60.00%) 0 (0.00%) 3 (60.00%)
20 Jones, A O 07/02/1908 21/02/1908 2 0 (0.00%) 2 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (50.00%)
21 Leveson Gower, H D G 01/01/1910 26/02/1910 3 1 (33.33%) 2 (66.67%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
22 Douglas, J W H 15/12/1911 26/07/1924 18 8 (44.44%) 8 (44.44%) 2 (11.11%) 7 (38.89%)
23 Fry, C B 10/06/1912 19/08/1912 6 4 (66.67%) 0 (0.00%) 2 (33.33%) 4 (66.67%)
24 Tennyson, L H 02/07/1921 13/08/1921 3 0 (0.00%) 1 (33.33%) 2 (66.67%) 2 (66.67%)
25 Mann, F T 23/12/1922 16/02/1923 5 2 (40.00%) 1 (20.00%) 2 (40.00%) 3 (60.00%)
26 Gilligan, A E R 14/06/1924 27/02/1925 9 4 (44.44%) 4 (44.44%) 1 (11.11%) 2 (22.22%)
27 Carr, A W 12/06/1926 17/08/1929 6 1 (16.67%) 0 (0.00%) 5 (83.33%) 3 (50.00%)
28 Chapman, A P F 14/08/1926 21/02/1931 17 9 (52.94%) 2 (11.76%) 6 (35.29%) 9 (52.94%)
29 Stanyforth, R T 24/12/1927 28/01/1928 4 2 (50.00%) 1 (25.00%) 1 (25.00%) 0 (0.00%)
30 Stevens, G T S 04/02/1928 04/02/1928 1 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
31 White, J C 08/03/1929 13/07/1929 4 1 (25.00%) 1 (25.00%) 2 (50.00%) 3 (75.00%)
32 Gilligan, A H H 10/01/1930 21/02/1930 4 1 (25.00%) 0 (0.00%) 3 (75.00%) 1 (25.00%)
33 Calthorpe, F S G 11/01/1930 03/04/1930 4 1 (25.00%) 1 (25.00%) 2 (50.00%) 2 (50.00%)
34 Wyatt, R E S 16/08/1930 17/08/1935 16 3 (18.75%) 5 (31.25%) 8 (50.00%) 12 (75.00%)
35 Jardine, D R 27/06/1931 10/02/1934 15 9 (60.00%) 1 (6.67%) 5 (33.33%) 7 (46.67%)
36 Walters, C F 08/06/1934 08/06/1934 1 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
37 Allen, G O B 27/06/1936 27/03/1948 11 4 (36.36%) 5 (45.45%) 2 (18.18%) 6 (54.55%)
38 Robins, R W V 26/06/1937 14/08/1937 3 1 (33.33%) 0 (0.00%) 2 (66.67%) 2 (66.67%)
39 Hammond, W R 10/06/1938 21/03/1947 20 4 (20.00%) 3 (15.00%) 13 (65.00%) 11 (55.00%)
40 Yardley, N W D 28/02/1947 20/07/1950 14 4 (28.57%) 7 (50.00%) 3 (21.43%) 9 (64.29%)
41 Cranston, K 21/01/1948 21/01/1948 1 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%)
42 Mann, F G 16/12/1948 25/06/1949 7 2 (28.57%) 0 (0.00%) 5 (71.43%) 5 (71.43%)
43 Brown, F R 23/07/1949 16/08/1951 15 5 (33.33%) 6 (40.00%) 4 (26.67%) 3 (20.00%)
44 Howard, N D 02/11/1951 12/01/1952 4 1 (25.00%) 0 (0.00%) 3 (75.00%) 2 (50.00%)
45 Carr, D B 06/02/1952 06/02/1952 1 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%)
46 Hutton, L 05/06/1952 25/03/1955 23 11 (47.83%) 4 (17.39%) 8 (34.78%) 7 (30.43%)
47 Sheppard, D S R 01/07/1954 22/07/1954 2 1 (50.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (50.00%) 1 (50.00%)
48 May, P B H 09/06/1955 17/08/1961 41 20 (48.78%) 10 (24.39%) 11 (26.83%) 27 (65.85%)
49 Cowdrey, M C 23/07/1959 06/03/1969 27 8 (29.63%) 4 (14.81%) 15 (55.56%) 17 (62.96%)
50 Dexter, E R 21/10/1961 13/08/1964 30 9 (30.00%) 7 (23.33%) 14 (46.67%) 13 (43.33%)
51 Smith, M J K 10/01/1964 02/06/1966 25 5 (20.00%) 3 (12.00%) 17 (68.00%) 10 (40.00%)
52 Close, D B 18/08/1966 24/08/1967 7 6 (85.71%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (14.29%) 4 (57.14%)
53 Graveney, T W 25/07/1968 25/07/1968 1 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%)
54 Illingworth, R 12/06/1969 23/08/1973 31 12 (38.71%) 5 (16.13%) 14 (45.16%) 15 (48.39%)
55 Lewis, A R 20/12/1972 24/03/1973 8 1 (12.50%) 2 (25.00%) 5 (62.50%) 3 (37.50%)
56 Denness, M H 02/02/1974 10/07/1975 19 6 (31.58%) 5 (26.32%) 8 (42.11%) 9 (47.37%)
57 Edrich, J H 04/01/1975 04/01/1975 1 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
58 Greig, A W 31/07/1975 12/03/1977 14 3 (21.43%) 5 (35.71%) 6 (42.86%) 6 (42.86%)
59 Brearley, J M 16/06/1977 27/08/1981 31 18 (58.06%) 4 (12.90%) 9 (29.03%) 13 (41.94%)
60 Boycott, G 18/01/1978 04/03/1978 4 1 (25.00%) 1 (25.00%) 2 (50.00%) 3 (75.00%)
61 Botham, I T 05/06/1980 02/07/1981 12 0 (0.00%) 4 (33.33%) 8 (66.67%) 6 (50.00%)
62 Fletcher, K W R 27/11/1981 17/02/1982 7 1 (14.29%) 1 (14.29%) 5 (71.43%) 5 (71.43%)
63 Willis, R G D 10/06/1982 02/03/1984 18 7 (38.89%) 5 (27.78%) 6 (33.33%) 8 (44.44%)
64 Gower, D I 12/08/1982 24/08/1989 32 5 (15.63%) 18 (56.25%) 9 (28.13%) 14 (43.75%)
65 Gatting, M W 19/06/1986 02/06/1988 23 2 (8.70%) 5 (21.74%) 16 (69.57%) 14 (60.87%)
66 Emburey, J E 16/06/1988 30/06/1988 2 0 (0.00%) 2 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (50.00%)
67 Cowdrey, C S 21/07/1988 21/07/1988 1 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
68 Gooch, G A 04/08/1988 22/07/1993 34 10 (29.41%) 12 (35.29%) 12 (35.29%) 16 (47.06%)
69 Lamb, A J 05/04/1990 23/11/1990 3 0 (0.00%) 3 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 2 (66.67%)
70 Stewart, A J 11/02/1993 31/05/2001 15 4 (26.67%) 8 (53.33%) 3 (20.00%) 5 (33.33%)
71 Atherton, M A 05/08/1993 02/08/2001 54 13 (24.07%) 21 (38.89%) 20 (37.04%) 23 (42.59%)
72 Hussain, N 01/07/1999 24/07/2003 45 17 (37.78%) 15 (33.33%) 13 (28.89%) 19 (42.22%)
73 Butcher, M A 05/08/1999 05/08/1999 1 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%) 1 (100.00%)
74 Vaughan, M P 31/07/2003 30/07/2008 51 26 (50.98%) 11 (21.57%) 14 (27.45%) 24 (47.06%)
75 Trescothick, M E 20/05/2004 12/11/2005 2 1 (50.00%) 1 (50.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
76 Flintoff, A 01/03/2006 02/01/2007 11 2 (18.18%) 7 (63.64%) 2 (18.18%) 7 (63.64%)
77 Strauss, A J 13/07/2006 16/08/2012 50 23 (46.00%) 11 (22.00%) 15 (30.00%) 28 (56.00%)
78 Pietersen, K P 07/08/2008 19/12/2008 3 1 (33.33%) 1 (33.33%) 1 (33.33%) 0 (0.00%)
79 Cook, A N 12/03/2010 16/12/2016 59 24 (40.68%) 22 (37.29%) 13 (22.03%) 28 (47.46%)
80 Root, J E*# 06/07/2017 02/09/2021 56 27 (48.21%) 21 (37.50%) 8 (14.29%) 34 (60.71%)
81 Stokes, B A* 08/07/2020 08/07/2020 1 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (100.00%)
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