Is MS Dhoni India’s best-ever captain ? Yes.

5Record in ODIs

Yes,While considering the best ever captain in our nation’s cricket history, fans will always give their opinion in a divided way. While one section gives their vote to the MS Dhoni, the others may root for Saurav Ganguly. We should not forget the name of Md. Azharuddin, too. But, if we go by the stats then no one can match to those records which almighty Dhoni has achieved over the years.

Dhoni has surpassed the previous record-holder, Md. Azharuddin who held the previous record of winning 90 matches as a captain in ODIs in the year 2014. It is worthy to note that Azhar took 174 matches for the same while Dhoni broke the record in 162 matches. With the winning average of 61.5 percent Dhoni is way ahead in the league from the second, Rahul Dravid (56%). Dhoni bagged almost every ODI tournament to mention like Asia Cup, Champions trophy and the World Cup in 2011.

Captain Mat Won Lost Tied NR Win%
MS Dhoni 162 91 57 4 10 61.49
M. Azar 174 90 76 2 6 54.22
Ganguly 146 76 65 0 5 53.90