Ganguly becomes most successful skipper

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:06 IST

Skipper Sourav Ganguly today became the most successful captain for the country.

Ganguly becomes most successful skipper

Rawalpindi:

Skipper Sourav Ganguly today became the most successful captain for the country when India won the third and final cricket Test match against Pakistan here today. The innings and 131 runs victory today took Ganguly's tally to 15 triumphs in 38 matches as he surpassed the previous best of 14 wins by Mohammad Azaruddin. List of victories registered by India under Ganguly's captaincy are as follows:
YearAgainstVenue
2000/01Beat Bangalesh by nine wicketsDhaka
2000/01Beat Zimbabwe by seven wicketsDelhi
2000/01Beat Australia by 171 runsKolkata
2000/01Beat Australia by two wicketsChennai
2001Beat Zimbabwe by eight wicketsBulawayo
2001Beat Sri Lanka by seven wicketsKandy
2001/02Beat England by 10 wicketsChandigarh
2001/02Beat Zimbabwe by an innings and 101 runsNagpur
2001/02Beat Zimababwe by four wicketsDelhi
2001/02Beat West Indies by 37 runsPort of Spain
2002Beat England by innings and 46 runsLeeds
2002/03Beat West Indies by innings and 112 runsMumbai
2002/03Beat West Indies by eight wicketsChennai
2003/04Beat Australia by four wicketsAdelaide
2004Beat Pakistan by innings and 131 runsRawalpindi
India's five most successful captains: 15 - Sourav Ganguly 14 - Mohammad Azaruddin 9 - Sunil Gavaskar and Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi 6 - Bishen Singh Bedi. (PTI)



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