England’s Greatest Cricket Captain

With Alastair Cook saying that he will be stepping down as England cricket captain this week, here’s a list of who the most successful captains are based on their win/loss ratio and doing the job for a minimum of 30 tests.

  1. Mike Brearley – 31 matches – 4.50
  2. Ray Illingworth – 31 matches – 2.40
  3. Michael Vaughan – 51 matches – 2.36
  4. Andrew Strauss – 50 matches – 2.18
  5. Peter May – 41 matches – 2.00
  6. Ted Dexter – 30 matches – 1.28
  7. Nasser Hussain – 45 matches – 1.13
  8. Alastair Cook – 59 matches – 1.09
  9. Graham Gooch – 34 matches – 0.83
  10. Michael Atherton – 54 matches – 0.61

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