This article is about the most successful captains of the ICC cricket world. The captain is the one who leads from the front. Cricket is a passion so the captain is an essential part of every team. It is difficult to survive and win without a good captain. So in this article, we will tell you about the leaders of the team. These are the top leaders from all the teams ICC have chosen. ICC is the international cricket council. It has ranked the top most successful captains in the world. All those captains ranked by the international cricket council are below…
10. KAPIL DEV:
He belongs to INDIA. He was a wonderful captain. He was the hot favourite player of the INDIANS. They loved him for his playing skills. When he was a captain he brought the world cup trophy in his home town. He made his nation proud. He played fifteen matches and won eleven while he lost four matches. His winning percentage calculated by ICC is 73.33%. Due to this ICC percentage he is being given the position of 10th most successful captain. 1983 was his year because he made the nation feel great. Four hundred thirty four wickets were taken by him in his entire career in the test matches. He is not only a great bowler but also all rounder. He has eight test centuries. He also made a century in 1992 ICC cup but that match was won by South Africa.
9. SHAHID AFRIDI:
He is known as BOOM BOOM AFRIDI. His fans love him a lot for his wonderful batting. He is known for his batting skills. He is also a great bowler. People love to watch his sixes. Recently he made fastest fifty against the NEW ZEALAND in only 19 balls. He is LEGEND for Pakistan and People love him a lot. He has a great fan following in PAKISTAN and in other countries. 2015 World cup is coming. And his fans are looking forward to his performance. He is not only leader for the team but also a HERO of the PAKISTAN. This NATIONAL HERO has made action proud so many times in his entire career. He plays in the ground without any fear that is the reason people love him a lot. He played 8 matches as a Pakistan cricket captain in 2011 ICC cup and he won 6 and his winning percentage by ICC is 75%.
8. KUMAR SANGAKKARA:
He belongs to SRI LANKA. SIRI LANKANS loves him a lot for playing. He is the most successful leader of the world cup. He is also a SRI LANKAN wicketkeeper. He has lot of fans in SRI LANKA. He has a nickname SANGA. He won six matches from the nine played matches and lost two matches and that’s the reason his ICC calculated percentage is 75%. So he is also the seventh successful player. He has a lot of centuries. He has contributed a lot for his teams.
7. STEVE WAUGH:
He was one of the best cricket captains of the globe. He bought two world cups to his home town. He have wonderful fan following. He played ten matches and won seven matches. He leads his team from the front and that is the reason he rings the victory home. He is the most popular cricket captain of AUSTRALIA. Fans are crazy for his playing skills. He is LEGEND for the country. People love him for his outstanding skills. He is ranked as 7 because he gained 75%.
6. HANSIE CRONJE:
He was a South African cricketer. He played fifteen matches in 1999 ICC cup and won eleven matches. His career was a little bit controversial. But still he is one of the best captains of the South Africa He led his team to many victories. His fans love him for his playing skills. Cricket is a passionate game. People watch it with great avidity. They love him and follow him. According to ICC ranking he achieved 76.66% and that’s the reason he is the sixth top successful captain of the world.
5. MARTIN CROWE:
This right handed batsman was born in September 1962. He belongs to NEW ZEALAND. He is in our top list because of his playing and captaincy skills. He was a very popular cricketer and he was famous among his fans. He was the son of the cricketer. He has made many centuries in his entire career. Test matches played by him are seventy seven. He was one of the best young batsman of the world. He is also a well known commentator. According to ICC percentage that is 77.77% he is given this rank of world fifth successful player.
4. SOURAV GANGULY:
He was a very popular Indian cricket captain. He was one of the best captains of INDIA. He played eleven matches and won nine in ICC 2003 tournament. He is famous among his fans for his spectacular performance. This captain is also known as DADA. His fans and friends love him and call him DADA with respect. He have a huge fan following. This superstar was born in July, 1972. He is being ranked because his percentage calculated by ICC is 81.81%.
3. MS DHONI:
This spectacular player belongs to INDIA. He is the most famous and loved cricketer of INDIA. He has fans all over the world. His batting skills are awesome. He has brought one world cup trophy in INDIA as a captain. He is a captain who has played an inspiring role for his team. His full name is MAHENDRA SINGH DHONI. He is well known for his batting skills. He is also a wicket keeper. On the basis of 83.33% he is ranked ICC third successful captain.
2. CLIVE LLOYD:
He belongs to WEST INDIES. He has also written many books. This awesome player was born in August, 1994. He was a famous player of the West Indies. His captaincy skills were awesome. CLIVE HUBERT LLOYD is the full name of this superstar. This hero has played seventeen matches and has won fifteen. He brought the world cup trophies home two times as a captain. He is ranked second on the basis of 88.23%.
1. RICKY PONTING:
He is a well known AUSTRALIAN player. He is ranked number one due to the percentage calculated by the ICC and that is 92.85%. He is a wonderful captain of AUSTRALIAN team of all the time. He has played twenty nine matches out of which won twenty six. When he was a captain he brought the world cup trophy home two times. His captaincy and playing skills are not hidden. He is a player who captures the attention of the audience with his awesome playing skills. This player tops the list of the world best players. He has a huge fan following in Australia and all over the globe.
These are the best ICC world Cup cricket captains. They are a great inspiration for their fans. They all have fans not only in their hometowns but all over the world. CRICKET is a passionate game. All the patriots are emotionally attached with their favourite teams and captains. So we have told you about the most successful captains of the globe. They are famous and capable captains. It is not easy to be the world’s top players. A lot of hard work is required for achieving this position.