Captaincy Records and Statistics - Test Cricket
Players Scoring Most Centuries as Captain
  Captain Career
  Player Country Mat Inns NO Runs HS   50s 100s Avg 100s
1 G C Smith South Africa 109 193 37 8659 277 36 25 47.84 27
2 V Kohli* India 68 113 27 5864 254* 18 20 54.80 27
3 R T Ponting Australia 77 140 27 6542 257 35 19 51.51 41
4 S R Waugh Australia 57 83 41 3714 200 10 15 52.31 32
5 A R Border Australia 93 154 52 6623 205 36 15 50.95 27
6 S P D Smith* Australia 34 60 15 3659 239 13 15 70.37 28
7 J E Root* England 64 118 13 5295 254 26 14 46.45 28
8 D G Bradman Australia 24 38 17 3147 334 7 14 101.52 29
9 B C Lara West Indies 47 85 12 4685 400* 19 14 57.84 34
10 C H Lloyd West Indies 74 111 45 5233 242* 27 14 51.30 19
11 D P M D Jayawardene Sri Lanka 38 66 13 3665 374 10 14 59.11 34
12 M J Clarke Australia 47 86 18 3946 329* 7 14 51.92 28
13 G S Chappell Australia 48 86 18 4209 247* 19 13 55.38 24
14 A N Cook England 59 111 14 4844 294 24 12 46.58 33
15 K S Williamson* New Zealand 40 65 21 3331 251 14 11 57.43 24
16 S M Gavaskar India 47 74 20 3449 236* 14 11 50.72 34
17 G A Gooch England 34 63 6 3582 333 16 11 58.72 20
18 G S A Sobers West Indies 39 71 18 3528 365* 15 11 58.80 26
19 R B Simpson Australia 39 71 11 3623 311 16 10 54.07 10
20 P B H May England 41 65 24 3080 285* 15 10 54.04 13
21 M Azharuddin India 47 68 25 2856 199 9 9 43.94 22
22 A J Strauss England 50 85 16 3343 177 14 9 40.77 21
23 M P Vaughan England 51 94 14 3170 197 13 9 36.02 18
24 Misbah-ul-Haq Pakistan 56 99 30 4214 161* 35 8 51.39 10
25 S P Fleming New Zealand 80 135 30 5156 274* 31 8 40.60 9
26 M A Atherton England 54 98 11 3815 185* 22 8 40.59 16
27 I M Chappell Australia 30 54 9 2550 196 14 7 50.00 14
28 A L Hassett Australia 24 41 8 1881 198* 8 7 47.03 10
29 K C Sangakkara Sri Lanka 15 26 6 1601 319 4 7 69.61 38
30 M A Taylor Australia 50 89 18 3250 334* 16 7 39.63 19
31 S R Tendulkar India 25 43 6 2054 248* 7 7 51.35 51
32 Inzamam-ul-Haq Pakistan 31 53 15 2397 329 14 7 52.11 25
33 I V A Richards West Indies 50 74 31 3068 291 23 6 45.12 24
34 B B McCullum New Zealand 31 54 10 2355 302 7 6 45.29 12
35 D I Gower England 32 55 12 2267 215 9 6 43.60 18
36 M C Cowdrey England 27 45 8 1715 182 8 6 38.11 22
37 D Karunaratne* Sri Lanka 24 45 4 2035 244 9 6 47.33 14
38 A D Mathews* Sri Lanka 34 64 13 2802 200* 15 6 50.95 13
39 F du Plessis* South Africa 36 67 14 2219 199 13 5 38.93 10
40 M W Gatting England 23 39 8 1542 207 5 5 44.06 10
41 W R Hammond England 20 33 8 1657 336* 6 5 55.23 22
42 N Hussain England 45 77 21 2487 207 17 5 36.04 14
43 L Hutton England 23 38 10 1825 364 9 5 52.14 19
44 S T Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 38 64 15 2177 340 8 5 36.90 14
45 Imran Khan Pakistan 48 64 44 2408 136 14 5 52.35 6
46 M S Dhoni India 60 96 35 3454 224 24 5 40.64 6
47 C H Gayle* West Indies 20 34 7 1528 333 6 5 47.75 15
48 S C Ganguly India 49 75 28 2561 239 13 5 37.66 16
49 D J McGlew South Africa 13 25 5 1037 255* 1 5 49.38 7
50 Javed Miandad Pakistan 34 51 18 2354 280* 13 5 50.09 23
51 Nawab of Pataudi Jr India 40 73 9 2424 203* 13 5 34.14 6

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