Captaincy Records and Statistics - Test Cricket
Most Successful when Winning Toss and Choosing to Field  (Minimum 5 Occasions)
  Won Toss and Fielded
Player Country Career Matches Fielded Won      %      Lost      %     
S R Waugh Australia 1985-2004 57 11 11 100.00% 0 0.00%
K S Williamson* New Zealand 2010- 40 15 11 73.33% 2 13.33%
G C Smith South Africa 2002-2014 109 18 13 72.22% 3 16.67%
J V Coney New Zealand 1974-1987 15 6 4 66.67% 0 0.00%
Misbah-ul-Haq Pakistan 2001-2017 56 11 7 63.64% 1 9.09%
W J Cronje South Africa 1992-2000 53 8 5 62.50% 1 12.50%
M P Vaughan England 1999-2008 51 8 5 62.50% 0 0.00%
R B Richardson West Indies 1983-1995 24 5 3 60.00% 1 20.00%
M A Taylor Australia 1989-1999 50 5 3 60.00% 1 20.00%
M S Atapattu Sri Lanka 1990-2007 18 5 3 60.00% 1 20.00%
K J Hughes Australia 1977-1984 28 5 3 60.00% 1 20.00%
M J Clarke Australia 2004-2015 47 5 3 60.00% 1 20.00%
C H Lloyd West Indies 1966-1984 74 17 10 58.82% 1 5.88%
I V A Richards West Indies 1974-1991 50 14 8 57.14% 1 7.14%
G S Chappell Australia 1970-1984 48 14 8 57.14% 3 21.43%
D P M D Jayawardene Sri Lanka 1997-2014 38 7 4 57.14% 1 14.29%
S C Ganguly India 1996-2008 49 9 5 55.56% 1 11.11%
S T Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 1991-2007 38 12 6 50.00% 3 25.00%
N Hussain England 1990-2004 45 6 3 50.00% 2 33.33%
K C Brathwaite* West Indies 2011- 20 9 4 44.44% 4 44.44%
G P Howarth New Zealand 1975-1985 30 12 5 41.67% 3 25.00%
J C Adams West Indies 1992-2001 15 5 2 40.00% 2 40.00%
Inzamam-ul-Haq Pakistan 1992-2007 31 5 2 40.00% 1 20.00%
H H Streak Zimbabwe 1993-2005 21 5 2 40.00% 2 40.00%
B B McCullum New Zealand 2004-2016 31 5 2 40.00% 1 20.00%
D J G Sammy West Indies 2007-2013 30 5 2 40.00% 1 20.00%
S P Fleming New Zealand 1994-2008 80 16 6 37.50% 3 18.75%
Imran Khan Pakistan 1971-1992 48 11 4 36.36% 1 9.09%
A R Border Australia 1978-1994 93 14 5 35.71% 4 28.57%
M S Dhoni India 2005-2014 60 9 3 33.33% 3 33.33%
A N Cook England 2006-2018 59 9 3 33.33% 5 55.56%
A J Strauss England 2004-2012 50 9 3 33.33% 1 11.11%
No. of Records = 32
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