Your question: Who was the first capital of India Test team?

First Captain for Indian Test team is CK Nayudu (1932–1934),who played 3 matches.

Who was the first captain of India Test team?

Test match captains

Indian Test match captains
Number Name Location
1 C. K. Nayudu India
2 Maharajkumar of Vizianagram England

Who is the first Indian to score a Test century?

Lala Amarnath

Competition Test First-class
100s/50s 1/4 31/39
Top score 118 262
Balls bowled 4,241 29,474
Wickets 45 463

Who was the first champion of Indian cricket team?

India won its first ODI under the captaincy of Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan in the 1975 Cricket World Cup, against East Africa. Sunil Gavaskar took over as Test and ODI captain in the late 1979s and early 1980s, leading India in 47 Test matches and 38 ODIs, winning 9 Tests and 14 ODIs.

Who is the No 1 captain in cricket?

Most successful captain in Cricket (all formats)

At the top is Kohli’s captain (in his own words), the legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni who leads the list with 178 wins across 332 matches as captain of the Indian Cricket team.

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Who was 1st ODI captain for India?

The very first ODI captain of the Indian cricket team was Ajit Wadekar, who became a captain in 1974 and played just 2 matches as captain. He was an aggressive Indian batsman who represented India from 1966 to 1974.

Who scored first 10000 runs in Test?

Sunil Gavaskar was the first player to cross the 10,000 run mark in Tests.

Who hit first century in Test?

The first century in Test cricket was scored by Charles Bannerman who scored 165 (before retiring hurt) in the first ever Test between Australia and England (played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from 15 to 19 March 1877).

Who is father of cricket?

W. G. Grace

Personal information
Full name William Gilbert Grace
Born 18 July 1848 Downend, near Bristol, England
Died 23 October 1915 (aged 67) Mottingham, Kent, England
Nickname W. G., The Doctor, The Champion, The Big ‘Un, The Old Man

Who started Cricket in India first?

The British brought cricket to India in the early 1700s, with the first cricket match played in 1721. In 1848, the Parsi community in Bombay formed the Oriental Cricket Club, the first cricket club to be established by Indians. After slow beginnings, the Europeans eventually invited the Parsis to play a match in 1877.

Who is the Test captain of India?

Opener Rohit Sharma was named India’s Test captain on Saturday, succeeding Virat Kohli as skipper in all three formats ahead of the home series against Sri Lanka.

Who invented cricket?

There is a consensus of expert opinion that cricket may have been invented during Saxon or Norman times by children living in the Weald, an area of dense woodlands and clearings in south-east England.

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Who is the king of IPL?

According to records Chris Gayle is the king of all batsmen in IPL in terms of centuries as he has hit 6 centuries in IPL. He also holds the record for highest individual score in the tournament.

Who is the God of IPL?

Gautam Gambhir with a win-loss percentage of 55.27 has 2 titles. Dhoni has played 162 matches and won the most matches playing as a captain with 100, and has also lost the most matches playing as a captain with 64.


Player Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mat 204
Team(s) Chennai Super Kings Rising Pune Supergiant
Won 121
Lost 82

Who is world’s best captain?

Steve Waugh is arguably the greatest captain of the modern era. He won 41 Tests in 57 matches he captained Australia, with a world-record winning percentage of 71.92.