IPL Best Captains List With Highest Win Percentage

IPL has shown not only the cricket fans some brilliant contests between the young and experienced players of the game but also highlighted the significance of able leadership in this format of cricket. And there have been several brilliant captains leading their teams to victory in all these seasons of IPL. So, before the Indian Premier League 2021 restarts from September, here’s looking at the IPL captains with the best winning percentages.

1. MS Dhoni 

The highest winning percentage in IPL is secured by MS Dhoni. This acclaimed wicket-keeper and batsman have brought several glories for his IPL franchise. Given below are the winning percentages you need to know before you watch him perform in Indian Premier League 2021.

Total IPL trophies won:  

3 (2010, 2011, 2018) 

Total matches won:  

104

Total matches lost:

69

Winning percentage:  

60.11%

2. Rohit Sharma

The name Rohit Sharma deserves a place in this list of captains with the highest winning percentage of IPL teams. He has led his team to multiple victories in the IPL. In fact, Mumbai Indians is the team that has won the trophy the maximum number of times. Given below are his winning percentages:

Total IPL trophies won:  

4 (2013, 2015,2017, 2019)

Total matches won:  

60

Total matches lost:

44

Winning percentage:  

58.65%

3. Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir ranks third in the list of the highest winning percentage in IPL. His top-notch leadership skills won his team two IPL trophies, and he is undoubtedly one of the best captains in this format of the game. Given below are his winning percentages:

Total IPL trophies won:  

2 (2012, 2014)

Total matches won:  

71

Total matches lost:

58

Winning percentage:  

55.42% 

4. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has been leading from the front with Royal Challengers Bangalore ever since he took up the mantle of captaincy. He has been the captain of RCB in as many as 110 games. Under his guidance, the team has made it to the playoffs several times, though they are yet to bring home an IPL trophy. Before you sit before your screens to watch Indian Premier League 2021, here are the stats to remember.

Total IPL trophies won:  

None

Total matches won:  

49

Total matches lost:

55

Winning percentage:  

47.16%

5. Adam Gilchrist

After his glorious win of the IPL title back in 2009, Gilchrist deserves a place on this list of the captains with the top winning percentage of IPL teams. He is a left-handed batsman and wicket-keeper par excellence. Given below are his winning percentages:

Total IPL trophies won:  

1 (2009)

Total matches won:  

35

Total matches lost:

39

Winning percentage:  

47.29%

6. Shane Warne

Shane Warne also has to feature in the list of the highest winning percentage in IPL. He has acted as both a captain and a coach for Rajasthan Royals. He is a right-handed batsman and a brilliant bowler. He led his team to success in IPL back in 2008, with a commendable display of cricketing skills. Given below are his winning percentages:

Total IPL trophies won:  

1 (2008)

Total matches won:  

30

Total matches lost:

25

Winning percentage:  

54.5%

7. David Warner

This fiery batsman led his franchise to their first IPL victory in 2016. Thus, he deserves a spot in this list of captains with the best winning percentage of IPL teams. His batting skills have never been under doubt, and with this installation of IPL, he showcased his leadership skills as well. Also, he has been the captain of Australian ODI and Test teams between 2015-18.

Total IPL trophies won:  

1 (2016)

Total matches won:  

21

Total matches lost:

26

Winning percentage:  

55.31%

The Bottom Line

As the IPL restarts on September 19, the fans are waiting to see which team takes home the trophy this time around, check out the new IPL 2021 schedule. Will the defending champions Mumbai have the last laugh, or is this the year Bangalore gets its first IPL trophy? For more such sports-related news and updates, Pure win news is the place to be.

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