The captain plays a huge role in lifting the morale of the side. Over the years, Indian cricket has seen many stalwarts leading sides, who took the team to the great heights and made India a dominant force at the world stage.
Indian captains with most whitewashes in international cricket (min 3 matches in series)
Indian captains have played a great role in taking the team to great heights. It’s fair to say whoever has led the team has played a great role in fine-tuning the players and bringing the best out of them. In this article, we will take a look at the Indian captains with the most whitewashes in international cricket (min 3 matches in series).
Rohit Sharma – 8 times
Rohit Sharma is the Indian captain with the most whitewashes in international cricket. The senior opener has achieved the feat 8 times in his captaincy career so far. He surpassed Virat Kohli after India pounded New Zealand 3-0 in the ODI series. He has so far captained India in 77 games out of which he has won 60 games with a win percentage of 77.92. Also, he has lost just 17 matches as a skipper.
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Virat Kohli – 7 times
Virat Kohli is another Indian captain with the most whitewashes in international cricket. The modern great achieved the feat 7 times in his career. He was number 1 in the charts till Rohit Sharma surpassed him. He captained India in 213 matches and has won 135 matches as a skipper of the Indian side. He also has a win percentage of 63.38 and has lost only 60 matches as a captain of the team.
MS Dhoni – 5 times
India’s most successful skipper MS Dhoni is the third Indian captain with the most whitewashes in international cricket as he achieved the feat 5 times in his career. Having won every ICC trophy, Dhoni led India in 332 matches out of which he won 178 at a win percentage of 53.61. In the games he played, he lost 120 games as well.