Cricket is a statistics game, here every subject is taken into account. Let’s take a look at the Indian captains who have been dismissed for the most number of ducks in international cricket.
Most Ducks as Indian Captains in ODI Cricket
1) Virat Kohli – 14 Ducks
The Indian Captain Virat Kohli now holds the record for the most number of ducks in International cricket.
He has been dismissed three times in the last five innings of international cricket. One embarrassment after another is being added to the huge hold of the bat instead of the record of glory.
As an India skipper, he set the record for most zeroes in international cricket. In terms of statistics, he has played a total of 193 matches as captain, in which he has been dismissed for 14 ducks.
2) Sourav Ganguly – 13 Ducks
Sourav Ganguly is one of the best captains in the world in second place on this list. Under his leadership, the Indian team reached the final of the 2003 World Cup but was disappointed.
In terms of statistics, he has played a total of 198 matches as captain, in which he has been dismissed for 13 runs.
3) Mahendra Singh Dhoni – 11 Ducks
Under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Indian team rose to number one for the first time. Besides, the Indian team won all the ICC trophies under his leadership.
In terms of statistics, he has played a total of 332 matches as captain, in which he has been dismissed for 11 runs.
4) Kapil Dev – 10 Ducks
The first World Cup-winning Indian captain Kapil Dev is in fourth place in this list. He is one of the best all-rounders of all time.
In his international cricket career, he has scored more than 9,000 runs, including 9 centuries. In terms of statistics, he has played a total of 106 matches as a captain, in which he has been dismissed for 10 runs.
5) Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi – 6 Ducks
At the age of only 21 years, Mansur Ali Khan was elected captain of the Indian team. He played for the national team in a total of 48 Tests from 1981 to 1985, of which he captained the team in 40 matches.
This time he returned to the pavilion without opening the run record a total of 6 times with the bat.
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