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5 Cricketers Who Played International Cricket Under Most Number Of Captains

A captain is the most important member of the team, who are the most responsible ones for the outcome of any game. However, as the game of cricket has evolved, the role of a skipper has changed in many ways. During a cricketing career, a cricketer plays under the leadership of many skippers. However, a few cricketers have got the opportunity to play under many captains.

Here, in this article, we bring you a list of 5 cricketers who have played under the most number of skippers, have a look:

5. Shoaib Malik:

Shoaib Malik, former Pakistani skipper has been one of the finest cricketers to have plater for Pakistan cricket team. He has been a part of the Pakistani cricket team for nearly 21 years and has also led the team on multiple occasions. Though Shoaib Malik has retired from Tests and ODIs, but he is still a part of the T20I team. In the shortest format of the game, Shoaib Malik has played under the captaincy of 15 captains.

He has played under the captaincy of the following skippers: Abdul Razzaq (1 ODI), Azhar Ali (25 ODIs), Babar Azam (2 T20Is), Inzamam-ul-Haq (13 Tests, 84 ODIs, 1 T20I), Misbah-ul-Haq (3 Tests, 24 ODIs, 8 ODIs) T20I), Mohammad Hafeez (2 ODIs, 20 T20Is), Mohammad Yusuf (5 Tests, 6 ODIs), Moin Khan (5 ODIs).

Rashid Latif (1 Test, 12 ODIs), Salman Butt (3 Tests), Sarfaraz Ahmed (39 ODIs, 29 T20Is), Shahid Afridi (4 ODIs, 25 T20Is), Waqar Younis (2 Tests, 21 ODIs), Wasim Akram (5 ODIs), Younis Khan (5 Tests, 18 ODIs, 8 T20Is).

4. Abdul Razzaq:

Abdul Razzaq, former Pakistani all-rounders at fourth position in this list of cricketers. Abdul Razzaq has been a part of the Pakistani national cricket team for more than 18 years. During his career, he has played under the captaincy of 18 captains.

He has played under the captaincy of the following skippers: Amir Sohail (3 ODIs), Inzamam-ul-Haq (19 Tests, 85 ODIs, 1 T20I), Misbah-ul-Haq (3 ODI), Mohammad Hafeez (6T20I), Mohammad Yusuf (1 Test, 2 ODIs).

Moin Khan (9 Tests, 31 ODIs), Ramiz Raja (2 ODIs), Rashid Latif (17 ODIs), Saeed Anwar (2 Tests, 3 ODIs), Shahid Afridi (25 ODIs, 18 T20Is), Shoaib Malik (2 One Day, 2 T20Is), Waqar Younis (12 Tests, 53 ODIs), Wasim Akram (1 Test, 26 ODIs), Younis Khan (2 Tests, 11 ODIs, 5 T20Is).

3. Shahid Afridi:

Shahid Afridi is regarded as one of the finest cricketers to have played for the Pakistani cricket team. He has even captained the national cricket team and under his leadership, team Pakistan played 83 matches, including 1 Test, 38 ODIs, and 44 T20Is. Apart from this, he has played under 15 skippers.

He has played under the captaincy of the following skippers: Amir Sohail (1 Test, 11 ODIs), Abdul Razzaq (1 ODI), Inzamam-ul-Haq (9 Tests, 55 ODIs, 1 T20I), Misbah-ul-Haq (70 ODIs, 6 T20Is), Mohammad Hafeez (26) T20I), Mohammad Yusuf (1 Test, 5 ODIs), Moin Khan (4 Tests, 22 ODIs), Shaun Pollock (2 ODIs), Ramiz Raja (14 ODIs), Rashid Latif (9 ODIs), Saeed Anwar (1 Test). 7 ODIs), Shoaib Malik (32 ODIs, 14 T20Is), Waqar Younis (3 Tests, 53 ODIs), Wasim Akram (5 Tests, 58 ODIs), Younis Khan (2 Tests, 21 ODIs, 8 T20Is).

2. Chris Gayle:

The explosive player of the West Indies cricket team, Chris Gayle has also played under the maximum skippers. The ‘Universe Boss’ has played a total of 462 international matches. Though he has retired from the limited format of the game, but he still plays in the shortest format of the game. During his glorious career, Chris Gayle has played under 16 skippers for almost 20 years.

He has played under the captaincy of the following skippers: Jimmy Adams (4 Tests, 13 ODIs), Carlos Brathwaite (6 T20Is), Dwayne Bravo (14 ODIs), Shivnarine Chanderpaul (10 Tests, 13 ODIs, 1 T20I) ), Darren Ganga (2 Tests), Jason Holder (42 ODIs). 2T20I).

Carl Hooper (22 Tests, 44 ODIs), Ridley Jacobs (2 Tests, 4 ODIs), Brian Lara (26 Tests, 87 ODIs), Jason Mohammed (1 ODI), Kieron Pollard (2 ODIs), Sean Pollock (2 ODIs), Ricky Ponting (1 ODI), Dinesh Ramdin (4 Tests), Daren Sammy (11 Tests, 22 ODIs, 30 T20Is), Ramnaresh Sarwan (2 Tests, 3 TDI, 2 T20I).

1. Marlon Samuels:

The explosive West Indian cricketer, Marlon Samuels has played under the maximum number of skippers. He has played under the leadership of 17 captains in his glorious career of 19 years.

He has played under the captaincy of the following skippers: Jimmy Adams (3 Tests, 10 ODIs), Carlos Brathwaite (18 T20Is), Dwayne Bravo (1 Tests, 24 ODIs, 2 T20Is), Sherwin Campbell (1 ODI), Shivnarine Chanderpaul (2 Tests), Darren Ganga (1 Test). , Chris Gayle (4 Tests, 11 ODIs, 2 T20Is), Jason Holder (12 Tests, 40 ODIs).

Karl Hooper (10 Tests, 25 ODIs), Ridley Jacobs (2 Tests, 4 ODIs), Brian Lara (6 Tests) 50 ODIs, Jason Mohammed (1 ODI, 3 T20Is), Kieron Pollard (2 ODIs), Rovman Powell (3 ODIs), Dinesh Ramdin (8 Tests, 1 ODI), Darren Sammy (22 Tests, 34 ODIs, 40 T20Is), Ramnaresh Sarwan (2 T20Is).

Unnati Madan

Unnati Madan is a senior cricket writer, with more than 5 years of experience in cricket writing. Here you will read some of the most entertaining cricket news, tweet reports, and cricket stories by Unnati. She also takes keen interest in poetry and has been awarded as the 'Writer of the year' by Quora.

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