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As the 12th edition of the ICC World Cup approaches closer, we have witnessed many wonderful captains to take charge of their country in the marquee tournament. However, only a few could conquer glory. They have led their teams from the front and have displayed some outstanding game-reading abilities to help their country win applauds from all over the globe. In this article, we will talk about the successful captains in World Cup history.

From Clive Llyod’s to Ricky Ponting‘s to modern day MS Dhoni, the cricket lovers have seen some of the best in the business to lead their country over the previous 11 editions of the World Cup.

On that context, let us take a look at the most successful captains in World Cup history:

IMRAN KHAN

Successful captains in World Cup
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The current Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is also their successful captains in the history of ODI cricket. The Men in Greens have their only World Cup win under the leadership of their most decorated all-rounder.

Imran Khan led Pakistan in three World Cups – 1983, 1987, and 1992 only to win the last tournament as the skipper. In 22 games as the captain of Pakistan in the marquee events – Imran has taken his side to 14 victories thus occupying the fifth spot in the list most successful captains in World Cup history.

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