India exhibited a sensational performance to beat England by 151 runs in the second Test at Lord’s Cricket Ground on Monday. With that win, India take a 1-0 lead in the five-match Test series. It was Virat Kohli’s 37th win as Indian captain. For the unversed, Virat Kohli has the most number of wins as Indian captain in India’s Test Cricket history.
Virat Kohli is counted as one of the most successful captains in Test Cricket. However, he is yet to attain the most number of wins as captain in Test Cricket. There are cricketers have who led their teams to more Test wins than Virat Kohli.
On that note, here’s a look at the 5 captains with the most wins in Test Cricket history:
5 Captains With The Most Wins In Test Cricket History
Clive Lloyd: 36 wins
Clive Lloyd led a West Indies team that was termed as the greatest Test side ever. He was at the helm of the West Indies side during the period between 1974 and 1985. Under his leadership, the side had a run of 27 Test wins, without a defeat.
The teams had some big names in their ranks and defeating any team in the world wasn’t a big deal for Clive Lloyd and Co. Clive Llyod is currently the fifth most successful captain in the history of Test Cricket. He led the West Indies Test side in 74 games, winning 37 out of them at a win percentage of 48.64.
Besides, under his leadership, West Indies also won the first two ICC World Cups in 1975 and 1979. He represented West Indies in 110 Tests, scoring 7515 runs at an average of 46.7.