Legendary captains of indiaHere is the list of best experienced captains in India so far.
Kapil Dev:Test matches:played-131,average-31(8 hundreds and 27 fifties):strike rate-96.kapil Dev is the only Indian captain to have such a high strike rate in tests.Had his debut against Pakistan in Quetta in 1978.HS is 163 in tests and 175 in ODI's. An excellent all-rounder known forever.
Azharuddin:the Captain known to have got the "man of the match" award 23times. Though it is not the highest as of now,it was an unbeatable record those days.Was introduced in the Indian side under the captaincy of Kapil Dev.but he also had a chance to lead the Indian side during the later stages of Kapildev. the player known for his excellent strokes on the Leg side especially in the Mid-on.
highest score is 199 in tests and 153 in ODI's he led the team till 1999WC and left the team since he got up with the controversies of match-fixing.
Sourav Ganguly:The ever known "king of controversies" and the "uncompetitive king of off side"he joined the international team in 1990-91 against the West indies on the ODI's (Azhar's captaincy)and got out scoring 3runs.But he was immediatly dropped on the grounds of his arrogancy.Then in the year 1996 he was recalled for the England series alongside Dravid.Though India lost the 1st test match,Ganguly became the 1st Indian to score a debut century at Lord's.Navjot Singh Sidhu a former player left the Indian team because of a dispute with his captain Azhar and thus Ganguly was called back in the ODI side. He got the man of the match 37times,highest ever by an Indian captain.After Azhar stepped down as captain in 1999-2000 he became the captain showed a successful captaincy leading the Indian team to a series win over South Africa and led to the finals in knock out trophy.Called 'dada' by his fans all over India, he is the ever "prince of kolkatta".Got into lots of controversies like"taking off his T-shirt after imposing a series win against England","arriving late for the toss which Abused Steve Waugh".He was the best captain for India with a winning record of 45% in tests.Then he was stepped down from his captaincy after dispute with then coach Chappel and rejoined after 1 1/2 years.He had played under the captaincy of Azhar,Sachin,Dravid,Kumble,Dhoni and Mccullum.Wisden ranked him the sixth greatest one day international batsman of all time, next to Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Dean Jones and Michael Bevan.After playing For the Kolkatta Knight Riders in IPl2007-2010,he was removed because of a dispute with team owner Shah rukh khan.Then he was called by his old friend Sushpato roy the owner of SAHARA industries and PUNE WARRIORS INDIA side.He is the "god of off side". Capable of hitting a boundary even if 100fielders are placed in the off side.