Top 5 Players With Most Matches As Captain In World Cup History
Updated - Jan 15, 2015 7:24 pm
Top 5 Most matches as Captain in World Cup history: Captaining their teams in the prestigious World cup is a thing of great pride. Many players have done so in more than one World cup and some have even led their teams to glory of winning the World Cup.
Here are 5 such Captains with the distinction of leading their teams in the World cup the most times.
5.Clive Lloyd (West Indies 1975-1983)
Matches : 17 Won: 15 Lost: 2 Winning percentage: 88.23%
First captain to win 2 World cups back to back in 1975 and 1979. Clive Lloyd was the charismatic leader and a captain that unified a team which came from different nations.
He built a team that was the first true world champions in every form of the word. They took on the very best of the opposition and beat them into submission. This was evident from the dominance they showed in the first two editions of the World cup. They didn’t lose a single game until the 1983 World cup and reached the finals of the first 3 World cups. Clive Lloyd led from the front in the 1975 final with a brutal century in the final. He just Lost: two matches in the entire 3 World cups and both against India in the 1983 World cup.