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Worst Captain In IPL History Ever

Indian Premier League (IPL) started in 2008. This is the biggest domestic cricket game in the world and also the most expensive. Some players from all the teams of the world participate in IPL. IPL is liked everywhere in the world. IPL is not played only in India, it has been hosted in many other countries like the United Arab Emirates, and South Africa.

Its most important thing is that people like this T20 format game very much, they get to see more and more entertainment. And there is this team in the name of some states of India, so people of every state support their own team, and those who are the captains of those teams, also support them a lot.

IPL or T20 is a game where the most important role is played by the captain. Because a captain has to be cool enough to take surprisingly quick decisions in the situation. Only a great captain or leader can lead his team to victory But some captains start working without planning and come under pressure due to which they keep losing matches continuously.

So now I talk about some such captains whose name is very big in world cricket. But he could not do anything special in IPL. The worst captain in IPL history ever.

Here is the list of worst captains in IPL history

Kumar Sangakkara

Sangakkara is one of the best batsmen in the world. He is a legend player of the Sri Lanka team, he took his team to the final of the 2011 World Cup under his captaincy. the left-hand batsman from the Sri Lankan team Sangakkara has many records in his name.

Worst Captain In IPL History

But it is a pity that after being such a big name Kumar Sangakkara failed in IPL even after having so much experience in cricket. In the IPL, Sangakkara started playing with the team Kings XI Punjab in 2008, after that he became part of the team Deccan Chargers. He became the captain of the team of the new franchise team Sunrisers Hyderabad formed in the IPL.

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Sangakkara career records in IPL

He played 47 matches in IPL as captain and out of which he won only 15 and lost 30. His winning percentage was 31.91, which is very low. Sangakkara played IPL from 2008 to 2013 in which he played a total of 71 matches and scored 1687 runs Including only 10 half-centuries. That’s why he comes in as the Worst Captain of IPL history. Currently, Sangakkara is the coach of Rajasthan in IPL.

Mahela Jayawardene

Another Sri Lankan legend player Mahila Jayawardene who scored a century for her team in the 2011 World Cup. Jayawardene is also one of the big players of Sri Lanka, he also has many records in his name that no one has been able to break yet.

But it is a pity that he could not do that good captaincy in IPL. Although his performance was excellent in batting he could not show amazing in captaincy. Jayawardene captained the team of Kochi Tuskers Kerala and Delhi. He captained 30 total of 30 matches in IPL, out of which he could win only 10 matches.

Worst Captain In IPL History

Jayawardene Records In IPL

Out of 30 won 10 and lost 19 and 1 match was tied, in which their winning percentage was 33.33. That’s why he comes in as the Worst Captain of IPL history. From 2008 to 2013, Mahela played IPL in which she played 80 matches and scored 1802 runs. In which he has also made 1 century, his highest score is 110 not out. Presently he is the coach of Mumbai Indians.

Brendon McCullum

MacCullum was a dangerous batsman for New Zealand. His name comes from the most explosive batsmen in the world. He never used to bat according to the slow or situation, he used to kill as soon as it came, whether it was a Test match or One Day International, or even T20. He has also captained his team in New Zealand where he took his team to the final in the 2015 World Cup.

Worst Captain In IPL History

Even after being such a successful captain, Brendan could not do well in the IPL, his record is quite useless doing the captaincy the IPL. This is the batsman who scored unbeaten 158 runs in the very first match of IPL from the Kolkata team. Hence Maccallum was made the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders in 2009.

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He captained 10 matches out of 14 matches that year, in which he won only 3 matches and Kolkata went to the bottom of the table points in 2009, That’s why he comes in as the Worst Captain of IPL history. His winning percentage was 21.43. Recently Brendon is the head coach of the Kolkata team in IPL.

Kevin Pietersen

Pietersen is most liked in India, Kevin himself loves India, so he has learned Hindi, the only language of India. Peterson is an English cricketer and has won many matches for England. In the 2009 season, Kevin was the most expensive player that Bangalore bought for 1.5 million dollars.

Worst Captain In IPL History

But even after having such a good game, he could never succeed in the IPL while doing the captaincy. In the year 2010, Delhi Daredevils made him their captain. But that year of Delhi was the worst, in Kevin’s captaincy, Delhi was at the bottom of the table points. Pietersen captained Delhi in 17 matches, in which he could win only 3 matches, he had to face defeat in the remaining 14 matches. His winning percentage was 17.64.

Rahul Dravid

Worst Captain In IPL History

Dravid is one of the biggest players in India and he has captained many years for India. Dravid has scored a lot of runs for India whether it is in Tests or One-day International matches. But his performance in T20 cricket hasn’t been much.

He has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals team in IPL. he captained in a total of 48 matches, in which he won only 22 matches and he had to face defeat in 26. Although his winning percentage is slightly better than the Worst Captain of the rest of the IPL, his winning percentage has been 45.83 in the IPL. Recently Dravid is the head coach of the India team.

George Bailey


Bailey has not played many international matches and neither has the IPL. Bailey is an Australian batsman and in 2013 when Australia came on an India tour, he was the captain of his team.

Although Bailey has captained Kings XI Punjab in IPL. He also took Punjab to the final in 2014 but still he is one of the worst captains of IPL. Because he captained a total of 36 matches in IPL, in which he was able to win only 16 and had to face defeat in 19 matches.

Aaron Finch

Finch is the captain of the Australian team’s Twenty20 and One-Day International teams. In the recently held T20 World Cup 2021, Australia’s team won the captaincy of Finch.


But Finch did not prove to be very effective in IPL, he is the only player who has played for every franchise team in IPL. He was the captain of the Pune Warriors India team in 2013. He was the second last in the Pune table points in his captaincy. That was also the last season of the Pune Warriors team in IPL history.

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