ENG v IND: Bumrah India’s next fast bowler captain, read the record of successful bowler captains of India

IND vs ENG 5th Test: The last match of the five-Test series is to be played between India and England in Edgbaston from July 1. This test was canceled in 2021 due to Corona. India is ahead 2-1 in this series. If India wins or draws in this match, then after about 15 years, it will win the Test series on English soil. Rohit Sharma’s report is Corona positive, in such a situation, Jasprit Bumrah has been given the command of the last Test, while Rishabh Pant has been made the vice-captain.

Second fast bowler captain
Bumrah is the second fast bowler captain of the Indian team after Kapil Dev and 12th in the world, while he has become India’s 36th Test captain. Bumrah has previously been the vice-captain of the Indian team. During the limited over series in Africa, fast bowling played the role of deputy. Let’s know about the most successful Test captains of India. 

India’s successful Test captain

  • Virat Kohli: 68 matches, 40 wins, 17 losses, 11 draws
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni: 60 matches, 27 wins, 18 losses, 15 draws
  • Sourav Ganguly: 49 matches, 21 won, 13 lost, 15 drawn
  • Mohammed Azharuddin: 47 matches, 14 wins, 14 losses, 19 draws
  • Sunil Gavaskar: 47 matches, 9 wins, 8 losses, 30 draws

Bowler who was India’s Test captain

  • Kapil Dev: 34 matches, 4 won, 7 lost, 1 tie
  • Anil Kumble: 14 matches, 3 wins, 5 losses, 6 draws

fast bowler who has been test captain

  • Bob Willis (England)
  • Imran Khan (Pakistan)
  • Kapil Dev (India)
  • Shaun Pollock (South Africa)
  • Wasim Akram (Pakistan)
  • Waqar Younis (Pakistan)
  • Courtney Walsh (West Indies)
  • Heath Streak (Zimbabwe)
  • Pet Cummins (Australia)
  • Jason Holder (West Indies)
  • Darren Sammy (West Indies)

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