Afghanistan captain Asghar equals MS Dhoni for most wins in T20I

Sudev Haldar
3 years ago

Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan equals former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to most wins in T20I matches as a captain

Dhoni had led the team in 72 matches in T20I, winning 41, making him the most successful captain in the format.

Afghanistan captain Afghan Asghar has led the team in 51 T20Is matches so far and won 41 of those matches.

Dhoni, who led Team India for nine years, also lost 28 matches. One match ended in a tie while two matches yielded no results. During his time as captain, MS Dhoni also won the T20I World Cup in 2007.

Asghar Afghan played 51 matches as a captain lost only 9 games and one match yielded no result

Afghanistan will play their next match against Zimbabwe on March 20 and Asghar Afghan will have a chance to break Dhoni’s record.

Afghanistan played two T20I series against Zimbabwe and led 2–0 (ongoing series), Afghanistan will now look forward to finishing a clean sweep over their opponents in the last game

Asghar has the second-highest winning percentage of Afghans as captain in T20Is (81.37%). Spain’s Munoz-Mills, who won 9 matches out of 11 games as a captain, topped the list with a winning percentage of 81.81%.

England’s skipper Eoin Morgan has won 33 games as captain and is second on the list. He is followed by Pakistan’s Sarfaraz Ahmed ( 29 matches ) and West Indies’ Daren Sammy ( 27 matches).

Most T20I wins as a captain

PlayerTeamWins (T20I)
Asghar Afghan Afghanistan41
MS DhoniIndia41
Eoin MorganEngland33
Sarfaraz Ahmed Pakistan29
Daren Sammy West Indies27
Virat KohliIndia26
William PorterfieldIreland26
Faf du PlessisSouth Africa24
Kane WilliamsonNew Zealand23
Aaron Finch Australia22

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