India vs NZ Test Records: Most Successful Captain

India and New Zealand have played 57 tests in 20 series at the end of 2016. 15 Captains from New Zealand and 13 captains from India have led during the rivalry that started in 1955/56 series. Dhoni has the best record with 4 wins in 7 Tests, while for New Zealand Fleming has the best record as captain while Nawab of Pataudi, Bedi and Vengasarkar have been other prominent successful captains.

Test Batting Records
Test Bowling Records
Test Fielding Records
Test Team Records

Facts

    HB Cave from New Zealand, Ghulam Ahmed and Umrigar from India were the captains of the first bilateral test series between these two nations in 1955/56.
    India won the first test series, and the last test series.

Captains in Most Matches

    11 Nawab of Pataudi (1965-69)
    9 Dhoni (2009-10, 2012, 2014)
    9 Azharuddin (1990-99), Stephen Fleming (1998-2003)
    6 GT Dowling (1968-69), Glen Turner (1976), John Wright (1988-90), Vettori (2009-10)
    5 HB Cave (1955-56), Bedi (1976)
    4 Umrigar (1955-56), John Reid (1965-66), Gavaskar (1976-81)
    3 Howarth (1981), Vengasarkar (1988), Germon (1995), Tendulkar (1999), Ganguly (2002-03), Virat Kohli (2016), Kane Williamson (2016)
    2 Ross Taylor (2012), Brendum McCullum (2014)
    1 Ghulam Ahmed (1955), Sinclair (1968), Rutherford (1994), Dravid (2003), Sehwag (2009)

Most Successful Captains

    5 wins 2 losses Nawab of Pataudi
    4 wins 1 loss Dhoni
    3 wins 0 loss Virat Kohli
    3 wins 1 loss Stephen Fleming
    2 wins 0 loss Umrigar
    2 Wins 1 loss Bedi, Vengasarkar
    2 wins 2 losses Wright
    2 Wins, 3 losses Dowling
    1 win Howarth, Tendulkar, Brendum McCullum
    1 win 1 loss Gavaskar
    1 win 2 losses Azharuddin
    1 win 3 losses Turner
    1 Win 3 losses Turner
    0 win 3 Losses Kane Williamson

Captains With No Losses

    4 Match Umrigar
    3 Match Tendulkar, Howarth, Kohli
    3 Match Dhoni
    1 Match Sehwag, Dravid, Ghulam Ahmed, Rutherford

Captains With No Wins, Only Losses

    3 Kane Williamson
    2 HB Cave, Ganguly, Vettori and Ross Taylor
    1 John Reid, Sinclair, Germon

Captains With Maximum Draws

    6 Azharuddin
    5 Fleming
    4 Nawab of Pataudi, Dhoni, Vettori
    3 Cave, John Reid
    2 Umrigar, Gavaskar, Turner, Bedi, Howawrth, Wright, Germon, Tendulkar
    1 Ghulam Ahmed, Dowling, Rutherford, Ganguly, Dravid, Sehwag, Brendum McCullum
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