In every cricket match, a captain plays a vital role in winning the matches for the team.
Especially in the T20 cricket matches, where a captain needs to plan strategies for their team performance for the 40 overs match.
A good captain also makes changes during the entire match in bowling, batting, and fielding.
Sometimes pressure builds by the opponent team on the bowlers and batsman for their winning.
Mainly in the IPL, its 40 over matches make different types of turns in the whole game.
Many players got out and many bowlers were badly hit by the batsman, so it all depends on the captain how it’s planning for winning the matches.
Many captains use different types of techniques and players & bowlers in different formats.
Below we have covered top captains of the IPL who have won the highest number of matches for their teams and how’s the captain’s winning percentage.
5 Captain with Highest Winning Percentage in IPL History
MS Dhoni – The “Captain Cool” is in the first position on the highest winning percentage of the matches.
He participated in 177 matches and in this he won the 105 matches with a winning percentage of 59.65%.
The best finishers in the world Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the captain of the Chennai Super Kings IPL team.
Virat Kohli – In the list of highest winning rates in the IPL, Virat Kohli comes in the second position.
He played 125 matches in this.
His winning matches are 55 and tied matches are 3, so the overall winning percentage is 44%, which leads Virat Kohli in the second position in the highest winning rates.
Likewise, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is lead by Kohli since 2013.
Rohit Sharma – Rohit Sharma in the 3rd position in the list of highest Winning Percentage captains in IPL History.
Sharma is the captain of the Mumbai Indians IPL team from 2013 and the MI is the only team in the IPL history who won the 4 IPL titles.
Rohit Sharma total played 116 matches in this 68 are the winning matches & 4 are tied matches & the overall winning percentage is 58.62%.
Gautam Gambhir – Gambhir comes in the 4th position in the list of highest winning percentage captions in the IPL history.
Earlier he played for Delhi Capitals.
But in 2021 KKR bought Gambhir for 11.02 crore.
Gambhir also won the 2 IPL trophies for KKR.
He has played a total of 108 matches in which 61 are the winning matches with a percentage of 56.48%.
David Warner – The Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner is in the 5th position in the list of highest winning captains by percentage.
David Warner total played 61 matches in which he won 34 matches with a winning percentage of 55.74%.
Warner is also one of the best batsmen in the IPL who scored a lot every season.