Captaincy RecordsImran Khan Stats As a Captain in Test and ODI Cricket

Imran Khan Stats As a Captain in Test and ODI Cricket

Imran Khan was a renowned sportsman who not only led Pakistan to a World Cup victory but also set an example of ideals for all youngsters to aspire to. He distinguished himself from other cricket leaders and players by his passion, determination, and aggressive approach. The first ICC tournament win for Pakistan was the World Cup in 1992, and that achievement will never be forgotten. Imran Khan, as a captain, achieved a lot leading Pakistan to different series wins against top-ranked countries such as West Indies and England. He was one of the finest captains of his time, as evidenced by his great track record against the West Indies in particular. His most famous Test series wins were against India in India and against England in England in 1987.

Imran Khan Cricket Career as Captain in All Formats

He leads Pakistan in ODI and Test cricket in a total of 187 matches, winning 89 and losing 67 with a win rate of 47. This win percentage was one of the best in that cricket era.

Matches WonWin %LostTiedDrawNR
Imran Khan Career as Pakistan Cricket Team Captain

He is among the top 05 most successful captains of Pakistan, who led in more than 100 matches across all formats. Here is the win percentage of captains who lead Pakistan in more than 100 matches in all formats.

CaptainWin %
Sarfraz Ahmed61
Babar Azam59**
Wasim Akram58
Inzamam Ul Haq52
Misbah Ul Haq50
Imran Khan47
Most Successful Pakistani Captain in All Formats

Imran Khan All Formats Batting and Bowling Record As Capt. VS Player

RoleAs CaptainAs Player
Bowler318 Wickets226 Wickets
Batter5655 Runs1861 Runs

Imran Khan Captaincy Record in Test Cricket

In Test cricket, he led in 48 matches, winning 14 and losing 08, while 26 matches ended in draws. His overall win percentage in test cricket is 29.

Imran Khan as Test Captain

Imran Khan Test Captaincy Record at Home, Away

Imran Khan had an excellent Test captaincy record at the home venue, winning 09 out of 22 matches played in Pakistan. Away or outside Pakistan, he led Pakistan in 26 matches, winning only 05 while losing 06 matches. A total of 15 matches ended in a draw outside Pakistan under Imran’s captaincy.

VenueMatches WonWin %LostDraw
Imran Khan Test Captaincy Stats in Pakistan and Away Matches

Test Series Won Under Imran Captaincy

Pakistan played 14 test series under the captaincy of Imran Khan, winning 05 and losing 03 while six series ended in draw.

Pakistan Test series stats under Imran Khan Captaincy

Under his leadership, Pakistan won first-ever test series in India and England in 1987.

Test Matches Record by Opposition 

Imran had a very successful win rate against Australia winning 03 matches out of a total of 08 with three matches ending in draw. The majority of his matches resulted in draws, showing his fighting ability and aggression to compel a draw. Since West Indies was the champion team at the time, his success against them shows his leadership abilities.

West Indies09030303
Sri Lanka06020103
New Zealand020002
Imran Khan’s captaincy record against the opposition

Imran Khan’s Captaincy Record in ODI Cricket

A World Cup victory in 1992 stands as a landmark in Imran Khan’s ODI cricket leadership record. With his World Cup victory, he has become the dominant figure and national hero that many players of the world only fantasize about. More people support Imran than any other player or captain in Pakistani cricket, although Babar Azam is improving his records as a skipper. He could outperform him.

He led Pakistan in 139 ODI matches, winning 75 and losing 59. His win percentage as an ODI captain is 53.

Imran Khan as ODI captain

ODI Captaincy Record at Home & Away

Imran Khan remained a very successful captain at the home venue in Pakistan with a win rate of 58. On away matches outside Pakistan, he was able to win only 18 matches out of 47 matches. His win rate is one of the lowest among all captains of Pakistan. 

Imran Khan as ODI Captain at Home and Away

Captaincy Record in 1992 WC

Pakistan Won the 1992 World Cup under the captaincy of Imran Khan. Pakistan played 08 matches in the World Cup, winning 06 and losing 02. Pakistan’s first-ever World Cup triumph was celebrated by the entire country. Imran Khan had a big role in this historic win with his aggressive style of leadership that helped Pakistan defeat dangerous oppositoins of the World Cup.

WC 1992 Stats

Imran Khan Captaincy Record against India

In total, Imran Khan led 39 matches against India across all formats, winning 23 and losing only 04. His win percentage against India is 58 with a win to loss ratio of 5.

Imran Khan never lost a Test match in his captaincy era against India.

FormatMatchesWonWin %LostDraw/NR
Test 150426011
Imran Khan Captaincy Record VS India
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