Inzamam ul Haq captaincy record makes him one of the best captains in one-day international cricket. Most cricket captains see a decline in performance after assuming the role of captain. However, Inazam ul Haq experienced the opposite. Because of his higher batting average as a captain than as a player, he is the most successful captain and batting captain. His batting average in ODIs was 52, which is greater than his overall average as a player and shows how effective a batter he was in pressure situations.
|Previous Captain||Moin Khan|
|Next Captain||Shoaib Malik|
|Key Achievement||No.03 on Highest Average as Captain in ODI, Led Pakistan to 2nd Position in Test Rankings and 3rd Position in ODI Ranking|
Inzamam ul Haq has had ups and downs in his captaincy career, but his end was very disappointing. One of the main reasons for his captaincy end was Pakistan’s early exit from the 2007 ODI World Cup and upset defeat from Ireland at the group stage.
Inzamam ul Haq Captaincy Career in All Formats
Inzamam led Pakistan in 119 matches across all formats, winning 63 and losing 44. His overall win percentage is 52, making him prominent among great captains like Imran Khan and Ricky Poting. There is firm hope that Babar Azam can beat Inzamam’s captaincy record. Inzamam Win to loss ratio is 1.4, the highest among all captains of Pakistan.
|Matches Played||Won||Winning Percentage||Lost||Draw||N/R|
Inzamam Ul Haq Test Captaincy Record
Inzamam could have been a better captain in Test Cricket. His win-to-loss ratio is 1, less than Javed Miandad, Misbah-ul-Haq, and Imran Khan. He won 11 Test matches out of 31 as captain.
|Matches Played||Won||Win %||Lost||Draw|
Pakistan played 28 bilateral series under the captaincy of Inzamam ul Haq, winning 12 and losing 08. In total, 08 series were drawn. Among them, one series hit a controversy on Pakistan’s 2006 tour of England in which Inzamam refused to re-enter the field due to ball tampering allegations by the Umpires.
If Inzi avoided that controversy, then he could have another series win in his cap. In terms of winning the series, he is ahead of Misbah ul Haq who has won 11 test series as Pakistani captain.
Test Captaincy Record at Home/Away Venue
Inzamam ul Haq has had the highest success as a test captain at the home venue in Pakistan. He won only 05 test matches outside Pakistan, with the lowest win percentage. His home and away stats are as follows:
Inzamam Ul Haq ODI Captaincy Record
Inzamam has one of the best ODI captaincy records in the World and for Pakistan. He is among the most successful ODI captains with a 58-win percentage, second best after Wasim Akram, who has a 60-win rate. Here are the stats of the Top ODI, Pakistani captains with the most matches, played as captains.
Now, we will have Inzamam’s Overall ODI captaincy record. Inzamam has led Pakistan in 87 ODI matches, winning 51 and losing 33 with a win rate 0f 58.
|Matches Played||Won||Win %||Lost||NR|
Pakistan played 18 ODI bilateral series under Inzamam ul Haq’s captaincy, winning 10, and losing six, and two series were drawn.
Inzamam Ul Haq ODI Captaincy Stats Home/Away
His captaincy stats at the home venue is better than away and neutral venue. This shows that he was a brilliant home captain in ODI for Pakistan.
Inzamam Ul Haq Captaincy in Big Tournaments
Inzamam led Pakistan in ODI World Cup, Asia Cup, and ICC Champions Trophy, and his stats are as follows:
|Asia Cup 2004||05||04||01|
|Champions Trophy 2004||03||02||01|
|World Cup 2007||03||01||02|
Inzamam had an outstanding captaincy record in Asia Cup and Champions Trophy but ICC ODI World Cup 2007 was not a good experience for him. This led to his retirement from ODI cricket.
Inzamam Ul Haq Captaincy in T20I
Inzamam ul Haq was the first captain in T20 cricket for Pakistan, where he played against England in 2006 and won the match by five wickets.
Inzamam Captaincy by Opposition
Inzamam ul Haq led most matches against India, winning 12 and losing 10. He remained most unsuccessful against Australia, losing 07 matches and winning only 01. One of the most shameful defeats was against Ireland, which came in the 2007 ODI World Cup. His records against other oppositions are as follows.