9 Indian captains to win Test series against England

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01 | Nari Contractor

1961-62

Nari Contractor was the first Indian captain to win a Test series against England. He led the side to a 2-0 triumph in a five-match series playes in 1961-62

Nari Contractor | Sportz Point

02 | Ajit Wadekhar

1971 and 1972-73

Ajit Wadekhar is the only Indian captain to date to win a test series againt England, both in India and England. He led India to 1-0 success in a three-match series played in England in 1971 and a 2-1 win in a five-match series played in India in 1972-73

Ajit Wadekar | Sportz Point

03 | Sunil Gavaskar

1981-82

Sunil Gavaskar was the captain of the Indian team that beat England 1-0 in the six-match series played in 1981-82.

Sunil Gavaskar has scores the most runs

04 | Kapil Dev

1986

Kapil Dev led India to a 2-0 series win over England during the three-match series played in England in 1986.

Kapil Dev | Sportz Point

05 | Mohammad Azharuddin

1993

India whitewashed England in a three-match test series played in 1993 under Mohammed Azharuddin's leadership

Mohammad Azharuddin | Sportz Point

06 | Sourav Ganguly

2001

Sourav Ganguly was the captain of the Indian team that won three-match test series against England by a margin of 1-0 in 2001.

Sourav Ganguly will not be part of the Legends League

07 | Rahul Dravid

2007

Rahul Dravid is the third and last captain to win a Test series in England. Under his leadership, India beat England 1-0 in a three-match series played in 2007.

Rahul Dravid is third in the list in terms of scoring the most test runs for India against South Africa

08 | MS Dhoni

2008

MS Dhoni's India beat England 1-0 in a two-match test series played in India in December 2008.

India's MS Dhoni during the second npower test match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. (Photo by Rui Vieira/PA Images via Getty Images)

09 |Virat Kohli

2016 and 2021

Virat Kohli is the only Indian captain to win two Test series against England in India. Under his leadership, India beat England 4-0 in 2016 and 3-1 in 2021.

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