Top Ten Captains of Pakistan in Test-ODI-T20 Cricket
Top Ten Captains of Pakistan in Test Cricket
Recently, Pakistan Captain Shahid Afridi resigned as the captain of the Pakistan Test Cricket team, and now they have a new test captain in the form of Salman Butt.
To be a successful captain in test cricket, the player is required to have a certain temperament so as to deal with all the pressure and stress that comes along with test cricket. Javed Miandad was a very successful captain and he managed to make the maximum runs as a captain.
It is a little bit more relaxing in this version of the game, as the captain gets a lot more time to think about the strategies or methods that he would like to apply in his game to make it better. Here is the list of top ten captains of Pakistan in test cricket:
1. Rashid Latif
2. Zaheer Abbas
3. Saleem Malik
4. Javed Miandad
5. Mushtaq Mohammad
6. Moin Khan
7. Imran Khan
8. Wasim Akram
9. Waqar Younis
Top Ten Captains of Pakistan in ODI Cricket
In the year 1992, under the captaincy of Imran Khan, they won the World Cup which was their biggest achievement. Pakistan even made it to the finals of the 1999 World Cup, which yet again remains a success for them.
It was after the introduction of Wasim Akram that they were considered a fearing team. They had a very powerful team by then. Wasim Akram and Imran Khan were two such captains Pakistan had, who could take the match to the winning point single-handedly. They knew their team well and they knew exactly what to and how to bring out the best in each player.
Pakistan has had some well known captains and players, who have all contributed to the game beautifully. Here is the list of top ten captains of Pakistan in ODI:
1. Shoaib Malik
2. Saleem Malik
3. Waqar Younis
4. Wasim Akram
6. Moin Khan
7. Zaheer Abbas
8. Imran Khan
9. Rashid Latif
10. Saeed Anwar
Top Ten Captains of Pakistan in T20 Cricket
Pakistan’s first ever Twenty-20 captain was Shoaib Malik. He, along with being a good captain, contributed to his batting and bowling as well. When in the mood, Pakistan is dominating and energetic.
Then came Younis Khan, who was soft and motivating and knew how to keep his cricketing side together. The second World Cup was won under his captaincy.
Shahid Afridi with the bat was devastating. The thoughts brought by his captaincy ignited the team. He brings a lot of positivity on the field, and now he has passed it on to his fellow teammates. He proves to be a good captain with the way he gels around with all the members of his team.
Since the game is analyzed at every ball and the opposition is fleeing away with runs, required adjustments have to be made quickly. Here is the list of top five captains of Pakistan in T20:
3. Shoaib Malik
4. Shahid Afridi
5. Youniss Khan