Indian Cricket Captains Since World War II

Who have captained India in Test (5 day international) matches since 1945?
As at April 2019
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Last updated: April 1, 2019
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years
tests
captain
1946
3
Nawab of Pataudi, sr
1947-53
15
Lala Amarnath
1951-53
14
Vijay Hazare
1954-59
6
Vinoo Mankad
1955-59
3
Ghulam Ahmed
1955-59
8
Polly Umrigar
1958-59
1
Hemu Adhikari
1959
4
Datta Gaekwad
1959
1
Pankaj Roy
1959-60
5
Gulabrai Ramchand
1960-62
12
Nari Contractor
1961-75
40
Mansur Ali Khan
1967-68
1
Chandu Borde
1970-74
16
Ajit Wadekar
1974-79
5
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
years
tests
captain
1975-85
47
Sunil Gavaskar
1975-79
22
Bishan Bedi
1979-80
2
Gundappa Viswanath
1982-87
34
Kapil Dev
1987-89
10
Dilip Vengsarkar
1989-90
4
Krishnamachari Srikkanth
1989-99
47
Mohammad Azharuddin
1996-2000
25
Sachin Tendulkar
2000-06
49
Sourav Ganguly
2003-07
25
Rahul Dravid
2005-12
4
Virender Sehwag
2007-08
14
Anil Kumble
2008-15
60
MS Dhoni
2014-19
46
Virat Kohli
2017-18
2
Ajinkya Rahane
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Level 40
Mar 30, 2019
Update? Kohli has captained 46 so far and Ajinkya Rahane has now done 2.
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Level 75
Apr 1, 2019
Updated, thanks.