Ashes Series England Captains List Till 2021

March 10, 2021 By Sourav


Ashes Series England Captains List Till 2021

In this article of the Ashes Series England Captains list, we will list all the Test Match Captains of the English team from the year the Ashes Series started. “Ashes” is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. It is one of international cricket's most celebrated rivalries and dates back to 1882.

It is currently played biennially, alternately in the United Kingdom and Australia. Cricket being a summer sport, and the venues being in opposite hemispheres, the break between series alternates between 18 and 30 months. In this Ashes Series England Captains list, we will also try to mention all the most successful cricket captains and their achievements.

Ashes Series England Captains list

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The Ashes Series England Captains list is given below, along with the span of their game, the total matches, the wins, losses, ties, draws, win-loss ratio, win percentage and the loss percentage are given.

Captains Years M W L T D W/L W% L%
Hon. IFW Bligh 1882-1883 4 2 2 0 0 1.00 50.00 50.00
A Shrewsbury 1884-1887 7 5 2 0 0 2.50 71.42 28.57
AG Steel 1886-1888 4 3 1 0 0 3.00 75.00 25.00
WW Read 1888-1892 2 2 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
WG Grace 1888-1899 13 8 3 0 2 2.66 61.53 23.07
CA Smith 1889-1889 1 1 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
MP Bowden 1889-1889 1 1 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
AE Stoddart 1893-1898 8 3 4 0 1 0.75 37.50 50.00
Sir TC O’Brien 1896-1896 1 1 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
Lord Hawke 1896-1899 4 4 0 0 0 - 100.00 0.00
AC McLaren 1897-1909 22 4 11 0 7 0.36 18.18 50.00
PF Warner 1903-1906 10 4 6 0 0 0.66 40.00 60.00
Hon. FS Jackson 1905-1905 5 2 0 0 3 - 40.00 0.00
RE Foster 1907-1907 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
FL Fane 1907-1910 5 2 3 0 0 0.66 40.00 60.00
AO Jones 1908-1908 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
HL Gower 1910-1910 3 1 2 0 0 0.50 33.33 66.66
J Douglas 1911-1924 18 8 8 0 2 1.00 44.44 44.44
CB Fry 1912-1912 6 4 0 0 2 - 66.66 0.00
Hon. NH Tennyson 1921-1921 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 0.00 33.33
FT Mann 1922-1923 5 2 1 0 2 2.00 40.00 20.00
A Gilligan 1924-1925 9 4 4 0 1 1.00 44.44 44.44
AW Carr 1926-1929 6 1 0 0 5 - 16.66 0.00
A Chapman 1926-1931 17 9 2 0 6 4.50 52.94 11.76
R Stanyforth 1927-1928 4 2 1 0 1 2.00 50.00 25.00
G Stevens 1928-1928 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
JC White 1929-1929 4 1 1 0 2 1.00 25.00 25.00
A Gillighan 1930-1930 4 1 0 0 3 - 25.00 0.00
Hon. F Calthorpe 1930-1930 4 1 1 0 2 1.00 25.00 25.00
R Wyatt 1930-1935 16 3 5 0 8 0.60 18.75 31.25
DR Jardine 1931-1934 15 9 1 0 5 9.00 60.00 6.66
C Walters 1934-1934 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
G Allen 1936-1948 11 4 5 0 2 0.80 36.36 45.45
R Robins 1937-1937 3 1 0 0 2 - 33.33 0.00
W Hammond 1938-1947 20 4 3 0 13 1.33 20.00 15.00
N Yardley 1947-1950 14 4 7 0 3 0.57 28.57 50.00
K Cranston 1948-1948 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00
F Mann 1948-1949 7 2 0 0 5 - 28.57 0.00
FR Brown 1949-1951 15 5 6 0 4 0.83 33.33 40.00
N Howard 1951-1952 4 1 0 0 3 - 25.00 0.00
D Carr 1952-1952 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
L Hutton 1952-1955 23 11 4 0 8 2.75 47.82 17.39
D Shepphard 1954-1954 2 1 0 0 1 - 50.00 0.00
P May 1955-1961 41 20 10 0 11 2.00 48.78 24.39
MC Cowdrey 1959-1969 27 8 4 0 15 2.00 29.62 14.81
E Dexter 1961-1964 30 9 7 0 14 1.28 30.00 23.33
M Smith 1964-1966 25 5 3 0 17 1.66 20.00 12.00
D Close 1966-1967 7 6 0 0 1 - 85.71 0.00
T Graveney 1968-1968 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00
R Illingworth 1969-1973 31 12 5 0 14 2.40 38.70 16.12
AR Lewis 1972-1973 8 1 2 0 5 0.50 12.50 25.00
M Denness 1974-1975 19 6 5 0 8 1.20 31.57 26.31
J Edrich 1975-1975 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
AW Greig 1975-1977 14 3 5 0 6 0.60 21.42 35.71
JM Brearly 1977-1981 31 18 4 0 9 4.50 58.06 12.90
G Boycott 1978-1978 4 1 1 0 2 1.00 25.00 25.00
I Botham 1980-1981 12 0 4 0 8 0.00 0.00 33.33
K Fletcher 1981-1982 7 1 1 0 5 1.00 14.28 14.28
R Willis 1982-1984 18 7 5 0 6 1.40 38.88 27.77
D Gower 1982-1989 32 5 18 0 9 0.27 15.62 56.25
M Gatting 1986-1988 23 2 5 0 16 0.40 8.69 21.73
J Emburey 1988-1988 2 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
C Cowdrey 1988-1988 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
G Gooch 1988-1993 34 10 12 0 12 0.83 29.41 35.29
A Lamb 1990-1990 3 0 3 0 0 0.00 0.00 100.00
A Stewart 1993-2001 15 4 8 0 3 0.50 26.66 53.33
M Atherton 1993-2001 54 13 21 0 20 0.61 24.07 38.88
N Hussain 1999-2003 45 17 15 0 13 1.13 37.77 33.33
M Butcher 1999-1999 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00
M Vaughan 2003-2008 51 26 11 0 14 2.36 50.98 21.56
M Trescothick 2004-2005 2 1 1 0 0 1.00 50.00 50.00
A Flintoff 2006-2007 11 2 7 0 2 0.28 18.18 63.63
A Strauss 2006-2012 50 24 11 0 15 2.18 48.00 22.00
K Pieterson 2008-2008 3 1 1 0 1 1.00 33.33 33.33
A Cook 2010-2016 59 24 22 0 13 1.09 40.67 37.28
J Root 2017-2018 5 3 1 0 0 3 60.00 20.00

Thus we end this article on the Ashes Series England Captains list here. We have also mentioned most of the English team’s test match captains for your convenience. We hope you have enjoyed reading it. Please feel free to comment below.

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