Cricket: How England's captains compare

P W D L Win%

1 W G Grace (1888-99)

13 8 2 3 61.5

2 Douglas Jardine (1931-34)

15 9 5 1 60.0

3 Mike Brearley (1977-81)

31 18 9 4 58.1

4 Percy Chapman (1926-31)

17 9 6 2 52.9

5 Peter May (1955-61)

41 20 11 10 48.8

6 Len Hutton (1952-55)

23 11 8 4 47.8

7 John Douglas (1911-21)

18 8 2 8 44.4

8 Plum Warner (1903-06)

10 4 0 6 40.0

9 Bob Willis (1982-84)

18 7 6 5 38.9

10 Ray Illingworth (1969-73)

31 12 14 5 38.7

11 Gubby Allen (1936-48)

11 4 2 5 36.4

12 Freddie Brown (1949-51)

15 5 4 6 33.3

13 Mike Denness (1973-75)

19 6 8 5 31.6

14 Ted Dexter (1961-64)

30 9 14 7 30.0

15 Colin Cowdrey (1959-69)

27 8 15 4 29.6

16 Graham Gooch (1988-93)

34 10 12 12 29.4

17 Norman Yardley (1947-50)

14 4 3 7 28.6

18 Mike Atherton (1993-98)

52 13 20 19 25.0

19 Tony Greig (1975-77)

14 3 6 5 21.4

20 Wally Hammond (1938-47)

20 4 13 3 20.0

21 Mike Smith (1964-66)

25 5 17 3 20.0

22 Bob Wyatt (1930-35)

16 3 8 5 18.8

23 Archie MacLaren (1897-1909)

22 4 7 11 18.2

24 David Gower (1982-89)

32 5 9 18 15.6

25 Mike Gatting (1986-88)

23 2 16 5 9.0

26 Ian Botham (1980-81)

12 0 8 4 0

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