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I won my first 26 World Cup matches as captain.
I was known as an innovative captain. I sent a pinch hitter to open the batting, and opened the bowling with a spinner. I led my side to a World Cup Semi Final.
I only captained 1 World Cup match, but it was a classic. I pointed my bat at the bowler, only to be bowled next ball. That night my side was eliminated from the World Cup.
I am the only captain to win a World Cup Final on a home ground.
I led my side to the title in the first 2 World Cups.
I wasn't able to accomplish much as a World Cup captain, but I did break the record for the highest individual Test score, not once but twice.
I took my country to its first and only World Cup title. Before this victory, my side never had a winning record in the World Cup.
I used to play for Australia, before captaining against them in my country's first World Cup match.
I may have captained my side in a World Cup unsuccessfully, but my finest moments came as a player, in a World Cup SF and Final, where I earned two consecutive Man of the Matches.
I led my side to a World Cup SF. Despite not losing the match, we could not advance to the final on a technicality. I was later banned for life for my role in a match-fixing.
I forget to add one, and it eliminated my team from the World Cup.
I'd like to forget the World Cup Final I captained, and remember the World Cup Final I played as a player, in which I took two wickets in two balls to lead my side to the title.
I am only the second male player of Samoan heritage to play cricket for my country.
Despite not being a Test playing nation, I led my side to a World Cup Semi Final.
I scored the first ODI century for my country, held the record for the highest ODI score for a time, and led my side to a World Cup title.
I played in 3 World Cup Finals, 1 as captain, and I lost all of them.
Before Kevin O'Brien and Matthew Hayden, I held the record for the fastest World cup century.
In 1999, I led my side to an ODI victory that eventually served as the basis for my side being granted Test status.
I lost a World Cup final to a side my team had forfeited a match to earlier in the tournament.
My side played all 3 of its ODI's in the World Cup, and we'll never play another ODI ever.
We might have lost all our matches, but my side walked in the opening ceremony wearing shorts that are famous for being from my country.
I was captain during the Pedalo incident. I was also the captain when my side regained the Ashes in 2005 after eighteen years.
In my country's only World Cup to date, my side lost all of its matches. The World Cup record for best bowling figures was taken against my side.
I may have captained only 2 matches for my country, but I'm the only player to play in the first 6 World Cups.
I captained my side in 2 World Cups, losing a Semi Final in one, and a Quarter Final in another. In Test cricket I was once involved in a world record stand of 415.
I captained 5 World Cup matches, lost all of them, refused to wear a helmet while facing some very fast bowling....and then I got hit on the head.
I lost all my 6 World Cup matches as captain. I used to play Test cricket for South Africa, and then returned to play Test cricket 22 years and 222 days later.
In my country's first ODI, which was in the WC, I was MOM as I led my side to victory over Australia. I later went onto become coach of England and India.
I became the first person from St. Lucia to play international cricket.
In the only World Cup match I captained, my side became the first non Test playing nation to defeat a Test playing nation in an ODI.
I captained my country for 2 matches in the 2007 World Cup. We did not win any of our matches, and even lost to fellow Associates Netherlands.
I was captain when my side was eliminated in the first round of the World Cup for the first time in 28 years.
I was the youngest player to have represented my country in Test cricket, having made my debut at the age of 18. I led my side to a World Cup Semi Final.
I captained in 3 World Cup matches. I quit after the 2007 World Cup, bowing out on a low as. I dropped myself for the final match of the tournament.
Under my captaincy, in my sides World Cup debut, we tied with Zimbabwe, defeated Pakistan, qualified for the Super Eights and defeated Bangladesh.
I captained in 3 World Cups and led my side to a World Cup Semi Final at home, a match which was awarded to the opposition.
I was a wicketkeeper captain. My side recorded its second World Cup win under my captaincy, when we defeated Kenya.
I helped my side qualify for the World Cup in the first ever World Cup Qualifier. Unfortunately my side didn't play in the World Cup again for another 24 years.
Although I'm primarily a batsman, in a World Cup Final, I came onto bowl and took a wicket with my first ball
I captained only 1 World Cup match. I died after being punched by a hotel bouncer outside a pub.
I was the captain of my side in 2003. My side recorded our first World Cup win with against Bangladesh.
I led my side to a World Cup Semi Final in my only World Cup as a captain. I was also once the player of the tournament in a World Cup.
In my only World Cup campaign as captain, I led my side to the World Cup Final, which we lost. I scored a century in the Semi Final and was the Man of the Match.
My cousin was also a World Cup captain. My father and son both played Test cricket.
I was captain for one match in the 2007 World Cup. My team took the world by surprise by qualifying for the Super Eights. I was awarded the MBE in 2010.
I captained my side to a shock victory over England and I was the 2009 Associate and Affiliate Player of the Year.
I have an OBE, but I never won the Ashes and I captained my side in a World Cup campaign where we failed to defeat any other test playing nation.
I was the first captain of my country, and led my side to an upset victory over the West Indies.
I represented New Zealand in the 2002 U/19 World Cup, before switching to the current Associate nation I play for. I captained a winless campaign in 2011.
I captained my side in the 1983 World Cup, and I'm the only captain from my country to have a positive win-loss records in both Test cricket and ODI cricket.
I held the highest individual ODI score for 8 years, a record I set in the World Cup. I also led my side to a Semi Final in the same tournament.
I am currently an ICC match referee, was Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1968 and my country's first World Cup captain. I led my side to a World Cup Semi Final.
I captained my side in the first two World Cups and also won the first ever ICC Trophy in 1979.
In my only World Cup as captain, my team was eliminated in the first round of the tournament due to a washout against Bangladesh. I scored over 5000 runs and took over 100 wickets
I am the only bowler from my country to take 100 Test wickets.
I captained my country in the 2007 World Cup, but my side was eliminated in the first round. I have a reputation for being an extremely economical bowler.
My only World Cup campaign as captain went pretty well. We defeated every side except one, losing to them once in the group stage, and then again to them in the Final.
I was the captain of my country in the first two World Cups, both of which went badly. In my 6 matches, we lost to everyone except East Africa.
I led my side to the Final and lost in the very first World Cup.
My 2 WC's as captain, both played in England, proved to be disastrous, my side never made it out of the group stage. I made an emotional and tearful speech when I resigned.
I only captained 1 World Cup match, but I was also the captain in my country's most significant achievement to date, victory over England 2009 ICC World Twenty20.
I led my side to a World Cup Semi Final, where we lost to England in a very close 60 over match that went down to the final over.
I'm currently an ICC match referee. I'm the cousin of a Oscar winning actor, and my younger brother also captained my country.
I captained my side to their first Test series win abroad, against Pakistan in 1998/99
I was Wisden Cricketer of the Year for 1978, and led my side to a World Cup Semi Final. I'm also the 2nd leading wicket taker in Test cricket for my country.
My side lost all of its matches in an otherwise forgettable World Cup. I hold the unique distinction of having captained my country in representative cricket and tennis.
I was the first captain of my country. My side has not won any World Cup matches to date. I am currently a football referee, officiating in matches in the SPL and SFL.
I led my side to a World Cup Final. I've had a career as a psychoanalyst. I published a book titled 'The Art of Captaincy.'
I led my side to a World Cup Final, but everyone remembers me for playing a reverse sweep and getting out.
I hold my country's record for highest Test score and once scored 142 in a World Cup match. I also represented my country in hockey.
My only World Cup campaign as captain didn't go well. We lost to Bangladesh and then Sri Lanka, and were eliminated in the first round.
My side lost all of its matches in an otherwise forgettable World Cup. In 1999, I was reported for having a suspect action and reinvented myself as an offspinner.
I was the captain of my side for the first two World Cups and captained my country to its first Test series victory in 1985.
My side was eliminated in the 1st round only 4 days after the start of the tournament, and my side's head coach was found dead in his hotel room.
Despite my only World Cup campaign being a roller coaster, I've won two Ashes.
As co-hosts for the first time, and playing all our matches at home, my WC campaign as captain was extremely mixed. We only failed to qualify for the Quarter Finals on net run rate
My side pulled off quite a few upsets in 2007, defeating India and South Africa.
I made my Test debut at the age of 18, and led my side in the 2011 World Cup. I resigned after my side was only able to defeat Kenya and Canada.
I was the first man to take a wicket for my country. The highest individual WC score was made against my team. I didn't win any of my 4 matches as captain and retired at 43
I was a wicketkeeper captain. In my only World Cup, I led my side to the Quarter Final, where I scored 89, my highest ODI score in my career of 37 matches.
I never won a WC match in my 6 matches as captain, but I had a long career, and helped my side qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 1996.
An inaugural inductee into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame I was Wisden Cricketer of the Year (1975). I played 28 Tests and served as an ICC match referee.
I only captained 1 World Cup match for my side in 2007, but in 2003 I had hit headlines, when I hit a century off just 43 balls in a game against Somerset at The Grange, Edinburgh.
I scored a century in a World Cup Final, then captained in the 4th World Cup and was the first captain of my country to fail to qualify for the World Cup semi final stage.
I was once the #1 ranked Test batsman in the world. I wore a black armband to protest the death of democracy in my country.
After losing 2 of our first 3 matches, I led my side to an undefeated run of 7 matches to win the title.
I strongly believe my side would have advanced to the super sixes, but my board forced my team to forfeit one of our matches, which cost us qualification.
I played in the first 5 World Cups and captained in 3 of them. As captain, I led my side to 2 Semi Finals and 1 World Cup title, after which I promptly retired.
Despite being upset by an Associate nation, I took my side to the Semi Final, only to lose in the final over by 5 runs.
I was the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1993, scored the most Test runs in the 1990's, have an OBE and have gates at the Vauxhall End at the Oval named after me.
I captained my country in 3 World Cups, and led my side to 2 Semi Finals. I've captained the 2nd most matches in ODI history.
I led my side to a disastrous winless campaign in 2007, which included losses to Kenya and Canada.
I led my side to a World Cup Semi Final. I'm affectionately known as 'Boom Boom.'
I took my side to a World Cup final. Besides Bradman and Lara, I have scored the most double centuries in Test cricket.
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