Captains who have scored fifties on their captaincy debut in one day internationals

Captains who have scored fifties on their captaincy debut in one day internationals

AT Carey of Australia scored 67 against West Indies at Bridgetown on 20 Jul 2021 to provide the 52nd occasion of a captain scoring a fifty on his captaincy debut in the history of one day internationals. Prior to this India’s S Dhawan had performed such a feat by scoring 86 not out against Sri Lanka at Col-RPS on 18 Jul 2021. All such occasions are tabulated below.

NoPlayerRunsITeamOppGroundStart Date
1IM Chappell531AusEngManchester24 Aug 1972
2MH Denness662EngWinLeeds05 Sep 1973
3RB Kanhai551WinEngLeeds05 Sep 1973
4AL Wadekar671IndEngLeeds13 Jul 1974
5GM Turner171*1NZlEAFBirmingham07 Jun 1975
6Asif Iqbal532PakAusLeeds07 Jun 1975
7Majid Khan601PakWinBirmingham11 Jun 1975
8GS Chappell592AusWinAdelaide20 Dec 1975
9DL Murray511WinAusSt John’s22 Feb 1978
10DAG Fletcher69*1ZimAusNottingham09 Jun 1983
11AR Border731AusWinMelbourne06 Jan 1985
12RJ Shastri501IndPakIndore27 Jan 1987
13AJ Lamb55*1EngWinBridgetown03 Apr 1990
14GA Gooch551EngNZlLeeds03 May 1990
15RB Richardson106*2WinPakSharjah17 Oct 1991
16KC Wessels81*2RSAAusSydney26 Feb 1992
17MA Atherton861EngWinBridgetown16 Feb 1994
18MA Taylor68*2AusSrlSharjah14 Apr 1994
19Aamer Sohail552PakIndBengaluru09 Mar 1996
20SR Tendulkar1101IndSrlCol-RPS28 Aug 1996
21ST Jayasuriya1022SrlZimCol-SSC26 Jan 1998
22Aminul Islam701BanIndMohali14 May 1998
23A Jadeja502IndKenBengaluru20 May 1998
24N Hussain852EngRSABloemfontein03 Jan 2000
25AC Gilchrist982AusWinBrisbane14 Jan 2001
26MS Atapattu53*2SrlEngCol-SSC27 Mar 2001
27GJ Whittall58*1ZimIndBulawayo27 Jun 2001
28ME Trescothick521EngZimBulawayo10 Oct 2001
29Habibul Bashar611BanZimHarare10 Mar 2004
30T Taibu96*1ZimSrlBulawayo20 Apr 2004
31T Duffin532ZimKenBulawayo25 Feb 2006
32AJ Strauss74*2EngIndJamshedpur12 Apr 2006
33RR Watson801ScoPakEdinburgh27 Jun 2006
34IH Romaine1011BerCanToronto21 Aug 2006
35MEK Hussey109*1AusWinKuala Lumpur18 Sep 2006
36Shoaib Malik79*2PakSrlAbu Dhabi22 May 2007
37M Jayawardene651AsiaAfrBengaluru06 Jun 2007
38Misbah-ul-Haq70*2PakIndKarachi02 Jul 2008
39BB McCullum712NZlIndChristchurch08 Mar 2009
40GM Hamilton1191ScoCanAberdeen07 Jul 2009
41LRPL Taylor702NZlAusNapier03 Mar 2010
42TM Dilshan611SrlIndBulawayo30 May 2010
43EJG Morgan591EngIreDublin25 Aug 2011
44AB de Villiers521RSASrlPaarl11 Jan 2012
45GJ Bailey891AusSrlMelbourne11 Jan 2013
46Azhar Ali722PakBanDhaka17 Apr 2015
47MN Samuels631WinSrlCol-RPS04 Nov 2015
48JC Buttler631EngBanDhaka07 Oct 2016
49Mohd Hafeez722PakAusMelbourne15 Jan 2017
50FDM Karunaratne771SrlScoEdinburgh21 May 2019
51S Dhawan86*2IndSrlCol-RPS18 Jul 2021
52AT Carey671AusWinBridgetown20 Jul 2021

The following table lists the captains who have scored nineties and centuries on their captaincy debut in the history of one day internationals. It is noted that only two batsmen have scored nineties while seven captains have scored centuries

NoPlayerRunsITeamOppGroundStart Date
1AC Gilchrist982AusWinBrisbane14 Jan 2001
2T Taibu96*1ZimSrlBulawayo20 Apr 2004
        
NoPlayerRunsITeamOppGroundStart Date
1GM Turner171*1NZlEAFBirmingham07 Jun 1975
2RB Richardson106*2WinPakSharjah17 Oct 1991
3SR Tendulkar1101IndSrlCol-RPS28 Aug 1996
4ST Jayasuriya1022SrlZimCol-SSC26 Jan 1998
5IH Romaine1011BerCanToronto21 Aug 2006
6MEK Hussey109*1AusWinKuala Lumpur18 Sep 2006
7GM Hamilton1191ScoCanAberdeen07 Jul 2009

The following table furnishes the team wise list of captains who have scored fifties on their captaincy debut. AT Carey became the eighth Australian captain to perform the feat, while S Dhawan became the fifth Indian captain to score fifty on captaincy debut

NoPlayerRunsITeamOppGroundStart Date
1M Jayawardene651AsiaAfrBengaluru06 Jun 2007
        
1IM Chappell531AusEngManchester24 Aug 1972
2GS Chappell592AusWinAdelaide20 Dec 1975
3AR Border731AusWinMelbourne06 Jan 1985
4MA Taylor68*2AusSrlSharjah14 Apr 1994
5AC Gilchrist982AusWinBrisbane14 Jan 2001
6MEK Hussey109*1AusWinKuala Lumpur18 Sep 2006
7GJ Bailey891AusSrlMelbourne11 Jan 2013
8AT Carey671AusWinBridgetown20 Jul 2021
        
1Aminul Islam701BanIndMohali14 May 1998
2Habibul Bashar611BanZimHarare10 Mar 2004
        
1IH Romaine1011BerCanToronto21 Aug 2006
        
1MH Denness662EngWinLeeds05 Sep 1973
2AJ Lamb55*1EngWinBridgetown03 Apr 1990
3GA Gooch551EngNZlLeeds03 May 1990
4MA Atherton861EngWinBridgetown16 Feb 1994
5N Hussain852EngRSABloemfontein03 Jan 2000
6ME Trescothick521EngZimBulawayo10 Oct 2001
7AJ Strauss74*2EngIndJamshedpur12 Apr 2006
8EJG Morgan591EngIreDublin25 Aug 2011
9JC Buttler631EngBanDhaka07 Oct 2016
        
1AL Wadekar671IndEngLeeds103 Jul 1974
2RJ Shastri501IndPakIndore27 Jan 1987
3SR Tendulkar1101IndSrlCol-RPS28 Aug 1996
4A Jadeja502IndKenBengaluru20 May 1998
5S Dhawan86*2IndSrlCol-RPS18 Jul 2021
        
1GM Turner171*1NZlEAFBirmingham07 Jun 1975
2BB McCullum712NZlIndChristchurch08 Mar 2009
3LRPL Taylor702NZlAusNapier03 Mar 2010
        
1Asif Iqbal532PakAusLeeds07 Jun 1975
2Majid Khan601PakWinBirmingham11 Jun 1975
3Aamer Sohail552PakIndBengaluru09 Mar 1996
4Shoaib Malik79*2PakSrlAbu Dhabi22 May 2007
5Misbah-ul-Haq70*2PakIndKarachi02 Jul 2008
6Azhar Ali722PakBanDhaka17 Apr 2015
7Mohd Hafeez722PakAusMelbourne15 Jan 2017
        
1RR Watson801ScoPakEdinburgh27 Jun 2006
2GM Hamilton1191ScoCanAberdeen07 Jul 2009
        
1KC Wessels81*2RSAAusSydney26 Feb 1992
2AB de Villiers521RSASrlPaarl11 Jan 2012
        
1ST Jayasuriya1022SrlZimCol-SSC26 Jan 1998
2MS Atapattu53*2SrlEngCol-SSC27 Mar 2001
3TM Dilshan611SrlIndBulawayo30 May 2010
4FDM Karunaratne771SrlScoEdinburgh21 May 2019
        
1RB Kanhai551WinEngLeeds05 Sep 1973
2DL Murray511WinAusSt John’s22 Feb 1978
3RB Richardson106*2WinPakSharjah17 Oct 1991
4MN Samuels631WinSrlCol-RPS04 Nov 2015
        
1DAG Fletcher69*1ZimAusNottingham09 Jun 1983
2GJ Whittall58*1ZimIndBulawayo27 Jun 2001
3T Taibu96*1ZimSrlBulawayo20 Apr 2004
4T Duffin532ZimKenBulawayo25 Feb 2006
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