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This is a list of Indian Test cricketers. A Test match is an international cricket match between two of the leading cricketing nations. The list is arranged in the order in which each player won his Test cap. Where more than one player won his first Test cap in the same Test match, those players are listed alphabetically by surname.

Players

Statistics are correct as of India's Test match against Australia, ending on 7 January 2019.

General Batting Bowling Fielding
Cap Name First Last Mat Runs HS Avg 100/50 Wkt BBI Ave 5/10 wicket Ca St
1Amar Singh1932193672925122.460/1287/8630.642/030
2Sorabji Colah193219332693117.250/0----/-20
3Jahangir Khan19321936439135.570/044/6063.750/040
4Lall Singh193219321442922.000/0----/-10
5Naoomal Jeoomal1932193431084327.000/021/434.000/000
6Janardan Navle193219332421310.500/0----/-10
7C. K. Nayudu1932193673508125.000/293/4042.880/040
8Nazir Ali19321934230137.500/044/8320.750/000
9Mohammad Nissar19321936655146.870/0255/9028.283/020
10Phiroze Palia19321936229169.660/00--0/000
11Wazir Ali1932193672374216.920/00--0/010
12Lala Amarnath193319522487811824.381/4455/9632.912/0130
13L. P. Jai19331933119199.500/0----/-00
14Rustomji Jamshedji19331933154*-0/033/13745.660/020
15Vijay Merchant193319511085915447.723/30--0/070
16Ladha Ramji193319331110.500/00--0/010
17Dilawar Hussain1934193632545942.330/3----/-61
18M. J. Gopalan1934193411811*18.000/011/3939.000/030
19Mushtaq Ali193419521161211232.212/331/4567.330/070
20C. S. Nayudu1934195211147369.180/021/19179.500/030
21Yadavindra Singh193419341846042.000/1----/-20
22Dattaram Hindlekar193619464712614.200/0----/-30
23Maharajkumar of Vizianagram1936193633319*8.250/0----/-10
24Khershed Meherhomji19361936100*-0/0----/-10
25Cotah Ramaswami1936193621706056.660/1----/-00
26Baqa Jilani193619361161216.000/00--0/000
27Gul Mohammad1946195281663411.060/022/2112.000/030
28Vijay Hazare19461953302192164*47.657/9204/2961.000/0110
29Abdul Hafeez194619463804316.000/0----/-00
30Vinoo Mankad1946195944210923131.475/61628/5232.328/2330
31Rusi Modi194619521073611246.001/60--0/030
32Nawab of Pataudi Sr19461946 3552211.000/0----/-10
33Sadashiv Shinde194619527851414.160/0126/9159.751/000
34Chandu Sarwate1946195192083713.000/031/16124.660/000
35Ranga Sohoni1946195148329*16.600/021/16101.000/020
36Hemu Adhikari1947195921872114*31.141/433/6827.330/080
37Jenni Irani19471947232*3.000/0----/-21
38Gogumal Kishenchand19471952589448.900/0----/-10
39Khandu Rangnekar19471948333185.500/0----/-10
40Amir Elahi19471947117138.500/0----/-00
41Dattu Phadkar1947195931122912332.342/8627/15936.853/0210
42Kanwar Rai Singh194819481262413.000/0----/-00
43Probir Sen19481952141652511.780/0----/-2011
44C. R. Rangachari19481948488*2.660/095/10754.771/000
45Khanmohammad Ibrahim1948194941698521.120/1----/-00
46Keki Tarapore194819481222.000/00--0/000
47Polly Umrigar1948196259363122342.2212/14356/7442.082/0330
48Montu Banerjee194919491000.000/054/12036.200/030
49Ghulam Ahmed1949195922192508.720/1687/4930.174/1110
50Nirode Chowdhury19491951233*3.000/011/130205.000/000
51Madhusudan Rege19491949115157.500/0----/-10
52Shute Banerjee1949194911386.500/054/5425.400/000
53Nana Joshi195119601220752*10.890/1----/-189
54Pankaj Roy1951196043244217332.565/911/666.000/0160
55C. D. Gopinath19511960824250*22.000/111/1111.000/020
56Madhav Mantri19511955467399.570/0----/-81
57Buck Divecha195219525602612.000/0113/10232.810/050
58Subhash Gupte1952196136183216.310/01499/10229.5512/1140
59Vijay Manjrekar19521965553208189* 39.127/1511/1644.000/0192
60Datta Gaekwad19521961113505218.420/10--0/050
61Gulabrai Ramchand1952196033118010924.582/5416/4946.311/0200
62Hiralal Gaekwad195219521221411.000/00--0/000
63Shah Nyalchand19521952176*7.000/033/9732.330/000
64Madhav Apte195219537542163* 49.271/30--0/020
65Bal Dani195219521----/-11/919.000/010
66Vijay Rajindernath195219521----/-----/-04
67Ebrahim Maka19521953222*-0/0----/-21
68Deepak Shodhan19521953318111060.331/00--0/010
69Chandrasekhar Gadkari19531955612950*21.500/10--0/060
70Jayasinghrao Ghorpade1953195982294115.260/00--0/040
71Pananmal Punjabi1955195551643316.400/0----/-50
72Naren Tamhane195519612122554*10.220/1----/-3516
73Prakash Bhandari195519563773919.250/00--0/010
74Jasu Patel19551960725122.770/0299/6921.962/120
75A. G. Kripal Singh1955196414422100*28.131/2103/4358.400/040
76Narain Swamy195519551----/-0--0/000
77Nari Contractor1955196231161110831.581/1111/980.000/0180
78Vijay Mehra1955196483296225.300/20--0/010
79Sadashiv Patil1955195511414*-0/021/1525.500/010
80Bapu Nadkarni19551968411414122*25.701/7886/4329.074/1220
81Gundibail Sunderam19551956233*-0/032/4655.330/000
82Chandrakant Patankar195619561141314.000/0----/-31
83Chandu Borde19581969553061177*35.595/18525/8846.481/0370
84Ghulam Guard1958196021175.500/032/6960.660/020
85Manohar Hardikar1958195825632*18.660/011/955.000/030
86Vasant Ranjane19581964740166.660/0194/7234.150/010
87Ramnath Kenny1959196052456227.220/3----/-10
88Surendranath19591961111362710.460/0265/7540.502/040
89Apoorva Sengupta195919591984.500/0----/-00
90Ramakant Desai19591968284188513.480/1746/5637.312/090
91M. L. Jaisimha1959197139205612930.683/1292/5492.110/0170
92Arvind Apte1959195911587.500/0----/-00
93Abbas Ali Baig195919671042811223.771/20--0/060
94V. M. Muddiah19591960211115.500/032/4044.660/000
95Salim Durani1960197329120210425.041/7756/7335.423/1140
96Budhi Kunderan196019671898119232.702/30--0/0237
97A. G. Milkha Singh196019614923515.330/00--0/020
98Man Sood196019601331.500/0----/-00
99Rusi Surti196019692612639928.700/9425/7446.711/0260
100Baloo Gupte1961196532817*28.000/031/54116.330/000
101Vaman Kumar196119612663.000/075/6428.851/020
102Farokh Engineer1961197546261112131.082/16----/-6616
103Dilip Sardesai1961197230200121239.235/90--0/040
104Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi19611975462793203*34.916/1611/1088.000/0270
105E. A. S. Prasanna19621978497353711.480/01898/7630.3810/2180
106B. S. Chandrasekhar1964197958167224.070/02428/7929.7416/2250
107Rajinder Pal19641964163*6.000/00--0/000
108Hanumant Singh196419691468610531.181/50--0/0110
109Kumar Indrajitsinhji19641969451238.500/0----/-63
110Srinivas Venkataraghavan19651983577486411.680/21568/7236.113/1440
111Venkataraman Subramanya1965196892637518.780/232/3267.000/090
112Ajit Wadekar1966197437211314331.071/140--0/0460
113Bishan Singh Bedi196719796765650*8.980/12667/9828.7114/1260
114Subrata Guha1967196941763.400/032/55103.660/020
115Ramesh Saxena196719671251612.500/00--0/000
116Abid Ali196719742910188120.360/6476/5542.121/0320
117Umesh Kulkarni1967196841374.330/052/3747.600/000
118Chetan Chauhan196919814020849731.570/1621/453.000/0380
119Ashok Mankad19691978229919725.410/60--0/0120
120Ajit Pai1969196911095.000/022/2915.500/000
121Ambar Roy196919694914813.000/0----/-00
122Ashok Gandotra196919692541813.500/00--0/010
123Eknath Solkar1969197727106810225.421/6183/2859.440/0530
124Gundappa Viswanath1969198391608022241.9314/3511/1146.000/0630
125Mohinder Amarnath1969198869437813842.5011/24324/6355.680/0470
126Kenia Jayantilal197119711555.000/0----/-00
127Pochiah Krishnamurthy19711971533205.500/0----/-71
128Sunil Gavaskar1971198712510122236*51.1234/4511/34206.000/01080
129Ramnath Parkar197219732803520.000/0----/-00
130Madan Lal197419863910427422.650/5715/2340.084/0150
131Brijesh Patel1974197721972115*29.451/5----/-170
132Sudhir Naik1974197531417723.500/1----/-00
133Hemant Kanitkar1974197421116527.750/1----/-00
134Parthasarathy Sharma1974197751875418.700/10--0/010
135Anshuman Gaekwad1975198540198520130.072/1021/493.500/0150
136Karsan Ghavri19751981399138621.230/21095/3333.544/0160
137Surinder Amarnath197619781055012430.551/311/55.000/040
138Syed Kirmani1976198688275910227.042/1211/913.000/016038
139Dilip Vengsarkar19761992116686816642.1317/350--0/0780
140Yajurvindra Singh19771979410943*18.160/00--0/0110
141Kapil Dev19781994131524816331.058/274349/8329.6423/2640
142M. V. Narasimha Rao1979197944620*9.200/032/4675.660/080
143Dhiraj Parsana197919792110.500/011/3250.000/000
144Bharath Reddy19791979438219.500/0----/-92
145Yashpal Sharma1979198337160614033.452/911/617.000/0160
146Dilip Doshi1979198333129204.600/01146/10230.716/0100
147Shivlal Yadav19791987354034314.390/01025/7635.093/0100
148Roger Binny197919872783083*23.050/5476/5632.632/0110
149Sandeep Patil1980198429158817436.934/792/2826.660/0120
150Kirti Azad1981198371352411.250/032/84124.330/030
151Ravi Shastri1981199280383020635.7911/121515/7540.962/0360
152Yograj Singh1981198111065.000/011/6363.000/000
153T. E. Srinivasan198119811482924.000/0----/-00
154Krishnamachari Srikkanth1981199243206212329.882/120--0/0400
155Ashok Malhotra19821985722672*25.110/10--0/020
156Pranab Roy1982198227160*35.500/1----/-10
157Ghulam Parkar198219821763.500/0----/-10
158Suru Nayak19821982219119.500/011/16132.000/010
159Arun Lal19821989167299326.030/60--0/0130
160Rakesh Shukla198219821----/-22/8276.000/000
161Maninder Singh198219933599153.800/0887/2737.363/290
162Balwinder Sandhu1983198382147130.570/2103/8755.700/010
163T. A. Sekhar19831983200*-0/00--0/000
164Laxman Sivaramakrishnan1983198691302516.250/0266/6444.033/190
165Raghuram Bhat198319832663.000/042/6537.750/000
166Navjot Singh Sidhu1983199951320220142.139/150--0/090
167Chetan Sharma19841989233965422.000/1616/5835.454/170
168Manoj Prabhakar1984199539160012032.651/9966/13237.303/0200
169Mohammad Azharuddin1985200099621519945.0322/210--0/01050
170Gopal Sharma1985199051110*3.660/0104/8841.800/020
171Lalchand Rajput1985198521056126.250/1----/-10
172Sadanand Viswanath19851985331206.200/0----/-110
173Kiran More198619934912857325.700/70--0/011020
174Chandrakant Pandit1986199251713924.420/0----/-142
175Raju Kulkarni198619873221.000/053/8545.400/010
176Bharat Arun19861987242*4.000/043/7629.000/020
177Raman Lamba1986198741025320.400/1----/-50
178Arshad Ayub19871989132575717.130/1415/5035.073/020
179Sanjay Manjrekar1987199637204321837.144/90--0/0251
180Narendra Hirwani198819961754175.400/0668/6130.104/150
181Woorkeri Raman19881997114489624.880/421/764.500/060
182Ajay Sharma198819881533026.500/00--0/010
183Rashid Patel198819881000.000/00--0/010
184Sanjeev Sharma198819902563828.000/063/3741.160/010
185M. Venkataramana19891989100*-0/011/1058.000/010
186Salil Ankola198919891666.000/021/3564.000/000
187Sachin Tendulkar1989201320015921248*53.8651/68453/1054.640/01150
188Vivek Razdan19891989266*6.000/055/7928.201/000
189Venkatapathy Raju19902001282403110.000/0936/1230.725/160
190Atul Wassan199019904945323.500/1104/10850.400/010
191Gursharan Singh199019901181818.000/0----/-20
192Anil Kumble199020081322506110*17.771/561910/7429.6535/8600
193Javagal Srinath199120026710097614.210/42368/8630.4910/1220
194Subroto Banerjee199219921333.000/033/4715.660/000
195Pravin Amre199219931142510342.501/3----/-90
196Ajay Jadeja19922000155769626.180/4----/-50
197Rajesh Chauhan199319982198237.000/0474/4839.510/0120
198Vinod Kambli1993199517108422754.204/3----/-70
199Vijay Yadav199319931303030.000/0----/-12
200Nayan Mongia1994200144144215224.031/6----/-998
201Aashish Kapoor199419964974219.400/062/1942.500/010
202Sunil Joshi19962000153529220.700/1415/14235.851/070
203Paras Mhambrey199619962582829.000/021/4374.000/010
204Venkatesh Prasad199620013320330*7.510/0966/3335.007/160
205Vikram Rathour1996199761314413.100/0----/-120
206Sourav Ganguly19962008113721223942.1716/35323/2852.530/0710
207Rahul Dravid199620121641328827052.3136/6311/1839.000/02100
208David Johnson199619962854.000/032/5247.660/000
209V. V. S. Laxman19962012134878128145.9717/5621/263.000/01350
210Dodda Ganesh1997199742586.250/052/2857.400/000
211Abey Kuruvilla19971997106635*6.600/0255/6835.681/000
212Nilesh Kulkarni199720013545.000/021/70166.000/010
213Debashish Mohanty19971997200*-0/044/7859.750/000
214Harbhajan Singh19982015103222411518.222/94178/8432.4625/5420
215Harvinder Singh199820013662.000/042/6246.250/000
216Ajit Agarkar1998200626571109*16.791/0586/4147.321/060
217Robin Singh199819981271513.500/00--0/050
218Robin Singh, Jr.199919991000.000/032/7458.660/010
219Sadagoppan Ramesh1999200119136714337.972/80--0/0180
220Ashish Nehra199920041777195.500/0444/7242.400/050
221Devang Gandhi1999199942048834.000/2----/-30
222MSK Prasad1999200061061911.770/0----/-150
223Vijay Bharadwaj19992000328229.330/011/26107.000/030
224Hrishikesh Kanitkar199920002744518.500/00--0/000
225Wasim Jaffer2000200831194421234.105/1122/189.000/0270
226Murali Kartik20002004888439.770/0244/4434.160/020
227Nikhil Chopra200020001743.500/00--0/000
228Mohammad Kaif2000200613624148*32.841/30--0/0140
229Shiv Sunder Das2000200223132611034.892/90--0/0340
230Saba Karim200020001151515.000/0----/-10
231Zaheer Khan200020149212317511.950/33117/8732.9410/1190
232Vijay Dahiya20002000222*-0/0----/-60
233Sarandeep Singh2000200234339*43.000/0104/13634.000/010
234Rahul Sanghvi200120011221.000/022/6739.000/000
235Sairaj Bahutule2001200123921*13.000/031/3267.660/010
236Sameer Dighe2001200161414715.660/0----/-122
237Hemang Badani200120014943815.660/00--0/060
238Deep Dasgupta20012002834410028.661/2----/-130
239Virender Sehwag20012013104844831950.8923/32405/10447.351/0810
240Sanjay Bangar2001200212470100*29.371/372/2349.000/040
241Iqbal Siddiqui200120011292429.000/011/3248.000/010
242Tinu Yohannan200120023138*-0/052/5651.200/010
243Ajay Ratra200220026163115*18.111/00--0/0112
244Parthiv Patel20022018259347131.130/6----/-6210
245Lakshmipathy Balaji20032005851315.660/0275/7637.181/010
246Aakash Chopra20032004104376023.000/2----/-150
247Yuvraj Singh2003201240190016933.923/1192/960.770/0310
248Irfan Pathan2003200829110510231.571/61007/5932.267/280
249Gautam Gambhir2004201658415420641.959/22----/-380
250Dinesh Karthik2004201826102512925.001/7----/-576
251Mahendra Singh Dhoni2005201490487622438.096/330-4.46 0/025638
252R. P. Singh2006201114116307.250/0405/5942.051/060
253S. Sreesanth20062011272813510.400/0875/4037.593/050
254Piyush Chawla200620082542.500/032/6645.660/000
255Munaf Patel20062011136015*7.500/0354/2538.540/060
256V. R. V. Singh200620075472911.750/083/4853.370/010
257Ramesh Powar2007200721376.500/063/3319.660/000
258Ishant Sharma200720189062731*7.740/02677/7434.288/1190
259Amit Mishra20082016226488421.600/4765/7135.721/080
260Murali Vijay2008201861398216738.2812/1511/12198.000/0490
261Pragyan Ojha20092013248918*17.800/01136/4730.277/1100
262Subramaniam Badrinath201020102635621.000/1----/-00
263Wriddhiman Saha2010201832116411730.633/5----/-7510
264Abhimanyu Mithun2010201141204624.00-0/094/10550.660/000
265Suresh Raina201020151876812026.481/7132/146.380/0230
266Cheteshwar Pujara20102019685426206*51.1818/200--0/0450
267Jaydev Unadkat20102010121*2.000/00--0/000
268Praveen Kumar2011201161494014.900/0275/10625.811/020
269Virat Kohli2011201977661324353.7625/200--0/0720
270Abhinav Mukund2011201773208122.850/2---0/060
271Ravichandran Ashwin2011201865236112429.144/113427/5925.4326/7230
272Umesh Yadav20112018412833010.880/01196/8833.472/1140
273Varun Aaron2011201593593.880/0183/9752.610/010
274Vinay Kumar2012201211165.500/011/73730/000
275Ravindra Jadeja20122019411485100*32.281/101927/4823.689/1310
276Bhuvneshwar Kumar201320182155263*22.080/3636/8226.094/080
277Shikhar Dhawan2013201834231519040.617/50--0/0280
278Ajinkya Rahane2013201956348818840.559/17----/-730
279Mohammed Shami20132019404335111.100/11446/5629.544/090
280Rohit Sharma2013201827158517739.623/1021/26101.000/0250
281Stuart Binny2014201561947821.550/132/2486.000/040
282Pankaj Singh2014201421093.330/022/113146.000/020
283Karn Sharma20142014184*8.000/042/9559.500/000
284KL Rahul2014201934190519935.275/11----/-430
285Naman Ojha201520151563528.000/0----/-41
286Jayant Yadav20162017422810445.601/1113/3033.360/010
287Karun Nair201620176374303*62.331/00--0/060
288Kuldeep Yadav20172019651268.500/0245/5724.122/030
289Hardik Pandya201720181153210831.291/4175/2831.051/070
290Jasprit Bumrah20182019101461.550/0496/3321.893/030
291Rishabh Pant201820199696159*49.711/2----/-402
292Hanuma Vihari2018201941675623.850/153/3726.400/010
293Prithvi Shaw201820182237134118.501/1----/-20
294Shardul Thakur20182018144*--/-0--0/000
295Mayank Agarwal2018201921957765.000/20---/-30

Captains

Main article: Indian national cricket captains

A total of 33 players have captained the Indian Test team. Of those who have captained more than two Test matches, Virat Kohli has the highest win rate (57.77%). Mahendra Singh Dhoni has captained the team for the most number of Test matches (60). As of 2018, Nawab of Pataudi, Jr. remains the youngest captain for India in test matches.

S.No. Name Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win %
1 C. K. Nayudu 1932–1933 4 0 3 1 0
2 Maharajkumar of Vizianagram 1936 3 0 2 1 0
3 Nawab of Pataudi, Sr. 1946 3 0 1 2 0
4 Lala Amarnath 1947–1952 15 2 6 7 13.33
5 Vijay Hazare 1951–1952 14 1 5 8 7.14
6 Vinoo Mankad 1954–1959 6 0 1 5 0
7 Ghulam Ahmed 1955–1958 3 0 2 1 0
8 Polly Umrigar 1955–1958 8 2 2 4 25.00
9 Hemu Adhikari 1958 1 0 0 1 0
10 Datta Gaekwad 1959 4 0 4 0 0
11 Pankaj Roy 1959 1 0 1 0 0
12 Gulabrai Ramchand 1959 5 1 2 2 20.00
13 Nari Contractor 1960–1961 12 2 2 8 16.66
14 Nawab of Pataudi, Jr. 1961–1974 40 9 19 12 22.50
15 Chandu Borde 1967 1 0 1 0 0
16 Ajit Wadekar 1970–1974 16 4 4 8 25.00
17 Srinivas Venkataraghavan 1974–1979 5 0 2 3 0
18 Sunil Gavaskar 1975–1984 47 9 8 30 19.14
19 Bishan Singh Bedi 1975–1978 22 6 11 5 27.27
20 Gundappa Viswanath 1979 2 0 1 1 0
21 Kapil Dev 1982–1986 34 4 7 23 11.70
22 Dilip Vengsarkar 1987–1989 10 2 5 3 20.00
23 Ravi Shastri 1987 1 1 0 0 100.00
24 Krishnamachari Srikkanth 1989 4 0 0 4 0
25 Mohammad Azharuddin 1989–1998 47 14 14 19 29.78
26 Sachin Tendulkar 1996–1999 25 4 9 12 16.00
27 Sourav Ganguly 2000–2005 49 21 13 15 42.85
28 Rahul Dravid 2003–2007 25 8 6 11 32.00
29 Virender Sehwag 2005–2012 4 2 1 1 50.00
30 Anil Kumble 2007–2008 14 3 5 6 21.42
31 Mahendra Singh Dhoni 2008–2014 60 27 18 15 45.76
32 Virat Kohli 2015–2018 46 26 10 10 56.52
33 Ajinkya Rahane 2017–2018 2 2 0 0 100.00
Total 533 150 165 218 28.14

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