The English captaincy effect

Captains

Matches Matches as captain Matches as non-captain Batting average as captain Batting average as non-captain Difference Bowling average as captain Bowling average as non-captain Difference
James Lillywhite 1877-1877 2 2 0 8 15.75
Lord Harris 1879-1884 4 4 0 29
A Shaw 1881-1882 7 4 3 14 3.25 10.75 38 20.9 17.1
AN Hornby 1882-1884 3 2 1 3.75 3 0.75 0
Hon.IFW Bligh 1882-1883 4 4 0 10.33
A Shrewsbury 1884-1887 23 7 16 34.7 35.76 -1.06
AG Steel 1886-1888 13 4 9 14.5 41.69 -27.19 18.28 21.68 -3.4
WW Read 1888-1892 18 2 16 19.33 28.78 -9.45
WG Grace 1888-1899 22 13 9 28.33 38.69 -10.36 54 18.28 35.72
CA Smith 1889-1889 1 1 0 3 8.71
MP Bowden 1889-1889 2 1 1 25 0 25
AE Stoddart 1893-1898 16 8 8 31.33 40.46 -9.13 31.5
Sir TC O’Brien 1896-1896 5 1 4 16.5 4.33 12.17
Lord Hawke 1896-1899 5 4 1 5 15 -10
AC MacLaren 1897-1909 35 22 13 35.03 32.29 2.74
PF Warner 1903-1906 15 10 5 17.78 40.57 -22.79
Hon.FS Jackson 1905-1905 20 5 15 70.28 41.95 28.33 15.46 54.36 -38.9
RE Foster 1907-1907 8 3 5 23.2 60.75 -37.55
FL Fane 1907-1910 14 5 9 22.55 28.17 -5.62
AO Jones 1908-1908 12 2 10 17 13.11 3.89 44.33
HDG Leveson Gower 1910-1910 3 3 0 23.75
JWHT Douglas 1911-1924 23 18 5 29.4 28 1.4 30.91 42.75 -11.84
CB Fry 1912-1912 26 6 20 25 34.1 -9.1
Hon.LH Tennyson 1921-1921 9 3 6 50 24.37 25.63
FT Mann 1922-1923 5 5 0 35.12
AER Gilligan 1924-1925 11 9 2 14.1 22.66 -8.56 31.14 22.77 8.37
AW Carr 1926-1929 11 6 5 12.66 22.11 -9.45
APF Chapman 1926-1931 26 17 9 26.04 37.5 -11.46
RT Stanyforth 1927-1928 4 4 0 2.6
GTS Stevens 1928-1928 10 1 9 15.5 15.46 0.04 31.85
JC White 1929-1929 15 4 11 21.33 17.5 3.83 50.14 29.28 20.86
AHH Gilligan 1930-1930 4 4 0 17.75
Hon.FSG Calthorpe 1930-1930 4 4 0 18.42 91
RES Wyatt 1930-1935 40 16 24 32.81 31.02 1.79 39.66 33.66 6
DR Jardine 1931-1934 22 15 7 50 44.6 5.4
CF Walters 1934-1934 11 1 10 31.5 55.46 -23.96
GOB Allen 1936-1948 25 11 14 16.93 31.93 -15 25.26 33.79 -8.53
RWV Robins 1937-1937 19 3 16 22.75 27.42 -4.67 21.62 28.3 -6.68
WR Hammond 1938-1947 85 20 65 55.23 59.48 -4.25 77 36.33 40.67
NWD Yardley 1947-1950 20 14 6 22.66 33.5 -10.84 33.8 33.54 0.26
K Cranston 1948-1948 8 1 7 5 16.58 -11.58 66 23.58 42.42
FG Mann 1948-1949 7 7 0 37.6
FR Brown 1949-1951 22 15 7 24.23 28.12 -3.89 30.76 31.66 -0.9
ND Howard 1951-1952 4 4 0 17.2
DB Carr 1952-1952 2 1 1 22.5 45 -22.5 42
L Hutton 1952-1955 79 23 56 52.14 58.47 -6.33 45 93.5 -48.5
DS Sheppard 1954-1954 22 2 20 25 38.68 -13.68
PBH May 1955-1961 66 41 25 54.03 36.42 17.61
MC Cowdrey 1959-1969 114 27 87 38.11 46.16 -8.05
ER Dexter 1961-1964 62 30 32 53.93 42.34 11.59 41.69 28.18 13.51
MJK Smith 1964-1966 50 25 25 32.75 30.75 2 25
DB Close 1966-1967 22 7 15 22.33 26.38 -4.05 21.54 42.14 -20.6
TW Graveney 1968-1968 79 1 78 39 44.48 -5.48 167
R Illingworth 1969-1973 61 31 30 28.62 16.11 12.51 35.96 27.78 8.18
AR Lewis 1972-1973 9 8 1 37.75 2 35.75
MH Denness 1974-1975 28 19 9 42.14 34.78 7.36
JH Edrich 1975-1975 77 1 76 83 43.2 39.8
AW Greig 1975-1977 58 14 44 38.04 41.32 -3.28 42.37 30.11 12.26
JM Brearley 1977-1981 39 31 8 22.48 24.28 -1.8
G Boycott 1978-1978 108 4 104 36.14 48.22 -12.08 54.57
IT Botham 1980-1981 102 12 90 13.14 36.74 -23.6 33.08 27.93 5.15
KWR Fletcher 1981-1982 59 7 52 37.12 40.2 -3.08 20 173 -153
RGD Willis 1982-1984 90 18 72 12 11.34 0.66 21.59 26.31 -4.72
DI Gower 1982-1989 117 32 85 43.59 44.5 -0.91 7
MW Gatting 1986-1988 79 23 56 44.05 32.21 11.84 75 83.5 -8.5
JE Emburey 1988-1988 64 2 62 11.5 23.15 -11.65 133 37.76 95.24
CS Cowdrey 1988-1988 6 1 5 2.5 19.2 -16.7 72
GA Gooch 1988-1993 118 34 84 58.72 35.93 22.79 42.25 48.73 -6.48
AJ Lamb 1990-1990 79 3 76 41.16 35.84 5.32 23
AJ Stewart 1993-2001 133 15 118 39.22 39.59 -0.37
MA Atherton 1993-2001 115 54 61 40.58 35.25 5.33 20 282 -262
N Hussain 1999-2003 96 45 51 36.04 38.1 -2.06
MA Butcher 1999-1999 71 1 70 7 35.03 -28.03 35.2
MP Vaughan 2003-2008 82 51 31 36.02 50.98 -14.96 225 67.2 157.8
ME Trescothick 2004-2005 76 2 74 71.5 42.93 28.57 155
A Flintoff 2006-2007 79 11 68 33.23 31.53 1.7 34.44 32.49 1.95
AJ Strauss 2006-2012 100 50 50 40.76 41.04 -0.28
KP Pietersen 2008-2008 104 3 101 52.4 47.13 5.27 88.5
AN Cook 2010-2016 161 59 102 46.57 44.6 1.97 6
JE Root 2017-2020 92 39 53 42.92 52.8 -9.88 52.38 48.06 4.32

 

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