This is the most unlucky captain of Team India, captaincy career completed in just 1 match
Team India: The cricket history of Team India is very old and equally beautiful. India has so far captained 35 players in Test cricket. There have been many Test captains who have had a great record, but do you know those captains who did not get a chance to captain much? There are also 4 Indian captains who have led the team in just one match.
Ravi Shastri, the former head coach of Team India, has captained the Indian team in Tests. On 11 January 1988, during the Test match played in Chennai, Ravi Shastri was given the opportunity to captain the team, but Ravi Shastri got the opportunity to captain India in only one Test match. Although India won the match, Ravi Shastri did not get a chance to captain in any Test since then.
The Indian team toured England in 1959. Meanwhile, Pankaj Roy was given a chance to captain the team in the second Test. Pankaj Roy is also one of those captains who got a chance to captain in just one Test match. In this match, England beat India by 8 wickets. This was the first and last time that Pankaj Roy was given the chance to captain the Indian Test team.
Team India toured England during 1967-68. Meanwhile, Chandu Board was given a chance to captain the Indian Test team. This match was played against Australia. Chandu Borde was made the captain in place of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. In this match, Team India had to face defeat by a huge margin of 146 runs. After this match, Chandu Borde was never given the reins of Team India again.
The name of Hemu Adhikari also appears in this list. Hemu Adhikari was made the captain of the Indian team in the home Test series against the West Indies in 1858–59. India changed 4 captains in this series. After this match, Hemu has never got a chance to captain the Test team.