captains with most ipl wins

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Indian Premier League is set to return with another high-voltage season, where fans will see their cricketing heroes fighting for the ultimate trophy. In the past 16 editions, the cash-rich league highlighted a few players' leadership. In a lot of the best cricketing heroes from across the globe, a few emerged as the most reliable names, leading their sides to glory several times. 

Captains with most wins in IPL 

In this article, we will have a look at the captains who have led their sides to the most wins over the years. 

MS Dhoni

ms dhoni

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has held the team’s helm since the inaugural season of the league. Dhoni has been retained by his side consecutively, and needless to say, he has enjoyed huge success as the captain of the Yellow Army. Under his leadership, CSK have become a force and emerged as the most consistent team in the history. 

Dhoni-led CSK won their first IPL title in 2010, defending it in 2011. After that, Chennai had to wait for seven years, including a two-year ban to get the trophy home in 2021. The franchise won its fifth title, under Dhoni’s captaincy in 2023. 

Talking about the number of matches, from 2008 to 2023, the 42-year-old led Chennai Super Kings and Rising Pune Supergiants in a total of 226 matches. Out of these games, the Ranchi-boy captain guided the side to another side of victory in 133 games.