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5 Indian-origin cricketers who captained foreign teams

Arvind Roy
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#2 Nasser Hussain (England)

Nasser Hussain
Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain is one of the most famous Indian-origin cricketers who made a name playing for another country. He is one of the most successful captains of the English cricket team. Hussain was born in Chennai on 28 March 1968.

After Michael Atherton's retirement, Hussain got the captaincy of England and became the 72nd Test captain of England. During his stint as the captain, England played 45 Tests and 56 ODIs. He led them to 17 Test victories in the 45 Tests that he captained. The team also won 28 ODIs under his reign.

England won many series abroad under his captaincy. Currently, he is working as a full-time commentator with Sky Sports.

#3 Lisa Sthalekar (Australia)

Lisa Sthalekar
Lisa Sthalekar

Lisa Carprini Sthalekar happens to be one of the most popular Australian cricketers today. She holds the record for being the first woman cricketer to score 1,000 runs and take 100 wickets in One-Day Internationals. Lisa is the first female board member of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA).

Lisa Sthalekar was the vice-captain of Australian national women's cricket team. She was also the first player of Indian origin to become a member of the Australian team. Sthalekar was named Australia Women’s Cricketer of the year in – 2007 and 2008.

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