Career stats in Tests: 77 matches, 48 wins, 16 losses, 13 draws, 62.33 win percentage
Career stats in ODIs: 230 matches, 165 wins, 51 losses, 2 ties, 76.14 win percentage
Bottom line: Ricky Ponting captained Australia a world-record 230 times in ODIs and won 165 of them, with an astonishing winning percentage of 76.14. His highest point in ODIs is his back-to-back World Cup wins in 2003 and 2007.
In Tests, he won 48 matches, the second-most behind Graeme Smith (53), although he led 32 fewer times. Between Dec. 26, 2005, and Jan. 2, 2008, Australia won 16 matches in a row under his leadership.
As captain, he always led from the front with the bat. In ODIs, he scored a world-record 8,497 runs at an average of 42.91. In the longest format, he is third on the list with 6,542 runs at an average of 51.51.