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Who was the captain of the Indian cricket team in the inaugural world cup in 1975?
1. Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
2. GR Viswanath
3. S. Venkataraghavan
4. Kapil Dev 

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : S. Venkataraghavan

The Correct Answer is S. Venkataraghavan.

  • S. Venkataraghavan was the captain of the Indian cricket team in the inaugural world cup in 1975.
  • Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan is a former cricketer from India. In the first two ICC Cricket World Cups, he captained the Indian cricket team and later became an umpire on the elite International Cricket Council Test panel.
  • For any Indian player, his Test career was one of the longest ones. From 1973 until 1975, he also played for Derbyshire in English county cricket.
  • He is a recipient of Padma Shri's civil honour.
  • Venkat retired in 1985 from first-class cricket. He became a cricket administrator and the Indian Test side was handled. He was awarded the 2003 Padma Shri.

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