Let's take a look at ten of the greatest captains to have led Australia over the years: 8 Ian Chappell. 7 Richie Benaud. 6 Bill Woodfull. 5 Ricky Ponting. 4 Sir Donald Bradman. 3 Steve Waugh. 2 Mark Taylor. 1 Allan Border. There was only ever really one name that was going in at number 1 and 'AB' was it!