MS Dhoni leads the list of most dismissals by wicket keeper in IPL with 147 to his name.
Most dismissals by wicket keeper in IPL
Here, we have a look at the list of wicket-keepers with most dismissals in the IPL:
|Sr. No.||Wicket-keeper||Innings||Total Dismissals||Catches||Stumpings||Teams played for|
|1||MS Dhoni||197||148||109||39||CSK, RPS|
|2||Dinesh Karthik||180||140||110||30||DC*, GL, KXIP, KKR, MI, RCB|
|3||Robin Uthappa||114||90||58||32||KKR, MI, PWI, RCB|
|4||Parthiv Patel||122||82||66||16||CSK, DC^, KTK, MI, RCB, SRH|
|5||Naman Ojha||111||75||65||10||DC*, RR, SRH|
|6||Wriddhiman Saha||104||77||57||20||CSK, KXIP, KKR, SRH|
|7||Adam Gilchrist||80||67||51||16||DC^, KXIP|
|8||Quinton de Kock||59||58||46||12||DC*, MI, RCB, SRH|
|10||Kumar Sangakkara||51||43||34||9||DC^, KXIP, SRH|
*Last updated on 10th Nov 2020
* - Delhi Capitals/Delhi Daredevils
^ - Deccan Chargers
In a total of 203 innings as a wicket-keeper in IPL, Dhoni has taken 108 catches and has affected a record 39 stumpings. He has played 10 seasons for the Chennai Super Kings and a couple of seasons for Rising Pune Supergiants.
The only other wicket-keeper with over 100 dismissals in the competition is just a step behind. Dinesh Karthik has 135 dismissals in 177 innings. He is the only player in IPL to take over 100 catches as a designated glove-man. His combined tally of 105 catches and 30 stumpings is 40 dismissals ahead of the next man on the list. However, Karthik has played for 6 different franchises over the years.
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Let’s have a look at who the fielders are with most dismissals in the twelve seasons of IPL:
Most dismissals by fielder in IPL
|Sr. No.||Fielder||Innings||Catches||Teams played for|
|1||Suresh Raina||192||102||CSK, GL|
|2||AB de Villiers||121||84||DC*, RCB|
|3||Rohit Sharma||189||83||DC^, MI|
|5||Dwayne Bravo||133||74||CSK, GL, MI|
|7||Shikhar Dhawan||160||68||DC^, DC*, MI, SRH|
|8||Manish Pandey||130||63||KKR, MI, PWI, RCB, SRH|
|9||Ravindra Jadeja||170||63||CSK, GL, KTK, RR|
|10||David Warner||125||54||DC*, SRH|
*Last updated after IPL 2019
* - Delhi Daredevils/Delhi Capitals
^ - Deccan Chargers
Suresh Raina, fondly known as Mr IPL, is the only cricketer to take more than 100 catches in the IPL as a fielder. He has taken a total of 102 catches representing Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Gujarat Lions (GL) with the major chunk of it for the former team. The next fielder in the list of most dismissals by fielder in IPL is AB de Villiers with 84 catches under his belt. He has played 71 innings lesser than Raina and has taken only 18 fewer catches. The other two fielders with more than 80 grabs as fielders are Rohit Sharma (83) and Kieron Pollard (82).
1. Who is the best fielder in IPL?
Ans: In the list of Top 10 fielders with most catches in IPL, AB de Villiers has the highest catches per innings ratio of 0.694 and thus can be considered as the best fielder in the IPL.
2. Who has most catches in IPL?
Ans: Suresh Raina has 102 catches in the IPL, which is 18 more than the next man in the list.
3. Which wicket keeper holds the record for most dismissals in IPL?
Ans: MS Dhoni has an IPL record of 132 dismissals (94 catches + 38 stumpings)
4. Who is best wicket keeper in IPL 2019?
Ans: Rishabh Pant of Delhi Capitals recorded 24 dismissals in IPL 2019. He took 18 catches and affected stumpings) while no other wicket-keeper had even 20 dismissals.