Most Catches In World Cup

Last Modified Jul 15, 2019 13:30 IST

Ricky Ponting holds the most catches in World Cup record with 28 catches in 46 matches played. In the top 10 list we have two Englishmen, two West Indians and two Sri Lankans. Joe Root stands in second position with 18 catches.

Below is complete list of most catches in World Cup:

All Time Most Catches In World Cup


SpanPlayerTeamCatchesInningsMax catchesCt/Inn
1996-2011Ricky PontingAustralia284630.608
2015-2019Joe RootEngland201731.176
1992-2007Sanath JayasuriyaSri Lanka183820.473
2003-2019Chris GayleWest Indies173520.485
2011-2019Faf du PlessisSouth Africa162230.727
1992-2003Chris CairnsNew Zealand162830.571
2007-2019Eoin MorganEngland/Ireland162930.551
1992-2007Inzamam-ul-HaqPakistan163430.47
1992-2007Brian LaraWest Indies163420.47
1999-2015Mahela JayawardeneSri Lanka163920.41

*Last updated on 15/7/2019


Ricky Ponting of Australia dives after the ball



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