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Stats: Top 10 wicketkeepers with most dismissals in World Cups

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Adam Gilchrist

Australia’s Adam Gilchrist leads the list for the most number of dismissals in World Cup cricket, having accounted for a total of 52 dismissals in 31 matches, which included 45 catches and 7 stumpings, over his career. Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara is in second spot with 46 dismissals to his name in 30 World Cup games.

New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum comes in third with 32 dismissals, followed by South Africa’s Mark Boucher with 31. Pakistan’s Moin Khan is at No.5 in the list with 30 dismissals, including 23 catches and 7 stumpings.

England’s Alec Stewart is in the sixth spot with 23 dismissals to his name. The number seven slot, meanwhile, is jointly held by Ridley Jacobs and Wasim Bari, both of whom accounted for 22 dismissals.

Next in the list is Ian Healy, who effected 21 dismissals during his career, the same as Canada’s Ashish Bagai.

Top 10 wicket-keepers in World Cups

Rank Player Matches Catches Stumpings Total Dismissals
1 Adam Gilchrist 31 45 7 52
2 Kumar Sangakkara 30 36 10 46
3 Brendon McCullum 25 30 2 32
4 Mark Boucher 25 31 0 31
5 Moin Khan 20 23 7 30
6 Alec Stewart 25 21 2 23
7 Ridley Jacobs 11 21 1 22
  Wasim Bari 14 18 4 22
9 Ian Healy 14 18 3 21
  Ashish Bagai 15 19 2 21

*Stats updated till February 3, 2015

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