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Wicket Keepers are the second most important team members after the captain. Since they see all the action from the best position on the field, their input play a major role in the course of the game. Wicketkeepers are also in-charge of keeping the moral and enthusiasm of the fielders and the bowlers to the optimum level.
There have been many great wicket keepers in the history of the game, lets have a look at the top 10 wicket keepers who have managed to leave their mark on the field of cricket .
10. Moin Khan (Pakistan 1990-2004)
Pakistan team’s world cup winning wicket-keeper and former captain, Moin Khan provided vital support and input towards Pakistan’s growing success in world cricket. He had to compete for his place in the team with Rashid Latif, but he was mostly preferred in shorter formats for his explosive and innovative hitting and gazelle like running speed. He could keep with ease to Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Saqlain Mushtaq, Mushtaq Ahmed.
Fun Fact: He is credited with coining the term “Doosra” for Saqlain’s away spinning delivery.