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CWC Fantasy – Most Dismissals by a Wicket-Keeper

It is one of the toughest jobs in the cricket field. Wicket keeping requires focus and concentration throughout the world cup cricket game innings. While a bowler can take some time off after his spell, a wicketkeeper has to stay attentive at every game delivery.

The job is more strenuous if a wicketkeeper has to bat in the top-order. Many of the world-famous wicketkeepers are terribly great at both, wicket keeping and batting. And these wicket keepers record for most dismissals in world cup fantasy league history

These players are sitting at the epitome of cricket fraternity. Let us look back at the most successful wicket keepers with most dismissals in the history of the CWC fantasy.

Kumar Sangakkara – Sri Lanka

The stylish Sri Lankan left-hander, Kumar Sangakkara has 54 dismissals to his name. He has achieved this feat in 36 innings from 2003 to 2015. With 1.50 rate per innings, his maximum dismissals in an innings is 4 (3catches 1stump). Sangakkara’s dismissals include 41 catches as a keeper and 13 stumpings made.

Adam Gilchrist – Australia

Adam Gilchrist was the typical heart of Australia’s motivation and the most thrilling cricketer of the modern age. Gilchrist has 52 dismissals to his name. He has achieved this feat in 31 innings from 1999 to 2007. With 1.67rate per innings, his maximum dismissals in an innings are 6 catches. Gilchrist’s dismissals include 45 catches as a keeper and 7stumpings made.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni – India

India’s MS Dhoni is the only active wicket-keeper in this list and has a long way to go before he can catch up to either Gilchrist or Sangakkara. Dhoni has 32 dismissals to his name. He has achieved this feat in 20 innings from 2007 to 2015. With 1.60rate per innings, his maximum dismissals in an innings is 4catches. Dhoni’s dismissals include 27 catches as a keeper and 5stumpings made.

Brendon McCullum – New Zealand

New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum is level with Dhoni in terms of dismissals. McCullum has 32 dismissals to his name. He has achieved this feat in 25 innings from 2003 to 2015. With 1.28rate per innings, his maximum dismissals in an innings are 4 catches. McCullum’s dismissals include 30 catches as a keeper and 2stumpings made.

Mark Boucher – South Africa

The fifth in our list is Mark Boucher of South Africa. Mark Boucher pressed all the prototype properties of the South African cricketer into his short, stocky edge. He has 31 dismissals to his name. He has achieved this feat in 25 innings from 1999 to 2007. With 1.24rate per innings, his maximum dismissals in an innings are 4 catches. Boucher’s dismissals include 31 catches as a keeper.

Moin Khan – Pakistan

Pakistan’s Moin Khan was famous for his aggressive aptitude. He has 30 dismissals to his name. He has achieved this feat in 20 innings from 1992 to 1999. With 1.50rate per innings, his maximum dismissals in an innings are 3catches. Khan’s dismissals include 27 catches as a keeper and 7stumpings made.

*Records have been compiled as on June 04, 2019

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