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Fantasy Cricket World Cup – Players With Most Catches

The 10 teams in the 12th edition of fantasy cricket world cup are playing against each other in a single-league format. The top four sides after 45 matches are going to qualify for the semi-finals.

West Indies won the first two editions in 1975 and 1979, while India won in 1983 and 2011. Other winners of cricket world cup fantasy league are Pakistan in 1992 and Sri Lanka in 1996. And Australia won the trophy 5 times, including the last world cup in 2015.

England’s Ben Stokes has kicked off the tournament by taking a stunning catch in the opening game at The Oval. Surely as the ODI fantasy world cup progresses there would be stunning all-round fielding performances.

Fans will be able to score their fantasy cricket points at 11wickets.com, the most trusted fantasy platform of India. The fantasy world cup cricket points will allow them to win daily prizes during the world cup. Here is the list of best fielding especially most catches by the cricketers in the world cup so far.

Ricky Ponting – Australia

The former Australian skipper, Ricky Ponting participated in world cup editions from 1996 to 2011. Under him, Australia won two world cups and three was the part of the three world cups win of the nation. Ponting played 46 matches and took 28 catches at a rate of 0.608 catches per innings. His maximum catches in an innings was 3.

Sanath Jayasuriya – Sri Lanka

The former Sri Lankan skipper, Sanath Jayasuriya participated in world cup editions from 1992 to 2007. He was the part of world cup winning Sri Lankan team. Jayasuriya played 38 matches and took 18 catches at a rate of 0.473 catches per innings. His maximum catches in an innings was 2.

Chris Cairns – New Zealand

Kiwi all-rounder and former ODI captain, Chris Cairnsparticipated in world cup editions from 1992 to 2003. Cairns played 28 matches and took 16 catches at a rate of 0.571 catches per innings. His maximum catches in an innings was 3.

Inzamam-ul-Haq – Pakistan

The former Pakistani captain and one of the greatest batsmen of all time, Inzamam-ul-Haq played in world cup from 1992 to 2007. Inzi played 35 matches and took 16 catches at a rate of 0.470 catches per innings. His maximum catches in an innings was 3.

Brian Lara – West Indies

The former West Indies captain and one of the greatest batsmen of all time, Brian Lara played in world cup from 1992 to 2007. Lara played 34 matches and took 16 catches at a rate of 0.470 catches per innings. His maximum catches in an innings was 2.

Mahela Jayawardene – Sri Lanka

The former Sri Lankan batsman, Mahela Jayawardeneis regarded as one of the best batsman due to his mastery of playing spin bowling. Jayawardene played in world cup from 1999 to 2015. He played 40 matches and took 16 catches at a rate of 0.410 catches per innings. His maximum catches in an innings was 2.

Graeme Smith – South Africa

Former South African opening batsman, Graeme Smith participated in world cup editions from 2003 to 2011. Smith played 20 matches and took 15 catches at a rate of 0.750 catches per innings. His maximum catches in an innings was 2.

Anil Kumble – India

The former Indian cricketer and one of the greatest bowlers, Anil Kumble participated in world cup editions from 1996 to 2007. Kumble played in 18 matches and took 14 catches at a rate of 0.777 catches per innings. His maximum catches in an innings was 2.

*Records have been compiled as on June 07, 2019

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