“Catches win Matches”– How many times have we seen matches turn over the table because of a catch drop? Countless. Since the IPL is just a few weeks away, let’s take a look at the top 10 Players with the Most Catches in the Indian Premier League.
List of Players with Most Catches in IPL History
10. David Warner
The IPL 2016 winning skipper David Warner is undoubtedly one of the finest fielders in international cricket. In 150 matches, the modern-day master has grabbed 68 catches.
9. Manish Pandey
The hero of KKR’s IPL winning campaign in 2014, Manish Pandey’s form as a batter might have considerably dipped in the last few seasons of IPL. However, Pandey remains a gun fielder. In 154 matches, he has taken 75 catches and will don the colors of LSG in IPL15.
8. Dwayne Bravo
DJ Bravo is the undisputed entertainment king of major T20 leagues. The 2 times Purple Cup winner is a lethal power-hitter in the lower-middle order and an agile athlete. He has left fans amused countless times taking blinders at long-off and long-on. He has altogether taken 77 catches in 151 matches.
7. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja is beyond doubt the best fielder of the present Indian Team. Not only does he have the safest pair of hands, Jadeja is also a stunning ground fielder. In 200 matches, he has grabbed 81 catches.
6. Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan might be the most underrated fielder on the list. The elegant southpaw is rarely seen missing catches and has taken 82 catches in 192 innings.
5. Virat Kohli
The leading run-scorer of the toughest T20 league is also a spry fielder when it comes to taking catches. The former RCB captain has grabbed 84 catches in 207 matches.
4. Rohit Sharma
The 5 times IPL winning skipper is not just tactically alert but also an active player on the field. Sharma has taken 90 catches in 213 innings.
3. A B deVilliers
A B de Villiers is deservedly called the “Superman Of Cricket”. The flamboyant cricketer is a virtuoso in every respect of the game. Mr 360° is by far the most acrobatic athlete of the game of the last decade is a noteworthy mention on the list of players with most catches in IPL. In just 130 innings in 184 matches, he has grabbed 90 catches.
2. Kieron Pollard
MI’s biggest match-winner Kieron Pollard has taken some of the best catches in every season of the league. The dynamic all-rounder has taken 96 catches in 178 matches.
1. Suresh Raina
Mr. IPL – Suresh Raina is the only fielder to have taken over 100 catches in the marquee league. Chinnathala of CSK is the 4th highest run-scorer of the league and leads the club of players with the most catches in the Indian Premier League. In 205 matches, the gun fielder has grabbed 109 catches.
|A B de Villiers||DD,RCB||184||130||90|
|Rohit Sharma||DC, MI||213||213||90|
|Shikhar Dhawan||DD,MI,DC(Deccan Chargers),SRH,DC(Delhi Capitals)||192||192||82|
|David Warner||DD, SRH||150||149||68|
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