Most Catches In IPL History

We all know the famous line which says “catches win matches” and it is absolutely correct, we all have seen many times when a player misses the catch at the crucial moment of the match, that too of a big player who can turn around the match which later becomes the cause of loss. When it comes to IPL we have seen some exceptional catches of players like ABD, Kieron Pollard, Faf Du Plessis etc. Therefore in this article we are going to see who has taken the Most Catches in Ipl.


1. Suresh Raina

  • yes, Suresh Raina has taken the Most Catches In IPL. All cricket fans know what kind of fielder is suresh raina and when it comes to catches he is the best ever fielder indian cricket has ever produced. The “Chinna Thala” who also led the Gujarat lions during the CSK ban period he has completed the 109 catches in 204 Innings of he played and grabbed the title of most catches in Ipl.
  • Suresh Raina comes in the list of one of best fielders in india, he can field at point, long off, covers, and many more areas of the field.

 

2. Virat Kohli

  • The 2nd Most player in the most catches in ipl list is Virat Kohli. We all know Virat Kohli for his batting where he rules all three formats but not only batting, people love to see him in the field as well. Virat Kohli is the player who can take catches in any field position whether it is long-on, mid-wicket, or covers. His outstanding fitness and aggressive behaviour makes his fielding even more enjoyable. Virat Kohli has taken 106 catches in 235 innings and max 3 in a inning.
  • When Virat Kohli was the Captain of Indian cricket team, he used to set the fielding standards for the whole teams, which used to motivates the other players as well on the field. He is the kind of players where if he fails to contribute with the bat he can surely help the team with his extraordinary fielding abilities.

 

3. Kieron Pollard

  • The Caribbean power, Kieron Pollard is not only known for his long hard hitting sixes but also for his spectacular catches on the boundary line. Because of his height, it becomes tough for balls to go into the stands. Former Mumbai Indians Finisher Kieron Pollard is the 3rd player who has taken the most catches in ipl, He grabbed 103 catches in 189 innings with max 2 in a inning.
  • Not only with his batting and fielding, he also entertains the crowd with his action on the field, whether it is an iconic battle with Mitchell  Starc or with umpire Nitin Menon when the decision of wide did not into his favour. Overall he is a treat to watch with full action package.

 

4. Rohit Sharma

  • It might be unexpected for many peoples but yes, 5 times IPL Champion mumbai indians captain comes in the 4th place in terms of most catches in Ipl. Many peoples says that Rohit sharma fitness level does not fits in international cricket. But on occasions he proved wrong by doing his job very well on field. He mainly fields on covers and long off in ipl and international cricket. Captain Rohit Sharma has taken 98 catches in 242 innings with maximum 3 catches in a match.

 

5. Ravindra Jadeja 

  • Ravindra Jadeja is known for his rocket arm throw in on field. He is the current best fielder in the indian. Jadeja has played with three teams till now which is RR, GL, and CSK. The amount of love and respects jadeja gets from CSK fans for his fielding abilities is absolutely immense. The Rajput Boy Ravindra Jadeja has taken 97 catches in 217 innings and became the 5th player to take most catches in ipl.
  • Jadeja’s Arm speed makes him different from the other top fielders in world, due to his rocket arm throw it becomes tough for batsman to convert single into double.

 

6. Shikhar Dhawan

  • The punjabi man, Shikhar Dhawan featured on the 6th position in maximum catches list of ipl. Shikhar Dhawan is known for his smiley face and cool behaviour on the field. Shikhar Dhawan has played with six franchise till date which includes DC, MI, PBKS, and SRH. At present, Shikhar dhawan is the captain of the punjab kings in ipl where he has taken 96 catches in 217 innings with maximum of 3 catches in a single match.

 

Here is the List of Most Catches In Ipl

Player Span Matches Inns Catches Team
Suresh Raina 2008-2021 205 204 109 CSK, GL
Keiron Pollard 2010-2022 189 189 103 MI
Virat Kohli 2008-2022 223 221 101 RCB
Rohit Sharma 2008-2022 227 227 98 DC, MI
Ravindra Jadeja 2008-2022 210 206 96 DC, DD, MI, SRH
Shikar Dhawan 2008-2022 217 209 92 CSK, GL, KTK, RR
AB de Villiers 2008-2021 184 130 90 DD, RCB
DJ Bravo 2008-2022 161 160 80 CSK, GL, MI
Manish Pandey 2008-2022 160 160 79 KKR, MI, PWI, RCB, SRH, LSG
David Warner 2009-2022 162 161 77 DD, SRH

Who has taken the most catches in IPL History?                                                                                                                Suresh holds the title of most catches in Ipl History by grabbing 109 catches in 204 innings.

 

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