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Fielders with most catches in T20 World Cup

Fielders with most catches in T20 World Cup

Ahead of the T20 World Cup 2024, let us look at the best fielder in the history of the tournament who has taken the most catches.

Catches win matches! This statement holds utmost truth in T20 cricket. We’ve witnessed numerous instances where a single brilliant catch has influenced the outcome of a match. A prime example is the T20 World Cup 2007 final. Sreesanth’s catch in the last over clinched the trophy for India. Without that catch, India would have been searching for their maiden T20 World Cup title.

Fielder with most catches in T20 World Cup

PlayerNo. of catches taken
AB de Villiers (SA)23
David Warner (AUS)21
Martin Guptill (NZ)19
Glenn Maxwell (AUS), Rohit Sharma (IND)16
Kane Williamson (NZ), Dwayne Bravo (WI)15

AB de Villiers

The safest player in the history of the main event is none other than AB de Villiers. When it comes to most catches made, the great batter is at the top of the list. Between 2007 and 2016, ABD recorded a remarkable 23 catches in 25 innings.

David Warner

De Villiers record is likely to be broken in the upcoming edition by Australian legend David Warner. He is just three catches away from becoming the leading catcher in T20 World Cup history. The 36-year-old has taken 21 catches in 34 innings so far.

Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill ranks third on the list with 19 catches. New Zealand, known for its outstanding fielding, has Guptill as one of its finest. He achieved this feat in 28 matches.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is the most valuable player with all-round skills. Opening the batting for India, he is among the safest fielders in the team.

Glenn Maxwell

Australia’s all-rounder Glenn Maxwell ranks among the top five, with 16 catches in 24 outings during the 2021 World Cup-winning campaign.

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