IPL 2021 Most dismissals- CSK vs KKR: Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni added another feather to his cap on Sunday. He overtook Kolkata Knight Riders wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik to reclaim pole position in terms of number of catches in IPL history. He has now taken 116 catches in the Indian Premier League. The 40-year-old achieved the landmark by taking the catch of KKR’s new batting sensation Venkatesh Iyer off Shardul Thakur’s delivery in the 6th over. Follow IPL 2021 live updates on insidesport.co and live streaming on Star Sports & Hotstar.
IPL 2021 Most dismissals- CSK vs KKR: MS Dhoni dethrone Dinesh Karthik to take most catches in IPL- check records
|Player||Span||Mat||Inns||Dis||Ct||St||Max Dis Inns||Dis/Inn|
|MS Dhoni||2008-2021||214*||207||155||116||39||4 (4ct 0st)||0.748|
|(Chennai Super Kings, Rising Pune Supergiant, Rising Pune Supergiants)|
|KD Karthik||2008-2021||206*||189||146||115||31||4 (4ct 0st)||0.772|
|(Delhi Daredevils, Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore)|
- Overall, MS Dhoni hands the upper hand in terms of number of dismissals to his name in the T20 tournament. He has 39 stumpings to his name, most in IPL.
- MS Dhoni is the most successful wicket-keeper in IPL history.
- Dhoni has taken 116 catches in the IPL. He achieved the landmark while playing for CSK and now-defunct Rising Pune Supergiants.
- He leads the stumpings tally with 39 dismissals, the second-best is Dinesh Karthik with 31 dismissals.
- Both Dhoni and Karthik have featured in 200+ matches for IPL franchises.
- Besides keeping records, Dhoni is also CSK’s all time leading runscorer after Suresh Raina with 4683 runs in 214 matches.
- Robin Uthappa, Parthiv Patel and Wriddhiman Saha also features in the list with under 100 dismissals.
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