Statistics: Top 10 Fielders with most Catches in International Cricket

Sat, Aug 12, 2017 11:04 pm Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
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August 12 (CRICKETNMORE) - Cricket is often dominated by batsman and bowlers while fielding often remained at the backend which is hardly discussed. However, in real scenario fielding is an equally important aspect on the ground. 

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In todays statistics special, lets take a look at the top 10 fielders with most catches across all formats of International Cricket. Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jaywardene has 440 catches to his name in international cricket with an average of 0.5 catch per innings. Ross Taylor of New Zealand has the best average of 0.69 catches/innings.

Top 10 Fielders with most Catches at International Level

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1.Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)

Matches - 652, Innings - 768, Catches - 440, Catches/Inning - 0.57

2. Ricky Ponting (Australia)

Matches - 560, Innings - 717, Catches - 364, Catches/Inning - 0.50

3. Jacques Kallis (South Africa)

Matches - 519, Innings - 664, Catches - 338. Catches/Inning - 0.50

4. Rahul Dravid (India)

Matches - 509, Innings - 571, Catches - 334, Catches/Inning - 0.58

5. Stephen Fleming (New Zealand)

Matches - 396, Innings - 480, Catches - 306, Catches/Inning - 0.63

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