Top 5 Wicket Keepers with most catches in One Day International (ODI) Cricket history.
Cricket is a game with three aspects, batsmen, bowlers and the wicketkeeper. Although there is not much discussion around the wicket keepers, they are one of the most important people in the game.
Being behind the wickets, the wicketkeeper can easily overturn the game on one go with his sharp cricketing mind. He is the one who can judge the batsman’s approach and give valuable input to the bowlers.
The man behind the stumps exactly knows how to keep his bowlers into the game. Even though the batter is on fire, with a sharp cricketing brain, the wicketkeeper can effectively trouble the batter.
Here in this article, we will talk, top 5 Wicket Keepers who have picked up the most catches in International Cricket History.
Top 5 Wicket Keepers with most catches in One Day International (ODI) Cricket history:
5. Brendon McCullum – 227 Catches:
The Kiwi opening batsman and wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum come fifth in the list. He was also the skipper of the New Zealand national team and took his side to new heights under him. He has several records under his belt.
He smacked the fastest test hundred in just 54 balls against Australia in 2016. He is also one of the two Kiwi cricketers who have scored two T20I hundreds and scored over 2000 runs in the format.
Keeping his ODI career alive for nearly one and a half decade, Brendon McCullum finally bid his adieu in August 2019.
During his ODI career from 2002 – 2016, he caught 227 cricketers under his wicket keeping gloves.