Most Catches in World Cup

Most catches in World Cup: ODI and T20

The best way to win a major competition like the World Cup is doing very well in the three departments. During matches, your batting, bowling and fielding should be fantastic. Teams generally tend to take bowling and batting more seriously but fielding is not the thing they think a lot about. However, the best part of fielding is a catch taken in a critical time which can change the entire match by itself. In this article we are going to talk about most catches in World Cup

Most Catches In ODI World Cup

In the ODI World Cup history, many players have emerged as best fielders and they have shown outstanding performance. These catches sometimes also help bowlers to make best bowling figures. Here is a table of the players who have taken the most catches in Cricket World Cup.

PlayerMatchesCatches
RT Ponting (AUS)4628
JE Root (ENG)2625
V Kohli (IND)3720
ST Jayasuriya (SL)3818
DA Warner (AUS)2917
CH Gayle (WI)3517
F du Plessis (SA)2316
CL Cairns (NZ)2816
EJG Morgan (ENG/IRE)2916
Inzamam-ul-Haq (PAK)3516

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Most Catches In T20 World Cup

Along with the catching, the ground fielding is also important. We have witnessed in many cases that one catch could be the reason why the teams have switched their direction or vice versa. We have seen that Most Catches in IPL sometimes change the mood of the game.

In T20 cricket, even one ball can change the game and this is why we are providing you with the table which will tell you about the players who have taken the most catch taker in World Cup T20. It will be interesting to see who will take the most catches in World Cup 2024.

PlayerMatchesCatches
AB de Villiers (SA)3023
DA Warner (AUS)3421
MJ Guptill (NZ)2819
GJ Maxwell (AUS)2416
RG Sharma (IND)3916
KS Williamson (NZ)2515
DJ Bravo (WI)3415
SPD Smith (AUS)1914
LRPL Taylor (NZ)2814
NL McCullum (NZ)2213

Martin Guptill

Another New Zealand cricketer who can be considered in the category of great fielders is Martin Guptill. Martin Guptill has a habit of achieving for his team. Be it running out the opposition player or taking catches when it is very important. During this period, from the World Cup of 2009 until 2021, Martin Guptill has played 28 matches totally, having taken 19 catches.

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David Warner

Australian team’s unshakeable power hitting batsman David Warner is in second place on this list. David Warner is possibly the best opening batsman, with the added advantage that he is also an excellent fielder. David Warner is almost always fielding near the place where the chances of the ball being hit are the highest. He has taken 21 catches in 34 T20 matches over the period between 2009 and 2022.

AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers of South Africa has the record of most catches in a T20 World Cup. He has taken 23 catches in the T20 World Cup. He is undoubtedly one of the best fielders of this generation. He has played 30 matches in the T20 World cup between 2007 to 2016 and taken 23 catches.

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FAQs

Who has the record of taking most catch in T20 World Cup?

AB de Villiers has the record of most catch in a T20 World Cup. He has taken 23 catches in the T20 World Cup.

Who has the record of taking most catches in an ODI World Cup?

Ricky Ponting has the record of most catch in an ODI World Cup. He has taken 28 catches in the ODI World Cup.

In world cup cricket which SA player took most catches?

AB de Villiers of South Africa has the record of most catches in a T20 World Cup (23).

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