Most Dismissals By A Wicketkeeper In IPL

Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni make the list of most dismissals by a keeper (X.COM)Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni make the list of most dismissals by a keeper (X.COM)

The Indian Premier League has been a platform where wicket keepers have showcased their talent and skills prominently. MS Dhoni is arguably one of the most celebrated wicketkeeper-batsmen in the history of the IPL. 

Following in Dhoni's footsteps, Rishabh Pant has emerged as a dynamic wicketkeeper-batsman who has made significant contributions to his IPL franchise, the Delhi Capitals, with his explosive batting and agile wicket keeping skills.

Throughout the IPL's history, several other wicketkeepers such as Adam Gilchrist, Kumar Sangakkara, Brendon McCullum, and Quinton de Kock have left their mark with their exceptional performances, showcasing the importance of wicket keepers in the T20 format. 

The wicket-keeper in cricket is a crucial position, often likened to a vigilant guard. They not only have to be agile and alert but also possess sharp reflexes to seize opportunities and effect dismissals.

In the Indian Premier League (IPL), which is known for its fast-paced and high-stakes cricket, the role of the wicketkeeper becomes even more significant. 

IPL History -Most Dismissals By A Wicketkeeper

1MS Dhoni26414842190
2Dinesh Karthik25713737
3Wriddhiman Saha1708726113
4Rishabh Pant111722395
5Robin Uthappa
6Quinton de Kock107651681
7Parthiv Patel
8Sanju Samson168591675
9Naman Ojha
10Adam Gilchrist80511667

Most Dismissals By A Wicketkeeper In IPL : Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Who has the most dismissals in IPL history?

Answer: The former Indian captain MS Dhoni has proved his mettle as a wicketkeeper in his long career. He has recorded the most number of dismissals (190) in IPL. Among these, 148 are catches and the rest 42 are stumpings. 

Q.2 Who has the most stumpings in IPL history?

Answer: Dhoni has played 264 matches so far in the IPL and has as many as 42 stumpings against his name, which is the most by any wicketkeeper in IPL history.

Q.3 Who is king of IPL wicket keeper?

Answer: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has played 264 matches in IPL so far. He has 148 catches, and 42 stumpings.

Q.4 Who is the highest wicket taker in IPL ?

Answer: Indian bowler Yuzvendra Chahal holds the record for the most wickets taken in the history of IPL. He's followed by Trinidadian cricketer Dwayne Bravo and Piyush Mishra in second and third place.