Best Wicket Keeper in IPL – The wicket keeper plays an integral role across all formats of the game. They are certainly at the center position in the field, and have fair share of knowledge of the feet movements of the batters. Apart from their catching and other skills, they can be a guiding force for the bowlers on dismissing the batters, and winning the matches for the team.
1. MS Dhoni
The captain with best win percentage in the tournament, MS Dhoni is also the best wicket keeper in terms of dismissals. Dhoni has featured for only 1 team, Chennai Super Kings (barring 2 seasons for Pune, when CSK got banned) and have 161 dismissals in 220 matches.
2. Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik has played for 6 different IPL teams, Delhi Daredevils (now Capitals), Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Dinesh has 147 dismissals in the Indian Premier League history.
3. Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa got fame after his good performances for the Indian team in the 2007 World Cup. He has played for 6 teams, Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, and Royal Challengers Bangalore. In pursuit, he has 90 dismissals.
4. Wriddhiman Saha
Often underrated, Wriddhiman Saha has been doing well in the IPL. Until December 2021, he has featured for Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Sunrisers Hyderabad. He has 82 dismissals to his name in 133 appearances.
5. Parthiv Patel
The short left handed batter was famous for his cuts and pulls. Parthiv Patel featured in 139 matches for teams like CSK, Deccan Chargers, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Sunrisers Hyderabad. In total, he registered 81 dismissals to his name.
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