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5 Best Wicket Keepers In IPL History

The Indian Premier League is regarded as an opportunity seeking league, where players have rose and emerged to be the best of the best. Every year new records are scripted, and although it’s always the bowlers and the batsmen that shine with their amazing performance, there are wicketkeepers that have emerged out to be the greatest on the field due to their outstanding dives and quickest stumpings.

Here we list down the top 5 best wicket-keepers in the history of IPL: 

1) Mahendra Singh Dhoni

This man needs no introduction. And it would be rarest of occasions if he didn’t made up to the list of best wicket-keepers of all time for India. The most successful skippers and wicketkeeper batsman, Dhoni has some amazing numbers under his name. With his lightning speed and reading the game ability, he has 106 dismissals from 158 matches which comprises of 76 catches and 30 stumpings he is regarded as one of the world's best and the best wicket-keeper in the IPL.

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2) Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik is one of IPL's most celebrated wicket-keepers with a tally of 106 dismissals from 152 matches that includes 80 catches and 26 stumpings. The talented middle-order batsman had played a vital role for various IPL franchises ever since the league’s inception. In 2008, Karthik was bagged by the Delhi Daredevils although he didn’t had a great start in the season, he definitely rose in the later stages of the league. 

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3) Robin Uthappa

A talented batsman at the top order, Uthappa's flexibility and understanding of the game in addition to his wicket-keeping skills makes him a valuable asset to any IPL team he represents. Uthappa started his IPL journey with the mighty Mumbai Indians in 2008, when later he was bagged by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2009. In 2014, Uthappa was roped in by the Kolkata Knight Riders brought him the limelight he deserved. His commendable partnership alongside the then skipper Gautam Gambhir was always the talk of the town. An Orange Cap, Uthappa also has 90 dismissals as a wicket-keeper including 58 catches and 32 stumpings - most of them while representing the Knight Riders.

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4) Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha, is a classy talented Indian cricketer who has been spotted playing in the ODI and Test formats for the country. Saha hold a record of becoming the first-ever batsman to score a century in an IPL final match. However, he has not only been a great right-handed batsman, but also a skilful wicketkeeper. In a total of 120 matches played, Saha has 74 dismissals, with 55 catches and 19 stumpings. 

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5) Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel had a fair share of some decent performance in the IPL, during a decade of his participation in the league, he has represented six team with a total of 2322 runs in 119 matches, with a strike rate of 117.21. Speaking of his wicket keeping abilities, he has a tally of 71 dismissals in his name which comprises of 57 catches and 14 stumpings. 

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Dipesh Sharma

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