5 Best Wicket Keepers In IPL History

Published : Sep 15, 2020
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    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 some Indian wicketkeepers that have emerged to be the greatest on the field due to their outstanding dives and quickest stumpings.

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    5 greatest IPL wicket-keepers of all time

    • Mahendra Singh Dhoni - Best wicket-keeper in IPL
    • Dinesh Karthik - Best wicket-keeper in IPL
    • Robin Uthappa - Best wicket-keeper in IPL
    • Wriddhiman Saha - Best wicket-keeper in IPL
    • Parthiv Patel - Best wicket-keeper in IPL

    1) Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    This man needs no introduction. In addition, it would be rarest of occasions if he didn’t make up to the list of best Indian wicket keepers of all time. One of the most successful skippers and best wicketkeeper in IPL, Dhoni has some amazing numbers under his name. With his lightning speed and reading the game ability, he has 198 dismissals from 233 matches, which comprise of 128 catches and 39 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 170 dismissals from 215 matches that includes 124 catches and 32 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 Royal Challengers Bangalore for this edition of the IPL and he will determine to prove that he is still amongst the best

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    3) Robin Uthappa

    A talented batsman at the top order and the most dangerous wicket keeper in IPL, 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 bringing him the limelight he deserved. He is now an integral part of the Chennai Super Kings. . An Orange Cap, Uthappa also has 129 dismissals as a wicket keeper including 89 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 133 matches played, Saha has 92 dismissals, with 69 catches and 20 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 teams with a total of 2848 runs in 139 matches, with a strike rate of 120.21. Speaking of his wicket keeping abilities, he has a tally of 95 dismissals in his name, which comprises of 69 catches and 16 stumpings.

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