Most catches in IPL history [since 2008 to 2023]

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Most catches in IPL: Cricket is not just a game of bat and ball; it’s an exhilarating blend of athleticism, strategy, and skill. One of the most captivating aspects of the game is fielding, where players showcase their agility, reflexes, and acrobatic abilities. In the Indian Premier League (IPL), a tournament that celebrates the sport in all its glory, fielders have created moments of awe with their exceptional catching abilities.

 And in today’s article, we will tell you which players have taken the most catches in IPL history. So Let’s Know about “Most catches in IPL All time“

Most Catches in IPL

Here is the complete list of Most catches in IPL history so far

S.NPlayers NameTotal InningsTotal Catches
1.Suresh Raina204109
2.Virat Kohli236105
3.Kieron Pollard189103
4.Rohit Sharma24098
5.Ravindra Jadeja224 95

1. Suresh Raina: 109 Catches

Mr.IPL is hold the record for taking the most number of catches in the Indian Premier League. Suresh Raina is one of the best fielders India has ever produced. Left-handed batter played for Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions. Raina is the player to complete 109 number of catches in the Indian Premier League, he reaches at this milestone during the 2019 season. In 205 matches ‘Chinna Thala’ took 109 catches at an average of 0.534 per innings.

Suresh Raina fielded everywhere in a cricket field mostly in power fields at point, cover, and sometimes in slips also; after power play at hotspots like long on, long off, and cow corner. Suresh Raina is considered as one of the greatest fielders ever to play the game.

2. Virat Kohli: 105 catches

The best batsman of the Indian Premier League is just a few catches away from becoming the best fielder of the IPL. Virat Kohli is joint number two in this list, in 236 matches he took 105 catches at an average of 0.443 per innings. Virat Kohli’s energy in the cricket field is unmatchable and it’s also seen in his fielding.

3. Kieron Pollard: 103 Catches

The Caribbean big man is considered as one of the safest hands on a cricket field. Kieron Pollard took 103 catches in 189 Matches for Mumbai Indians. Kieron Pollard is known for his catching ability and took some unbelievable catches at the long on and long off position.

Pollard takes these catches at an average of 0.544 catches per inning. Not just by his big hitting, the big man also contributed by his abilities for MI and helped MI to win titles.

4. Rohit Sharma: 98 Catches

5 times Indian Premier League winning captain was also named in this list by taking 98 catches in 238 matches with an average of 0.411 catches per innings. Rohit Sharma played for two franchises Deccan Chargers and Mumbai Indians. Rohit is nowadays filed in a 30-yard circle most of the time but in the initial part of IPL, he fielded in deep also and is considered as a safe hand. 

5. Ravindra Jadeja: 95 Catches

Sir Ravindra Jadeja is named as one of the best fielders of the modern era. Ravindra Jadeja is known as a ‘Gun fielder, for playing Rajasthan Royals, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Gujarat Lions, and Chennai Super Kings. Jadeja took 95 catches in 222 matches with an average of 0.429 average per innings. Ravindra Jadeja always gives his 100% on the field and is known for his remarkable fielding performances. 

The day is not far when Virat Kohli will become the highest catch holder and Ravindra Jadeja will join him at the top of the list.

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