Anish AgrawalJune 13, 20235min0

Five Indian Cricketers with Most Catches in Test Cricket

5 Indian Cricketers with Most Catches in Test Cricket _ 13 Jun

Cricket is one of the biggest sports in the world with a rich history of some of the most thrilling moments in live sports. It is a Gentleman’s game with players participating from across the globe from all kinds of backgrounds.

However, cricket in India is not only a sport, it is a religion that is followed by every individual in the country. Every year, India produces a large pool of talented cricketers who eventually become legends of the game.

For a long time, India has been part of the Test format and the team has witnessed a huge success. Over time, India has produced specialized players who are dedicated to playing Test cricket. 

In this article, we have compiled a list of players who have recorded the most catches in the Test format on an international platform.

1) Rahul Dravid – 209

Whenever there is a discussion of Test cricket, the name “Rahul Dravid” comes to the mind of every cricket fan. A living legend who is known for his calm and composed personality tops the charts with his fielding attributes in Test cricket picking up 209 catches.

In 164 Test matches, Dravid caught 209 catches and proved that he is also a ‘Wall’ when it comes to fielding. With every game, Rahul Dravid played an integral role in developing Indian cricket and inspired the young generation.

2) VVS Laxman – 135

Laxman primarily played as a middle-order batsman and was known for his ability to rescue the team from difficult situations. However, Laxman’s primary contribution was developing a string middle-order in the Test format.

His elegant style of batting matched with an ability to perform in high-pressure situations made him the most dependable batsman for team India in the red-ball format. Very few are aware that Laxman was one of the best fielders in India and he has picked up 135 catches in his Test career.

3) Sachin Tendulkar – 115

There is no way the list can be completed if Sachin Tendulkar is not mentioned in it. The “God of Cricket” still inspires the whole generation to follow their dream and become part of the national squad. Cricket fans across the globe were mesmerized by his batting techniques and scoring runs in every corner of the ground.

Tendulkar has contributed with his bat but he has also picked up 115 catches in his Test career. For years, Tendulkar will inspire young cricketers from the Indian sub-continent and will influence their playing style.

4) Virat Kohli – 109

Virat Kohli is the greatest batsman of his generation and more than that, he is known for his fitness regime. Kohli is one of the best fielders in the Indian team because of his level of fitness. One of the most successful captains in Test Cricket, Virat Kohli has picked up 109 catches.

It is because of his fitness, Kohli has immense power on the ground and batters from across the globe fear playing big shots at a point where Virat Kohli is placed. The number will increase shortly because Kohli is destined to play for team India for more years.

5) Sunil Gavaskar – 108

Some players inspire the upcoming generation and then some players revolutionize the sport. Sunil Gavaskar comes from the latter category where he took Indian cricket to a completely different level and helped team India to achieve success in the early stages.

Gavaskar comes fifth on the list as he has picked up 108 catches in his entire Test cricket. Suni Gavaskar is still considered one of the greatest batsmen of his generation.

Anish Agrawal

Hi, I am Anish Agrawal and I am the lead cricket journalist for Cricnews. I have been a sports journalist for the past 7 years and have experience covering all major cricket tournaments. My favourite tournament is the IPL and I am a big supporter of the Mumbai Indians.

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