Top 5 best wicket keepers in Asia cup


The wait for the Asia Cup is about to end because the date of Asia cup 2022 has been announced already. Asia cup 2022 will begin on August 27 this year and the final of the tournament will be played on September 11. A total of 6 Teams will participate in this which includes India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. The 6th team will be finalized through a qualifier which will be played among 4 teams – UAE, Kuwait, Hong Kong and Singapore. Will India be able to defend the coveted title or will one of the other five teams hold on to the title? Well, only time will tell but one thing is sure that each player holds the equal importance in winning the match whether it is batsman, bowler, wicket keeper or fielder. In this article we will tell you about the wicket keepers with the most dismissals in the Asia cup history.

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 Most dismissals by a Wicket keepers in the Asia cup

MS DhoniIndia1936
Kumar SangakkaraSri Lanka2436
Moin KhanPakistan1417
Mushfiqur RahimBangladesh2117
DSBP KuruppuSri Lanka914
RS Kaluwitharana Sri Lanka811
Khaled MashudBangladesh1411
Sarfaraz AhmedPakistan1310
R DravidIndia57

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MS Dhoni holds the record for most dismissals behind the wickets. Overall, he has affected 36 dismissals with 25 catches and 11 stumpings.

Kumar Sangakkara is second with 36 dismissals as well but he has taken more innings to achieve that number. Kumar Sangakkara has 36 dismissals to his name in 24 innings whereas dhoni has done the same in 19 innings. Sangakkara has taken 27 catches and has 9 stumpings to his name. What is interesting is that Dhoni’s dismissal/ per inning is the best at 1.894, among wicket-keepers who have effected at least 10 dismissals.

Moin Khan at 17, Mushfiqur Rahim at 14 and DSBP Kuruppu at 14 are at third, fourth and fifth position respectively.


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