Wicketkeepers and IPL
When some say the word IPL, what anyone would think about is a barrage of sixes and fours. But wicketkeepers too play a role in contributing towards a team’s victory. That is why we are going to talk about IPL stumping records in this post.
IPL Stumping Records List
IPL Teams Represented
|Parthiv Patel||Chennai Super Kings, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians|
|Wriddhiman Saha||Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) and Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Dinesh Karthik||Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Robin Uthappa||Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Pune Warriors India, Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|MS Dhoni||Chennai Super Kings, Rising Pune Supergiants|
Let’s draw some conclusions from these tables about IPL stumping records.
- As you might have guessed before even starting to read the article, MS Dhoni is the best wicketkeeper in terms of the number of successful stumpings.
- Dinesh Karthik and Robin Uthappa too are almost equally skilled but nothing can be said as they have played a lesser number of matches than Dhoni.
- The number of teams a person has represented doesn’t seem to affect the top wicketkeepers’ performance.
- Contrary to popular perception, MS Dhoni has played for a team other than Chennai Super Kings too.
Q Who is the most successful wicketkeeper in IPL in terms of stumpings?
Ans MS Dhoni without a doubt is the most successful wicketkeeper in IPL as he has done a maximum number of stumpings as a wicketkeeper.