How many times have we heard from the commentary box – “Catches Win You Matches”. Well, apart from batting and bowling, fielding plays an important role in the game of cricket. We have seen a team riding on the success that usually has a strong fielding unit. Why so?
Well, how many times have we seen a batsman getting dropped and going on to score a huge fifty or hundred? Many times. A dropped catching usually hurts the chances of winning. So it’s said that “Catches Win You Matches”.
In the early 2000s, fielding and catching were quite normal. But cricket has developed so much in the last few years that fielders dive insanely to catch the ball. How many balls going over the boundary are saved nowadays? Well, this type of fielding helps a lot during the tight contest.
List of Players With Most Catches in IPL History
Check out the list of players with the most catches in IPL history. With 102 catches, Suresh Raina of CSK tops the list. He is followed by ABD, Rohit Sharma, Pollard and Bravo. Just look at the value these players add to their team. Raina, ABD and Rohit are world-class batsmen and their fielding abilities just enhance their winning chances. Pollard, Bravo and Jadeja are perfect allrounders as they are fantastic in the outfield after bowling full quota overs and batting for their sides whenever necessary.
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