5 wicket-keepers with the most number of stumpings in IPL
Stumpings are always been an important part of a wicketkeeper. It tests the reflexes and speed of a wicketkeeper. In IPL we have seen many great wicketkeepers who are equally good batsmen. In this article, we will rank wicketkeepers in IPL based on stumpings. So here are 5 wicket-keepers with the most number of stumpings in IPL.
#5 Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel was one of those players who does not have a long career but they were very impactful when they played. Parthiv Patel was a very good wicketkeeper. In IPL Parthiv has 16 stumpings which put him at No 5 on our list.
#4 Wriddhiman Saha
One of India’s best wicket keepers in terms of technique, Wriddhiman Saha is at No.4 on our list. Saha has played for many franchises and for India too he has done appreciable work with both bat and gloves. He has 20 stumpings in IPL.
#3 Robin Uthappa
From 20 stumpings of Saha, we have now directly jumped to 32 stumpings of Robin Uthappa in IPL who is at No.3 on this list. Uthappa was quite a wicketkeeper in his time but in the past few seasons, he is only playing as a batsman. Uthappa’s most successful IPL run was with Kolkata Knight Riders.
#2 Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik has proved that age is just a number. Karthik has shown his class in IPL and he is IPL’s one of the most experienced players. He is a top-class wicketkeeper and his reflexes are just amazing to watch. Even at this age, he is doing great work for RCB behind the stumps. Karthik also has 32 stumpings in IPL.
#1 MS Dhoni
The only name which can strike through everyone’s mind when it comes to wicketkeeping and stumpings is MS Dhoni. Captain cool, MS Dhoni still has that lightning-fast speed of his hands behind the stumps. He is aging like a fine wine and his flexibility and speed are unmatchable. Dhoni has done 39 stumpings in his IPL career which is the most by any wicketkeeper.