ICC World T20 Best Wicket Keeper Nation Wise and World Cup Wise
ICC World Best Wicket Keeper Nation Wise
On nation wise listing Pakistan holds the top position on account of Kamran Akmal’s 21 dismissals in T20 cricket world cups, which is the highest to date. Furthermore, Adam Gilchrist who remained the best wicket keeper in 2007 ICC World T20, Brad Haddin took over as wicketkeeper just after two matches and hold this position during 2007-2010 ICC WorldT20.
The following list of wicketkeepers is sorted on the basis of most dismissals by a wicketkeeper who played all the three ICC World T20.
ICC World T20: Best Wicket Keeper (World Cup Wise)
The 2007-08 ICC World T20 brought glitters for Adam Gilchrist who had shown his excellence with gloves in a glorious manner. Undoubtedly, he is the most elating cricketer of the contemporary era. Nine batsmen were his gloves prey in six matches of which all were caught behind. He did not stump out any batsman during 2007-08 ICC World T20. Adam Gilchrist has taken four dismissals in an inning where he maintained a ratio of dismissals per innings at 1.5. Coming on to the second T20 World cup i.e. 2009 ICC World T20, Kumar Sangakkara played 7 matches with 9 dismissals of which 5 batsmen were caught behind and 4 were stumped out. Kamran Akmal glimmered during 2010 as best wicket keeper during ICC World T20 with 9 dismissals in 6 matches of which 3 were caught behind the stumps and 3 were stumped out. He clasped 3 catches in an inning where he maintained a ratio of 1.5 dismissals per inning.
ICC World T20: Best Wicket Keeper
Based on the most dismissals in 2007-2010 ICC World T20, Kamran Akmal who is a handy batsman at times holds the top slot with 21 dismissals which he has clutched in 20 matches, ensuing in an average of 1.05 dismissals per inning.
Post Adam Gilchrist, Kamran Akmal can be distinguished as the most emphatic wicket keeper in cricket’s transformation era from Test to ODI’s and now the T20s. However, his performance has , has relapsed alarmingly as we can only see a few Pakistan matches in which he is without his gauche error.
Following are the top five wicket keepers with most dismissals in 2007-2010 ICC World T20.
- Kamran Akmal made 21 dismissals in 21 matches
- MV Boucher made 16 dismissals in 16 matches
- KC Sangakkara made 16 dismissals in 18 matches
- D Ramdin made 12 dismissals in 12 matches
- MS Dhoni made 12 dismissals in 17 matches