Most Stumps in a Test Match, Test Innings, ODI and T20 Cricket Match
Most Stumps in a Test Match
The history of first ever stumping dates back in 19th Century so do the history of most stumps in a test match. None of the wicketkeepers have managed to stump out four batsmen however more than one stumpings has a reasonable list to watch. The first ever stumping was done by Aussies wicketkeeper AH Jarvis who stumped out three English Batsmen at Sydney in February 1895. Whereas, the latest stumping figures in a test match are registered by Pakistan’s Kamran Akmal who stumped out three Australian batsmen at Sydney Cricket Ground in January 2005. Following is the list of top wicketkeepers who managed to record three stump outs in the history of a test match.
|AH Jarvis||Australia||3||3||England||Sydney||February 1, 1895|
|RA Saggers||Australia||4||3||South Africa||Cape Town||December 31, 1949|
|PB Dassanayake||Sri Lanka||4||3||South Africa||Colombo||September 6, 1993|
|Kamran Akmal||Pakistan||3||3||Australia||Sydney||January 2, 2005|
Most Stumps in a Test Inning
The most stumping in an inning of a test match is done by Australian wicketkeeper William Albert Oilfield, famous as Bert Oilfield, who managed to stump four batsmen in an inning, while playing against England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 13, 1925. During the same inning he took a catch behind the stump thus he was the most successful wicketkeeper in an inning to send five batsmen to the pavilion.
Kiran More of India is the only wicketkeeper, who stumped five batsmen in a test match however; he managed to do it in four innings in a row. He marked this record in 1988 at his home soil in Chennai, playing against West Indies.
Here is a list of some top wicketkeepers in cricket, who managed to stump out 4 or more batsmen in an inning.
|Wicketkeeper||Country||Dismissals||Stumping||Innings||Match Played on|
|W. Albert Oldfield||Australia||5||4||1||February 13, 1925|
|PK Sen||India||4||4||1||February 6, 1952|
|PW Sherwell||South Africa||3||3||1||March 3, 1911|
|TA Ward||South Africa||3||3||1||November 12, 1921|
Most Stumps in an ODI Cricket Match
Quite a number of wicketkeepers have managed to stump-out three batsmen in an inning of One Day Internationals, but none of them have gone beyond the three figure. The foremost amongst all was Pakistan’s most outstanding Wicketkeeper Saleem Yousuf who stumped three batsmen in three innings playing against New Zealand at Lahore in November 1990. The latest three stumping mark is recorded by India’s most promising wicketkeeper and skipper MS Dhoni, who did this in two consecutive innings playing against Hong Kong at Karachi in June 2008. Following is the list top of wicketkeepers in cricket who stumped out three batsmen in a single inning.
|IA Healy||Australia||4||3||1||South Africa||East London||April 2, 1994|
|RS Kaluwitharana||Sri Lanka||3||3||1||Australia||Galle||August 22, 1999|
|RS Kaluwitharana||Sri Lanka||3||3||1||Pakistan||Sharjah||October 18, 1999|
|Moin Khan||Pakistan||3||3||1||England||Lahore||October 27, 2000|
|DO Obuya||Kenya||4||3||1||South Africa||Colombo||September 20, 2002|
|KC Sangakkara||Asia XI||5||3||1||ICC World XI||Melbourne||January 10, 2005|
Most Stumps in a T20 Cricket Match
Looking at the T20 cricket records, the highest stumping record in a T20 inning goes to Kamran Akmal of Pakistan. His gloves sent three Kenyan batsmen back to pavilion at Nairobi in 2007. Not only that he holds the record of most stumps in T20 cricket as he stumped four batsmen in two consecutive innings at Lords in 2009 while playing against Netherlands. Following is the list of illustrious wicketkeepers who have stumped out one or more batsmen in a T20 inning to date.
|Mushfiqur Rahim||Bangladesh||3||2||West Indies||Johannesburg||13-Sep-2007|
|NJ O’Brien||Ireland||4||1||Sri Lanka||Lord’s||14-Jun-2009|
|Kamran Akmal||Pakistan||3||1||Zimbabwe||King City||12-Oct-2008|
|D Ramdin||West Indies||3||1||Australia||Hobart||21-Feb-2010|
|ADS Fletcher||West Indies||3||1||South Africa||North Sound||19-May-2010|
|KC Sangakkara||Sri Lanka||3||1||Australia||Perth||31-Oct-2010|
|Umar Akmal||Pakistan||3||1||New Zealand||Hamilton||28-Dec-2010|