Centurion, First Published Dec 28, 2021, 8:37 PM IST
Centurion: Rishabh Pant holds the record for most dismissals in a Centurion Test (SA vs IND) match against South Africa. Rishabh holds the record for most dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper in a match against South Africa at Centurion.
Rishabh was the fastest to reach the record when he was bowled by Mohammad Shami off Temba Bawuma. Rishabh has taken 100 wickets in just 26 Tests. MS Dhoni and Wriddhiman Saha hold the record for most dismissals in 36 Tests.
Kiran More, who has found 100 wickets in 39 Tests, and Nayan Mongia, who has been involved in 100 dismissals in 41 Tests, are far behind Rishabh. Dhoni still holds the record for most Test dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper. Dhoni dropped 294 wickets in Tests.
Syed Kirmani (198), Kiran More (130), Nayan Mongia (107) and Wriddhiman Saha (104) are close behind. It is expected that the ball will overtake Mongia and Saha in this series.
In the first over of the Centurion Test, Jaspreet Bumra’s delivery was caught by South African skipper Dean Elgar. Later, Temba Bauma and Vian Mulder put the ball in the glove behind the wicket.
Last Updated Dec 28, 2021, 8:37 PM IST