MS Dhoni Most Successful Wicket Keeper in IPL: This will probably be the last IPL of former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Under his captaincy, Dhoni made Chennai Super Kings the champion 4 times.
One mistake of the wicketkeeper falls heavily on the team
The role of the wicketkeeper is important in any format of cricket. Especially, in T20 tournaments like the Indian Premier League, in which a mistake by the wicketkeeper can cost the team heavily.
Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) has taken 161 wickets as a wicketkeeper in IPL. Dhoni has taken 122 catches and 39 stumpings in 220 matches. Even after retirement from international cricket, Dhoni is active in IPL. He is playing IPL since 2008. He has played an important role in the success of CSK as captain and wicketkeeper so far.
Dinesh Karthik close to 150 hunting
Dinesh Karthik is at number two in terms of most victims as a wicketkeeper in IPL. Karthik has taken 147 wickets in 213 matches, which includes 115 catches and 32 stumpings. Dinesh Karthik had resigned from the captaincy of KKR in the middle of the tournament last season. He will be seen playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL 2022.
These players will seen playing in the 15th edition
Robin Uthappa has a total of 90 wickets as a keeper in the IPL. Uthappa has taken 58 catches and 32 stumpings behind the wickets in 193 matches. In the 15th edition of IPL, he will be seen playing for Chennai Super Kings. However, during this time he will not get the role of wicketkeeper, because CSK already has the best keeper in the form of Dhoni.
Wriddhiman Saha is at number four
Wriddhiman Saha is counted among the best wicketkeepers in international cricket. Saha has also left his mark in the IPL. He has so far taken 82 wickets in 133 IPL matches, which includes 62 catches and 20 stumpings. Saha had a great performance with the bat for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the year 2020.
Parthiv Patel has 81 victims
Parthiv Patel, who retired from all forms of cricket in the year 2021, has a total of 81 wickets in 139 IPL matches. Parthiv has taken 65 catches and 16 stumpings behind the wicket. Parthiv was part of the RCB team in the year 2020 but he did not get a chance to play a single match.
Rishabh Pant at number 7
Naman Ojha is at number six in terms of hunting behind the most wickets in IPL. Naman, who has been a part of Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals, and Sunrisers Hyderabad, has taken 75 wickets in 113 matches which includes 65 catches and 10 stumpings. Rishabh Pant is at number 7 on this list. Pant has taken 67 wickets in 84 matches with 53 catches and 14 stumpings.