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Most catches in an innings
Player Ct Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
VY Richardson 5 3 Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
Yajurvindra Singh 5 2 India v England Bangalore 28 Jan 1977 Test # 794
M Azharuddin 5 1 India v Pakistan Karachi 15 Nov 1989 Test # 1127
K Srikkanth 5 1 India v Australia Perth 1 Feb 1992 Test # 1186
SP Fleming 5 1 New Zealand v Zimbabwe Harare 18 Sep 1997 Test # 1378
GC Smith 5 4 South Africa v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2012 Test # 2064
DJG Sammy 5 2 West Indies v India Mumbai 14 Nov 2013 Test # 2102
DM Bravo 5 2 West Indies v Bangladesh Kingstown 5 Sep 2014 Test # 2138

Figures exclude catches made as a wicketkeeper

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2149]
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]

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