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Most catches in career
Player Span Mat Dis Ct St
RW Taylor 1960-1988 639 1649 1473 176
JT Murray 1952-1975 635 1527 1268 259
H Strudwick 1902-1927 674 1495 1237 258
APE Knott 1964-1985 511 1344 1211 133
RC Russell 1981-2004 465 1320 1192 128
SJ Rhodes 1981-2004 440 1263 1139 124
JM Parks 1949-1976 739 1181 1087 94
B Taylor 1949-1973 572 1295 1084 211
FE Woolley 1906-1938 978 1018 1018 0
DL Bairstow 1970-1990 459 1099 961 138
HR Butt 1890-1912 550 1231 955 276
R Booth 1951-1970 468 1126 948 178
FH Huish 1895-1914 497 1310 933 377
CMW Read 1997-2015 314 979 929 50
A Long 1960-1980 452 1046 922 124
RW Tolchard 1965-1983 483 1041 914 127
D Hunter 1888-1909 552 1263 913 350
Harry Elliott 1920-1947 532 1206 903 303
JG Binks 1955-1975 502 1071 895 176
GO Dawkes 1937-1961 482 1041 894 147
PA Nixon 1989-2011 355 956 889 67
WG Grace 1865-1908 870 881 876 5
WK Hegg 1986-2005 348 951 857 94
JH Board 1891-1915 525 1206 851 355
EW Jones 1961-1983 405 933 840 93
GAR Lock 1946-1971 654 831 831 0
WR Hammond 1920-1951 634 823 820 3
BN French 1976-1995 360 917 817 100
TG Evans 1939-1967 465 1066 816 250
DB Close 1949-1986 786 814 813 1
RW Marsh 1968-1984 257 869 803 66
JG Langridge 1928-1955 574 788 788 0
RJ Blakey 1985-2003 348 835 778 57
W Rhodes 1898-1930 1110 765 765 0
TW Oates 1897-1925 434 993 761 232
CA Milton 1948-1974 620 760 760 0
EH Hendren 1907-1937 833 759 759 0
AC Gilchrist 1992-2008 190 811 756 55
G Duckworth 1923-1947 504 1096 753 343
HW Stephenson 1948-1964 463 1080 746 334
DL Murray 1960-1981 367 848 740 108
EWJ Brooks 1925-1939 359 821 725 96
KV Andrew 1952-1966 390 904 723 181
EJ Smith 1904-1930 496 878 722 156
AJ Stewart 1981-2003 447 753 721 32
AC Smith 1958-1974 428 776 715 61
AFA Lilley 1891-1911 416 911 714 197
Kamran Akmal 1997-2014 205 769 713 56
MV Boucher 1995-2012 212 749 712 37
GA Hick 1983-2008 526 709 709 0
BJ Meyer 1957-1971 406 826 707 119
FM Engineer 1958-1976 335 824 704 120
RJ Turner 1988-2005 250 753 703 50
LEG Ames 1926-1951 593 1121 703 418
JS Foster 2000-2015 249 757 702 55

Figures also include catches made as a fielder

Records includes the following recent matches:
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford, tour match, Jul 1-4, 2015 [First-class]
Cambridge University v Oxford University at Cambridge, Only Match, Jun 30-Jul 2, 2015 [First-class]
Lancashire v Northamptonshire at Manchester, LV= County Championship Division Two, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2015 [First-class]
Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire at Nottingham, LV= County Championship Division One, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2015 [First-class]

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When England's Wilfred Rhodes and Bert Strudwick shared a 10th-wicket stand of 14 against Australia at The Oval in 1926, they became the oldest pair (collective age) to bat together in Test history. Rhodes was 48 years old at the time while Strudwick was 46, making their collective age 94 years.

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