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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
A Long 1960-1980 452 1046 922 124
RW Tolchard 1965-1983 483 1041 914 127
D Hunter 1888-1909 552 1263 913 350
CMW Read 1997-2014 303 954 907 47
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
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

Figures also include catches made as a fielder

Records includes the following recent matches:
Sussex v Warwickshire at Horsham, LV= County Championship Division One, Jul 21-24, 2014 [First-class]
Gloucestershire v Worcestershire at Cheltenham, LV= County Championship Division Two, Jul 21-23, 2014 [First-class]
Surrey v Kent at Guildford, LV= County Championship Division Two, Jul 20-23, 2014 [First-class]

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