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Most catches in a match
Player Ct Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
GS Chappell 7 Australia v England Perth 13 Dec 1974 Test # 748
Yajurvindra Singh 7 India v England Bangalore 28 Jan 1977 Test # 794
HP Tillakaratne 7 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
SP Fleming 7 New Zealand v Zimbabwe Harare 18 Sep 1997 Test # 1378
ML Hayden 7 Australia v Sri Lanka Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
A Shrewsbury 6 England v Australia Sydney 10 Feb 1888 Test # 27
AEE Vogler 6 South Africa v England Durban 21 Jan 1910 Test # 107
FE Woolley 6 England v Australia Sydney 23 Feb 1912 Test # 120
JM Gregory 6 Australia v England Sydney 25 Feb 1921 Test # 139
B Mitchell 6 South Africa v Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
VY Richardson 6 Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
RN Harvey 6 Australia v England Sydney 15 Feb 1963 Test # 539
MC Cowdrey 6 England v West Indies Lord's 20 Jun 1963 Test # 544
ED Solkar 6 India v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Mar 1971 Test # 683
GS Sobers 6 West Indies v England Lord's 23 Aug 1973 Test # 727
IM Chappell 6 Australia v New Zealand Adelaide 26 Jan 1974 Test # 730
AW Greig 6 England v Pakistan Leeds 25 Jul 1974 Test # 742
DF Whatmore 6 Australia v India Kanpur 2 Oct 1979 Test # 857
AJ Lamb 6 England v New Zealand Lord's 11 Aug 1983 Test # 959
GA Hick 6 England v Pakistan Leeds 23 Jul 1992 Test # 1192
BA Young 6 New Zealand v Pakistan Auckland 10 Feb 1994 Test # 1248
JC Adams 6 West Indies v England Kingston 19 Feb 1994 Test # 1250
SP Fleming 6 New Zealand v Australia Brisbane 7 Nov 1997 Test # 1383
DPMD Jayawardene 6 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Peshawar 5 Mar 2000 Test # 1487
ME Waugh 6 Australia v India Chennai 18 Mar 2001 Test # 1539
V Sehwag 6 India v England Leeds 22 Aug 2002 Test # 1613
Taufeeq Umar 6 Pakistan v South Africa Faisalabad 24 Oct 2003 Test # 1666
DPMD Jayawardene 6 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 6 May 2004 Test # 1698
SP Fleming 6 New Zealand v West Indies Wellington 17 Mar 2006 Test # 1790
AN Cook 6 England v New Zealand Hamilton 5 Mar 2008 Test # 1866
JH Kallis 6 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
GC Smith 6 South Africa v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2012 Test # 2064
DM Bravo 6 West Indies v Bangladesh Kingstown 5 Sep 2014 Test # 2138

Figures exclude catches not made as a wicketkeeper

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, 1st Test, Sep 5-9, 2014 [Test # 2138]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]

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WG Grace, Fred Grace and Edward Grace, all brothers, made their debuts in the same Test match, versus Australia at The Oval, in 1880. Another set of brothers, Alec Hearne, George Hearne and Jack Hearne, also made their debuts for England in the same Test, versus South Africa at Newlands in 1892.

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