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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:
South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2153 - Live]
    » West Indies 147/2 (44.0 ov, MN Samuels 60*, KC Brathwaite 65*, Imran Tahir 0/52) - Stumps
Australia v India at Melbourne, 3rd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2152 - Live]
    » Australia 106/2 (26.0 ov, SPD Smith 0*, CJL Rogers 46*, Mohammed Shami 0/42)
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, 1st Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2151 - Live]
    » New Zealand 107/2 (30.4 ov, LRPL Taylor 39*, KS Williamson 31*, KTGD Prasad 0/17) - Match over

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South Africa's AB de Villiers is the only wicketkeeper to score a hundred and effect ten dismissals in the same Test. He scored 103* in the second innings and effected 11 dismissals in a Test against Pakistan at Johannesburg in 2013.

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